Alanna Conaway’s love for music began at an early age, but it wasn’t until her mother began freelancing for country music magazines that she was thrown in the midst of her future career. At age 11, Conaway received praise from Billy Ray Cyrus after seeing her work as an amateur photographer, encouraging her to follow in her mother's footsteps. She then started freelancing for multiple publications as a photographer, before she began dabbling with writing. By the early 2000s, she was an published journalist for many music magazines on the market. At 29, she has established herself as a well-respected writer in the field of music entertainment and has built strong friendships along the way. Conaway currently resides in Nashville, Tenn. where she freelances full-time for Taste of Country, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, LoudWire, Guy Speed, Country Weekly and Full Access Magazine.
Thompson Square to Release ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not?’ Romance Novel
Fresh off their win for Vocal Duo of the Year at the 2012 CMAs, Thompson Square's Keifer and Shawna Thompson are now preparing for another exciting career mark to check off their bucket list... first time authors!
Lauren Alaina Turns 18 With Surprise Prom-Themed Birthday Bash
Over the weekend, Lauren Alaina was able to take a break from work to celebrate a milestone ... her 18th birthday! The singer thought it would be a quiet night out with friends, but soon found her friends had bigger plans.
Luke Bryan Claims No. 1 Position on Charts Once Again With ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye’
When Luke Bryan hits No. 1 on the country singles chart, he's lately been locking into the position for multiple weeks. Well this week is no different for his newest single 'Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye.'
Scotty McCreery and Family Get in the Christmas Spirit Early This Year
Though many people don't yet know what they're cooking for Thanksgiving, Scotty McCreery and his festive family are already ready for Christmas.
The Band Perry Appear on Travel Channel’s ‘Extreme RVs’
The Band Perry will appear on this weekend's season opener of 'Extreme RVs' on the Travel Channel. During the episode, viewers will get an exclusive look into the sibling trio's home away from home -- their tour bus-- which not only provides them a home on wheels, but also a mobile recording studio.
Love and Theft’s Eric Gunderson and Wife Expecting First Child Next Summer
Love and Theft's Eric Gunderson is getting ready for fatherhood! Gunderson and his wife, Emily, are expecting a baby on May 18, 2013. The new arrival will be a first child for the couple, who will celebrate three years of marriage in April.
LoCash Cowboys’ Chris Lucas Gets New Tattoo to Celebrate Tim McGraw’s Gold-Selling Hit ‘Truck Yeah’
Chris Lucas of the LoCash Cowboys is sporting some new ink this week after a trip to the tattoo parlor. The hit country songwriter went under the needle in order to celebrate the success of the gold-selling Tim McGraw single 'Truck Yeah,' which he helped write.
One Hospitalized in Sammy Kershaw Tour Bus Accident
One woman has been hospitalized following a collision with country singer Sammy Kershaw's bus over the weekend.
Lee Brice Scores Back-to-Back No. 1 Hits With ‘Hard to Love’
What's sweeter than scoring your first No. 1 song? How about having the follow-up single also top the charts? If that's sweet, then Lee Brice is feeling cavities. 'Hard to Love,' the second single from Brice's sophomore album of the same name, has been in a steady climb to the top, and this week it sits pretty at No. 1 on both the Billboard and Mediabase / Country Aircheck charts.
Darius Rucker Announces ‘True Believers’ Album Track Listing, Release Date
Darius Rucker has been teasing fans long enough with tidbits of what to expect on his highly-anticipated third studio album. The wait is almost over. Rucker has announced that the album, 'True Believers,' will hit stores on January 22. The 12-track album was produced by Rucker's longtime friend and producer, Frank Rogers, and contains 10 tunes co-written by the singer.
Country Stars Share Their Best Halloween Memories
Today, people of all ages are gearing up for the spooky holiday known as Halloween. While some may choose a funny or silly approach, others like to go for the fear factor when picking out their costume.
Jason Aldean Nervous for CMA Awards, Hoping to Check Entertainer of the Year Win Off His ‘Bucket List’
It's hard to believe that there's something out there that Jason Aldean hasn't accomplished in his red-hot career, but he has yet to pick up Entertainer of the Year at an awards show.