Carena Liptak is a writer and editor in Nashville, Tenn. She is a fan of strong coffee and large-eared dogs. When not writing, she can be found chasin' that neon rainbow and livin' that honky-tonk dream.
Dolly Parton Loves Comedy Because It ‘Helps You Through the Hard Times’
"We made more fun of stuff that you probably shouldn't even laugh at, but that was the funniest stuff ..."
Forbes Unveils 2019’s Highest-Paid Country Stars List
Which country stars were raking in the cash in 2019?
Luke Combs Breaks Garth Brooks’ Hot Country Songs Chart Record
Dang, Luke's on a roll!
2020 Grammy Awards Nominations: 5 Things That Made Us Go ‘Hmmmm’
After the 2020 Grammy Awards nominees list was revealed, we were doing a double take at these five things.
Wynonna Judd’s Daughter Released From Prison on Parole
Wynonna Judd's daughter was released from prison on parole, after being sentenced to eight years for a parole violation.
Blake Shelton Wasn’t First Pick for Country ‘The Voice’ Coach — Reba McEntire Was
Can you imagine what 'The Voice' would be like if McEntire -- not Shelton -- was the country coach?
Story Behind the Song: Miranda Lambert, ‘Holy Water’
"I had to order pizza and sober 'em enough to play their guitars ..."
Thomas Rhett: 2019 CMA Awards Nods Are ‘Pretty Mind-Blowing’
Rhett explains why his 2019 CMA Awards Album of the Year nomination is particularly special -- and addresses whether or not his kids will join him on the red carpet.
Eric Church Won’t Compromise to Get Hits — That’s Why Fans + Fellow Artists Love Him
Church's songs may not always hit No. 1 -- but they're always something he's proud to represent.
Eric Church Shares His Version of ‘We Were’ Live in Concert With Jeff Hyde [WATCH]
Church teamed up with one of the song's co-writers, Jeff Hyde, for a live performance of Keith Urban's 'We Were.'
Carrie Underwood Says Country Music ‘Has Been There for Me Since Day One’ in New CMAs Ad
Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton and more country superstars chime in on what country music means to them in a new ad ahead of the CMAs.
Vince Gill Reveals Natalie Maines’ Dad Thanked Him for Standing Up for the Dixie Chicks
After Maines' fiery political comments against then-president George W. Bush in 2003, country music revolted against the Dixie Chicks. Gill was one of the only people to stand up for the group.