If a passion for music and a knack for writing make a career, then color Amanda Hensel lucky. She is the product of writers -- apparently when you add two news journalists together, you get one music journalist. She currently resides in 'the live music capital of the world,' where she snagged a journalism degree from the University of Texas. Although she's grounded in Austin, Hensel's name travels -- in her short career, she has cited her passion writing for AOL Music Blog, Fringe Magazine, the Houston Press and various other publications.
Loretta Lynn Suffers Stroke
Country music icon Loretta Lynn has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke on Thursday (May 4).
Garth Brooks Is Keeping the Beard Because Trisha Yearwood Thinks It’s Sexy
Garth Brooks won’t shave his beard until he's told to. The superstar has noticeably been sporting some salt and pepper scruff as of late, so backstage at SXSW 2017, we asked about it.
Garthmania Descends on SXSW 2017
Garth Brooks doesn't do anything small, so it was only fitting that for his first appearance at Austin's SXSW Music Conference & Festival, he went big— like the size of Texas big.
Randy Rogers and Wife Expecting Another Baby Girl
Randy Rogers is destined to be a 'girl dad.'
Eli Young Band’s Jon Jones Welcomes Baby Girl
A baby girl is the newest addition to Eli Young Band's collective growing family.
Luke Bryan Extends Kill the Lights Tour Dates Into the New Year
There'll be no rest for Luke Bryan in the new year. The country music superstar has expanded his hot Kill the Lights Tour into 2017.
Luke Bryan to Play First 2016 Farm Tour Show With Arm in a Sling
Luke Bryan's 2016 Farm Tour is off to a rocky start.
Miranda Lambert Cancels Final Dates on Her Keeper of the Flame Tour
Roll the red carpet back up, Texas — Miranda Lambert won't be making her homecoming this week as planned. The singer has been forced to cancel the final three dates on her 2016 Keeper of the Flame Tour.
Jana Kramer and Husband Michael Caussin Have Split, Reports Say
Jana Kramer and Michael Caussin — her husband of 15 months — have reportedly split.
Top 10 Zac Brown Band Songs
By country music standards, Zac Brown Band's songs are relatively new. In just a few years' time, the band has successfully won the hearts of unsuspecting fans everywhere with their fun, easygoing nature and endless stream of hit songs.
Funeral and Visitation Planned for Craig Morgan’s Son Jerry Greer This Weekend
Jerry Greer — the 19-year-old son of Craig Morgan — will be laid to rest on Saturday (July 16) in Nashville. Greer died on Sunday (July 10) when he went underwater in a tubing accident and did not resurface.
Dierks Bentley’s Dog, Jake, Dies
Dierks Bentley and family are mourning the loss of one of the singer's oldest friends.