Jessica Nicholson's passion for country, bluegrass and Christian music led her to Nashville in 2002. In 2006, she graduated from Belmont University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in music business (with a minor in writing), and began her career as a public relations and marketing coordinator at Resonate Records. She has written for Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Magazine, countrystandardtime.com and worked as a staff writer for Country Weekly Magazine for nearly three years. She currently resides in Nashville.
Kelly Clarkson Says Relationship With Brandon Blackstock Inspired ‘Don’t Rush’
By far one of the most popular performances at this year's CMA Awards was Kelly Clarkson's soulful new collaboration with Vince Gill, her new country single 'Don't Rush' -- and for good reason. The song comes from a very passionate place inside of her.
Jason Aldean to Headline Milwaukee Summerfest 2013
Jason Aldean is already preparing to heat up the summer of 2013 with a headlining performance at Milwaukee's Marcus Amphitheater as part of the much-anticipated 2013 Summerfest event.
Trace Adkins to Join Pop Stars for Annual ‘Christmas in Rockefeller’ TV Special
Trace Adkins will help usher in the Christmas season as part of the 15th annual 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' television special, which will also feature performances from artists Mariah Carey, Cee Lo Green, Victoria Justice, Chris Mann and Rod Stewart, among others.
Brad Paisley Gave Taylor Swift Her Worst Nickname Ever
Taylor Swift has plenty of nicknames (like T-Swizzle, Swifty, Tay Tay and T-Swift, just to name a few). And while the pop-country superstar doesn't seem to mind most of the endearing terms that her fans and friends create for her, one nickname -- which was given by none other than former tourma…
Martina McBride to Perform During CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade
Martina McBride is slated to perform as part of CBS' 52nd annual Thanksgiving Day Parade celebration. Portions of the parade will be featured in the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. In addition to the performance from McBride, the Broadway casts of 'Once…
Sugarland’s Kristian Bush Shares What Parenting Advice He Gave Jennifer Nettles
Sugarland's Kristian Bush has some advice for singing partner Jennifer Nettles, who is currently expecting her first child with husband Justin Miller. "Sleep now," he says with a laugh.
Little Big Town Nearly Cause Trouble for Russell Simmons
The members of Little Big Town aren't exactly known to be troublemakers, but the quartet's Kimberly Schlapman almost got hip-hop business magnate Russell Simmons into a little hot water with his wife!
Tim McGraw Surprises Soldiers to Say Thanks During Nashville Luncheon
Tim McGraw surprised 30 soldiers and their families during a Veteran's Day appreciation luncheon at Outback Steakhouse in Brentwood, Tenn. on Thursday. The singer gave out handshakes, words of encouragement and thank yous to the men and women for their service.
Martina McBride’s Fans Raise Over $25K for Cancer Research
It's no secret that the right song can inspire healing and action, and Martina McBride's recent ballad 'I'm Gonna Love You Through It' is a prime example. The powerful and emotional song -- which describes one woman's journey through breast cancer diagnosis and tre…
Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera ‘Just a Fool’ Duet Hits the Web
'The Voice' judge and pop star Christina Aguilera recently previewed tracks from her latest album, 'Lotus,' including a soaring, passionate ballad titled 'Just a Fool' with fellow reality show coach Blake Shelton.
Luke Bryan Defends Buddy Jason Aldean Following Tabloid Hoopla
The dust seems have settled on the recent incident involving Jason Aldean. In September, the 'Take a Little Ride' singer was photographed kissing former 'American Idol' contestant Brittany Kerr in a Los Angeles bar. Aldean has since apologized, acknowledging that he &quo…
Toby Keith’s Son, Stelen Keith Covel, Makes Youth All-American Bowl
Toby Keith sure has something to be proud of. The singer's 15-year-old son, Stelen Keith Covel, was recently named to the 2013 Eastbay Youth All-American Bowl.