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.
Jake Owen Excitedly Counting Down the Days Until Daughter’s Arrival
Jake Owen is counting down the days until he becomes a new father. Owen and his wife, Lacey Buchanan -- who married in a seaside wedding in Vero Beach, Fla. in May -- are expecting their first baby, a daughter, in November.
B.B. Cunningham, Former Jerry Lee Lewis Band Member, Shot Dead
B.B. Cunningham, one-time bassist for country rocker Jerry Lee Lewis, was shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee on Sunday (Oct. 14).
Thomas Rhett Marries Longtime Girlfriend
It looks like Thomas Rhett has finally found something to do with his hands -- he put a ring on it. Rhett married his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Gregory, on Friday (Oct. 12) just outside Nashville.
Taylor Swift Releasing Her Own Signature Pair of Red Keds Tennis Shoes
You just might see Taylor Swift sporting a new pair of kicks more often. The 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' singer has inked a deal for a multi-year partnership with Keds Footwear, which includes the release of limited edition red tennis shoes.
Scotty McCreery Is Taking Math Tests and Picking Songs for Second Album
Can Scotty McCreery do it all? It sure seems that way.
Jake Owen Raps ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Theme Song in Concert
Jason Aldean tried his hand at rapping in country songs and found great success. Colt Ford has made a country career out of it. But they're not the only ones in the genre with the chops to spit rhymes. At a concert in Maryland recently, Jake Owen showed off his skills by rapping the entire &apo…
Kix Brooks Offers Look at Life on the Road in New ‘Bring It on Home’ Video
Kix Brooks has a life most only dream about, but in his 'Bring It on Home' video, he shows that even the fame, music and traveling can't quite satisfy the need for someone to share it with.
Trace Adkins Returning to TV for ‘Celebrity Apprentice All-Stars’
Trace Adkins is back! The tall, deep-voiced Louisiana singer will return for an 'All-Star' version of Donald Trump's 'Celebrity Apprentice' next season.
Taylor Swift: ‘I Don’t Drink Much Alcohol’
Taylor Swift was a precocious and talented teen on the verge of superstardom when she made her debut her first single 'Tim McGraw' back in 2006. Now of legal drinking age at 22, her fans and the music industry have watched this singer-songwriter grow from sugary-sweet love songs such as 'Love Story'…
Carrie Underwood and Husband Mike Fisher Go on Romantic Ziplining Date
Carrie Underwood may be in the middle of her Blown Away Tour with opening act Hunter Hayes, but the 29-year-old recently took a break from the road to spend some quality time with her husband, Nashville Predators hockey player Mike Fisher.
Rascal Flatts to Head Down Under in 2013
Rascal Flatts have been crisscrossing the United States this year, bringing their Changed Tour to thousands of fans. But soon, Gary LeVox, Joe Don Rooney and Jay DeMarcus will be packing their bags for their first headlining performance in Australia in 2013.
Darius Rucker’s Wife Shares How She Kept His Opry Invitation a Secret
When Darius Rucker was invited to be the latest member of the Grand Ole Opry by buddy Brad Paisley recently, it wasn't just the staff and 'Southern Comfort Zone' singer who were in on the keeping the secret. Rucker's wife, Beth, also kept mum about her husband's Grand Ole Op…