Olivia Ladd is a freelance writer in Nashville who can be found podcasting, hanging at live shows or searching for the perfect cup of coffee.
Hardy Talks Going From Songwriter to Artist
"It’s a very different pace from just being a songwriter."
Rachel Wammack Can’t Be Anything But Country — She’s Tried
"My life has literally been country, and I think it would be a sad, sad thing if I tried to hide that or deny it."
Jake Owen’s ‘I Was Jack (You Were Diane)’ Is a ‘Flip Song’
It's a tribute to a familiar tune ...
How Bars Have Played an Important Role in Rachel Wammack’s Career
"I am a bartender ..."
Luke Combs Is Ready to Reflect Over the Holidays
After a whirlwind 2018, Combs is ready to take some time to reflect.
Morgan Wallen: ‘It’s Been a Long Year’
"I don’t know that I’ve soaked it all in yet."
Carly Pearce Admits She Never Saw Herself Dating a Fellow Artist
"I would’ve laughed at you if you would’ve told me, ‘You’re gonna end up dating a country artist.’ I would’ve said, 'That’s really funny. Never. I don’t want to date an artist.'"
Carly Pearce Builds Her Artistic Confidence With New Single, ‘Closer to You’ [LISTEN]
"I am in this to be one of the females that you think of when you think of the ladies that made an impact on country music," Pearce says.
Kalie Shorr: ‘It’s Really Easy to Fix’ the Lack of Women in Country Music
"Just put in more women."
Martina McBride, Sara Evans Reflect on the Importance of Equal Airplay for Women in Countr…
McBride and Evans talked about their frustration with the lack of airplay for women on the CMT Artists of the Year red carpet.
2018 CMT Artists of the Year: 9 Moments That Proved the Power of Country’s Women
There's an open dialogue happening in the country music industry about the gap women face, particularly at radio, and CMT responded by showing instead of telling.