Sam Alex has worked for country stations across the nation and never misses his favorite acts when they come to town. He's been on red carpets for many different awards shows and interviewed some of your favorite celebrities, like Will Ferrell and Taylor Swift. Originally from Chicago, Sam now lives in Nashville, where he hosts the Taste of Country Nights radio show, a syndicated night show which airs on more than 75 stations nationwide. If you ever see him on lower Broadway, get him a pina colada and some BBQ chicken pizza ... they're his favorites! Listen to highlights on iTunes or your Android device.
Kacey Musgraves Embraces the Sad Parts of Christmas
Kacey Musgraves says she and frequent collaborator Shane McAnally agreed they needed a sad song for her new Christmas album, so they set out to write one that would draw tears. It worked!
Garth Brooks’ Favorite Halloween Costume? It’s Obvious!
Garth Brooks admits that he's not the biggest Halloween fan in his family, but there is a costume he pulled off one year that's timeless. For years, the holiday was just a day to celebrate with his daughters.
Tara Thompson to Co-Host CMA Awards Red Carpet Broadcast
Tara Thompson is extra busy these days. She's putting the finishing touches on her album, and she's getting ready to host the CMA Awards red carpet broadcast with Taste of Country Nights. She stopped by the studio to chat about what's to come.
Luke Bryan Is Looking Forward to His Surprise Halloween Costume
Luke Bryan always has a memorable Halloween costume, but don't give him any credit.
Trent Harmon Looks Back on Opry Debut
Trent Harmon got a huge honor recently when he got to play the Grand Ole Opry. The final American Idol champ stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio and told us about that opportunity before playing a Chris Stapleton cover.
Jason Aldean on Releasing New Music: ‘Fans Are Brutally Honest’
Jason Aldean's They Don't Know album is out Friday (Sept. 9) and the singer couldn't be more excited — especially to hear how it's received. The superstar tells Taste of Country Nights that he loves how "brutally honest" his fans are about new music.
The Band Perry Talk Co-Producing for First Time on ‘Comeback Kid’
The Band Perry are enormously excited about their new song, "Comeback Kid," and they stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to talk about the unique process behind the new track.
Kelleigh Bannen Dishes on Performing With ‘Gracious’ Carrie Underwood
Kelleigh Bannen got the opportunity of a lifetime earlier this year when Carrie Underwood invited her and other female singers to join her on stage for her massive hit "Before He Cheats."
Rascal Flatts Joke About Getting to Know the Untouchable Kelsea Ballerini on Tour
Rascal Flatts will be busy this summer. The trio are out on the road for their Rhythm and Roots Tour with Kelsea Ballerini and Chris Lane. They say it'll be a "great summer" — well, as long as they actually get to know their tourmates.
Brandy Clark Shares Story Behind ‘Daughter’
"Daughter" is a signature song on Brandy Clark's Big Day In a Small Town album. The uptempo country cut is a sassy retort to a man who mistreats women.
Chris Janson Talks ‘Holdin’ Her’ and Its True-to-Life Music Video
Chris Janson's "Holdin' Her" is a special song penned about his family, and it was only right that the video holds as much meaning as the track itself.
Martina McBride Opens Up About Her 50th Birthday Plans
Martina McBride turns 50 on July 29. The talented beauty stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio and told us where she'll be on the big day, and why she's happy to be there.