Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
See the Best Pictures From Backstage at the 2018 CMA Awards
Some of the coolest moments happened backstage.
Lionel Richie Is Returning to Country Music
"It's gonna be something surprising," he says.
Dan + Shay Were Robbed at the CMAs, and Fans Are Pissed
The fans are having absolutely none of it!
Kacey Musgraves Brings Gentle Acoustic Vibe to CMAs With ‘Slow Burn’
It was one of the most truly musical moments of the night.
Florida Georgia Line Join Bebe Rexha at 2018 CMA Awards for Uplifting ‘Meant to Be’
They gave a spirited and uplifting performance.
Pistol Annies Tear Up 2018 CMAs With Feisty ‘Got My Name Changed Back’
They sounded great on Country Music's Biggest Night!
Carrie Underwood’s 2018 CMA Awards Performance Proves ‘Love Wins’
She gave one of the standout performances of the night!
Thomas Rhett Takes 2018 CMA Awards to School With ‘Life Changes’ Performance
He gave a fun, energetic performance.
Luke Bryan + Special Guests Open 2018 CMA Awards With ‘What Makes You Country’
Some of country music's most promising rising acts joined him.
It’s a Boy! Carrie Underwood Reveals Sex of Her Baby Live on the 2018 CMA Awards
Oops, they did it again!
Kenny Chesney Unable to Attend CMA Awards Due to Death in Family
He's been forced to cancel his appearance.
Chris Young Teases New Song, ‘Raised on Country’ [Listen]
"I'm so pumped about this one."