Taste of Country Staff hasn't taken a day off since he/she was born in December 2010. Staff is an avid fan of country music and country music only although he/she has a soft spot for artists like Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson. Other interests include live music, cold beer, pizza at midnight and photos of country music babies.
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Watch the Hand in Hand Hurricane Benefit Concert Here
George Strait and Blake Shelton are heading up the country portion of the Hand in Hand benefit for hurricane relief on Tuesday night (Sept. 12), and you can watch the whole thing online right here at Taste of Country.
No. 19: Connie Smith – Country’s Most Powerful Women of All Time
Connie Smith makes country music look easy.
No. 21: Crystal Gayle – Country’s Most Powerful Women of All Time
Before there was Carrie Underwood, there was Crystal Gayle. Her role in paving the way for other country females lands her at No. 21 on Taste of Country's list of the Country Music's Most Powerful Women of All Time.
10 Country Singers Who Died in Plane Crashes
The list of country singers who died in plane crashes includes some of the biggest stars in country music history.
No. 22: Sara Evans – Country’s Most Powerful Women of All Time
Sara Evans was one of country music's dominant female singers for nearly a decade beginning in 1998. The sheer strength of her voice makes her a lock for this list of country music's most powerful women.
Sound Off: Will Blake Shelton Head Up the Top Country Videos of the Week?
Taste of Country counts down the top country music videos of the week.
No. 23: Linda Ronstadt – Country’s Most Powerful Women of All Time
Linda Ronstadt was one of the first true multi-genre female superstars, and her impact on country music is so great that she ranks No. 23 on Taste of Country's list of Country Music's Most Powerful Women of All Time.
No. 24: Gretchen Wilson – Country’s Most Powerful Women of All Time
It's fair to wonder, without Gretchen Wilson, does Miranda Lambert's music thrive?
Country Singers Who’ve Been Affected by Cancer
Cancer unfortunately touches almost everyone in some way, whether it’s through a loved one, a friend, or personally.
Sound Off: Which Country Star Should Appear on ‘Dancing With the Stars’?
The new cast for Dancing With the Stars has been announced, and it looks like there's no country music represented in 2017. But there are plenty of country singers who could be great if they competed on the show.
No. 26: Kacey Musgraves – Country’s Most Powerful Women of All Time
Kacey Musgraves makes this list of great country women because she was a powerful influencer at a time that one was sorely needed.
No. 27: Anne Murray – Country’s Most Powerful Women of All Time
Anne Murray, artist No. 27 on this list of country music's most powerful women, was a perennial Female Vocalist of the Year nominee known for a rich voice particularly well suited to romantic numbers.