Carena Liptak is a writer and editor in Nashville, Tenn. She is a fan of strong coffee and large-eared dogs. When not writing, she can be found chasin' that neon rainbow and livin' that honky-tonk dream.
Interview: Ray Wylie Hubbard Turns Friendships Into Powerful Musical Collaborations on ‘Co…
"I’m very, very proud of it, as a matter of fact. And it’s not just because [so many artists] played on my record. I value that I can call them friends ...”
Shenandoah, ‘Not Country Enough’? In the Band’s Early Days, Some Listeners Thought So
Believe it or not, this classic '90s act was once criticized for being a little more rock 'n' roll than country.
Story Behind the Song: Kelsea Ballerini and Halsey, ‘The Other Girl’
"I think it's wonderful and beautiful to have two women who could easily be competitive turn it [on its head] ..."
These 14 Country Artists Each Wrote Songs for Pop Hitmakers
A few of the country stars who've written out-of-genre hits might surprise you!
Seeing Double: These Country Stars and Their Kids Look Exactly Alike [PICTURES]
They got it from their mama (or papa)!
Hi, My Name Is …: Country Artists Who Changed Their Names
Yep -- these artists started out being called something completely different.
Shenandoah Planning New Duets Album, From a Contemporary Perspective
"We're gonna let those guys that are doing that new sound thing in town do that new sound thing, but with a Shenandoah approach ..."
Top 5 Country + Americana Music Videos of 2020 (So Far)
Is your favorite video of 2020 on this list?
These 10 Country Music Artists Are Also Entrepreneurs
These stars aren't just musically talented -- they've got business smarts, too!
Tyler Farr Talks Getting Vulnerable in New Music: ‘I Let Myself Go to Places I Wouldn’t No…
"I let myself go to places I wouldn't normally go," Farr says of his new, Jason Aldean-produced batch of music.
All of Rascal Flatts’ Singles, Ranked
Do you agree with our No. 1 pick?
For Tyler Farr, Working With Jason Aldean Is Like Hitting the ‘Jackpot’
"To have someone partially in charge of your career that genuinely cares about your wellbeing -- that's the jackpot for me ..."