Carrie Horton is a freelance writer and project manager based in Nashville, Tenn. She graduated from Concordia University in Portland, Ore., with a degree in English and has been writing and listening to music for as long as she can remember. After more than five years in the non-profit world, she made the leap into full-time freelance writing and hasn’t looked back. When she’s not out looking for adventure, you can probably find her exploring nature or at a neighborhood coffee shop reading a good book or talking with friends.
Every ACM Awards Entertainer of the Year Winner Ever [PICTURES]
In 1971, the Academy of Country Music Awards honored Merle Haggard with the first-ever Entertainer of the Year award. Since then, the coveted trophy has been bestowed on some of country music's best and brightest.
Kalie Shorr: From Hot Dog Stand Employee to Rising Star
When Kaile Shorr moved to Nashville, the country artist knew she'd have to pay her dues ... which, in her case, meant manning a hot dog stand inside a Music City honky-tonk.
Top 6 Unforgettable Country Moments From ‘The Voice’
'The Voice' has been giving viewers memorable moments since its first season aired in 2011.
Steven Tyler Officially Going Country, Signs With Big Machine Label Group
Steven Tyler may be best known for his head-banging days as the lead singer of the legendary rock 'n' roll band Aerosmith, but now the singer is about to go solo — and go country.
Lee Brice Battling Rough Winter Weather on the Road
Lee Brice is battling the same freezing weather that's hitting most of the United States, but that's not stopping him from rolling down the road on his tour. Well, at least it's not stopping him for long.
Eric Church Nabs Another No. 1 Hit With ‘Talladega’
Eric Church has earned another chart-topping hit with his latest single, 'Talladega.' This marks the second No. 1 single from his fourth studio album, 'The Outsiders.'
Dustin Lynch Wants Fans to Get Their Phones Out at His Shows
Dustin Lynch understands the power of social media. That's exactly why he encourages fans to pull out their phones and snap away during his concerts.
Why Blake Shelton Won’t Get Competitive With Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton may be a huge country star, but even he knows better than to compete with Miranda Lambert -- especially since she's his wife!
Toby Keith Gets Animated in ‘Drunk Americans’ Video [Watch]
Toby Keith‘s music video for 'Drunk Americans' is nothing short of a dang good time -- even if it is in stop-motion animation.
Blake Shelton Lost Big on Betting With Luke Bryan
Blake Shelton may be happy with his win for Male Vocalist of the Year at the 2014 CMA Awards, but he's probably even more happy that he didn't make a bet with Luke Bryan about it beforehand. The country singer's made that mistake before -- and it cost him big.
Maddie and Tae First Female Duo in Country Airplay Top 10 Since 2007
Maddie & Tae have already challenged the status quo when it comes to country music, and now the dynamic duo is making history, too! After their hit 'Girl in a Country Song' broke into the Top 10 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart, the pair became the first female-driven twosome …