Alanna Conaway’s love for music began at an early age, but it wasn’t until her mother began freelancing for country music magazines that she was thrown in the midst of her future career. At age 11, Conaway received praise from Billy Ray Cyrus after seeing her work as an amateur photographer, encouraging her to follow in her mother's footsteps. She then started freelancing for multiple publications as a photographer, before she began dabbling with writing. By the early 2000s, she was an published journalist for many music magazines on the market. At 29, she has established herself as a well-respected writer in the field of music entertainment and has built strong friendships along the way. Conaway currently resides in Nashville, Tenn. where she freelances full-time for Taste of Country, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, LoudWire, Guy Speed, Country Weekly and Full Access Magazine.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott
For more than a full decade now, the singer has been a major player in country.
Wade Hayes Is Cancer-Free
Just one year after finding out that he had been diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, Wade Hayes is thrilled to announce that he is officially cancer-free.
Country Artists Share What They Are Most Thankful for This Thanksgiving
It's Thanksgiving again, and all across America folks are celebrating by spending time with family, eating too much food, taking a nap on Grandma's couch and generally just being thankful. Country stars have no shortage of reasons to give thanks, but they don't take that for granted -- they appreciate the blessings they've been given.
Florida Georgia Line Plan to Go Skydiving if Hit Single ‘Cruise’ Tops the Charts
With their debut single, 'Cruise,' flying up the charts and nearing platinum for digital downloads sold, it wouldn't be too far fetched to assume that Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard are on their way to a career first: a No. 1 hit.
Justin Moore’s ‘Outlaws Like Me’ Album Goes Gold
Justin Moore has a new reason to tip a cold one back and celebrate after learning that his sophomore album, 'Outlaws Like Me,' has been certified gold for sales exceeding 500,000 copies.
Thomas Rhett Reflects on Life in New ‘Beer With Jesus’ Video
In Thomas Rhett's new 'Beer With Jesus' video, the 22-year-old singer-songwriter keeps the treatment simple to drive home the powerful message and meaning behind the song's lyrics.
Lauren Alaina Turns 18 With Surprise Prom-Themed Birthday Bash
Over the weekend, Lauren Alaina was able to take a break from work to celebrate a milestone ... her 18th birthday! The singer thought it would be a quiet night out with friends, but soon found her friends had bigger plans.
Kenny Chesney to Kick Off Annual Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign With Special Performance on Thanksgiving Day
Kenny Chesney fans will have one extra reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving, as their favorite singer is set to perform at the Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, Texas that day as part of the Salvation Army's 122nd annual Red Kettle Campaign.
Love and Theft’s Eric Gunderson and Wife Expecting First Child Next Summer
Love and Theft's Eric Gunderson is getting ready for fatherhood! Gunderson and his wife, Emily, are expecting a baby on May 18, 2013. The new arrival will be a first child for the couple, who will celebrate three years of marriage in April.
Luke Bryan Lands at No. 1 With ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye’
Luke Bryan is back at the top of the country singles chart. The singer's latest hit, 'Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye,' comes in at No. 1 on the Mediabase / Country Aircheck this week, while last week's chart-topper -- Lee Brice's 'Hard to Love' -- remains at the top on the Billboard country singles chart.
Eric Church, Darius Rucker + More Share Their Plans for Halloween 2012
This Wednesday -- October 31 -- we celebrate the Halloween holiday nationwide. And some of country's hottest stars are especially excited for the day, as they'll get to relive their own childhoods through the eyes of their children.
David Nail Giving His Music to Lift Spirits of Troops Overseas
David Nail is the latest country artist putting his big heart to good use, as he has partnered with Operation Gratitude on its new program, Tunes for Troops.