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.
Lindsay Ell — and Her Cab Driver! — Will Always Remember Her First Time on Country Radio
"All the chaos we go through as artists ... those moments are what make everything worth it."
Garth Brooks Reflects on Taking the Stage at Notre Dame Stadium: ‘It Felt Cold’
Plus, the country legend reveals what kind of performance is even more intimidating than a show in front of 85,000 fans.
What’s Brett Eldredge Thankful for in 2018? Getting to Headline His Own Tour
"I can be most myself up there. Because I'm gonna goof off, and my fans know I'm gonna do that. I can tell stories, and get emotional ..."
Maren Morris Receives CMT’s Next Women of Country 2018 Impact Award
Plus, CMT unveiled its 2019 Next Women of Country, as well as the 2019 Next Women of Country Tour, headlined by Cassadee Pope.
Interview: Jerrod Niemann Hopes to Unite Listeners With Patriotic Anthem ‘Old Glory’
"You could delete me from the scenario. I felt this message was one that needed to be heard."
Luke Combs Says There Are ‘Definitely Big Plans’ for His Second Album
"My advice to people is always just to write stuff you would want to listen to. I think that's how I got to this juncture."
Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 CMA Awards
Get all caught up on who's hosting, who's nominated and all the other details you need to know about the 2018 CMA Awards.
Story Behind the Song: Cole Swindell, ‘Dad’s Old Number’
"These kinds of songs are why I love country music ..."
Darius Rucker and More Artists to Perform ‘American Idol’ Finale
If Darius Rucker's gonna be there, you know it's gonna be a good time!
Kane Brown Credits His Mom for His Maturity, Desire to Help Others
"It really changed and matured me, having a mom like that."
Dustin Lynch’s Social Media Vlogs Are Giving Him a Better Connection With His Fans
"No one knows who I am aside from someone onstage with a cowboy hat."