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.
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."
Kane Brown + Lauren Alaina: Friends From Small-Town Georgia to the Top of the Country Char…
"That song was the perfect way for us to showcase what we can do."
Lauren Alaina Is Grateful to ‘American Idol’ for Jumpstarting Her Career, But …
Alaina reflects on what the show means to her and shares how excited she is for this year's contestants.
Brad Paisley Reveals What Makes the Most Important Song of His Career So Special
"I think that the best music is the music that you mean."
How’s Brad Paisley Get His Idols to Be in His Music Videos? Polite Asks and Naivete
"I walked out of that meeting, called my agent and said 'I really, REALLY need Dan Patrick's number.'"
Dierks Bentley Receives CRS 2018 Artist Humanitarian Award: ‘I Don’t See This as the End o…
"It's awesome to be honored, because it gives me a chance to honor all the people who made it happen."
Jason Aldean Recalls Finding Bullet in His Bass Player’s Instrument After Route 91 Tragedy
"If it had been any other bass, the bullet probably would've hit him in the gut."
Accidentally Donated Roy Acuff Fiddle Returned to Owner
Owners contacted Goodwill to request the return of this priceless instrument, which dates back to 1945.