Jessica Nicholson's passion for country, bluegrass and Christian music led her to Nashville in 2002. In 2006, she graduated from Belmont University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in music business (with a minor in writing), and began her career as a public relations and marketing coordinator at Resonate Records. She has written for Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Magazine, countrystandardtime.com and worked as a staff writer for Country Weekly Magazine for nearly three years. She currently resides in Nashville.
Carrie Underwood to Debut ‘Two Black Cadillacs’ at 2012 American Music Awards
On the heels of her dramatic ballad 'Blown Away,' Carrie Underwood will debut 'Two Black Cadillacs' -- the third single from her platinum-selling album 'Blown Away' -- during her performance at the 2012 American Music Awards on Sunday (Nov. 18).
Brad Paisley Gave Taylor Swift Her Worst Nickname Ever
Taylor Swift has plenty of nicknames (like T-Swizzle, Swifty, Tay Tay and T-Swift, just to name a few). And while the pop-country superstar doesn't seem to mind most of the endearing terms that her fans and friends create for her, one nickname -- which was given by none other than former tourma…
Little Big Town Nearly Cause Trouble for Russell Simmons
The members of Little Big Town aren't exactly known to be troublemakers, but the quartet's Kimberly Schlapman almost got hip-hop business magnate Russell Simmons into a little hot water with his wife!
Tim McGraw Surprises Soldiers to Say Thanks During Nashville Luncheon
Tim McGraw surprised 30 soldiers and their families during a Veteran's Day appreciation luncheon at Outback Steakhouse in Brentwood, Tenn. on Thursday. The singer gave out handshakes, words of encouragement and thank yous to the men and women for their service.
Luke Bryan Defends Buddy Jason Aldean Following Tabloid Hoopla
The dust seems have settled on the recent incident involving Jason Aldean. In September, the 'Take a Little Ride' singer was photographed kissing former 'American Idol' contestant Brittany Kerr in a Los Angeles bar. Aldean has since apologized, acknowledging that he &quo…
Jason Aldean Raises Over $500K for Fight Against Breast Cancer in One Night
A Jason Aldean concert packed with over 20,000 fans is reason enough to put the whole room in a celebratory, rowdy mood. A Jason Aldean concert that also raises serious dollars for a good cause? That's an even better reason.
Faith Hill Gets Braces
While the focus was on Faith Hill's dress at the Country Music Awards last week, a closer look at the superstar reveals a new accessory: braces.
Miranda Lambert to Open New Store, Pink Pistol, in Oklahoma
Miranda Lambert juggles many roles -- singer, songwriter, entertainer, reigning three-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year -- and now she can add business owner to the list. Lambert will open her first store, Pink Pistol, in Tishomingo, Okla. on Friday, Nov. 23.
Brantley Gilbert Refuses to Pay $12K for His Own 1968 Mercury Cougar
One wouldn't think that Brantley Gilbert would be upset over a guy who wants him to pay $12,000 for a vintage 1968 Mercury Cougar, but Gilbert has good reason to be. It seems that Gilbert actually sold the same car to its current owner more than six years ago for only $4,000.
Sara Evans Sets Fans Straight on Car Accident Rumors
Sara Evans is alive and well, she assures her fans. It seems there was confusion recently when a 16-year-old from Ohio with a similar name was involved in a car accident, causing some to worry about the country singer's well-being.
Taylor Swift Car to Debut at Kansas NASCAR Race
Taylor Swift's marketing plan for her album 'Red' has included pizza boxes and commercials for Target, but now, the singer will help get fans revved up at the Hollywood Casino 400 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup series on Sunday (Oct. 21).
Kelly Clarkson Admits She and Brandon Blackstock Are ‘So Getting Married’
Could Kelly Clarkson be getting engaged soon? Perhaps. She's been dating Nashville music industry executive Brandon Blackstock for several months, and the singer gushes that she's "completely head over heels for him."