Sam Alex has worked for country stations across the nation and never misses his favorite acts when they come to town. He's been on red carpets for many different awards shows and interviewed some of your favorite celebrities, like Will Ferrell and Taylor Swift. Originally from Chicago, Sam now lives in Nashville, where he hosts the Taste of Country Nights radio show, a syndicated night show which airs on more than 75 stations nationwide. If you ever see him on lower Broadway, get him a pina colada and some BBQ chicken pizza ... they're his favorites! Listen to highlights on iTunes or your Android device.
Garth Brooks Wanted George Strait to Cut ‘Friends in Low Places’
"Friends In Low Places" could have been one of George Strait's biggest hits. In fact had Garth Brooks gotten his way the King of Country would have taken the song to No. 1.
Tracy Lawrence Reveals Which Country Stars His Daughters Were Excited to Meet
Tracy Lawrence's daughters grew up around the music business, but that doesn't mean they can't still get a little starstruck.
Kenny Chesney Reflects on His Relationship With Taylor Swift
They first met at an airport when Taylor Swift was an unsigned teenager and Kenny Chesney was, well ... Kenny Chesney.
Aaron Watson Falls Back on Personal Experience to Help Heal After Las Vegas
Aaron Watson had friends near the Route 91 Harvest Festival stage and he played the Las Vegas fest one year ago to the day of last Sunday's shooting. It's real for him, but tragically he can recall an experience and a conversation that helps him with grief.
Chris Young Feels Like His Songs Might Be Sexier than He Is
The new Chris Young tune “Losing Sleep” is a sexy addition to his upcoming new record. But the artist tells Taste of Country Nights it might not be 100% true to who he is all the time.
Rhett Akins Shares Funny Way Thomas Rhett Told Him About Baby
Rhett Akins is about to be a grandfather twice over, and he couldn't be more excited.
Dustin Lynch Learns Luke Bryan’s Tight Jeans Secret
Dustin Lynch is on tour with Luke Bryan and Little Big Town for Bryan's Kill the Lights Tour, and while the "Mind Reader" singer is having a ball, he's also being schooled.
After His Big ACM Awards Win, Jason Aldean’s Night Got Even Better
Jason Aldean won the Entertainer of the Year award at the 2016 ACMs on April 3, and his good fortune stuck around during the afterparty in Las Vegas.
Granger Smith Talks About the ‘Creepy’ Way He Met His Wife
Granger Smith is a happily married man today, but he admits he was kind of a "creep" in approaching his now-wife about getting together. During a chat with Taste of Country Nights, Smith reveals that he first contacted Amber via Facebook...
Sister Hazel Relish in Easy Transition to Country With ‘Lighter in the Dark’ Album
Sister Hazel are best known for '90s pop hits like "All for You," but they haven't stopped making music since.
Granger Smith Spills His Most Embarrassing Halloween Costume
Granger Smith hasn't always been proud of his Halloween costume choices — in fact, one year, he admits he really embarrassed himself. Smith recently came to the ToC Nights Studio and got real with us about that awful costume from his past.
Ronnie Dunn Gives His Opinion on the Direction of Country Music
Ronnie Dunn is a representative of what's now considered classic, traditional country, but that doesn't mean he's not open to change.