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: Cam, ‘Till There’s Nothing Left’
"Later on, I get this voice memo ... and I'm pretty sure wine was involved ..."
Mumford & Sons’ Marcus Mumford Duets With Major Lazer for Timely ‘Lay Your Head on Me’ [LI…
This soothing song is perfect for uncertain times.
Laura Veltz on Songwriter Success: ‘The Common Denominator Is the People I Write With’
"For me, it's massive, for my life and my life story, to have found all these people that have stuck to my world ..."
What is Country Music? For Dylan Scott, It’s ‘A Certain Artist and Certain Lyrics’
For Dylan Scott, the genre can all be boiled down to one particular artist.
Story Behind the Song: Walker Montgomery, ‘Like My Daddy Done It’
"I think the coolest thing about it is the song doesn't say anything about music ..."
Story Behind the Song: CJ Solar, ‘Coming My Way’
"When you're onstage, you love those uptempo songs ..."
Can’t See Your Favorite Artist on Tour Because of Coronavirus? Watch These Virtual Shows
In response to the COVID-19 coronavirus, artists have had to cancel tours -- but you can still see your favorite acts perform through a screen.
Tim McGraw Covers John Schneider + Enlists Other Stars to Share Their Favorite Deep Cuts […
Everybody's hopping on the #DeepCutChallenge!
Kelsea Ballerini and Halsey Accidentally Got a Little Drunk Before Their ‘CMT Crossroads’ …
Happens to the best of us!
Ryan Hurd Explains Why He Opted Not to Record ‘What If I Never Get Over You’
As one of the song's writers, Ryan Hurd could have cut "What If I Never Get Over You" -- but ultimately, he's glad it went to Lady Antebellum.
‘American Idol’ Contestant Returns With Triumphant ‘Rainbow’ After Onstage Health Scare [W…
'American Idol' contestant Makayla Brownlee had a scary, seizure-inducing panic attack during her performance -- but she's alright.