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.
Old Dominion’s Brad Tursi Once Got Coal in His Christmas Stocking
"My parents thought it would be funny ..."
Reba McEntire: Kennedy Center Honors Will Be ‘a Huge Thrill for Me’
The country icon explains that being honored by the Kennedy Center is especially meaningful because of the honor's scope.
Story Behind the Song: Dillon Carmichael, ‘Dancing Away With My Heart’
"It was kind of my idea of who my wife might be in the future, and I just wrote her a love song, whoever she is ..."
Brett Young Still Searching for Perfect Song to Sing at His Wedding
The "Mercy" singer has plenty of love songs, but with his own wedding fast approaching, he's looking for something different.
Story Behind the Song: Whitey Morgan and the 78s, ‘Honky Tonk Hell’
"Right away, I knew I wanted to record it, so, for once, I didn't procrastinate ..."
6 Take-Your-Breath-Away Moments From the 2018 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductions
The evening was full of surprise performers, but perhaps the most special appearance was from a 95-year-old instrument.
Luke Combs Says Success Hasn’t Changed How His Family Treats Him
"I try not to talk about music. If it comes up, it's fine, but most of the time, we just hang out ..."
Watch Lindsay Ell Slay Michael Jackson’s ‘The Way You Make Me Feel’
Lindsay Ell's 'The Way You Make Me Feel' performance taps into the irresistible swagger of Michael Jackson himself.
Josh Turner Had to Pull Off the Road When He First Heard Himself on the Radio
"If they're playing it, it means somebody out there loves it and respects it ..."