Alanna Conaway’s love for music began at an early age, but it wasn’t until her mother began freelancing for country music magazines that she was thrown in the midst of her future career. At age 11, Conaway received praise from Billy Ray Cyrus after seeing her work as an amateur photographer, encouraging her to follow in her mother's footsteps. She then started freelancing for multiple publications as a photographer, before she began dabbling with writing. By the early 2000s, she was an published journalist for many music magazines on the market. At 29, she has established herself as a well-respected writer in the field of music entertainment and has built strong friendships along the way. Conaway currently resides in Nashville, Tenn. where she freelances full-time for Taste of Country, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, LoudWire, Guy Speed, Country Weekly and Full Access Magazine.
Brantley Gilbert and Eric Church Join Forces to Write New Tune Together
It's a natural thing when touring with a hit songwriter that at some point you will collaborate on a new idea. That's exactly what happened when Brantley Gilbert joined Eric Church on his headlining Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour earlier this year.
Brantley Gilbert Admits He Shot the ‘Kick It in the Sticks’ Video in Day-Old Clothes
It's no secret that music video shoots make for a long day. But in Brantley Gilbert's case, shooting his 'Kick It in the Sticks' video was a really, really long day.
Dolly Parton Gets Her Own Slot Machines in Las Vegas
Dolly Parton is used to having many things named after her -- like her theme park, Dollywood. But now, the country music is being made into a new slot machine in partnership with International Game Technology (IGT).
Lee Brice’s ‘Hard to Love’ Is Certified Gold
Lee Brice's streak of success is not showing any signs of slowing, and he is now celebrating a little more. His latest single and the title track to his current album, 'Hard to Love,' has been certified gold for digital downloads exceeding 500,000 copies sold.
Luke Bryan, ‘Drunk on You’ Writers Celebrate Song’s Success in Nashville
Not even a little rain could dampen the spirits inside the CMA building in Nashville on Monday afternoon (Sept. 17), where Luke Bryan was celebrated for his recent multi-week No. 1 hit, 'Drunk on You.'
The Cadillac Black Frontman Jaren Johnston Gets Engaged in New York City
It will be tough for the Cadillac Black's frontman, Jaren Johnston, to top this year. In February, he scored his first chart-topping hit as a songwriter off his first outside cut with Keith Urban's 'You Gonna Fly.' Then, his band released their self-titled debut album and toured with the likes of Er…
Little Big Town Still Rockin’ at No. 1 With ‘Pontoon’
It's been dubbed the "summertime song," and since there is still a bit of summer left, it's only fitting that Little Big Town continue to hold down the No. 1 position on the country singles chart with their smash, 'Pontoon.'
Jerrod Niemann ‘Bound to Sink the Ship’ on Upcoming Blake Shelton and Friends Cruise
Anything can -- and will, probably -- happen when Blake Shelton and some of his famous singing pals set sail on the high seas for the singer's cruise next month. Among the stars who have signed on for the seven-day sail are Jerrod Niemann, Randy Houser, Trace Adkins, Lee Brice, Easton Corbin an…