Christina Vinson is a freelance writer based in Nashville, Tenn. After graduating from Cornerstone University, she left the idyllic shores of West Michigan and headed south alongside her husband, a musician. She writes for a variety of publications across the state and country, with work ranging from full-length magazine features to SEO-rich blog posts. When she's not typing away at the computer, you can find Vinson at the library with a stack of books, in the kitchen baking cinnamon rolls or drinking coffee at a local coffee shop.
Sheryl Crow, Jake Owen + Others to Perform for Cancer Research Fundraiser
Nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow and 'Days of Gold' hitmaker Jake Owen are part of the star-studded lineup that will play for the 6th annual T.J. Martell Honors Gala on March 10, 2014.
Exclusive: Kevin Fowler’s ‘If I Could Make a Livin’ Drinkin” Is Autobiographical [Watch + …
Kevin Fowler's 'If I Could Make a Livin' Drinkin'' isn't just any old song on the record. In fact, in this video exclusive to ToC, the Texas singer describes it as the Kevin Fowler song on 'How Country Are Ya?' And it isn't just because he claims it&…
Top 12 ‘American Idol’ Contestant Alex Preston Has a Superfan in Cousin Jo Dee Messina
Alex Preston is one of 12 remaining singers on this 13th season of 'American Idol.' He hasn't shown country aspirations, but he's connected to Nashville. Preston is Jo Dee Messina's cousin -- and she is a superfan through and through.
Exclusive: Kevin Fowler Shares ‘The Weekend’ on New Album ‘How Country Are Ya?’ [Watch + L…
Kevin Fowler's 'The Weekend' is one of 15 tracks on 'How Country Are Ya?' and while it is more rockin' than 'Before Somebody Gets Hurt,' this new track follows the same common theme as every other song on the record. The singer shares what ties all of his trac…
Exclusive: Kevin Fowler Revived ‘Before Somebody Gets Hurt’ for ‘How Country Are Ya?’ [Wat…
'Before Somebody Gets Hurt' was actually written for Kevin Fowler's previous album, 'Chippin' Away,' but it didn't make the cut. That didn't mean it was erased from the Texas-based singer's memory. In fact, he loved it so much, he breathed a little n…
Miranda Lambert Exhibit Opening at Country Music Hall of Fame
Miranda Lambert is adding a little sass to the Country Music Hall of Fame -- she's getting her own exhibit!
Lady Antebellum ‘Live’ for Touring, Charles Kelley Insists
Along with the birth of Lady Antebellum's first band baby last summer came a lapse in touring while Hillary Scott adjusted to motherhood. But trio member Charles Kelley insists that the break doesn't equal indifference at all -- in fact, the band lives to bring music to their fans.
Hank Williams’ Daughter Jett Williams Adkinson Arrested
Jett Williams -- the 61-year-old daughter of country legend Hank Williams, Sr. and a country singer herself -- was arrested on Tuesday morning (Feb. 25) in Lebanon, Tenn. on charges of driving under the influence.
Texas Duo Dawn and Hawkes Perform ‘I’ve Seen a Face’ on ‘The Voice’ [Watch]
'The Voice' is off and running, and Austin-based folk duo Dawn and Hawkes created quite a buzz during their blind audition Tuesday night (Feb. 24), performing the Beatles' 'I've Seen a Face.'
Cute Kids Singing Country Songs – Blake Shelton, ‘Boys ‘Round Here’
If we didn't know better, we'd think this tiny tot named Isabella was related to country power couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert. As she sings 'Boys 'Round Here,' she displays both Shelton's signature smirks and Lambert's lovable sass. What more could you as…
Oops! Dierks Bentley Accidentally Shares Personal Email Address
For some, sharing a personal email address is a normal thing. However, for superstars like Dierks Bentley, who accidentally shared his personal email address with millions on Monday night (Feb. 24), it can mean an overflowing inbox in the matter of hours. Oops!
Hayden Panettiere on Nashville Home: ‘I Can Live a Normal Life Here’
When Hayden Panettiere, star of ABC's hit show 'Nashville,' moved to Music City, she found herself pleasantly surprised. Instead of living a life surrounded by paparazzi, the actress and singer discovered normalcy in Middle Tennessee.