Jessica Nicholson's passion for country, bluegrass and Christian music led her to Nashville in 2002. In 2006, she graduated from Belmont University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in music business (with a minor in writing), and began her career as a public relations and marketing coordinator at Resonate Records. She has written for Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Magazine, countrystandardtime.com and worked as a staff writer for Country Weekly Magazine for nearly three years. She currently resides in Nashville.
Luke Bryan Defends Buddy Jason Aldean Following Tabloid Hoopla
The dust seems have settled on the recent incident involving Jason Aldean. In September, the 'Take a Little Ride' singer was photographed kissing former 'American Idol' contestant Brittany Kerr in a Los Angeles bar. Aldean has since apologized, acknowledging that he &quo…
Jason Aldean Raises Over $500K for Fight Against Breast Cancer in One Night
A Jason Aldean concert packed with over 20,000 fans is reason enough to put the whole room in a celebratory, rowdy mood. A Jason Aldean concert that also raises serious dollars for a good cause? That's an even better reason.
Brantley Gilbert Talks Songwriting, Collaborating With Girlfriend Jana Kramer
Life is good for Brantley Gilbert. At the CMA Songwriters Series in Nashville last week (Oct. 31), Gilbert showed off his vocal and songwriting prowess alongside a stellar lineup of fellow hit songwriters, including Sugarland's Kristian Bush, Bob DiPiero ('Southern Voice,' 'Blue …
Toby Keith Opening New I Love This Bar and Grill Restaurant in Pittsburgh
Steelers fan Toby Keith is no doubt excited about the location of his next restaurant opening. The singer, along with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Continental Real Estate companies and Boomtown Entertainment, announced that a deal has been confirmed for Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill to open on …
Little Big Town Preview Eerie Trailer for New ‘Tornado’ Video
It seems Little Big Town will get a little creepy in their latest video, 'Tornado,' set to release on Wednesday (Oct. 31). The eerie trailer for the video shifts through a series of classic Americana-styled scenes, including a clanging gate, crows, windchimes blowing in the strong breeze and a young…
Sugarland Address Breakup Rumors
Despite rumors, favorite country duo Sugarland are not breaking up.
Martina McBride Reveals How She Stays Fit and What She Won’t Deny Herself
At 46, Martina McBride is healthy, beautiful and strong. The singer, wife and mother of three--who showed off her bikini body on the cover of Shape Magazine in 2009--opened up about the fitness routine she uses to stay healthy.
Hayden Panettiere ‘Keeping Fingers Crossed’ for a Future in Country Music
Is 'Nashville' actress Hayden Panettiere using her role as the up-and-coming country music sensation Juliette Barnes as "practice" for her very own country music career? It seems likely.
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman Unload Their $13M New York Apartment
It seems like down-to-earth country couple Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman are coming... well, back down to earth. The duo is reportedly selling their 3,248 sq. ft. New York City duplex, which is located on the top floor of the apartment building.
Sara Evans Sets Fans Straight on Car Accident Rumors
Sara Evans is alive and well, she assures her fans. It seems there was confusion recently when a 16-year-old from Ohio with a similar name was involved in a car accident, causing some to worry about the country singer's well-being.
Kelly Clarkson Admits She and Brandon Blackstock Are ‘So Getting Married’
Could Kelly Clarkson be getting engaged soon? Perhaps. She's been dating Nashville music industry executive Brandon Blackstock for several months, and the singer gushes that she's "completely head over heels for him."
Kenny Rogers’ Mother Wasn’t an Early Fan of ‘Lucille’
Kenny Rogers' ballad 'Lucille' may be one of his most well-known works, but in his new book, Luck or Something Like It, Rogers says at least one person very close to him wasn't amused by the song when it first released.