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 Played a ‘Huge Part’ in Thomas Rhett’s Marriage Plans
Country newcomer and singer-songwriter Thomas Rhett married girlfriend Lauren Gregory on October 12, and he has buddyLuke Bryan to thank for it.
Jason Aldean to Kick Off First Stadium Tour With Historic Fenway Park Performance
Jason Aldean will make history in 2013, both in his career and at one of baseball's historic ballparks. The singer announced on Thursday (Oct. 18) that he will kick off his first-ever stadium tour as the first-ever country music performer to play at Boston's Fenway Park, home of the Boston…
Darius Rucker Becomes the Grand Ole Opry’s Newest Member
Darius Rucker is officially the Grand Ole Opry's newest member. The 'True Believers' singer was inducted into the iconic country music institution during a Tuesday night (Oct. 16) Opry performance before a packed crowd of family, fans and industry friends.
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton (Still) Holding Off on Baby Plans
Miranda Lambert insists that she and Blake Shelton, whom she married in 2011, still aren't planning to start a family anytime soon. The reason? Hectic schedules.
B.B. Cunningham, Former Jerry Lee Lewis Band Member, Shot Dead
B.B. Cunningham, one-time bassist for country rocker Jerry Lee Lewis, was shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee on Sunday (Oct. 14).
Taylor Swift Releasing Her Own Signature Pair of Red Keds Tennis Shoes
You just might see Taylor Swift sporting a new pair of kicks more often. The 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' singer has inked a deal for a multi-year partnership with Keds Footwear, which includes the release of limited edition red tennis shoes.
Jake Owen Raps ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Theme Song in Concert
Jason Aldean tried his hand at rapping in country songs and found great success. Colt Ford has made a country career out of it. But they're not the only ones in the genre with the chops to spit rhymes. At a concert in Maryland recently, Jake Owen showed off his skills by rapping the entire &apo…
Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan Lead Country Nominees at the 2012 American Music Awards
Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan are among the leading country nominees at the upcoming 2012 American Music Awards, which is slated to air live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theater on Nov. 18 on ABC.
Pistol Annies Get Praise From Neil Young
The Pistol Annies have already earned a chart-topping debut album, and their single 'Hell on Heels' went gold, selling over 500,000 copies. Now, Miranda Lambert, Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe are on a natural high after getting some top praise from Neil Young in his recently released…