Sam Alex has worked for country stations across the nation and never misses his favorite acts when they come to town. He's been on red carpets for many different awards shows and interviewed some of your favorite celebrities, like Will Ferrell and Taylor Swift. Originally from Chicago, Sam now lives in Nashville, where he hosts the Taste of Country Nights radio show, a syndicated night show which airs on more than 75 stations nationwide. If you ever see him on lower Broadway, get him a pina colada and some BBQ chicken pizza ... they're his favorites! Listen to highlights on iTunes or your Android device.
Kenny Chesney’s ‘Cosmic Hallelujah’ Geared Toward Live Shows
Kenny Chesney's live shows are full of energy and passion, and he brought that to the studio while recording several songs on Cosmic Hallelujah. Chesney opened up to Taste of Country Nights about putting that on the album.
Kacey Musgraves Embraces the Sad Parts of Christmas
Kacey Musgraves says she and frequent collaborator Shane McAnally agreed they needed a sad song for her new Christmas album, so they set out to write one that would draw tears. It worked!
Martina McBride Opens Up About Her 50th Birthday Plans
Martina McBride turns 50 on July 29. The talented beauty stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio and told us where she'll be on the big day, and why she's happy to be there.
Brad Paisley Explains How Demi Lovato Was Chosen for ‘Without a Fight’
Brad Paisley released his duet with Demi Lovato on Friday morning. "Without a Fight" is a guitar-fueled country song about the very real fights couples have.
Jennifer Nettles Dishes on New Music to Come in 2016
If 2015 was a year of big changes for Jennifer Nettles, then 2016 will be a year of big debuts. She's got new music coming out in the form of a new album titled Playing With Fire, which she dished about during a visit to the Taste of Country Nights booth before the CMA Awards.
LeAnn Rimes: ‘It’s Been Christmas for Me All Year Long’
LeAnn Rimes is back in the swing of things with a new, full-length Christmas album, Today Is Christmas, released in October.
Granger Smith Spills His Most Embarrassing Halloween Costume
Granger Smith hasn't always been proud of his Halloween costume choices — in fact, one year, he admits he really embarrassed himself. Smith recently came to the ToC Nights Studio and got real with us about that awful costume from his past.
Ronnie Dunn Gives His Opinion on the Direction of Country Music
Ronnie Dunn is a representative of what's now considered classic, traditional country, but that doesn't mean he's not open to change.
Canaan Smith Talks New Single, Tour and Lessons From Dierks Bentley
Canaan Smith has a new single out, and he's prepping begin his first headlining tour.
Thomas Rhett Talks Duet on New Album and the Song He Wrote for His No. 1 Lady
Kenny Rogers Hopes to Bring the Spirit of Christmas This Season
Kenny Rogers is releasing his first Christmas album in 17 years, and he took some time to stop by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat about the record.
David Nail Talks ‘ADD’ Songwriting With ‘Nights on Fire’ Co-Writer Jonathan Singleton
David Nail has found his songwriting counterpart. The singer continues to rely on Jonathan Singleton to help him create country music magic, from "Let It Rain" to "Red Light" and Nail's latest single, "Nights on Fire." During a recent visit to our ToC Nights s…