Taste of Country Staff hasn't taken a day off since he/she was born in December 2010. Staff is an avid fan of country music and country music only although he/she has a soft spot for artists like Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson. Other interests include live music, cold beer, pizza at midnight and photos of country music babies.
Taste of Country Staff
You Think You Know Zac Brown?
The Zac Brown Band' first album dropped in 2008 but the singer was writing, touring and recording for nearly a decade before that. The roots of those early projects still pop up in today's albums. One phrase comes up so often you almost wonder if he's trying to make a point.
See Pictures of Shirtless Country Singers (You’re Welcome!)
A glance at country music's most famous men shirtless provides a nice reward for years of fan loyalty — it's like a surprise Christmas bonus from the boss.
Josh Abbott Band (Feat. Carly Pearce), ‘Wasn’t That Drunk’ [Listen]
Josh Abbott's road-worn vocals mixed with Carly Pearce's expressive range make "Wasn't That Drunk" an intoxicating harmony you may not have ordered if you saw it only on paper.
2016 American Country Countdown Awards Winners
The 2016 American Country Countdown Awards winners were announced live from the Forum in Los Angeles, on Fox on Sunday night (May 1), including some of the biggest names in country music.
Top 10 Merle Haggard Songs
Merle Haggard was one of the greatest influences on modern country singers and songwriters.
7 Unforgettable Keith Urban Moments
What makes Keith Urban unforgettable? Start with his music, then move to his guitar skills ...
Carrie Underwood, ‘Church Bells’ [Listen]
Carrie Underwood’s "Church Bells" tastes like sweet revenge and adds to her growing body count of no good men. The singer’s fictional story of a poor girl named Jenny quickly takes a dark turn, and the singer celebrates her antagonist’s inevitable fate.
You Think You Know Kenny Chesney?
Kenny Chesney is one of country music's biggest stars, but do you know where he got his start in Nashville?
Kenny Chesney, ‘Noise’ [Listen]
Kenny Chesney says “Noise” is his first song with real social importance, and the timing couldn’t be better. Without being political, he takes on politics. Without sounding like a luddite, he challenges technology. Without smelling curmudgeonly, he recalls how things once were.
You Think You Know Jason Aldean?
Jason Aldean didn't want to be a country singer growing up. Sure, he picked around a little but his mind was focused on another great American hobby. Find out what he wanted to do and why he fell short, and find out who everyone thought he looked like during this episode of You Think You Know C…
See Who Welcomed Country Babies in 2016
Like flowers in spring, country babies bloomed all over in 2016. Naturally, the country stars who welcomed these tiny people are head over heels and eager to share their perfect productions with the world.
Chase Rice, ‘Whisper’ [Listen]
Chase Rice regains his edge with “Whisper,” the first taste of a new album expected in 2016.