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.
Florida Georgia Line, ‘Dirt’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Florida Georgia Line's 'Dirt' lyrics swerve away from what we've come to expect from the duo, and the song's steel guitar and heartfelt insight play an important part in its authenticity. The 'Dirt' lyrics were born from a decided emphasis on one thing, and songwri…
Cute Kids Singing Country Songs – Miranda Lambert, ‘Automatic’
Little Avery is a pint-sized pistol, and is pretty much exactly how we'd envision Miranda Lambert as a tiny tot. Even though she was born long after pay phones and cassette tapes were in rogue, spitfire Avery -- also a beauty pageant contestant -- knows the hit 'Automatic' word f…
Hunter Hayes’ ‘Tattoo’ Music Video Gets Graffitied in Sneak Peek [Watch]
Hunter Hayes's new music video for his his infectious hit 'Tattoo' is all about love, but with a secret weapon to try to win a beautiful gal's heart: graffiti. The singer talks about the storyline behind the video and also shares a sneak peek at the ultra-creative project.
Puss n Boots Perform ‘GTO’ [Watch]
There aren't many who can make a Pontiac GTO sound soulful, but country-Americana trio Puss n Boots do it easily in their new album's track 'GTO,' and this live performance -- premiering exclusively for Taste of Country readers first -- is proof that these girls could make a card…
Kip Moore Shows Fans a Slice of Heaven With ‘Dirt Road’ Video
Kip Moore's 'Dirt Road' video address his own doubts growing up in a Southern Baptist church, juxtaposed against the visuals of what Moore views heaven -- at least on Earth -- to be like, complete with a pretty girl, beer, and a dirt road.
Blake Shelton Nabs Little Big Town as Advisers for ‘The Voice’
It's official! NBC's singing competition 'The Voice' will get a double dose of country in its upcoming season. Much-loved country quartet Little Big Town will serve as Battle Round advisers for Blake Shelton, an established mentor on the show.
Jake Owen Converts Country Music Hater Into a Huge Fan
Obviously, Jake Owen loves country music. So when he encountered a self-professed country music hater recently, the star used his charm and talent to convince her that, maybe, country music ain't so bad.
Taylor Swift Turns Her Two Cats Into One Hilarious Meme
No one loves cats more than Taylor Swift. Now the proud owner of not one, but two Scottish Fold kitties, it was only a matter of time before the superstar gave us a peek at the hilarity she experiences daily ...
Blake Shelton Brags on Miranda Lambert: ‘I’m Proud of Her’
It's not hard to see that Miranda Lambert has one very proud husband in country star Blake Shelton. The 'Boys 'Round Here' singer brags on his talented lady regularly, but as of late, it's been for her success with her store, the Pink Pistol.
Puss n Boots Share Story of Their Beginning as a Band, How Their Name Came About
There are plenty of artists who have gone from pop to country, or country to rock, but there aren't many who have successfully transitioned from jazz to country. That is, until Puss n Boots.
Sarah Darling Misses Out on ‘Rising Star,’ But Brad Paisley Sweetens the Blow [Watch]
Country singer Sarah Darling dueled it out on ABC's 'Rising Star' on Sunday (July 13), but unfortunately, she didn't make it to the next round.