Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
Country Tours Hitting the Road in 2017
Some of the biggest touring acts in country music will be taking the how on the road again in 2017, along with some veteran acts and first-time headliners.
Sam Hunt Releases Surprise New Song, ‘Drinkin’ Too Much’ [Listen]
Sam Hunt fans got a big New Year's Day surprise. The country star released a new song titled "Drinkin' Too Much" shortly after midnight on Jan. 1.
Biggest Country Music Surprises of 2016
2016 has been quite a year of change in country music, and it seems like it's just been one surprise after another.
Blake Shelton Challenges Universal Records After Sundance Head Wins ‘The Voice’
Sundance Head won big on The Voice finale on Tuesday night (Dec. 13), but the battle for marketplace success has just begun. At a press conference after Head was crowned the Season 11 winner, his coach, Blake Shelton, called out Universal Records for their poor showing in breaking winners in the mar…
Sundance Head Crowned the Winner of ‘The Voice’ Season 11
Sundance Head has been voted the winner of the 11th season of The Voice.
Billy Gilman Is ‘The Voice’ Season 11 Runner-Up
Billy Gilman is the Season 11 runner-up of The Voice. The former child star placed second during the finale on Tuesday night (Dec. 13)
Craig Strickland’s Widow Marks Anniversary: ‘I Will Miss You Every Step of the Way’
Craig Strickland's widow marked what would have been their anniversary with a post to social media, expressing her thanks for the love they shared.
2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Country Fans
The 2016 holiday shopping season officially launches on Nov. 25, and Taste of Country is making it easy for you to find the right gift for that special country music fan on your list.
Kimberly Williams-Paisley’s Mother Dies After Long Dementia Battle
Brad Paisley's wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, has lost her mother after a lengthy battle with dementia.
Carrie Underwood Invites Crystal Gayle to Join the Opry
Carrie Underwood was on hand at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on Tuesday evening (Nov. 15) to invite Crystal Gayle to become the newest member of the country music institution.
Kelsea Ballerini + More Join Radio Disney’s ‘The Human Race’ Single
Kelsea Ballerini and more rising country stars are among the all-star musicians who joined together for an epic new track from Radio Disney titled "The Human Race."
Craig Morgan Sounds Off on 2016 Election Results
Craig Morgan turned to social media on Wednesday morning (Nov. 9) to share his very strong feelings about Americans who threatened to leave the country if Donald Trump was elected president.