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.
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Album Spotlight: Jason Aldean, ‘They Don’t Know’
Jason Aldean has included something for just about every kind of fan on his seventh studio album, They Don't Know.
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.
Luke Bryan, ‘Move’ [Listen]
Luke Bryan is back in his most familiar lane with his latest single, "Move."
Dustin Lynch, ‘Seein’ Red’ [Listen]
Dustin Lynch is taking a decidedly more progressive direction with his new single, "Seein' Red," which takes his sound well beyond what he's offered fans in the past.
You Think You Know Blake Shelton?
Blake Shelton's journey to superstardom was long and arduous. The singer and 'The Voice' coach's career didn't really begin to take off until he made one very, very difficult decision. Learn all about Shelton's rise to fame and find out why he once quit singing in this …
Easton Corbin, ‘Are You With Me’ [Listen]
Easton Corbin's new single has already been a pop hit all over the world, but he's returned "Are You With Me" to its original roots to finally release it to country radio.
Top 10 Memorial Day Songs
Country music has the power to help us heal a broken heart and cope with some of life's unfair circumstances. In this list of the Top 10 Memorial Day songs, we spotlight the tender lyrics in songs like 'Some Gave All' that honor those that have given the ultimate sacrifice.
Gary Allan, ‘Do You Wish It Was Me’ [Listen]
Gary Allan's new single "Do You Wish It Was Me?" is hot with desire. The rising ballad from an upcoming album finds the singer doing what’s most comfortable.
100 Greatest Country Albums of All Time
The 100 Greatest Country Albums of All Time are a very diverse group, but they all have one thing in common: in one way or another, all of the albums on our list made a significant contribution to changing the course of country music.
Chris Young (Feat. Vince Gill), ‘Sober Saturday Night’ [Listen]
Chris Young’s "Sober Saturday Night" is an undeniably traditional country ballad that finds the singer healing heartbreak with heavy amounts of self-pity. Sparse production frames this vocal showcase — a made-for-a-television-awards-show moment with Vince Gill.
Album Spotlight: Blake Shelton, ‘If I’m Honest’
Blake Shelton is a gifted storyteller, but the best songs on If I’m Honest reveal his own scars.
Cole Swindell, ‘Middle of a Memory’ [Listen]
Cole Swindell stands all alone wondering what could have been in his new single “Middle of a Memory.” The ballad from the You Should Be Here album describes what happens when the spark of love is rudely interrupted.