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
Jake Owen, ‘American Country Love Song’ [Listen]
Jake Owen’s “American Country Love Song” is sonically safer than “Real Life,” but true to what the singer says he’s hoping to do with his fifth studio album, expected this year. It’s a blast of nostalgia that leans hard on a big, beer-in-the-air choru…
Win a Guitar Autographed by Tim McGraw, Keith Urban + More
Nearly two dozen stars played Country Jam Colorado in 2015, and each signed an acoustic guitar we’re giving away to one Taste of Country reader. Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Toby Keith and the Band Perry are four of the artists who signed a guitar provided by the brand new Taste of Country Store.
Sam Hunt, ‘Make You Miss Me’ [Listen]
Sam Hunt’s “Make You Miss Me” stays true to the sonic themes presented on the first four singles from Montevallo, but finds the singer aiming from a different vantage point.
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…
Martina McBride, ‘Reckless’ [Listen]
There’s something immediately different about Martina McBride’s “Reckless.” She begins the song at a point she normally builds to, and then lets go to begin a long, gradual chorus.
Dan + Shay, ‘From the Ground Up’ [Listen]
Dan + Shay’s “From the Ground Up” further cements them as the heir apparent to Rascal Flatts. The tender ballad will feel saccharine for only the hardest of hearts. Their story tells of a love every little girl dreams of.
Undying Love: See Pictures of Country Music’s Most Adorable Couples
Love is in the air!
Pucker Up! Country Artists Get Caught on the Kiss Cam [Pictures]
Not big on public displays of affection? Skip these photos.
Will Kip Moore’s ‘Running for You’ Take the Lead in the Top 10 Video Countdown?
Kip Moore's brand new "Running for You" video is out, which means it's been added to our Taste of Country Top 10 Video Countdown poll, too. Will his fans help him fight his way into our list next week?
Album Spotlight: Charles Kelley, ‘The Driver’
Charles Kelley's The Driver album is a project that rewards commitment. There’s nothing as immediately infectious as many of his full-time band’s greatest hits. Instead, he’s hoping fans will dig deep into his lyrics.
The Showdown: Steven Tyler vs. Thomas Rhett
Steven Tyler is just one win away from the Hall of Fame with his sophomore country single — but he's facing a very tough challenge from one of the hottest young artists in country music.
You Think You Know Brantley Gilbert?
Brantley Gilbert is one of the most interesting and mysterious men in country music. The 'One Hell of an Amen' singer doesn't talk about his past much, preferring to write songs and sing about the events that led him to country music stardom. During this episode of 'You Think You…