Carena Liptak is a writer and editor in Nashville, Tenn. She is a fan of strong coffee and large-eared dogs. When not writing, she can be found chasin' that neon rainbow and livin' that honky-tonk dream.
Story Behind the Song: Dolly Parton, ‘Coat of Many Colors’
"This is a little song I wrote, and when it became a hit, I took the money back to Mama ..."
Why Is Jason Aldean’s New Album Called ‘9’?
Long before he picked out its cover art, track list or release date, Aldean knew he wanted to call his next studio album '9'. Here's why!
Jason Aldean Stays True to His Musical Roots on ‘9,’ Even If His Style Doesn’t Fit Country…
Big rock guitar sounds may not necessarily be in vogue in country music right now, but Jason Aldean wouldn't have it any other way.
Brandi Carlile, Tanya Tucker Invite Country Radio to ‘Catch Up’ During 2019 CMT Next Women…
"Because if country music is the story of rural America, then what is the story that we're telling to our young girls?" Carlile questioned.
Keith Urban Saves Christmas in New Holiday Song, ‘I’ll Be Your Santa’ [LISTEN]
Keith Urban proves that Christmas can still be Christmas -- even without snow or presents -- in this new holiday tune.
‘CMA Country Christmas’ 2019: Everything You Need to Know
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
Did You Catch Chris Stapleton’s Kids’ Cameo in His Lego Music Video?
Turns out, there are a whole lot of Easter eggs hidden in Stapleton's music video for 'Second One to Know.'
Carrie Underwood Still Gets Nervous at the Start of the CMA Awards
"I'm always nervous for, like, the first five minutes," Underwood admits.
Everything We Know About Luke Combs’ Sophomore Album, ‘What You See Is What You Get’
The country superstar is set to release his highly anticipated sophomore project, 'What You See Is What You Get', in November.
Chris Janson’s Favorite ‘Real Friend’ of All? His Wife Kelly
Janson and his wife have always been collaborators, ever since they first met.
Chris Young Thought His Next Album Was Coming Soon, But Then …
The singer says he's adding some recently written new material to the track list for his forthcoming album.
The Avett Brothers’ Scott Avett Chronicles Family Life in New Art Exhibit
"The visuals that are provided through childhood, and motherhood, parenting, are enough for a life's work, really ..."