Alanna Conaway’s love for music began at an early age, but it wasn’t until her mother began freelancing for country music magazines that she was thrown in the midst of her future career. At age 11, Conaway received praise from Billy Ray Cyrus after seeing her work as an amateur photographer, encouraging her to follow in her mother's footsteps. She then started freelancing for multiple publications as a photographer, before she began dabbling with writing. By the early 2000s, she was an published journalist for many music magazines on the market. At 29, she has established herself as a well-respected writer in the field of music entertainment and has built strong friendships along the way. Conaway currently resides in Nashville, Tenn. where she freelances full-time for Taste of Country, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, LoudWire, Guy Speed, Country Weekly and Full Access Magazine.
Darius Rucker to Play Santa, Deliver $10K in Toys to Children This Holiday Season
Darius Rucker is hoping to spread the true spirit of the season this Christmas by bringing toys to kids in need.
Scotty McCreery and Family Get in the Christmas Spirit Early This Year
Though many people don't yet know what they're cooking for Thanksgiving, Scotty McCreery and his festive family are already ready for Christmas.
The Oak Ridge Boys Spread Christmas Cheer With New ‘Christmas Time’s A-Coming’ Album and Tour
The Oak Ridge Boys have released a new collection of holiday tunes titled 'Christmas Time’s A-Coming.' The 12-track album -- featuring both classic and original songs -- hit stores last week. A few of the standards included on the project are 'Here Comes Santa Claus,' 'Mary, Did You Know?,' 'Joy to the World' and 'White Christmas.'
Zac Brown Band, Luke Bryan + More Send Christmas Wishes to Fans
With the year winding down and Christmas here to celebrate today, some of country music's hottest stars are wishing their loving and loyal fans a wonderful holiday season. Check out what the Zac Brown Band, Luke Bryan and others have to say about the end of the year, the holiday season and what's to come in 2012!
Jerrod Niemann Hints at Recording a Christmas Album in Near Future
This holiday season, Jerrod Niemann released a 'Mistletoe Mix' of his current single, 'One More Drinkin' Song.' The original version of the tune became an instant hit with Niemann's fans, and the new Christmas-themed rendition has them wanting more holiday tuned from the singer.
Jerrod Niemann, ‘One More Drinkin’ Song (Mistletoe Mix)’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Jerrod Niemann is getting into the Christmas spirit by changing some of the lyrics around for the Mistletoe Mix of his current single, 'One More Drinkin' Song.'
Tim McGraw, ‘Christmas All Over the World’ – Lyrics Uncovered
The universal lyrics to Tim McGraw's new holiday tune, 'Christmas All Over the World,' were penned by songwriters Troy Verges and Daniel Tashian after a conversation arose about the things we love that are shared all over the world.
Darius Rucker’s Wife Forbids Him From Christmas Shopping
Don't expect to see Darius Rucker making any late night runs to Walmart in the coming weeks to do any Christmas shopping for his kids. Not that he's done with his Christmas shopping -- he's just not allowed to do any shopping for the holidays himself.
Lauren Alaina Recalls Best Christmas Present She Ever Gave Her Mom
Lauren Alaina loves Christmas time! With each passing year, the singer prides herself on finding the perfect gift for her mother, father and brother. Back before she was America's sweetheart following her stint on 'American Idol,' Alaina struggled a bit to save up enough money to buy that special gift for the holidays. The young songstress recalls one year in particular that she gave her mom the b
Chris Young Supports St. Jude Children’s Hospital With ‘Neon’ Christmas Tree
Chris Young is spreading his love for Christmas and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by sponsoring a special holiday tree that can be found inside Nashville's Gaylord Opryland Resort. This is the second time the singer has sponsored a tree as part of the hotel's fifth annual Hall of Trees, with is once again benefiting the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly childhood