If a passion for music and a knack for writing make a career, then color Amanda Hensel lucky. She is the product of writers -- apparently when you add two news journalists together, you get one music journalist. She currently resides in 'the live music capital of the world,' where she snagged a journalism degree from the University of Texas. Although she's grounded in Austin, Hensel's name travels -- in her short career, she has cited her passion writing for AOL Music Blog, Fringe Magazine, the Houston Press and various other publications.
Chris Young Took Cover in Trailer Behind Stage During Las Vegas Shooting
Chris Young was backstage at the sold-out Route 91 Festival in Las Vegas just after midnight Monday morning (Oct. 2) when a gunman opened fire.
Carrie Underwood (Finally!) Shares Photo of Baby Isaiah’s Face
Apparently, Carrie Underwood's baby boy is following in dad Mike Fisher's footsteps.
Faith Hill Steals Looks on 2015 Oscars Red Carpet, Gives Advice to Tim McGraw
Fans who tuned in to watch Tim McGraw's emotional tribute to Glen Campbell during the 2015 Academy Awards were likely sidetracked by the star's wife, Faith Hill.
2014 CMA Awards Nominees Revealed
The 2014 CMA Awards nominees have been announced!
Paul Walker Dead at 40: Country Artists React
Late Saturday evening (Nov. 30), the tragic news hit the internet hard: Paul Walker is dead. The ‘Fast and Furious ' star, 40, was killed in a single-car crash on Saturday afternoon after leaving a charity event.
Kip Moore Documentary Shows Desire to Keep Fueling the Fire
"It all starts with a song," Kip Moore echoes in his new 'Burn the Whole World Down' documentary, referencing a quote on the wall at BMI in Nashville. He's a firm believer in that saying -- in fact, it's become somewhat of a mantra for the 'Hey Pretty Girl&…
Little Big Town vs. Gretchen Wilson – The Showdown
A win for Little Big Town in Friday's Showdown will be the third straight. The foursome have been hotter than ever over the past year with hit single after hit single, and they're hoping to continue that streak with their latest effort, 'Your Side of the Bed.' But first, they'll have to get past fie…
Off the Air With Jeremy: Mamaw Is a Blessing
Jeremy Robinson is the host of Taste of Country Nights, a syndicated radio show that airs on 41 stations across the United States on weeknights. Radio has been his life since the age of nine, when he “hosted” a show out of his bedroom. After almost 16 years on the air, country music isn&…
Mindy McCready Dead
Mindy McCready is dead. Local law enforcement has confirmed the news, also speculating that the country singer took her own life. She was 37.
Taylor Swift Unfazed by Being Criticized, Dubbed ‘Not Country Enough’
Much like Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift isn't one to go around slapping labels like "pop" or "country" on her music. No, that's too confining -- she'd rather just do her own thing in the way she sees fit.