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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Win an Autographed Copy of George Strait’s Live ‘Cowboy Rides Away’ Album!
George Stait's ‘The Cowboy Rides Away: Live From AT&T Stadium’ album is a 20-track release celebrating the legend's farewell from the road. It's available in stores now, but Strait wants to give one lucky Taste of Country reader an autographed copy!
Win a Trip to See Garth Brooks in Chicago! (VIDEO)
Garth Brooks kicks off his world tour in Chicago next week, and he wants to see you in the crowd. Enter here to win a once-in-a-lifetime flyaway to see the country legend live.
ToC Encore: Who Is Eric Church?
On stage, Eric Church plays with fire -- literally. He shouts and cusses, and gestures to band mates to get them riled up. He'll pump a fist and point at the crowd like an angry football coach. The 'The Outsiders' singer forever seems one wrong word away from raging, and his fans love…
Win a Trip to the CMA Awards to Meet Miranda Lambert
Nominations for the 2014 CMA Awards are still months away from being announced, but Miranda Lambert wants to secure your seat in advance. The singer -- who just released her new album 'Platinum' -- is hooking one fan and a guest up with the ultimate CMA Awards flyaway.
ToC Encore: Country’s Top 5 ‘American Idol’ Singers
Scotty McCreery, Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood are three 'American Idol' winners who've gone country, but who's the all-time best?
2014 ACM Awards Best Dressed Pictures
Blues and deep reds were popular amongst the best dressed at the 2014 ACM Awards on Sunday night.
2014 ACM Awards Worst Dressed Pictures
Men dominate the 2014 ACM Awards Worst Dressed list. Someone needs to work with these guys to make a few adjustments, because each is really not that far away from drifting down the red carpet unnoticed at worst. There is one female star on our list of fashion felons. Four of these five makes one mi…
ToC Encore: Turning Personal Tragedy Into Hit Records
Turning a personal tragedy into a hit record is tricky, and not just for all the normal reasons that it's difficult to make a song into a hit. Artists who write a great personal song may be hesitant to record it for months or years. Taste of Country writer Billy Dukes considers three powerful songs …
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, ‘The Call’ [Listen]
The live version of 'The Call' from Garth Brooks' 'Live at the Wynn' performance is his first single since 2008. It's a duet with his wife Trisha Yearwood, but their happy marriage doesn't stand in the way of a heartbreaking performance.
Shirtless Country Men [Watch]
The hottest men in country music aren't afraid to show what they've got. This gallery of shirtless stars -- like Kenny Chesney and Jake Owen -- proves that the artists' commitment to their craft extends into the weight room. It takes a lot of endurance, stamina and pure strength to run around on sta…