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: Ray Wylie Hubbard, ‘Bad Trick’
This song, which features Ringo Starr, is the first and only song Hubbard has ever written with his wife.
Can’t See Your Favorite Artist on Tour Because of Coronavirus? Watch These Virtual Shows
In response to the COVID-19 coronavirus, artists have had to cancel tours -- but you can still see your favorite acts perform through a screen.
Story Behind the Song: Kelsea Ballerini and Halsey, ‘The Other Girl’
"I think it's wonderful and beautiful to have two women who could easily be competitive turn it [on its head] ..."
CMA Fest Update Says ‘As of Today,’ Festival Plans Have Not Changed for June 2020
The 2020 CMA Fest is scheduled to take place June 4-7 in Nashville.
Gibson Offers a Free Guitar to Any Musician Who Lost Their Instrument in the Tennessee Tor…
In the wake of the recent, devastating storms, Gibson is hoping to provide relief for musicians who lost guitars in the tornado.
Most Country Listeners Want Equal Play for Female Artists, New Study Reports
CMT and Coleman Insights have teamed up for a new study, which shows that 84 percent of listeners want to see equal airplay for female artists.
Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton + More to Perform at 2020 Hometown Rising Festival
This lineup is STACKED!
Recording Academy Responds to Claims of Voter Fraud Ahead of 2020 Grammy Awards
The Recording Academy issued a statement on Friday (Jan. 24) in response to the claims of corrupted Grammy Awards nominations processes.
What Is Country Music? Jordan Davis Says It All Starts With Songwriting
"It's my life. It's how I pay my bills ..."