Olivia Ladd is a freelance music journalist and producer based in Nashville.
10 Statement Songs From Powerful Country Women
Women in country have historically had a lot to say, across a wide spectrum of politics and experiences.
‘Love Lives On’ Album Tells Military Families’ Stories Through Country Voices
“They are immortal because they live in the words and the deeds of all of us ..."
Brooks & Dunn Say the Key to Their Legacy Is in the Songs
Ahead of their induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Brooks & Dunn reflect on now being considered traditionalists in the genre.
Ken Burns Explains How He Kept ‘Country Music’ Documentary Evergreen
"History is about the perspective that the passage of time permits you to have ..."
Russell Dickerson Wrote Some of His New Music With Lady Antebellum
"Is this for real?"
Story Behind the Song: Randy Rogers Band, ‘We Never Made It to Mexico’
"I wanted to make sure that I didn’t screw [singing in Spanish] up ... I would have never lived it down."
Randy Rogers Band’s ‘Hellbent': How Touring Life Influenced Their New Album
'Hellbent' is Randy Rogers Band's first release in three years!
Brooks & Dunn Recruited Kacey Musgraves for ‘Neon Moon’ Because of Her Setlists [LISTEN]
She'll be all right, as long as there's light from a neon moon.
Blake Shelton Earns Artist Humanitarian Award at 2019 Country Radio Seminar
"I don't think any of us don't step up anytime we get a chance ..."