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.
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Dierks Bentley and family are mourning the loss of one of the singer's oldest friends.
Top 10 Independence Day Songs
Nothing brings out the patriotism in us like Independence Day, and nobody loves the red, white and blue like country music stars.
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Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock Welcome Baby Boy
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Carrie Underwood to Perform at the 2016 Grammys
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Granger Smith Is Taste of Country’s Hottest Artist to Watch in 2016
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David Nail and Wife Expecting Twins
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Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert Step to Their ‘Backyard Swagger’ on 1989 Tour
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Hayden Panettiere Seeks Professional Help for Postpartum Depression
After revealing she is struggling with postpartum depression during a television appearance last month, Hayden Panettiere has checked into a treatment facility.
Producer Dave Brainard Attacked, Severely Beaten in Nashville
Police are searching for a man and woman who beat country music producer Dave Brainard so severely on Sunday that he is now awaiting reconstructive surgery on his face in a Nashville hospital.