10 Best Taste of Country YouTube Videos (So Far)
Taste of Country truly is the all-inclusive destination for country music fans, and if you haven't yet discovered us on YouTube, you're missing out on a huge part of that! Whether it's the latest country music news, fun lists and music trivia, or even exclusive interviews and live performances from some of the best acts in the country, our YouTube channel has hundreds videos for you to enjoy.
Now you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed by all that exclusive video content at your fingertips. Don't worry, though -- we've created a handy list of our favorite videos to get you started. Take a few minutes (or hours) and discover the world of Taste of Country on YouTube.
If there's one thing Taste of Country loves, it's giving our readers (and watchers) the chance to catch exclusive live performances from country supergroups like Rascal Flatts. Check out the award-winning trio perform their hit, 'Church on Cumberland Road.'
Lucy Hale is already a successful actress in her own right, but did you know the 'Pretty Little Liars' star is also a country singer? The brunette beauty sat down with Taste of Country to talk about her heroes (Shania Twain) and her crushes.
Taste of Country's Billy Dukes recounts the best country singers to come out of 'American Idol' during its impressive 13 years on the air. Whether you want to know more about stars who have served in the military, the trouble behind country duets, or singers who have turned personal tragedy into hits, check out some of Billy's other Encore videos for in-depth commentary on some of country music's most talked about topics.
The annual Taste of Country Music Fest brings together some of country music's hottest acts for exclusive performances and interviews. 2013 was no different when Billy Dukes sat down with Justin Moore to talk about his rules for daughters, Ella and Kennedy, and the best advice from his own dad. "As cheesy as it sounds the best advice, he ever gave me was 'If you wanna do something, go do it. You can do anything that you put your mind to.'"
Taste of Country's Sam Alex talked with Brantley Gilbert about his album 'Just As I Am' and all the fun he's planning to have during the 2014 Taste of Country Music Fest in upstate New York. He's gonna "shoot stuff, ride four-wheelers [and] go muddin." Hopefully we can catch some of that on video for you!
In this Taste of Country Encore video with Billy Dukes, we discuss the merits and legacy of a man who many people consider the best country music act ever. But is George Strait really the best? What about Johnny or Garth or Dolly? He's got some tough competition!
Danielle Bradbery was the youngest contestant to win NBC's 'The Voice' and has gone on to perform with huge acts like Brad Paisley and Hunter Hayes ... and she's not even 18 yet! In this video, the up-and-coming star sat down to talk about what it was like to take the grand prize on the hit television show and what songs make her mom cry.
In this installment of Taste of Country's Off The Record, Rascal Flatts performs an exclusive version of the first single off their record, 'Rewind.' Gary LeVox's vocals are as tight as ever and the acoustic version truly captures the depth and richness that harmonies from Joe Don Rooney and Jay DeMarcus add to the track. This is a powerful, stripped-down performance that's full of the passion and heart that we've come to know and love from the 'Bless the Broken Road' singers.
One more Encore video -- Billy shares some surprising facts about the state of women in country music. Did you know that only nine women in the past decade have had a No. 1 hit? You read that right - nine. Women have topped the country charts only 62 times and that number drops dramatically when you take out superstars like Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood. Billy's conclusion? We need to start looking for what's "good, not what's safe." Here's to all those soon-to-be discovered female country stars!
Here at Taste of Country, we celebrate love everyday ... even the bromantic love of country superstars like Blake Shelton. Sure, the 'My Eyes' singer is married to one of the most beautiful women in country music. But sometimes not even Miranda Lambert can compete with Shelton's bromance with Adam Levine or Luke Bryan. Check out Shelton's most endearing moments with some of his favorite dudes.