Alanna Conaway’s love for music began at an early age, but it wasn’t until her mother began freelancing for country music magazines that she was thrown in the midst of her future career. At age 11, Conaway received praise from Billy Ray Cyrus after seeing her work as an amateur photographer, encouraging her to follow in her mother's footsteps. She then started freelancing for multiple publications as a photographer, before she began dabbling with writing. By the early 2000s, she was an published journalist for many music magazines on the market. At 29, she has established herself as a well-respected writer in the field of music entertainment and has built strong friendships along the way. Conaway currently resides in Nashville, Tenn. where she freelances full-time for Taste of Country, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, LoudWire, Guy Speed, Country Weekly and Full Access Magazine.
Craig Morgan and Jana Kramer to Be Featured During Skating and Song Event Celebrating Cancer Survivors
Craig Morgan and Jana Kramer are just two of the celebrities who have signed on to be part of Scott Hamilton's televised 'Kaleidoscope on Ice' event, which will celebrate the tough men and women who have survived cancer.
Spend a Day in the Life of Rising Duo Florida Georgia Line – Exclusive
When you're considered to be the hottest rising country duo on the country music scene, you probably live a pretty exciting life, right? Definitely. Taste of Country caught up with red-hot 'Cruise' singers Florida Georgia Line -- who are in the midst of the CMT On Tour with headliner Jake Owen and fellow duo Love and Theft -- so that they could give us an inside peek at a day in their busy life. R
Luke Bryan Continues Run at No. 1 for a Third Week
There is just no slowing Luke Bryan down! This week marks the singer's third consecutive week atop the country singles chart with his red-hot hit 'Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye.'
Darius Rucker to Play Santa, Deliver $10K in Toys to Children This Holiday Season
Darius Rucker is hoping to spread the true spirit of the season this Christmas by bringing toys to kids in need.
Hunter Hayes, ‘Somebody’s Heartbreak’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Hunter Hayes' 'Somebody's Heartbreak' lyrics stem from a real-life situation that the 21-year-old CMA New Artist of the Year experienced not that long ago -- an instance which made for a great writing experience with Luke Laird and Andrew Dorff for Hayes' debut album.
Cranberry Bread Recipe by Trisha Yearwood
"I got from a friend who is 95 years old," Trisha Yearwood tells People Country of her special cranberry bread recipe. "When you get a recipe from a southern lady that's been cooking for that many years, you know it's going to be awesome!"
Country Artists Share What They Are Most Thankful for This Thanksgiving
It's Thanksgiving again, and all across America folks are celebrating by spending time with family, eating too much food, taking a nap on Grandma's couch and generally just being thankful. Country stars have no shortage of reasons to give thanks, but they don't take that for granted -- they appreciate the blessings they've been given.
Carrie Underwood, ‘Two Black Cadillacs’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Carrie Underwood's 'Two Black Cadillacs' lyrics come from a dark place -- something the singer-songwriter seems to manage well.
Florida Georgia Line Plan to Go Skydiving if Hit Single ‘Cruise’ Tops the Charts
With their debut single, 'Cruise,' flying up the charts and nearing platinum for digital downloads sold, it wouldn't be too far fetched to assume that Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard are on their way to a career first: a No. 1 hit.
Jake Owen, Kip Moore Added to List of Performers for 2012 American Country Awards
With the 2012 American Country Awards right around the corner, lists of presenters and performers are filtering in each day, and get ready, ladies: Jake Owen, Kip Moore and Rascal Flatts will take the stage live from Las Vegas to perform during the annual awards show.