Jessica Nicholson's passion for country, bluegrass and Christian music led her to Nashville in 2002. In 2006, she graduated from Belmont University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in music business (with a minor in writing), and began her career as a public relations and marketing coordinator at Resonate Records. She has written for Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Magazine, countrystandardtime.com and worked as a staff writer for Country Weekly Magazine for nearly three years. She currently resides in Nashville.
Blake Shelton, Fellow ‘The Voice’ Judge Shakira Have Trouble Communicating
It seems Blake Shelton is having some trouble collaborating with one of his fellow coaches from 'The Voice,' but not because of musical differences.
Deana Carter Files for Separation From Husband of Three Years
'Strawberry Wine' hitmaker Deana Carter has filed for legal separation from husband Brandon Malone, TMZ reports.
Charlie Daniels Pens an Open Letter to President Obama
After President Obama's election to a second term of presidency on November 6, several country artists shared their feelings (both serious and humorous) regarding the election. Now, outspoken entertainer Charlie Daniels has added his opinions into the mix.
Carrie Underwood to Debut ‘Two Black Cadillacs’ at 2012 American Music Awards
On the heels of her dramatic ballad 'Blown Away,' Carrie Underwood will debut 'Two Black Cadillacs' -- the third single from her platinum-selling album 'Blown Away' -- during her performance at the 2012 American Music Awards on Sunday (Nov. 18).
Kelly Clarkson Says Relationship With Brandon Blackstock Inspired ‘Don’t Rush’
By far one of the most popular performances at this year's CMA Awards was Kelly Clarkson's soulful new collaboration with Vince Gill, her new country single 'Don't Rush' -- and for good reason. The song comes from a very passionate place inside of her.
Jason Aldean to Headline Milwaukee Summerfest 2013
Jason Aldean is already preparing to heat up the summer of 2013 with a headlining performance at Milwaukee's Marcus Amphitheater as part of the much-anticipated 2013 Summerfest event.
Trace Adkins to Join Pop Stars for Annual ‘Christmas in Rockefeller’ TV Special
Trace Adkins will help usher in the Christmas season as part of the 15th annual 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' television special, which will also feature performances from artists Mariah Carey, Cee Lo Green, Victoria Justice, Chris Mann and Rod Stewart, among others.
Brad Paisley Gave Taylor Swift Her Worst Nickname Ever
Taylor Swift has plenty of nicknames (like T-Swizzle, Swifty, Tay Tay and T-Swift, just to name a few). And while the pop-country superstar doesn't seem to mind most of the endearing terms that her fans and friends create for her, one nickname -- which was given by none other than former tourma…
Martina McBride to Perform During CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade
Martina McBride is slated to perform as part of CBS' 52nd annual Thanksgiving Day Parade celebration. Portions of the parade will be featured in the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. In addition to the performance from McBride, the Broadway casts of 'Once…
Sugarland’s Kristian Bush Shares What Parenting Advice He Gave Jennifer Nettles
Sugarland's Kristian Bush has some advice for singing partner Jennifer Nettles, who is currently expecting her first child with husband Justin Miller. "Sleep now," he says with a laugh.