Sam Alex has worked for country stations across the nation and never misses his favorite acts when they come to town. He's been on red carpets for many different awards shows and interviewed some of your favorite celebrities, like Will Ferrell and Taylor Swift. Originally from Chicago, Sam now lives in Nashville, where he hosts the Taste of Country Nights radio show, a syndicated night show which airs on more than 75 stations nationwide. If you ever see him on lower Broadway, get him a pina colada and some BBQ chicken pizza ... they're his favorites! Listen to highlights on iTunes or your Android device.
Garth Brooks Wanted George Strait to Cut ‘Friends in Low Places’
"Friends In Low Places" could have been one of George Strait's biggest hits. In fact had Garth Brooks gotten his way the King of Country would have taken the song to No. 1.
Cole Swindell Has Friends to Thank for ‘Down Home Sessions IV’
Cole Swindell says he could have never gotten this far without some of his close friends in the country music industry.
Tim McGraw Can’t Stop Singing Chris Young Songs and It’s Making His Wife Mad
Faith Hill has a bone to pick with Chris Young. Her husband, Tim McGraw, can't get the "Losing Sleep" singer out of his head!
Chris Janson Looking Forward to ‘Amazing’ Tour With Sam Hunt, Maren Morris
Chris Janson has just released a new single, "Fix a Drink," and as he tells Taste of Country Nights, he's enthusiastic about sharing it with fans live on his upcoming tour with Sam Hunt and Maren Morris.
Lady Antebellum’s TV Addiction: ‘This Is Us’
If you're addicted to NBC's This Is Us, you've got friends in country music. All three members of Lady Antebellum are fans of the show and several of the actors.
Kenny Chesney’s ‘Cosmic Hallelujah’ Geared Toward Live Shows
Kenny Chesney's live shows are full of energy and passion, and he brought that to the studio while recording several songs on Cosmic Hallelujah. Chesney opened up to Taste of Country Nights about putting that on the album.
Rascal Flatts Joke About Getting to Know the Untouchable Kelsea Ballerini on Tour
Rascal Flatts will be busy this summer. The trio are out on the road for their Rhythm and Roots Tour with Kelsea Ballerini and Chris Lane. They say it'll be a "great summer" — well, as long as they actually get to know their tourmates.
Brad Paisley Explains How Demi Lovato Was Chosen for ‘Without a Fight’
Brad Paisley released his duet with Demi Lovato on Friday morning. "Without a Fight" is a guitar-fueled country song about the very real fights couples have.
Cam Spills How She Found Out About Her Grammy Nomination
Cam is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards, but she didn't learn the good news in a traditional way, like from a formal letter or a visit to the Grammy website, she tells Taste of Country Nights.
Jennifer Nettles Dishes on New Music to Come in 2016
If 2015 was a year of big changes for Jennifer Nettles, then 2016 will be a year of big debuts. She's got new music coming out in the form of a new album titled Playing With Fire, which she dished about during a visit to the Taste of Country Nights booth before the CMA Awards.