Taste of Country Staff hasn't taken a day off since he/she was born in December 2010. Staff is an avid fan of country music and country music only although he/she has a soft spot for artists like Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson. Other interests include live music, cold beer, pizza at midnight and photos of country music babies.
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Will Blake Shelton’s Sultry ‘Came Here to Forget’ Make It on the Top 10 Countdown?
There's a new video vying for votes this week, and it's a big one! Blake Shelton's sultry black and white visual for "Came Here to Forget" is officially on the poll, and it wants your votes. But does he have what it takes to make it on the Top 10 Video Countdown next week?
Carrie Underwood, ‘Church Bells’ [Listen]
Carrie Underwood’s "Church Bells" tastes like sweet revenge and adds to her growing body count of no good men. The singer’s fictional story of a poor girl named Jenny quickly takes a dark turn, and the singer celebrates her antagonist’s inevitable fate.
You Think You Know Reba McEntire?
Reba McEntire really is the hardest working woman in country music. The legend grew up in a rancher's household, meaning she often got more done before sunrise than some do in a week. There were some jobs that weren't for the squeamish ... OK, there's one job in particular that will m…
Scotty McCreery’s ‘Southern Belle’ Is No. 1 Yet Again on the Video Countdown
Scotty McCreery is victorious once again with his video for "Southern Belle." He's been battling it out with Home Free, whose "9 to 5" cover comes in at No. 2 this week.
Kenny Chesney, ‘Noise’ [Listen]
Kenny Chesney says “Noise” is his first song with real social importance, and the timing couldn’t be better. Without being political, he takes on politics. Without sounding like a luddite, he challenges technology. Without smelling curmudgeonly, he recalls how things once were.
Will Eric Paslay’s ‘High Class’ Video Climb High on Our Video Countdown?
Eric Paslay just released a music video for his latest single, "High Class," and it's a whole lot of fun! That video — along with Logan Brill's "Shuteye" — is now up for votes in our poll, but will either make the Top 10 Countdown?
Scotty McCreery’s ‘Southern Belle’ Back at No. 1 on ToC Video Countdown
Scotty McCreery fans will be happy that "Southern Belle" is back on top of the Taste of Country Top 10 Video Countdown, but they already knew that — they voted for it. McCreerians voted their singer back to No. 1 in a battle against Home Free.
Album Spotlight: Blake Shelton, ‘If I’m Honest’
Blake Shelton is a gifted storyteller, but the best songs on If I’m Honest reveal his own scars.
Jennifer Nettles vs. Cassadee Pope: Country’s Top Vocalist of 2016?
The second matchup between female vocalists in this month-long competition to decide the best country vocalist of 2016 is between one singer with the most unique voice in country, and another with one of the most powerful.
Win a Guitar Autographed by Tim McGraw, Keith Urban + More
Nearly two dozen stars played Country Jam Colorado in 2015, and each signed an acoustic guitar we’re giving away to one Taste of Country reader. Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Toby Keith and the Band Perry are four of the artists who signed a guitar provided by the brand new Taste of Country Store.