Category Archives: Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina

Jana Kramer: “Being a Mom is Number One for Me”

Jana Kramer: “Being a Mom is Number One for Me”

In addition to her performances on Dancing With the Stars, Jana Kramer has been making headlines over the past couple of weeks as a result of her recent split from husband Mike Caussin and revealing that she suffered physical abuse at the hands of her first husband, Michael Gambino. Choosing National Domestic Violence Awareness Month…MORE

12-Year-Old Tegan Marie Is Making Waves in Country Music for the Next Generation

12-Year-Old Tegan Marie Is Making Waves in Country Music for the Next Generation

For a new generation of artists, YouTube has become a popular platform for breaking into the music industry. Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Tori Kelly, Shawn Mendes and Kane Brown shot to stardom by posting performance clips that racked up millions of views on the video-sharing website. That’s exactly how 12-year-old Tegan Marie began her…MORE

Mickey Guyton Talks “HeartBreak Song,” Writing About Her Ex and Meeting The Legendary Dolly Parton

Mickey Guyton Talks “HeartBreak Song,” Writing About Her Ex and Meeting The Legendary Dolly Parton

In 2015, Mickey Guyton blasted onto the country music scene with her power ballad “Better Than You Left Me,” written about moving on from the heartbreak of an ex-boyfriend. After hearing of the ex’s braggadocious ways, Mickey did what any self-respecting songwriter would do—she wrote another song about him. Mickey’s current single, “Heartbreak Song,” which…MORE

Lauren Alaina Overcomes Eating Disorder to Find the “Road Less Traveled”

Lauren Alaina Overcomes Eating Disorder to Find the “Road Less Traveled”

Lauren Alaina came into our living rooms at the very young age of 15 when she appeared on American Idol, the reality TV show that made household names out of the likes of Kelly Clarkson, Daughtry, Jennifer Hudson and Carrie Underwood. It’s hard to believe that it’s been five years since she was chosen as…MORE

Jessie James Decker Is Truly a “Girls’ Girl”

Jessie James Decker Is Truly a “Girls’ Girl”

She’s talented, she’s beautiful and she’s married to one of the NFL’s hottest football players, New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker. But there are a couple of misconceptions about Jessie James Decker. Misconception No. 1: her image is too sexy, therefore she’s mean or threatening. Sitting down with the mom of two revealed that…MORE

Who’s New: Sarah Dunn Band

Who’s New: Sarah Dunn Band

Current Single: “Dirty” EP: Wild Wild Heart Hometown: Neosho, Missouri Influences: Hank Williams Jr., Patsy Cline, Diamond Rio, Vince Gill, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday In Brief: Growing up in a musical family gave Sarah Dunn the motivation she needed to begin a career in country music. At the age of 13, with her mother on the…MORE

Kelsea Ballerini Talks Touring, Tats, Taking “Kelfies” and More

Kelsea Ballerini Talks Touring, Tats, Taking “Kelfies” and More

The last year of Kelsea Ballerini’s life has been as fairly tale-esque as the inspiration behind her current single, “Peter Pan.” In the past 12 months, Kelsea has earned back-to-back No. 1 hits—“Love Me Like You Mean It” and “Dibs”—won the ACM New Female Vocalist and ACCA Best New Artist awards, secured a coveted opening…MORE

Brandy Clark Shows Her True Character(s) With New Album, “Big Day in a Small Town”

Brandy Clark Shows Her True Character(s) With New Album, “Big Day in a Small Town”

In 1994’s Pulp Fiction, Harvey Keitel’s character, Winston Wolf, tells his girlfriend “Just because you are a character doesn’t mean that you have character.” Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Brandy Clark is a character . . . who has character . . . who loves to create characters. Brandy’s sophomore album, Big Day in a Small Town (June…MORE

Jennifer Nettles Charts Her Own Course of Personal Exploration With Fiery New Album

Jennifer Nettles Charts Her Own Course of Personal Exploration With Fiery New Album

Jennifer Nettles is still discovering herself. That’s a scary thought when you take into consideration everything the 41-year-old has already accomplished in her career. It’s even scarier when you look at what she’s done in the last two years. The female half of the Grammy-winning duo Sugarland topped the Billboard Country Albums chart in 2014…MORE

Go Behind the Song: Tim McGraw’s “Humble and Kind”

Go Behind the Song: Tim McGraw’s “Humble and Kind”

Song: “Humble and Kind” Artist: Tim McGraw Written by: Lori McKenna Her kids were already at school and Lori McKenna had nothing to do on May 2, 2014, other than dig into some songwriting. As she sat daydreaming at her dining room table, finding an idea wasn’t a challenge. She knew she had waited long…MORE

Chase Bryant Talks His First Country Crush, Tour Bus Must-Haves & More

Chase Bryant Talks His First Country Crush, Tour Bus Must-Haves & More

You may know him from his debut single, “Take It On Back,” or his recent Top 5 hit “Little Bit of You,” but Chase Bryant wants you to get to know him just a little bit more. The nephew of Ricochet’s (“Daddy’s Money”) Jeff and Junior Bryant, Chase has been getting tips on the road from some heavy hitters…MORE

Chris Young and Cassadee Pope Ask Each Other the “Surprising” Questions

Chris Young and Cassadee Pope Ask Each Other the “Surprising” Questions

“Think of You” duet partners Chris Young and Cassadee Pope have been sharing the stage a lot this year. From performing their hit tune at the ACM Awards to belting it out on a nightly basis during Chris’ I’m Coming Over Tour, there is no doubt the two stars have plenty of onstage chemistry. As…MORE

Behind The Song: Blake Shelton’s “Came Here To Forget”

Behind The Song: Blake Shelton’s “Came Here To Forget”

Song: “Came Here To Forget” Artist: Blake Shelton Written by: Craig Wiseman and Deric Ruttan Inspiration can strike at any given moment for a songwriter, regardless of their surroundings and circumstances. For Deric Ruttan, a quick run to Walgreens was all it took for the title “Came Here to Forget” to enter his mind. As he sat…MORE

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Nashville New Year

Nashville New Year

You can ring in the New Year in Nashville with a free show featuring Keith Urban, Brett Young, Peter Frampton, Judah & the Lion, Caitlyn Smith, Devon Gilfillian and Fisk Jubilee Singers. The free event—dubbed the Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville—will take place at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Gates will open at 4 p.m. CT on Dec. 31.