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.
Little Big Town Cancel Concerts Following Death in the Family
Little Big Town announced on Monday (Nov. 26) that they have been forced to reschedule two upcoming concerts in Riverside, Calif. and Los Angeles after a sudden death in their immediate family. The group broke the news to fans via their official Facebook page.
Garth Brooks’ ‘Sevens’ Turns 15
In 1997, Garth Brooks and his team were out to remind fans that this singer-songwriter was still a bona fide superstar. After album sales for his previous release (1995's 'Fresh Horses,' which sold an incredibly respectable 3 million copies) failed to reach the same sales heights as his previous alb…
Blake Shelton Mulling Over What to Get Miranda Lambert for Christmas
What do you get for the girl who has everything? That's Blake Shelton's dilemma when it comes to figuring out what to get wife Miranda Lambert for Christmas.
Tim McGraw Surprises Soldiers to Say Thanks During Nashville Luncheon
Tim McGraw surprised 30 soldiers and their families during a Veteran's Day appreciation luncheon at Outback Steakhouse in Brentwood, Tenn. on Thursday. The singer gave out handshakes, words of encouragement and thank yous to the men and women for their service.
Luke Bryan Defends Buddy Jason Aldean Following Tabloid Hoopla
The dust seems have settled on the recent incident involving Jason Aldean. In September, the 'Take a Little Ride' singer was photographed kissing former 'American Idol' contestant Brittany Kerr in a Los Angeles bar. Aldean has since apologized, acknowledging that he &quo…
Faith Hill Gets Braces
While the focus was on Faith Hill's dress at the Country Music Awards last week, a closer look at the superstar reveals a new accessory: braces.
Joe Diffie ‘Stunned’ by Shoutouts in Jason Aldean’s ‘1994’
One of the most talked-about tracks on Jason Aldean's new album, 'Night Train,' finds the singer showing off his rap skills yet again, while revering one of his musical heroes, Joe Diffie.
Miranda Lambert to Open New Store, Pink Pistol, in Oklahoma
Miranda Lambert juggles many roles -- singer, songwriter, entertainer, reigning three-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year -- and now she can add business owner to the list. Lambert will open her first store, Pink Pistol, in Tishomingo, Okla. on Friday, Nov. 23.
LeAnn Rimes: ‘I Feel Like I’m Starting Over’
"I feel like I'm starting over, even though I've had all these years behind me," LeAnn Rimes tells Katie Couric in an interview that will air later this week during 'All Access Nashville,' a '20/20' special edition.
Jason Aldean to Haters: ‘Buy Somebody Else’s Record’
Jason Aldean doesn't have a problem asking pop-country vocalist and former 'American Idol' winner Kelly Clarkson to sing a duet with him, or performing his hit 'Dirt Road Anthem' with rapper Ludacris, for that matter. The 'Night Train' star is well aware that his musical risks have led to some criti…
Luke Bryan Played a ‘Huge Part’ in Thomas Rhett’s Marriage Plans
Country newcomer and singer-songwriter Thomas Rhett married girlfriend Lauren Gregory on October 12, and he has buddyLuke Bryan to thank for it.
Kelly Clarkson to Duet With Vince Gill on ‘Greatest Hits’ Album
Kelly Clarkson has enjoyed a few hit duets in the country music field already, and soon, she'll add Vince Gill to her roster. The track listing for the first 'American Idol' winner's upcoming album, 'Greatest Hits -- Chapter 1,' has been released, and tucked alongside h…