Taste of Country Staff
Best Country Songs Since 2000
Most of the 21st century’s best country songs were released by superstars you still find on the radio today.
You Think You Know Zac Brown?
The Zac Brown Band' first album dropped in 2008 but the singer was writing, touring and recording for nearly a decade before that. The roots of those early projects still pop up in today's albums. One phrase comes up so often you almost wonder if he's trying to make a point.
40 Hottest Artists Over 40
Over the hill? Heck no! Some of country music's hottest, most prominent singers are 40-plus, and they just seem get better with age.
41 Reasons to Love Luke Bryan
How do we love Luke Bryan? Let us count the ways.
Toby Keith, ‘A Few More Cowboys’ [Listen]
Toby Keith is returning to more topical fare with his latest song, "A Few More Cowboys," and his fans will all be better off for it.
Stunning! See Country Music Beauties in Bikinis
We're used to seeing country music's top females in jeans and boots, or in evening gowns at awards shows. But bikinis? Our Country Music Beauties swimsuit edition finds stars like Carrie Underwood and LeAnn Rimes having fun in the sun, poolside or by the beach.
Too Hot to Handle: See How Country Singers Live Up the Summer!
It's summertime, and the living's easy ... especially when you have a day off from tour. June, July and August mean temperatures are high, the fireflies are out and the water is perfect for a dip.
Steven Tyler, ‘We’re All Somebody From Somewhere’ [Listen]
The title song of Steven Tyler's first solo album, We're All Somebody From Somewhere, probably isn't quite what fans are expecting from the rock legend.
See Pictures of Shirtless Country Singers (You’re Welcome!)
A glance at country music's most famous men shirtless provides a nice reward for years of fan loyalty — it's like a surprise Christmas bonus from the boss.
Dustin Lynch, ‘Seein’ Red’ [Listen]
Dustin Lynch is taking a decidedly more progressive direction with his new single, "Seein' Red," which takes his sound well beyond what he's offered fans in the past.
Cassadee Pope, ‘Summer’ [Listen]
Cassadee Pope’s nostalgic love song “Summer” finds the singer a bit misty-eyed in remembering a one-time flame. It’s the phrasing during her chorus and throw-back references that allow this song to stand out, however.
You Think You Know Blake Shelton?
Blake Shelton's journey to superstardom was long and arduous. The singer and 'The Voice' coach's career didn't really begin to take off until he made one very, very difficult decision. Learn all about Shelton's rise to fame and find out why he once quit singing in this …