Taste of Country Staff
Live Like a King: See George Strait Through the Years
George Strait isn't known as the "King of Country" for no reason. The influential, iconic and legendary hitmaker has had such an impressive career, and even at 65 years old, he's still going strong.
Josh Abbott Band (Feat. Carly Pearce), ‘Wasn’t That Drunk’ [Listen]
Josh Abbott's road-worn vocals mixed with Carly Pearce's expressive range make "Wasn't That Drunk" an intoxicating harmony you may not have ordered if you saw it only on paper.
Top 10 Songs About Mom
Country music is known for its great narrative songs about real life, home and family. That's probably the reason that "Mom" has been the subject of so many great country music recordings.
Win a Trip for Two to See Keith Urban’s Ripcord Tour in New Orleans
Keith Urban's Ripcord World Tour will plant stakes in New Orleans this fall, and he's hoping you'll meet him there. Enter here for your chance to win a trip for two to the Big Easy to see Keith with Brett Eldredge and Maren Morris.
Country Artists Who’ve Died in 2016
2016 has already been a difficult one for music, and it's not over yet. This year we've said a tearful goodbye to several country singers, songwriters and musicians.
The Showdown: Trent Harmon vs. Blake Shelton
When you're hot, you're hot, and right now Trent Harmon is as hot as he can be in the eyes of country music fans. The America Idol champion has just won his third straight Showdown and will face Blake Shelton today and over the weekend.
Blake Shelton, ‘Savior’s Shadow’ [Listen]
Fan have not seen this side of Blake Shelton. In "Savior's Shadow," the singer proclaims his unconditional faith in God. It's a simple gospel song set to strings.
Top 10 Merle Haggard Songs
Merle Haggard was one of the greatest influences on modern country singers and songwriters.
2016 ACM Awards Predictions
The 2016 ACM Awards are right around the corner, and you know what that means — it's time for Taste of Country readers and staff to square off and predict the winners in one of the biggest country competitions of the year.
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…
You Think You Know Kenny Chesney?
Kenny Chesney is one of country music's biggest stars, but do you know where he got his start in Nashville?
Album Spotlight: Randy Houser, ‘Fired Up’
Comparisons between Luke Bryan and Randy Houser will become more convincing after one listens to the 17 songs on Fired Up, Houser's fifth studio album.