Christina Vinson is a freelance writer based in Nashville, Tenn. After graduating from Cornerstone University, she left the idyllic shores of West Michigan and headed south alongside her husband, a musician. She writes for a variety of publications across the state and country, with work ranging from full-length magazine features to SEO-rich blog posts. When she's not typing away at the computer, you can find Vinson at the library with a stack of books, in the kitchen baking cinnamon rolls or drinking coffee at a local coffee shop.
Miranda Lambert Cries While Singing to 7-Year-Old Fan With Cancer [Watch]
Miranda Lambert may be sassy as all get out, but at her core, she's a softie with a big heart. At a concert in Texas on Saturday (Sept. 13), Lambert sang 'Over You' to a 7-year-old fan stricken with cancer ... and it left the superstar in tears.
Garth Brooks Takes a Spill on Stage, Makes It Look Pretty Smooth [Watch]
Garth Brooks may need a wheelchair after all for his 2014 World Tour. The singer took a spill onstage on Friday (Sept. 5) in Chicago, and although he made it look pretty smooth, he was probably hurting after the show.
Jason Aldean Is the Most Downloaded Male Country Artist in History
Jason Aldean has accomplished a lot in his career, but this is especially massive. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has recognized the star as the Top Male Country Artist in the history of their Digital Gold & Platinum Awards -- and he's only 37 years old!
Blake Shelton Nabs Little Big Town as Advisers for ‘The Voice’
It's official! NBC's singing competition 'The Voice' will get a double dose of country in its upcoming season. Much-loved country quartet Little Big Town will serve as Battle Round advisers for Blake Shelton, an established mentor on the show.
Jake Owen Converts Country Music Hater Into a Huge Fan
Obviously, Jake Owen loves country music. So when he encountered a self-professed country music hater recently, the star used his charm and talent to convince her that, maybe, country music ain't so bad.
Keith Urban Dedicates Song to Nicole Kidman on Wedding Anniversary [Watch]
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman celebrated their eighth wedding anniversary on Wednesday (June 25), and although the country superstar had a concert in Melbourne, he made sure that his gorgeous wife got some love from the stage.
Kenny Chesney and Jake Owen Headed to Broadway … Sort Of
There's a first time for everything, and that includes modern country music hits on Broadway -- more specifically, songs made famous by Kenny Chesney and Jake Owen.
Taylor Swift’s Ridiculously Cute Kitten Sleeps Like a Champ [Watch]
Taylor Swift's new kitten Olivia Benson is pretty much the most adorable thing happening on the internet these days. She's tiny and fluffy and awesome, and when she sleeps, she really conks out.
Brantley Gilbert Shares the Story Behind His ’68 Cougar
Brantley Gilbert was the proud owner of a 1968 Mercury Cougar ... until he needed money to keep his band on the road. He tells Taste of Country how the sale went down -- and how he got his precious car back (Hint: Jana Kramer was involved).
Kenny Chesney on New Album: ‘I Made a Whole Record … and Threw It Away’
Kenny Chesney is hard at work on his forthcoming album, but even tried-and-true country stars like him sometimes have difficulty coming up with their material. He admits that during the process of his new record, he actually tossed a whole album of material away.
Blake Shelton Surprises Miranda Lambert With Late Anniversary Gift
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert's third wedding anniversary was May 14, and their lives are incredibly busy, especially with the 'Mama's Broken Heart' singer's new album release and her husband's role on 'The Voice.' But that didn't stop Shelton from su…