Carena Liptak is a writer and editor in Nashville, Tenn. She is a fan of strong coffee and large-eared dogs. When not writing, she can be found chasin' that neon rainbow and livin' that honky-tonk dream.
Tiera Kennedy’s Dynamic Path Led Her to a Sound That’s ‘More Country’ Than Ever [Interview]
"I feel like I've really gone back to the songs that I love listening to, and it is that '90s country."
Jelly Roll Inspires Elvie Shane to Fight ‘More Openly’ for Social Justice [Interview]
Jelly Roll has helped him get more comfortable advocating openly for prison reform and addiction support organizations.
Elvie Shane’s Demons Came Back After His No. 1 Hit ‘My Boy’ [Interview]
Shane digs deep into his darkest moments and emerges with love and forgiveness in his new song.
Gwen Stefani Says She’s Learned to Love Oklahoma With Blake Shelton [Watch]
Stefani never expected to find love with someone like Shelton -- but finding happiness in rural Oklahoma has been just as big a surprise.
Dustin Lynch’s Story Is an Open Book on ‘Killed the Cowboy,’ + He Likes It That Way
'Killed the Cowboy' is the product of Lynch's self-reflection on his work-life balance and perennial single status.
Kelsea Ballerini Is a Fan of Taylor Swift + Travis Kelce’s Romance: ‘I Ship It’
Ballerini says that if Swift and Kelce are happy together, then she's happy for them.
Jelly Roll Beams in From Cincinnati Concert to Accept His PCCAs Trophy
Jelly Roll won Male Artist of 2023 at the People's Choice Country Awards, and he gave a tearful acceptance speech, even though he wasn't there in person.
Wynonna Judd Offers a Hits Medley + Accepts Her Champion Award at the PCCAs
Judd treated the crowd to performances of "I Saw the Light" and "No One Else on Earth."
Toby Keith Gives Cancer Update on the People’s Choice Country Awards Carpet [Pictures]
"It's a roller coaster," Keith said. "Lean on your faith and lean into it and you just do what's next."
Eric Church Thinks Music Built on Political Divides Won’t Stand the Test of Time
"That s--t doesn't last," the singer says.
Little Big Town: Fan Voting Will Make the People’s Choice Country Awards Special
'The most important people in country music are the fans,' the band mates agree ahead of their hosting gig.
Roman Alexander + Karley Scott Collins Pause the World With ‘Downtime’ Duet [Listen]
Alexander reimagines his sultry new song, 'Downtime,' as a duet featuring Karley Scott Collins.