Carrie Horton is a freelance writer and project manager based in Nashville, Tenn. She graduated from Concordia University in Portland, Ore., with a degree in English and has been writing and listening to music for as long as she can remember. After more than five years in the non-profit world, she made the leap into full-time freelance writing and hasn’t looked back. When she’s not out looking for adventure, you can probably find her exploring nature or at a neighborhood coffee shop reading a good book or talking with friends.
2017’s Country, Americana, Alt-Country, Bluegrass and Folk Tours
A rundown of 2017's country, Americana, alt-country, bluegrass and folk tours.
Dierks Bentley Says the Most Embarrassing Song on His iPod Is His Own [WATCH]
Country stars reveal the most embarrassing songs on their iPods.
Martina McBride Thinks the Country Music Songwriting Formula Is Changing
Martina McBride talks about country songwriting and empowering women.
Music By Elvis Presley, Merle Haggard and More Entering Grammy Hall of Fame
Twenty-five songs will be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2017, including songs by Elvis Presley, Merle Haggard, Bonnie Raitt and the Everly Brothers.
National Park Service Takes Steps to Help Preserve Nashville’s Music Row
New research may pave the way for 65 buildings on Music Row to receive protection as part of the National Register of Historic Places.
Brett Eldredge, Kelsea Ballerini and More to Perform at 2016 Thanksgiving Day Parade
The 2016 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will include country singers Brett Eldredge, Kelsea Ballerini, Easton Corbin and Maddie & Tae.
What Is Country Music? Garth Brooks Shares His Answer
Garth Brooks offers his definition of country music.
25 Memorable CMA Awards Acceptance Speeches
A look back at some of the most memorable CMA Awards acceptance speeches from throughout the years.
Garth Brooks Recalls Trisha Yearwood’s Epic Halloween Prank
Garth Brooks discusses his favorite Halloween costumes and getting pranked by his wife, Trisha Yearwood.