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.
Fiddler Hoot Hester Dead at 65
Hoot Hester has passed away.
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Academy of Country Music Introduces Award in Honor of Merle Haggard
The Academy of Country Music will introduce the Merle Haggard Spirit Award, a new award in honor of the late country icon, at the 2016 ACM Honors.
Brett Eldredge Teases Forthcoming Christmas Album on Instagram
Brett Eldredge will be releasing a Christmas album in 2016.
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Kacey Musgraves Has Most Added Song on Country Radio With ‘Biscuits’
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Charlie Worsham Pays Tribute to Little Jimmy Dickens in ‘Country Boy’ Video [Watch]
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Grand Ole Opry Pays Tribute to Little Jimmy Dickens
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