Taste of Country Staff hasn't taken a day off since he/she was born in December 2010. Staff is an avid fan of country music and country music only although he/she has a soft spot for artists like Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson. Other interests include live music, cold beer, pizza at midnight and photos of country music babies.
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Album Spotlight: Cole Swindell, ‘You Should Be Here’
Cole Swindell gets his heart broken — or at least wounded — on many songs from You Should Be Here, his second studio album.
Top 10 Randy Travis Songs
The top Randy Travis songs are also among the best in country music history. Few vocalists compare to the North Carolina-born and raised singer.
2016 American Country Countdown Awards Winners
The 2016 American Country Countdown Awards winners were announced live from the Forum in Los Angeles, on Fox on Sunday night (May 1), including some of the biggest names in country music.
Maddie & Tae, ‘Sierra’ [Listen]
"Sierra" is Maddie & Tae's version of Toby Keith's "How Do You Like Me Now?" The country duo's fourth single from their debut album tells Maddie Marlow's very real bully story, and it doesn't hold back the details.
Coal Miner’s Daughter: See Loretta Lynn Pictures Through the Years
Loretta Lynn was born April 14, 1932 and has changed the face of country music forever.
Parmalee, ‘Roots’ [Listen]
Parmalee dig a little deeper with "Roots," their first single from an upcoming sophomore album. The rock-infused power ballad is the song you think it: a personal reflection of what makes a man a man.
Blake Shelton, ‘Friends’ [Listen]
Blake Shelton’s "Friends" is a huggable country addition to The Angry Birds Movie soundtrack. The uplifting lyric will be featured prominently in the film. It’s a catchy melody that would sound perfect over the end credits.
Top 10 Merle Haggard Songs
Merle Haggard was one of the greatest influences on modern country singers and songwriters.
Carrie Underwood, ‘Church Bells’ [Listen]
Carrie Underwood’s "Church Bells" tastes like sweet revenge and adds to her growing body count of no good men. The singer’s fictional story of a poor girl named Jenny quickly takes a dark turn, and the singer celebrates her antagonist’s inevitable fate.