If a passion for music and a knack for writing make a career, then color Amanda Hensel lucky. She is the product of writers -- apparently when you add two news journalists together, you get one music journalist. She currently resides in 'the live music capital of the world,' where she snagged a journalism degree from the University of Texas. Although she's grounded in Austin, Hensel's name travels -- in her short career, she has cited her passion writing for AOL Music Blog, Fringe Magazine, the Houston Press and various other publications.
Carrie Underwood Is So Hot, She’s on Fire in 2017 ‘Sunday Night Football’ Open
Carrie Underwood's 2017 Sunday Night Football intro is hot — literally!
Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Is the Subject of Her New Album, Out November
Taylor Swift will release a new album called Reputation on Nov. 10.
Garth Brooks Is Keeping the Beard Because Trisha Yearwood Thinks It’s Sexy
Garth Brooks won’t shave his beard until he's told to. The superstar has noticeably been sporting some salt and pepper scruff as of late, so backstage at SXSW 2017, we asked about it.
Garthmania Descends on SXSW 2017
Garth Brooks doesn't do anything small, so it was only fitting that for his first appearance at Austin's SXSW Music Conference & Festival, he went big— like the size of Texas big.
Funeral and Visitation Planned for Craig Morgan’s Son Jerry Greer This Weekend
Jerry Greer — the 19-year-old son of Craig Morgan — will be laid to rest on Saturday (July 16) in Nashville. Greer died on Sunday (July 10) when he went underwater in a tubing accident and did not resurface.
Top 10 Independence Day Songs
Nothing brings out the patriotism in us like Independence Day, and nobody loves the red, white and blue like country music stars.
Carrie Underwood to Perform at the 2016 Grammys
Carrie Underwood will make her grand return to the Grammy Awards next month.
Granger Smith Is Taste of Country’s Hottest Artist to Watch in 2016
Granger Smith has been chosen as Taste of Country’s No. 1 Hot Artist to Watch in 2016. His debut single, “Backroad Song,” is quickly climbing the charts.
David Nail and Wife Expecting Twins
David Nail dropped a double bomb during a chat with Taste of Country Nights' Sam Alex on the red carpet of the 2015 CMA Awards
Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert Step to Their ‘Backyard Swagger’ on 1989 Tour
Taylor Swift definitely remembers where she came from. In fact, the pop superstar's 1989 Tour has found her sharing the stage with more country stars than probably ever before, and on Wednesday night (Oct. 21) in Greensboro, N.C., Miranda Lambert had the honor of showing off her 'backyard …
Kelly Clarkson Lets It Slip That She’s Expecting Baby No. 2
Kelly Clarkson says she wasn't planning to announce her pregnancy to the world just yet, but couldn't hold back during her concert at Los Angeles' Staples Center Wednesday night (Aug. 19).
Old Dog, New Tricks: Garth Brooks Proves He’s Still a Man on Top in Houston
Garth Brooks claims he's "Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old)," but at 53, he seems to feel younger than ever.