Laura McClellan has been writing since she can remember -- her earliest journals take place in the Lisa Frank era -- and began pursuing her passion professionally as a freelance writer in 2011. Since then, she has worked in Public Relations and has written artist bios, magazine articles and blog posts, among other projects. McClellan moved to Nashville in 2006 to attend Belmont University, where she earned a degree in PR and fell in love with the city. She also loves Tina Fey, pizza, Twitter, classic fiction, Netflix and judging musical performances from her couch. Laura lives in Nashville with her husband and their orange cat, Beckett.
Lady Gaga Loves Country Music, But Especially Garth Brooks
Lady Gaga is back on the scene with a new record, and given that a number of tracks were written with Nashville native and notable country songwriter Hillary Lindsey, some are wondering if the pop starlet's latest music has a country flair.
George Strait Performs ‘King of Broken Hearts’ at Americana Awards [Watch]
George Strait teamed up with songwriter Jim Lauderdale to perform one of Lauderdale’s first songs Strait ever cut, “The King of Broken Hearts,” at the Americana Music Awards on Sept. 21.
Kellie Pickler Honored for Support of Troops
Kellie Pickler’s longstanding dedication to giving back to America’s Armed Forces was recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense. Pickler received the special honor, titled the Department of Defense Spirit of Hope Award, Sept. 28 in Washington, D.C.
Miranda Lambert Reveals Angelic ‘The Weight of These Wings’ Album Cover
Miranda Lambert has given the first glimpse of The Weight of These Wings, sharing the album cover on social media.
Blake Shelton Jokes: ‘Honey Bee’ Is About a ‘Voice’ Coach
Five years after the song’s release, Blake Shelton is coming clean about the inspiration behind his song "Honey Bee" (well, sort of).
Jason Aldean Named ‘More Than Pink’ Hero by Susan G. Komen
Jason Aldean has become known for his help with and support of breast cancer research — particularly for his work with Susan G. Komen. As a result, the organization has given him a special honor for his advocacy.
Kelsea Ballerini Clarifies That Demo She Posted Is Her, Not Taylor Swift
We know Kelsea Ballerini and Taylor Swift are besties, so it’s not hard to believe that Swift would give Ballerini a first listen to any new music she makes, or that they might collaborate.
Carrie Underwood Gets Epic Scare on ‘Ellen’ [Watch]
Carrie Underwood has appeared on the Ellen show 10 times since her success on American Idol, and what better way to celebrate than scaring her half to death?
Jana Kramer Fighting Through Injury on ‘Dancing With the Stars’
Jana Kramer may be new to the professional dancing world, but she’s already learning the true meaning of the phrase “the show must go on.” The artist shared on Instagram that she is fighting through an injury sustained on Dancing With the Stars — a sprained muscle in her …
Blake Shelton Meets His Country Match With Miley Cyrus on ‘The Voice’
Blake Shelton has long been known as the official country coach on The Voice, snagging nearly all the country and country-leaning hopefuls from the get-go, but Miley Cyrus is ready to change that.
Chris Stapleton Is Best Wedding Gift Ever for Surprised Bride
Bride Stephanie Braun and her now-husband Officer Ryan Braun were devastated when they realized their favorite artist, Chris Stapleton, was playing in their city the same night of their wedding.
Miranda Lambert’s Pups Model Her New Line of Pet Gear [Watch]
As the co-founder of MuttNation, Miranda Lambert has become known for her love of animals, particularly shelter dogs.