Olivia Ladd is a freelance writer in Nashville who can be found podcasting, hanging at live shows or searching for the perfect cup of coffee.
Peek Inside Brooks and Dunn’s ‘Kings of Neon’ Exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame
"It was really mind-boggling to see that in one place," Kix Brooks says of the exhibit.
Filmmaker Ken Burns: Country Music ‘Is Not Just One Thing, and It Never Was’
"You can’t proclaim an orthodox or say it is only one thing. I think that’s a good story..."
Meghan Linsey and Tyler Cain Release New Song As Duo Meg & Tyler [LISTEN]
New duo, new song, new video!
Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Documentary: What We Know So Far
'Country Music', the new PBS documentary produced by Ken Burns, premieres on Sept. 15.
Story Behind the Song: Randy Rogers Band, ‘Drinking Money’
Rogers held onto this song for years, until the time was right.
Story Behind the Song: Randy Rogers Band, ‘We Never Made It to Mexico’
"I wanted to make sure that I didn’t screw [singing in Spanish] up ... I would have never lived it down."
Story Behind the Song: Jake Owen, ‘Drink All Day’
"This one just seemed perfect ..."
Lady Antebellum Talk Life Changes Behind New Music: ‘We’re Growing Up’
New babies, new label, new producer -- oh my!
Interview: Lady Antebellum Will ‘Share a Little Bit of the Darker Sides’ on New Album
There's a record coming -- and it's gonna get deep.
LISTEN: Lady Antebellum Share New Single, ‘What If I Never Get Over You’
"It kind of feels like coming home ... with a fresh song ..."
Interview: Brooks & Dunn Reflect on Their ‘Reboot’, and What It Means for Their Future
"We were kind of blessed with getting to climb Mt. Everest," Kix Brooks reflects, "and we’re not naive enough to think that we’re probably gonna climb Mt. Everest again."
Luke Combs: Brooks & Dunn Collaboration Was ‘Intimidating’ But ‘Fun’
"Obviously, having to sing the same time as Ronnie Dunn is pretty intimidating ..."