Carena Liptak is a writer and editor in Nashville, Tenn. She is a fan of strong coffee and large-eared dogs. When not writing, she can be found chasin' that neon rainbow and livin' that honky-tonk dream.
Story Behind the Song: Paul Cauthen, ‘Cocaine Country Dancing’
"I had the hook of the song up in Wichita Falls, [Texas], at this old warehouse, with this old weed dealer that I used to go and buy weed from ..."
Chris Stapleton Shares Another New Song, ‘Starting Over,’ Live at Florida Show [WATCH]
Stapleton shared yet another new tune during a recent show!
Chris Janson Reveals the Song That Was Too Personal to Pitch to Tim McGraw
"I thought it would be an awesome pitch. But it was just such a personal thing I wrote ..."
Noah Guthrie’s First Time on the Radio Was a Family Affair
"I remember listening to it with my dad, like, 'Wow, this is kind of working ...'"
Story Behind the Song: Miranda Lambert, ‘Pretty Bitchin”
"It kind of makes fun of tabloids, which really makes me happy ..."
Dillon Carmichael, ‘I Do for You’ Lyric Video [Exclusive Premiere]
Carmichael's real-life leading lady co-stars in this new video, ahead of the singer's EP release on Friday (Oct. 18).
Carly Pearce + Ashley McBryde Celebrated 2019 CMA Awards New Artist of the Year Nods Via T…
These two 2019 CMA New Artist of the Year nominees were both surprised -- and thrilled -- to learn that there are multiple women in the running for award this year.
Brent Cobb’s ‘Love-Hate Relationship’ With Touring Inspired His Music Video Series
"I'm happy that I have the opportunity, but sometimes I do miss being the dude that's just writing the songs ..."
Story Behind the Song: Gone West, ‘What Could’ve Been’
"With this song, it was really just effortless, every step of the way ..."