Olivia Ladd is a freelance music journalist and producer based in Nashville.
Lainey Wilson Named Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2022 CMA Awards
"I was definitely not expecting this at all."
Cody Johnson Nabs Single of the Year at the 2022 CMA Awards
This song had an incredible impact on country radio this year.
Rising Country Talent Emily Nenni Readies New Album ‘On the Ranch’
This is one record you won't want to miss.
10 Statement Songs From Powerful Country Women
Women in country have historically had a lot to say, across a wide spectrum of politics and experiences.
Flatt & Scruggs: An Essential Part of the Grand Ole Opry’s Legacy
From the Opry stage to an early morning show on WSM to syndicated television, Flatt, Scruggs and The Foggy Mountain Boys were an integral part of the country music entity.
Brooks & Dunn’s Early-Career ACM Awards Success Was ‘a Huge Boost’
"We got a real sweet spot in our heart for the ACMs ..."
Lainey Wilson Reflects on Her Road From Impersonating Hannah Montana to Singing on the Opry
"When I stepped foot in that circle, it was all over. I just started crying."
Lainey Wilson Bonded With Producer Jay Joyce Over Their Desire for Imperfection
"He also somehow made the music sound like my look. I don’t know how in the world ..."
How Johnny Cash’s Prison Shows Solidified His Outlaw Status + Created His Legacy
The Man in Black's prison concerts would change his career forever.
‘Love Lives On’ Album Tells Military Families’ Stories Through Country Voices
“They are immortal because they live in the words and the deeds of all of us ..."