Jessica Nicholson's passion for country, bluegrass and Christian music led her to Nashville in 2002. In 2006, she graduated from Belmont University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in music business (with a minor in writing), and began her career as a public relations and marketing coordinator at Resonate Records. She has written for Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Magazine, countrystandardtime.com and worked as a staff writer for Country Weekly Magazine for nearly three years. She currently resides in Nashville.
Brantley Gilbert Talks Songwriting, Collaborating With Girlfriend Jana Kramer
Life is good for Brantley Gilbert. At the CMA Songwriters Series in Nashville last week (Oct. 31), Gilbert showed off his vocal and songwriting prowess alongside a stellar lineup of fellow hit songwriters, including Sugarland's Kristian Bush, Bob DiPiero ('Southern Voice,' 'Blue …
Carrie Underwood Confirmed to Perform at American Music Awards
After the 'Blown Away' singer herself recently hinted at a possible appearance at the upcoming American Music Awards, Dick Clark Productions has confirmed that Carrie Underwood will be performing at the awards show on November 18.
Faith Hill Gets Braces
While the focus was on Faith Hill's dress at the Country Music Awards last week, a closer look at the superstar reveals a new accessory: braces.
Joe Diffie ‘Stunned’ by Shoutouts in Jason Aldean’s ‘1994’
One of the most talked-about tracks on Jason Aldean's new album, 'Night Train,' finds the singer showing off his rap skills yet again, while revering one of his musical heroes, Joe Diffie.
Toby Keith Opening New I Love This Bar and Grill Restaurant in Pittsburgh
Steelers fan Toby Keith is no doubt excited about the location of his next restaurant opening. The singer, along with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Continental Real Estate companies and Boomtown Entertainment, announced that a deal has been confirmed for Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill to open on …
Little Big Town Preview Eerie Trailer for New ‘Tornado’ Video
It seems Little Big Town will get a little creepy in their latest video, 'Tornado,' set to release on Wednesday (Oct. 31). The eerie trailer for the video shifts through a series of classic Americana-styled scenes, including a clanging gate, crows, windchimes blowing in the strong breeze and a young…
Brantley Gilbert Refuses to Pay $12K for His Own 1968 Mercury Cougar
One wouldn't think that Brantley Gilbert would be upset over a guy who wants him to pay $12,000 for a vintage 1968 Mercury Cougar, but Gilbert has good reason to be. It seems that Gilbert actually sold the same car to its current owner more than six years ago for only $4,000.
Jason Aldean’s ‘Night Train’ Rolls to Top of Billboard Top 200
Jason Aldean's latest release, 'Night Train,' has rolled into the top slot on the 'Billboard' Top 200 chart, marking the singer's first debut atop the all genres chart.
Lady Antebellum Plan Holiday Concert in Nashville to Celebrate Christmas Album
Lady Antebellum will have plenty of Christmas cheer to spread this year. Their first holiday album, 'On This Winter's Night,' released on Monday (Oct. 22), and now the trio is planning a special holiday concert in their hometown of Nashville to commemorate it.
Carrie Underwood to Perform at the 2012 American Music Awards?
Could Carrie Underwood be a performer at the American Music Awards on Nov. 18? The singer has hinted that it's possible.
Hayden Panettiere ‘Keeping Fingers Crossed’ for a Future in Country Music
Is 'Nashville' actress Hayden Panettiere using her role as the up-and-coming country music sensation Juliette Barnes as "practice" for her very own country music career? It seems likely.
2012 American Country Awards Performers
Jason Aldean leads the lineup of 2012 American Country Awards performers, which will also include fellow Georgia native Luke Bryan, plus Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley and Little Big Town.