Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
Country Tours Hitting the Road in 2017
Some of the biggest touring acts in country music will be taking the how on the road again in 2017, along with some veteran acts and first-time headliners.
Dolly Parton Creates My People Fund to Help Gatlinburg, Tenn. Wildfire Victims
Dolly Parton has stepped up for the people who've been displaced by the wildfires in the rural part of Tennessee where she grew up. The superstar has established the My People Fund, which will give much-needed financial assistance to people who lost their homes in the fires in and around Gatlin…
Luke Bryan Slaps Concertgoer for Disrespecting Veterans [Watch]
Luke Bryan appears to have gotten into an altercation with a fan during the superstar's performance at Charlie Daniels' 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam on Wednesday night (Nov. 30). A video has surfaced that seems to show the superstar jumping from the stage to slap a fan up front during his s…
5 Unforgettable Little Big Town Moments
What a long, strange journey Little Big Town have had to success in country music. The golden-throated foursome have seen plenty of highs and some devastating lows along the way, but one very special once-in-a-career song rides at the top of the most unforgettable Little Big Town moments.
Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn Extend Las Vegas Residency With More 2017 Dates
Reba McEntire will join her old friends and musical cohorts Brooks & Dunn for another series of shows at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas in 2017, making their residency the longest-running country music residency since the venue opened in 2003.
Dollywood Evacuated Due to Wildfires in Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Dolly Parton's signature theme park and the surrounding areas have been evacuated due to the wildfires that are currently raging in rural Tennessee. Dollywood, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge in Tennessee are under mandatory evacuation notice.
2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Country Fans
The 2016 holiday shopping season officially launches on Nov. 25, and Taste of Country is making it easy for you to find the right gift for that special country music fan on your list.
Blake Shelton Performs ‘The Heart of Rock & Roll’ With Team Blake on ‘The Voice’ [Watch]
Blake Shelton took the stage with his team members on Tuesday night (Nov. 22) to perform a classic rock track from Huey Lewis and the News on The Voice.
Luke Bryan Charms Fans During Family Fun Day at Disney World
Luke Bryan took his family to Walt Disney World on Friday (Nov. 18), but the personable superstar didn't just hit the rides. He took plenty of time out for some very happy fans.
George Strait Jabs at Country Radio in ‘Kicked Outta Country’
George Strait certainly can't be accused of playing it safe with one of the new songs on his newly-released box set. The country icon takes country radio to task in a track titled "Kicked Outta Country."
Willie Nelson Postpones Concerts Due to Illness
Willie Nelson has been forced to postpone two concerts over the last several days, citing an undisclosed illness.
Miranda Lambert Explains ‘The Nerve’ Part of ‘The Weight of These Wings’
Miranda Lambert has been slowly teasing more of the elements of her forthcoming album online, and on Monday (Nov. 14) she turned to social media to tease the first disc of the double album, titled "The Nerve."