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: Old Dominion, ‘Written in the Sand’
"We try to keep it conversational and keep it as real as we can."
Florida Georgia Line Say Forthcoming Duet With Jason Aldean Is ‘a Big Ol’ Smash’
"There was definitely magic in the room ..."
Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini See Their CMA Fest Hosting Skills Improving Year After Y…
Rhett and Ballerini explains why they are excited to host the 2018 CMA Fest TV special for the second year in a row, and share their favorite memories of the festival.
Lady Antebellum Keep Their Bond Strong With Group Therapy and Good Communication
"It's like marriage counseling."
Luke Bryan, Kelsea Ballerini and Jason Aldean Drop Mysterious Instagram Hints
Three of country's biggest stars have posted mysterious un-captioned photos on Instagram of themselves depicted in a cornfield. What does it all mean?!
Story Behind the Song: Martina McBride, ‘Independence Day’
"How does a woman in that situation find freedom?"
Interview: On New EP, LeAnn Rimes Revisits Her Teenage Hits With More Wisdom
"That would have been really amazing for anyone, much less an 11-year-old kid ..."
Story Behind the Song: Sugarland, ‘Bird in a Cage’
"It's a message to the heart of a 13-year-old girl ..."
Garth Brooks’ New Single Will Be ‘a Damn Good Honky-Tonk Song’
"This is one of those songs I can play all day long ..."
Everything We Know About Cole Swindell’s New Album, ‘All of It’
Swindell has learned that it's okay for a song to be simple and sincere.