Alanna Conaway’s love for music began at an early age, but it wasn’t until her mother began freelancing for country music magazines that she was thrown in the midst of her future career. At age 11, Conaway received praise from Billy Ray Cyrus after seeing her work as an amateur photographer, encouraging her to follow in her mother's footsteps. She then started freelancing for multiple publications as a photographer, before she began dabbling with writing. By the early 2000s, she was an published journalist for many music magazines on the market. At 29, she has established herself as a well-respected writer in the field of music entertainment and has built strong friendships along the way. Conaway currently resides in Nashville, Tenn. where she freelances full-time for Taste of Country, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, LoudWire, Guy Speed, Country Weekly and Full Access Magazine.
Carrie Underwood Appreciates Awards, But Won’t Display Them in Her House
If you're ever lucky enough to step foot inside Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher's home, don't expect to see many of the 'Good Girl' singer's accolades. Underwood is beyond appreciative of the dozens of awards and plaques that she's received in the years since bein…
Blake Shelton Talks ‘The Voice,’ Country Christmas Tunes on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’
It's no secret that Blake Shelton is one of country music's highest-profile stars. Following the premiere of the third season of NBC's 'The Voice' on Monday, Shelton made a pit stop by 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,' where the two guys shared plenty of laughs while…
Glen Campbell Looks Back at His Career in Emotional ‘A Better Place’ Video
As a finishing touch to his Farewell Tour, which has been criss-crossing the country over the past few months, Glen Campbell has released a tear-jerking new music video for 'A Better Place,' which will put a lump in the viewer's throat from the first bar of the song.
Josh Thompson Shaken Up Following Tour Bus Accident
Josh Thompson and his entourage are a bit shaken up following a startling bus accident on Sunday morning (Sept. 9).
Little Big Town Score First Career No. 1 With ‘Pontoon’
After a decade and then some of trying to achieve the greatest accomplishment of all, country foursome Little Big Town have finally done so this week. Their current single, 'Pontoon,' tops both the Billboard and Mediabase/Country Aircheck country singles chart.
Carrie Underwood Avoids Reading About Herself Online
Chances are, if you're Carrie Underwood, you're not reading this. Underwood is no stranger to the being a centerpiece for media headlines -- but she shies away from reading what's inside the articles, and never, ever searches her name online.