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.
Taylor Swift Releasing Her Own Signature Pair of Red Keds Tennis Shoes
You just might see Taylor Swift sporting a new pair of kicks more often. The 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' singer has inked a deal for a multi-year partnership with Keds Footwear, which includes the release of limited edition red tennis shoes.
Jake Owen Raps ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Theme Song in Concert
Jason Aldean tried his hand at rapping in country songs and found great success. Colt Ford has made a country career out of it. But they're not the only ones in the genre with the chops to spit rhymes. At a concert in Maryland recently, Jake Owen showed off his skills by rapping the entire &apo…
Trace Adkins Returning to TV for ‘Celebrity Apprentice All-Stars’
Trace Adkins is back! The tall, deep-voiced Louisiana singer will return for an 'All-Star' version of Donald Trump's 'Celebrity Apprentice' next season.
Carrie Underwood and Husband Mike Fisher Go on Romantic Ziplining Date
Carrie Underwood may be in the middle of her Blown Away Tour with opening act Hunter Hayes, but the 29-year-old recently took a break from the road to spend some quality time with her husband, Nashville Predators hockey player Mike Fisher.
Rascal Flatts to Head Down Under in 2013
Rascal Flatts have been crisscrossing the United States this year, bringing their Changed Tour to thousands of fans. But soon, Gary LeVox, Joe Don Rooney and Jay DeMarcus will be packing their bags for their first headlining performance in Australia in 2013.
Darius Rucker’s Wife Shares How She Kept His Opry Invitation a Secret
When Darius Rucker was invited to be the latest member of the Grand Ole Opry by buddy Brad Paisley recently, it wasn't just the staff and 'Southern Comfort Zone' singer who were in on the keeping the secret. Rucker's wife, Beth, also kept mum about her husband's Grand Ole Op…
Carrie Underwood Says Onstage Kisses Won’t Become ‘A Thing’
Even though Carrie Underwood gave 12-year-old Chase his first kiss during a concert in Louisville, Ky. recently, fans shouldn't expect more singer/audience member liplocks at future shows.
Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan Lead Country Nominees at the 2012 American Music Awards
Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan are among the leading country nominees at the upcoming 2012 American Music Awards, which is slated to air live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theater on Nov. 18 on ABC.
Pistol Annies Get Praise From Neil Young
The Pistol Annies have already earned a chart-topping debut album, and their single 'Hell on Heels' went gold, selling over 500,000 copies. Now, Miranda Lambert, Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe are on a natural high after getting some top praise from Neil Young in his recently released…
Railroad Revival Tour Featuring Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson Canceled
It's the end of the railroad. Fans who were eagerly awaiting to see Willie Nelson and Jamey Johnson, along with Band of Horses and John C. Reilly, perform on the 2012 Railroad Revival Tour will surely be disappointed, as the tour has been canceled by its organizers.
Eric Church, Carrie Underwood + More Join 2012 CMA Awards Performers Lineup
Eric Church, Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney and the Band Perry are the latest performers to be announced for the 46th annual CMA Music Awards, which will air live on from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Thursday, November 1.
Taylor Swift Premieres ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ on ‘Good Morning America’
Taylor Swift premiered yet another track from her upcoming 'Red' album on 'Good Morning America' on Monday (Oct. 8), and according to the singer, 'I Knew You Were Trouble' is one of her personal favorites from the record.