Sam Alex has worked for country stations across the nation and never misses his favorite acts when they come to town. He's been on red carpets for many different awards shows and interviewed some of your favorite celebrities, like Will Ferrell and Taylor Swift. Originally from Chicago, Sam now lives in Nashville, where he hosts the Taste of Country Nights radio show, a syndicated night show which airs on more than 75 stations nationwide. If you ever see him on lower Broadway, get him a pina colada and some BBQ chicken pizza ... they're his favorites! Listen to highlights on iTunes or your Android device.
Garth Brooks’ Favorite Halloween Costume? It’s Obvious!
Garth Brooks admits that he's not the biggest Halloween fan in his family, but there is a costume he pulled off one year that's timeless. For years, the holiday was just a day to celebrate with his daughters.
Tara Thompson to Co-Host CMA Awards Red Carpet Broadcast
Tara Thompson is extra busy these days. She's putting the finishing touches on her album, and she's getting ready to host the CMA Awards red carpet broadcast with Taste of Country Nights. She stopped by the studio to chat about what's to come.
Jason Aldean on Releasing New Music: ‘Fans Are Brutally Honest’
Jason Aldean's They Don't Know album is out Friday (Sept. 9) and the singer couldn't be more excited — especially to hear how it's received. The superstar tells Taste of Country Nights that he loves how "brutally honest" his fans are about new music.
The Band Perry Talk Co-Producing for First Time on ‘Comeback Kid’
The Band Perry are enormously excited about their new song, "Comeback Kid," and they stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to talk about the unique process behind the new track.
Kelleigh Bannen Dishes on Performing With ‘Gracious’ Carrie Underwood
Kelleigh Bannen got the opportunity of a lifetime earlier this year when Carrie Underwood invited her and other female singers to join her on stage for her massive hit "Before He Cheats."
Brandy Clark Shares Story Behind ‘Daughter’
"Daughter" is a signature song on Brandy Clark's Big Day In a Small Town album. The uptempo country cut is a sassy retort to a man who mistreats women.
Chris Janson Talks ‘Holdin’ Her’ and Its True-to-Life Music Video
Chris Janson's "Holdin' Her" is a special song penned about his family, and it was only right that the video holds as much meaning as the track itself.
Martina McBride Opens Up About Her 50th Birthday Plans
Martina McBride turns 50 on July 29. The talented beauty stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio and told us where she'll be on the big day, and why she's happy to be there.
Dustin Lynch Learns Luke Bryan’s Tight Jeans Secret
Dustin Lynch is on tour with Luke Bryan and Little Big Town for Bryan's Kill the Lights Tour, and while the "Mind Reader" singer is having a ball, he's also being schooled.
Brad Paisley Explains How Demi Lovato Was Chosen for ‘Without a Fight’
Brad Paisley released his duet with Demi Lovato on Friday morning. "Without a Fight" is a guitar-fueled country song about the very real fights couples have.
Jason Aldean Reveals Wife Brittany’s Favorite Songs on Next Album
Jason Aldean introduced his upcoming seventh studio album with a country-rocker that he admits was a last-minute add-on. He also says his wife isn't a big fan of the rockers.
After His Big ACM Awards Win, Jason Aldean’s Night Got Even Better
Jason Aldean won the Entertainer of the Year award at the 2016 ACMs on April 3, and his good fortune stuck around during the afterparty in Las Vegas.