If a passion for music and a knack for writing make a career, then color Amanda Hensel lucky. She is the product of writers -- apparently when you add two news journalists together, you get one music journalist. She currently resides in 'the live music capital of the world,' where she snagged a journalism degree from the University of Texas. Although she's grounded in Austin, Hensel's name travels -- in her short career, she has cited her passion writing for AOL Music Blog, Fringe Magazine, the Houston Press and various other publications.
Garth Brooks Is Keeping the Beard Because Trisha Yearwood Thinks It’s Sexy
Garth Brooks won’t shave his beard until he's told to. The superstar has noticeably been sporting some salt and pepper scruff as of late, so backstage at SXSW 2017, we asked about it.
Garthmania Descends on SXSW 2017
Garth Brooks doesn't do anything small, so it was only fitting that for his first appearance at Austin's SXSW Music Conference & Festival, he went big— like the size of Texas big.
Eli Young Band’s Jon Jones Welcomes Baby Girl
A baby girl is the newest addition to Eli Young Band's collective growing family.
Luke Bryan to Play First 2016 Farm Tour Show With Arm in a Sling
Luke Bryan's 2016 Farm Tour is off to a rocky start.
Miranda Lambert Cancels Final Dates on Her Keeper of the Flame Tour
Roll the red carpet back up, Texas — Miranda Lambert won't be making her homecoming this week as planned. The singer has been forced to cancel the final three dates on her 2016 Keeper of the Flame Tour.
Funeral and Visitation Planned for Craig Morgan’s Son Jerry Greer This Weekend
Jerry Greer — the 19-year-old son of Craig Morgan — will be laid to rest on Saturday (July 16) in Nashville. Greer died on Sunday (July 10) when he went underwater in a tubing accident and did not resurface.
Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock Welcome Baby Boy
Kelly Clarkson and her husband, Brandon Blackstock, have welcomed a son.
Granger Smith Is Taste of Country’s Hottest Artist to Watch in 2016
Granger Smith has been chosen as Taste of Country’s No. 1 Hot Artist to Watch in 2016. His debut single, “Backroad Song,” is quickly climbing the charts.
David Nail and Wife Expecting Twins
David Nail dropped a double bomb during a chat with Taste of Country Nights' Sam Alex on the red carpet of the 2015 CMA Awards
Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert Step to Their ‘Backyard Swagger’ on 1989 Tour
Taylor Swift definitely remembers where she came from. In fact, the pop superstar's 1989 Tour has found her sharing the stage with more country stars than probably ever before, and on Wednesday night (Oct. 21) in Greensboro, N.C., Miranda Lambert had the honor of showing off her 'backyard …