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.
Shania Twain Calls for Diversity, Gender Equality in Country Music
"If you're good enough, genuinely, as a talent, I don't care what you are. As long as you're a human being, the rest doesn't matter."
Lady Antebellum Say Next Record Will Be ‘a Little Meatier … Riskier’
"We honestly have a pile of close to 50-55 songs that we've written right now that we're starting to look at ..."
John Prine on His Resurgence: ‘It Took 45 Years for Some People to Get the Joke’
John Prine discusses his music's renewed popularity after 'The Tree of Forgiveness,' and why he's "grateful to be around to reap the benefits."
Three of Glen Campbell’s Children Decide Not to Dispute His Will After All
The country icon's three adult children excluded from his will have decided to end their legal dispute of the document.
Thomas Rhett Unveils 2019 Very Hot Summer Headlining Tour
It's gonna be a big one!
What’s Brett Eldredge Thankful for in 2018? Getting to Headline His Own Tour
"I can be most myself up there. Because I'm gonna goof off, and my fans know I'm gonna do that. I can tell stories, and get emotional ..."
Chris Stapleton’s Awards Show Success Doesn’t Stop Him From Being Grateful for Each Win
"I'm always genuinely surprised to win anything, and I'm always grateful for it," says Stapleton.
Keith Urban Subbed in for Hospitalized Vince Gill During 2018 CMA Ricky Skaggs Tribute
Feel better soon, Vince!
Maren Morris Receives CMT’s Next Women of Country 2018 Impact Award
Plus, CMT unveiled its 2019 Next Women of Country, as well as the 2019 Next Women of Country Tour, headlined by Cassadee Pope.
Cassadee Pope Addresses Country Music’s Bias Toward Women: ‘We Have to Create Our Own Oppo…
"We want our music on the radio. We grew up wanting that."