Olivia Ladd is a freelance music journalist and producer based in Nashville.
10 Statement Songs From Powerful Country Women
Women in country have historically had a lot to say, across a wide spectrum of politics and experiences.
‘Love Lives On’ Album Tells Military Families’ Stories Through Country Voices
“They are immortal because they live in the words and the deeds of all of us ..."
Story Behind the Song: Carrie Underwood, ‘Southbound’
"It was looking for that extra piece to the puzzle ..."
Brooks & Dunn Say the Key to Their Legacy Is in the Songs
Ahead of their induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Brooks & Dunn reflect on now being considered traditionalists in the genre.
Jake Owen Talks Acting: ‘It’s Been a Challenge’
"My dad always said, 'If you wanna be good at something, surround yourself with people that are way better at it than you are' ..."
Loretta Lynn’s Birthday Celebration: All-Star Performers, Surprises + More [PICTURES]
The Highwomen gave their debut performance, Tanya Tucker shared a new song, Jack White packed punch and ... so much more.
Brett Young, Boyz II Men Bring Soul to CMT ‘Crossroads’ [PICTURES]
They ran through all the hits!
Lanco’s ‘Rival’ Is a Defiant Summer Anthem [LISTEN]
"It’s a summer anthem, but it also was just a good introduction to the next chapter of what we wanna do ..."
Luke Combs: Still an Everyman, Despite His Massive Success
"People recognize me at the grocery store now, that’s really the only difference ..."