Carrie Horton is a freelance writer and project manager based in Nashville, Tenn. She graduated from Concordia University in Portland, Ore., with a degree in English and has been writing and listening to music for as long as she can remember. After more than five years in the non-profit world, she made the leap into full-time freelance writing and hasn’t looked back. When she’s not out looking for adventure, you can probably find her exploring nature or at a neighborhood coffee shop reading a good book or talking with friends.
These Artists Have Never Won a CMA Award
Can you believe it?!
Country Music’s Top 10 Guitar Riffs
Whether it’s a railing, electric solo that makes listeners want to break out their best air guitar, a stripped-down acoustic rhythm that’s vital to a song’s foundation or a twang-fueled riff that fills up the honky-tonk dance floor, the guitar is the star of countless iconic cou…
FOR 10/26: Top 10 Blackberry Smoke Songs
For over 15 years and through six studio albums, Blackberry Smoke has helped define modern country music with their roots-inspired rock and Southern sensibilities. Hailing from Atlanta, Ga., Blackberry Smoke released their first studio album in 2003 and have since added three Top 5 albums to their r…
Top 13 Forgettable CMA Awards Red Carpet Fashion Moments
A look back at some of the most ill-advised outfits from throughout more than 50 years on the CMA Awards red carpet.
25 Memorable CMA Awards Acceptance Speeches
CMA winners' acceptance speeches are often the highlights in a show that's full of them.
Top 7 Unforgettable Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Moments
Whether it's "Let's Make Love," "I Need You" or "Like We Never Loved At All," the country couple's shared presence is always full of so much passion that it seems hard to believe they've been married for over 20 years and have three daughters.
Trisha Yearwood Through the Years [PICTURES]
Beloved by fans of everything from country music to down-home cooking, Yearwood has been a cultural icon for well over two decades.
Top 5 Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton Duets
Which one's your favorite?
Top 10 Country Songs About Being a Musician
Songs about being a musician are often full of vulnerable truths and deep meaning ... and sometimes, they're just a whole lot of fun.
They Call Them … What?! 16 of the Best Country Star Nicknames
Do you know the nicknames of your favorite country stars?