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.
Carrie Underwood Is So Hot, She’s on Fire in 2017 ‘Sunday Night Football’ Open
Carrie Underwood's 2017 Sunday Night Football intro is hot — literally!
Top 10 Independence Day Songs
Nothing brings out the patriotism in us like Independence Day, and nobody loves the red, white and blue like country music stars.
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
It’s a … ! Thompson Square Share Adorable Baby Gender Reveal Video
Snips and snails and puppy dogs tails, that's what Shawna Thompson's baby bump is made of!
Kelly Clarkson Lets It Slip That She’s Expecting Baby No. 2
Kelly Clarkson says she wasn't planning to announce her pregnancy to the world just yet, but couldn't hold back during her concert at Los Angeles' Staples Center Wednesday night (Aug. 19).
Old Dog, New Tricks: Garth Brooks Proves He’s Still a Man on Top in Houston
Garth Brooks claims he's "Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old)," but at 53, he seems to feel younger than ever.
Garth Brooks Forced to Cancel Upcoming Tampa Tour Dates
Garth Brooks fans in Florida will unfortunately have to travel out of state to catch the superstar and wife Trisha Yearwood on their World Tour this summer, as Brooks' upcoming Tampa shows have been canceled.
Faith Hill Steals Looks on 2015 Oscars Red Carpet, Gives Advice to Tim McGraw
Fans who tuned in to watch Tim McGraw's emotional tribute to Glen Campbell during the 2015 Academy Awards were likely sidetracked by the star's wife, Faith Hill.
Townsquare Media Acquires WE Fest, Largest Country Music + Camping Fest
WE Fest, the world’s largest country music and camping festival, has changed hands.
Willie Nelson’s Luck Ranch Severely Damaged by Texas Tornado
Bad luck -- in the form of an angry tornado -- struck Willie Nelson's Luck, Texas ranch last week, leaving devastation after the storms rolled through the state.
Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead at 46: Country Artists React
Philip Seymour Hoffman is dead. The Oscar-winning actor was found in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday (Feb. 2), ScreenCrush reports. He was 46 years old.