Sam Alex has worked for country stations across the nation and never misses his favorite acts when they come to town. He's been on red carpets for many different awards shows and interviewed some of your favorite celebrities, like Will Ferrell and Taylor Swift. Originally from Chicago, Sam now lives in Nashville, where he hosts the Taste of Country Nights radio show, a syndicated night show which airs on more than 75 stations nationwide. If you ever see him on lower Broadway, get him a pina colada and some BBQ chicken pizza ... they're his favorites! Listen to highlights on iTunes or your Android device.
Aaron Watson Falls Back on Personal Experience to Help Heal After Las Vegas
Aaron Watson had friends near the Route 91 Harvest Festival stage and he played the Las Vegas fest one year ago to the day of last Sunday's shooting. It's real for him, but tragically he can recall an experience and a conversation that helps him with grief.
Kane Brown Reveals Wedding, Honeymoon Details
Kane Brown proposed to his girlfriend Katelyn Jae earlier this year, and already the couple are hard at work at planning their wedding. But if you ask Brown, it's Katelyn who is doing most of the work.
Darius Rucker Explains Rowdy Collaboration With Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean + Charles Kelley
Darius Rucker says he has wanted to record a song called "Straight to Hell" for years, maybe since he first heard it almost 30 years ago. But it took a chance phone call from Charles Kelley to get it done.
Lanco Invite Fans to Share Their Love Stories
Lanco's "Greatest Love Story" is semi-autobiographical but the group welcomes fans to share why the song means so much to them. Some of the stories thus far have been more touching than their own.
Chris Young Updates Fans on Hurricane Harvey Connections, Relief Effort
Chris Young was one of the first country singers to step up after Hurricane Harvey made landfall and he hasn't forgotten about the people of south Texas.
Sam Hunt Says He Wants to Start a Family
Sam Hunt has been one of country's music's hottest bachelors, but he says he'd like to settle down and raise a family someday.
Garth Brooks’ Favorite Halloween Costume? It’s Obvious!
Garth Brooks admits that he's not the biggest Halloween fan in his family, but there is a costume he pulled off one year that's timeless. For years, the holiday was just a day to celebrate with his daughters.
Tara Thompson to Co-Host CMA Awards Red Carpet Broadcast
Tara Thompson is extra busy these days. She's putting the finishing touches on her album, and she's getting ready to host the CMA Awards red carpet broadcast with Taste of Country Nights. She stopped by the studio to chat about what's to come.
Rascal Flatts Joke About Getting to Know the Untouchable Kelsea Ballerini on Tour
Rascal Flatts will be busy this summer. The trio are out on the road for their Rhythm and Roots Tour with Kelsea Ballerini and Chris Lane. They say it'll be a "great summer" — well, as long as they actually get to know their tourmates.
Cam Spills How She Found Out About Her Grammy Nomination
Cam is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards, but she didn't learn the good news in a traditional way, like from a formal letter or a visit to the Grammy website, she tells Taste of Country Nights.
Jennifer Nettles Dishes on New Music to Come in 2016
If 2015 was a year of big changes for Jennifer Nettles, then 2016 will be a year of big debuts. She's got new music coming out in the form of a new album titled Playing With Fire, which she dished about during a visit to the Taste of Country Nights booth before the CMA Awards.
LeAnn Rimes: ‘It’s Been Christmas for Me All Year Long’
LeAnn Rimes is back in the swing of things with a new, full-length Christmas album, Today Is Christmas, released in October.