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.
Lady Antebellum Preparing for Big Summer With Wheels Up Tour
It's only June, but country's hottest trio, Lady Antebellum, are already having a heck of a summer.
Randy Houser Says ‘Like a Cowboy’ Is a Risk He’s Used to Taking
Randy Houser's single "Like a Cowboy" is a big, Western ballad tucked between amped-up country-rock or pop songs. It stands out like rhinestones on a cowboy standing outside the Eiffel Tower in Paris, and the singer is comfortable with that. In fact, few may be more comfortable with t…
Frankie Ballard Opens Up About What Being ‘Young and Crazy’ Really Means
Frankie Ballard's "Young and Crazy" is about living life to the fullest and taking advantage of situations — even if sometimes, you get hurt.
Frankie Ballard Suffers Injury After Falling Off the Stage
Frankie Ballard's nasty shoulder injury came as a result of a misunderstanding between him and the ground.
Dan + Shay’s Dan Smyers: ‘Music Is Very Mathematical’
Dan and Shay's Dan Smyers didn't always know he was going to be a musician. In fact, if he hadn't gone this route, he'd probably be working on Wall Street. The singer reveals that his major was far from studying Music Theory, but shares that math and music actually have a lot in …
Sam Hunt Recalls His First Football Concussion
Before becoming one of Nashville's hottest songwriters, and then one of Nashville's hottest new male artists, Sam Hunt was a college football quarterback at Middle Tennessee State University and UAB. Recently he revealed that he suffered a pretty bad concussion that temporarily scared him …
Brantley Gilbert Tricked His Wife-to-Be Before Proposing
Brantley Gilbert played quite a trick on his girlfriend before surprising her with a ring earlier this fall. The singer shared the details behind his engagement, including who else was there and what song he sang for his bride-to-be.
Little Big Town Reveal Secret Behind ‘Day Drinking’ Whistle
Talk about making lemonade from lemons! Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild couldn't sing one afternoon, but instead of calling it a day she created one of the most memorable moments from 'Day Drinking,' the group's hit song from the just-released 'Pain Killer' album…
Joe Nichols Tells the Story of Getting Fired From His DJ Gig
Joe Nichols stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat with host Sam Alex about baseball, his new baby and getting fired from his late-night Djing gig.
Country Artists Share What They MUST Have While on the Road [Watch]
Country artists are on the road a lot! While touring, many artists just want to make their tour bus or time on the road feel like home, and they do that by bringing a few special things with them.