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.
Garth Brooks Wanted George Strait to Cut ‘Friends in Low Places’
"Friends In Low Places" could have been one of George Strait's biggest hits. In fact had Garth Brooks gotten his way the King of Country would have taken the song to No. 1.
Morgan Evans Recalls Proposal to Kelsea Ballerini: ‘She Was Making Pancakes’
Morgan Evans says proposing to Kelsea Ballerini is the most romantic thing he's ever done, but it wasn't exactly an elaborate fairytale.
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.
Reba McEntire Reveals New Details of Upcoming ABC Drama
Reba McEntire is readying her acting chops. In a new interview with Taste of Country Nights, the country singer revealed new details on her upcoming one-hour drama slated for ABC.
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.
After His Big ACM Awards Win, Jason Aldean’s Night Got Even Better
Jason Aldean won the Entertainer of the Year award at the 2016 ACMs on April 3, and his good fortune stuck around during the afterparty in Las Vegas.
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.
Granger Smith Spills His Most Embarrassing Halloween Costume
Granger Smith hasn't always been proud of his Halloween costume choices — in fact, one year, he admits he really embarrassed himself. Smith recently came to the ToC Nights Studio and got real with us about that awful costume from his past.
Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood Shares How He’ll Spend His ‘Break’
Lady Antebellum are planning a few months off, and Dave Haywood says he's looking forward to relaxing ... and getting back to work. Sure, it seems like the two ideas conflict each other, but when you hear him explain what he's got planned, it all makes sense.