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.
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.
Dustin Lynch May Cry if ‘Hell of a Night’ Hits No. 1, and He’s Not Too Shy to Admit It
Dustin Lynch is a tough country man, but he's not too tough to admit that he cries. The singer stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat about his new single, "Hell of a Night," opening up about the possibility of it topping the charts and what that might do to him.
Luke Bryan Reveals His Wife’s Saucy Birthday Tradition
Luke Bryan will celebrate his birthday in St. Louis on Friday (July 17). His Kick the Dust Up tour will be packing the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre for a second straight night, but that doesn't mean he'll be without family on his special day. Wife Caroline will be there, and if tradi…
Confident or Cocky? Jake Owen Insists ‘I Don’t Ever Lose at Anything’
Jake Owen spits out No. 1 songs like dip, wins awards like parting gifts and opens huge tours like he's brushing his mane. He's also one of the sexiest men in country music, and he makes that look easy, too. If it seems like all this star does is win (have you seen his wife and daughter?!)…
Carrie Underwood Says Song About Baby Isaiah Likely to Make New Album
Carrie Underwood says she was trying to avoid that cheesy Mommy-moment on her upcoming studio album, but she couldn’t help it. The singer tells Taste of Country Nights radio show that she’s written a song about 3-month-old Isaiah, and she’s wanting to share it.
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.
Jana Kramer Opens Up About the Guy Who Inspired ‘I Got the Boy’
Jana Kramer's "I Got the Boy" is a song about seeing a past lover move on. The singer chatted with Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex about the boy who inspired the tune.
Chris Janson Looks Back on His Long, Awkward Road to Success
When Chris Janson’s new song “Buy Me a Boat” blew up on iTunes last month, it was a highlight at the end of a long, long journey for the native Missourian. “I’m a 10th year senior this year,” he says, joking around with Taste of Country Nights about how long…