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.
Garth Brooks Caps Three-Year U.S. Stadium Tour With Blowout Show in Houston
He promised to deliver "the old stuff" and bounced around the decades, at times seeming to take requests from the crowd.
Report: Dog the Bounty Hunter Believes Brian Laundrie Is Alive — and That He’s About to Catch Him
Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman says he's closing in on missing man Brian Laundrie.
Miranda Lambert: From Nashville to Marfa and Back to ‘Austin City Limits’
On this night in downtown Austin, Texas, old friends — live music and its audience — reunited.
Miranda Lambert’s Beloved Dog of 13 Years, Waylon, Has Died
"Today I lost one of my best friends," Lambert says.
10 Best Brooks & Dunn Songs
Which one is your favorite?
10 Things You Definitely Didn’t Know About Billy Ray Cyrus
We tip our hats to the man who made our hearts all achy and breaky.
Miranda Lambert Is Married, Says She Found the Love of Her Life
Miranda has tied the knot!
7 Revelations From Keith Urban’s SXSW Visit
Keith Urban's goal: "I'm just trying to put some good in the world. That's all I'm doing."
Carrie Underwood Injured in Fall Outside Nashville Home
Carrie Underwood fell on the steps outside her Nashville-area home on Friday night (Nov. 10), suffering "a broken wrist and cuts and abrasions."
Chris Young Took Cover in Trailer Behind Stage During Las Vegas Shooting
Chris Young was backstage at the sold-out Route 91 Festival in Las Vegas just after midnight Monday morning (Oct. 2) when a gunman opened fire.
Jason Aldean Safe After Las Vegas Shooting: ‘Tonight Has Been Beyond Horrific’
Jason Aldean and pregnant wife Brittany have reported themselves safe after a mass deadly shooting in Las Vegas on Monday morning (Oct. 2).
Cassadee Pope and All Time Low’s Rian Dawson Reportedly End Engagement
Cassadee Pope and Rian Dawson — her longtime boyfriend and fiance of five months — have ended their engagement.
Loretta Lynn Suffers Stroke
Country music icon Loretta Lynn has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke on Thursday (May 4).
Luke Bryan to Play First 2016 Farm Tour Show With Arm in a Sling
Luke Bryan's 2016 Farm Tour is off to a rocky start.
Funeral and Visitation Planned for Craig Morgan’s Son Jerry Greer This Weekend
Jerry Greer — the 19-year-old son of Craig Morgan — will be laid to rest on Saturday (July 16) in Nashville. Greer died on Sunday (July 10) when he went underwater in a tubing accident and did not resurface.
Meet Remy, Kelly Clarkson’s Newborn Son
On the eve of her 34th birthday, Kelly Clarkson hit Twitter to introduce the newest addition to her young family, Remington.
Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock Welcome Baby Boy
Kelly Clarkson and her husband, Brandon Blackstock, have welcomed a son.
Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert Step to Their ‘Backyard Swagger’ on 1989 Tour
Taylor Swift definitely remembers where she came from. In fact, the pop superstar's 1989 Tour has found her sharing the stage with more country stars than probably ever before, and on Wednesday night (Oct. 21) in Greensboro, N.C., Miranda Lambert had the honor of showing off her 'backyard swagger' alongside Swift.