Olivia Ladd is a freelance writer in Nashville who can be found podcasting, hanging at live shows or searching for the perfect cup of coffee.
Filmmaker Ken Burns: Country Music ‘Is Not Just One Thing, and It Never Was’
"You can’t proclaim an orthodox or say it is only one thing. I think that’s a good story..."
Maddie & Tae Talk 2019 Cry Pretty Tour: ‘We’ve Learned So Much’
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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Documentary: What We Know So Far
'Country Music', the new PBS documentary produced by Ken Burns, premieres on Sept. 15.
Interview: Sara Evans’ ‘The Barker Family Band’ EP Continues a Family Tradition
Musical talent runs in this family!
Interview: Jake Owen Reintroduces Himself on New Album, ‘Greetings From … Jake’
There's a new side of Owen showcased on this record, his most country yet.
10 Statement Songs From Powerful Country Women
Women in country have historically had a lot to say, across a wide spectrum of politics and experiences.
Riley Green’s First Grand Ole Opry Memories Involve His Grandpa, Roy Acuff and a Computer
"My grandaddy was a big Roy Acuff fan ..."
Story Behind the Song: Mitchell Tenpenny, ‘Drunk Me’
"It’s been written a bunch of times, but ..."
Martina McBride, Sara Evans Reflect on the Importance of Equal Airplay for Women in Countr…
McBride and Evans talked about their frustration with the lack of airplay for women on the CMT Artists of the Year red carpet.