Michael Ray’s New “Fan Girl” Video Stars His Own Fan Girls

Michael Ray‘s new song “Fan Girl” plays that old country trick of using the song title to throw you away from the song’s actual meaning. The tune is written for a fangirl, but it is Ray who repeatedly says that he is the “fan, girl.” To celebrate the legion of ladies that know and love … Read more

The Perfect Punch Bowl For A Grownup Dinner Party

Punch seems like something you would have at lame high school dances or baby showers, but it doesn’t have to be boring. In fact, you can make a fantastic punch that doesn’t need to be spiked to make it interesting. This is the kind of drink your friends will ask you to bring to parties. … Read more

Dustin Lynch’s Songwriting Process Isn’t What You Would Expect

Ah, songwriting. That noble art that sends hearts soaring, lifts humanity above tedium and morose banality and gives voice to that which is unutterable. See now the artist at his writing desk laboring through sleepless nights over a melody. Lo, yon broken-hearted minstrel calling for a muse to end his frustration. Yes, tis a calling for … Read more

Caleb Lee Hutchinson Got The Crowd Going With His Performance Of “Midnight Train To Memphis”

Caleb Lee Hutchinson is a green musician. He is mostly untested and untrained. The upside is that we can already see growth in his performances on the rebooted season of “American Idol.” The downside is that once the crowd started cheering, he forgot to focus on his performance. The judges roundly praised Hutchinson’s performance but questioned … Read more

Whole Grain Pancakes That Will Help you Tackle The Day

Pancakes aren’t exactly an energy food, at least the way we normally make them. They leave you wanting a nap instead of energizing you for the day. They key is to keep them light, use the right grains (instead of just more grains), and add plenty of color on top. ¾ cup whole wheat flour ½ … Read more

Meet The Hero Who Saved Multiple Lives In The Nashville Waffle House Shooting

Nashville native James Shaw Jr., 29, is being hailed as a hero after he wrested an AR-15 from an active shooter in a crowded Waffle House. The shooter killed four people before Shaw reached him and ran him out of the restaurant. Shaw likely saved dozens of lives, but he does not want to be … Read more

Ex-NFL Kicker’s Prom Joke Left Some Laughing And Others Angry

Jay Feeley, a former NFL Pro-Bowl kicker, sparked a conversation about gun safety and traditional roles when he posted a photo from his daughter’s prom. In the picture, Feeley stood in between his daughter and her date, her boyfriend of over a year, while holding a pistol. Some have said the joke was reckless, while … Read more

Walker Hayes Took Time To Be Dad On The Red Carpet And It Was Super Sweet

Walker Hayes has a lot of kids, seven to be exact. So between a busy home life and a career as a rising country star, he has to multitask. When one of his kids had a problem with their braces, he had to take a time-out from the ACM red carpet to be Dad. From … Read more

Rory Feek’s New Book Gives Hope, Telling How He Learned To Live Again After His Wife’s Death

Rory Feek has endured unbearable tragedy in recent years. After the death of his wife and former music partner, Joey, Feek was left to raise their young daughter alone. As she learned to walk, so also he learned how to live in a new world without his wife. Feek has put his experience down in … Read more

People Shared The Weird Things Their Families Do And, Yeah, We’re All A Little Strange

Every family has little idiosyncrasies that they think are completely normal. It usually takes the kids moving away from home to realize that keeping the tape in the fridge or taking a full-on bath every day is a bit odd. Twitter user Georgia Hardshark (real name, very great), asked her followers what was the oddest thing … Read more

Catie Turner’s Performance Of “Good To Be Alive” Was Perfect

Catie Turner is the unique character on the rebooted “American Idol.” Shoot, she may just be the most singular personality to grace the AI stage. Her confidence is infectious, her voice is startling in its power, and her personality is unfailingly her own. If you had any questions about whether or not she should win this … Read more