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.
Story Behind the Song: Carrie Underwood, ‘Southbound’
"It was looking for that extra piece to the puzzle ..."
Carrie Underwood Is Ready to Host a ‘Heartfelt’ 2019 CMA Awards
"A lot of fringe ... a lot of rhinestones ..."
Luke Combs Is Using His Success to Say Thank You to His Parents
They did a lot for him growing up ...
Jake Owen Talks Acting: ‘It’s Been a Challenge’
"My dad always said, 'If you wanna be good at something, surround yourself with people that are way better at it than you are' ..."
Brooks & Dunn Recruited Kacey Musgraves for ‘Neon Moon’ Because of Her Setlists [LISTEN]
She'll be all right, as long as there's light from a neon moon.
Brooks & Dunn: Midland Were ‘Fun and Games’ in the Studio for ‘Boot Scootin’ Boogie’
Midland put their own spin on one of Brooks & Dunn's earliest hits for the new 'Reboot' album.
Ashley McBryde Flipped the Meaning of Brooks & Dunn’s ‘You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone’…
McBryde commanded the studio when they recorded "You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone," the duo says.
Interview: Brooks & Dunn Reflect on Their ‘Reboot’, and What It Means for Their Future
"We were kind of blessed with getting to climb Mt. Everest," Kix Brooks reflects, "and we’re not naive enough to think that we’re probably gonna climb Mt. Everest again."
The Secret to Kane Brown’s Success? ‘I’ve Just Been Following My Gut’
"For my whole career, I’ve just been following my gut..."
Story Behind the Song: Luke Combs, ‘She Got the Best of Me’
"After this album came out, we were still playing it on the road, and the reaction to it was just always so good ..."