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.
Brandy Clark Shares Story Behind ‘Daughter’
"Daughter" is a signature song on Brandy Clark's Big Day In a Small Town album. The uptempo country cut is a sassy retort to a man who mistreats women.
Chris Janson Talks ‘Holdin’ Her’ and Its True-to-Life Music Video
Chris Janson's "Holdin' Her" is a special song penned about his family, and it was only right that the video holds as much meaning as the track itself.
Martina McBride Opens Up About Her 50th Birthday Plans
Martina McBride turns 50 on July 29. The talented beauty stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio and told us where she'll be on the big day, and why she's happy to be there.
Dustin Lynch Learns Luke Bryan’s Tight Jeans Secret
Dustin Lynch is on tour with Luke Bryan and Little Big Town for Bryan's Kill the Lights Tour, and while the "Mind Reader" singer is having a ball, he's also being schooled.
Tara Thompson Talks About Her Honkytonk History
Country newcomer Tara Thompson just released her debut single, "Someone to Take Your Place," to country radio. The East Tennessee native stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat about moving to Nashville and beginning her long journey to being a signed artist.
Lorrie Morgan Opens Up About Opry Membership, Spanking Blake Shelton
Lorrie Morgan is a very proud member of the Grand Ole Opry and she takes her responsibilities there very seriously. When she stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio, she opened up about what it takes to keep her membership -- and why it might make her spank Blake Shelton.
Cam Spills How She Found Out About Her Grammy Nomination
Cam is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards, but she didn't learn the good news in a traditional way, like from a formal letter or a visit to the Grammy website, she tells Taste of Country Nights.
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.
LeAnn Rimes: ‘It’s Been Christmas for Me All Year Long’
LeAnn Rimes is back in the swing of things with a new, full-length Christmas album, Today Is Christmas, released in October.
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.