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.
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.
Ronnie Dunn Gives His Opinion on the Direction of Country Music
Ronnie Dunn is a representative of what's now considered classic, traditional country, but that doesn't mean he's not open to change.
Charles Kelley’s Solo Venture Is Grittier, Edgier Than Lady Antebellum
Charles Kelley's big secret is out. Not only has the Lady Antebellum star released his first-ever solo single in "The Driver," he's also embarking on a club tour and dropping a standalone EP!
Kenny Rogers Hopes to Bring the Spirit of Christmas This Season
Kenny Rogers is releasing his first Christmas album in 17 years, and he took some time to stop by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat about the record.