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.
Dan + Shay’s Dan Smyers: ‘Music Is Very Mathematical’
Dan and Shay's Dan Smyers didn't always know he was going to be a musician. In fact, if he hadn't gone this route, he'd probably be working on Wall Street. The singer reveals that his major was far from studying Music Theory, but shares that math and music actually have a lot in …
Tyler Farr on His Guitar Skills: ‘I’m No Keith Urban’
Tyler Farr is a man of many talents. From playing sports as a kid to performing now, he can do it all. Recently he sat down with Taste of Country Night's Sam Alex to dish on his guitar skills (and Luke Bryan's pearly whites).
Sam Hunt’s Secret: ‘Try to Stay as Naive as Possible’
Sam Hunt didn't realize the risk he was taking in releasing songs like 'Leave the Night On' to radio, but his co-writers sure did. The white-hot singer's debut single rode a heavy R&B groove to No. 1, and then he followed it with a song that stretched the country genre even f…
Joe Nichols Tells the Story of Getting Fired From His DJ Gig
Joe Nichols stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat with host Sam Alex about baseball, his new baby and getting fired from his late-night Djing gig.
Country Artists Share What They MUST Have While on the Road [Watch]
Country artists are on the road a lot! While touring, many artists just want to make their tour bus or time on the road feel like home, and they do that by bringing a few special things with them.
Sam Hunt Admits It’s ‘Overwhelming’ to Hear Songs He’s Written on Radio [Watch]
Sam Hunt may not be a household name yet, but some of the song's he's written sure are. Hunt -- a multi-talented music man who can also throw a football -- sat down with Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex to talk about both of his loves.
Brett Eldredge on the Makeout Scenes in New ‘Beat of the Music’ Video: ‘I Love My Job’
The last 30 seconds of Brett Eldredge's new 'Beat of the Music' video finds the singer locking lips with a beautiful blonde. The scenes took multiple takes, and he tells Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex he wasn't complaining.
Dan + Shay Still Think Someone is Pranking Them [Listen]
A fast-rising single, ACM nomination and two top tours ... success found country duo Dan + Shay quickly and the two men still can't believe it's for real.
New From Nashville: Michael Ray
Country newcomer Michael Ray recently stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to tell his story, talk about writing with John Rich and debut some new music. The Florida native and winner of the CW's 'The Next' says he grew up on Bobby Bare and Porter Wagoner, but at age 16 heard…
Jerrod Niemann Created ‘High Noon’ Between Games of Corn Hole [Listen]
The singer tells how tailgating activities played an important role in the writing process.