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.
Kenny Chesney’s ‘Cosmic Hallelujah’ Geared Toward Live Shows
Kenny Chesney's live shows are full of energy and passion, and he brought that to the studio while recording several songs on Cosmic Hallelujah. Chesney opened up to Taste of Country Nights about putting that on the album.
Rascal Flatts Joke About Getting to Know the Untouchable Kelsea Ballerini on Tour
Rascal Flatts will be busy this summer. The trio are out on the road for their Rhythm and Roots Tour with Kelsea Ballerini and Chris Lane. They say it'll be a "great summer" — well, as long as they actually get to know their tourmates.
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.
After His Big ACM Awards Win, Jason Aldean’s Night Got Even Better
Jason Aldean won the Entertainer of the Year award at the 2016 ACMs on April 3, and his good fortune stuck around during the afterparty in Las Vegas.
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.
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.
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!