Rare Contributor

Ken Churilla

Based in Chicago but often in Nashville, Ken Churilla is a contributor for Rare Country. He has been in country music since the early ’90s. His writings have appeared in THIS Is Country Magazine, Country Weekly and Chicago Country Magazine. In addition, he has worked sponsorship on major tours, in country radio, and has written album release bios for stars ranging from Martina McBride to Joey+Rory. Follow him @KenChurilla.


The real reason Miranda Lambert cried in concert will break your heart News The real reason Miranda Lambert cried in concert will break your heart , Rare Contributor 1:35pm, July 31
Reba McEntire pulls out all the stops in this hilarious video for one great cause News Reba McEntire pulls out all the stops in this hilarious video for one great cause , Rare Contributor 12:52pm, July 31
Miranda Lambert explains why her song “Vice” is so intimately personal News Miranda Lambert explains why her song “Vice” is so intimately personal , Rare Contributor 12:49pm, July 31
Watch George Strait and Alan Jackson pay tribute to George Jones with this heart-wrenching performance News Watch George Strait and Alan Jackson pay tribute to George Jones with this heart-wrenching performance , Rare Contributor 6:42pm, July 30
George Strait proves once again why he’ll always be No. 1 in our hearts News George Strait proves once again why he’ll always be No. 1 in our hearts , Rare Contributor 4:33pm, July 29
See Lee Ann Womack perform her career-defining song with a little help from a pop superstar News See Lee Ann Womack perform her career-defining song with a little help from a pop superstar , Rare Contributor 3:04pm, July 29
Can you name the country music star in the new “Sharknado” trailer? News Can you name the country music star in the new “Sharknado” trailer? , Rare Contributor 2:15pm, July 29
Hear Toby Keith pay tribute to a country music legend with this breathtaking Opry performance News Hear Toby Keith pay tribute to a country music legend with this breathtaking Opry performance , Rare Contributor 11:09am, July 29
Hot country couple Lauren and Thomas Rhett find the perfect way to cool off this summer News Hot country couple Lauren and Thomas Rhett find the perfect way to cool off this summer , Rare Contributor 4:35pm, July 27
Garth Brooks turns out one marathon of a performance News Garth Brooks turns out one marathon of a performance , Rare Contributor 3:39pm, July 27
Tim McGraw just gave this tiny dancer the twirl of her life News Tim McGraw just gave this tiny dancer the twirl of her life , Rare Contributor 2:40pm, July 27
Watch things get super awkward between Steve Harvey and this country trio News Watch things get super awkward between Steve Harvey and this country trio , Rare Contributor 10:43am, July 26
Watch Miranda Lambert combine forces with her favorite rising country music star News Watch Miranda Lambert combine forces with her favorite rising country music star , Rare Contributor 4:09pm, July 25
Is this what Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s son would look like? News Is this what Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s son would look like? , Rare Contributor 2:38pm, July 25
Watch Garth Brooks get emotional over this reporter’s question News Watch Garth Brooks get emotional over this reporter’s question , Rare Contributor 10:05am, July 24
Did this woman take advantage of Shania Twain as part of the ultimate betrayal? News Did this woman take advantage of Shania Twain as part of the ultimate betrayal? , Rare Contributor 9:58am, July 24
Carrie Underwood just made our summer with this video of her little man News Carrie Underwood just made our summer with this video of her little man , Rare Contributor 6:13pm, July 23
Miranda Lambert reveals the one thing she refuses to break up with News Miranda Lambert reveals the one thing she refuses to break up with , Rare Contributor 5:43pm, July 23
Check out our top five live concert moments of summer 2016 — so far News Check out our top five live concert moments of summer 2016 — so far , Rare Contributor 2:30pm, July 23
Watch the sparks fly with our picks for the five hottest country and rock duets ever News Watch the sparks fly with our picks for the five hottest country and rock duets ever , Rare Contributor 11:44am, July 22
Listen as a country star takes a national audience to the “outskirts of heaven” News Listen as a country star takes a national audience to the “outskirts of heaven” , Rare Contributor 11:06am, July 22
Blake Shelton delivered one of the best CMA Award acceptance speeches ever News Blake Shelton delivered one of the best CMA Award acceptance speeches ever , Rare Contributor 10:06am, July 22
Taylor Swift doesn’t deserve what the pop world is putting her through News Taylor Swift doesn’t deserve what the pop world is putting her through , Rare Contributor 3:57pm, July 21
Charlie Daniels is sick to death of American police officers being killed News Charlie Daniels is sick to death of American police officers being killed , Rare Contributor 12:58pm, July 20
Country music fans are losing it over this recently unearthed Eric Church footage News Country music fans are losing it over this recently unearthed Eric Church footage , Rare Contributor 12:46pm, July 20
Watch Zac Brown Band honor those who protect us with this grand gesture News Watch Zac Brown Band honor those who protect us with this grand gesture , Rare Contributor 12:15pm, July 20
Luke Bryan and Chris Stapleton provided a chilling moment during this amazing performance News Luke Bryan and Chris Stapleton provided a chilling moment during this amazing performance , Rare Contributor 5:24pm, July 18
Kelsea Ballerini shares one bittersweet duet with one of her biggest fans News Kelsea Ballerini shares one bittersweet duet with one of her biggest fans , Rare Contributor 3:29pm, July 18
Reba McEntire could not believe her eyes with this mind-blowing “America’s Got Talent” trick News Reba McEntire could not believe her eyes with this mind-blowing “America’s Got Talent” trick , Rare Contributor 12:21pm, July 18
Listen as Toby Keith pays tribute to Merle Haggard in his own special way News Listen as Toby Keith pays tribute to Merle Haggard in his own special way , Rare Contributor 9:54am, July 17