Rare Country Contributor

Melinda Lorge

Nashville-based writer and Rare Country contributor Melinda Lorge has always been passionate about country music. So for her, writing about it comes easy. Her previous work can be seen in Rolling Stone Country, Nashville Lifestyles Magazine and on the Wide Open Country blog. When Melinda isn’t busy keeping up with country music news, she can be found trying new recipes, hiking or visiting with family.


Faith Hill and Tim McGraw take their dramatic love song to “The Tonight Show” Performances Faith Hill and Tim McGraw take their dramatic love song to “The Tonight Show” , Rare Country Contributor 1:12pm, November 17
Kelly Clarkson gets honest about her family’s past News Kelly Clarkson gets honest about her family’s past , Rare Country Contributor 12:35pm, November 17
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw take each other on in hilarious “Family Feud” inspired game on “Fallon” News Faith Hill and Tim McGraw take each other on in hilarious “Family Feud” inspired game on “Fallon” , Rare Country Contributor 10:04am, November 17
Blake Shelton reveals what he finds kinky during hilarious paddle game on “Ellen” News Blake Shelton reveals what he finds kinky during hilarious paddle game on “Ellen” , Rare Country Contributor 11:58am, November 16
Tim McGraw shares how he and Faith Hill keep the passion alive onstage News Tim McGraw shares how he and Faith Hill keep the passion alive onstage , Rare Country Contributor 10:00am, November 16
A Rare Country Awards nominee posts nostalgic message to her fans on social media News A Rare Country Awards nominee posts nostalgic message to her fans on social media , Rare Country Contributor 5:11am, November 16
A “The Voice” favorite enters the Top 12 with this amazing Gretchen Wilson cover Performances A “The Voice” favorite enters the Top 12 with this amazing Gretchen Wilson cover , Rare Country Contributor 4:52am, November 16
Gwen Stefani gets sappy about her love for Blake Shelton News Gwen Stefani gets sappy about her love for Blake Shelton , Rare Country Contributor 6:17pm, November 15
A “The Voice” teen’s country cover earns standing ovation from all four coaches Performances A “The Voice” teen’s country cover earns standing ovation from all four coaches , Rare Country Contributor 10:35am, November 15
Blake Shelton surprises a blindfolded Adam Levine with this sexy news News Blake Shelton surprises a blindfolded Adam Levine with this sexy news , Rare Country Contributor 10:00am, November 15
Jana Kramer shares a PDA pic that will warm the hearts of her fans News Jana Kramer shares a PDA pic that will warm the hearts of her fans , Rare Country Contributor 3:18am, November 15
Reba McEntire gets us in the holiday mood with this stunning performance Performances Reba McEntire gets us in the holiday mood with this stunning performance , Rare Country Contributor 2:33am, November 15
This “The Voice” crooner advances with earnest cover of a country classic Performances This “The Voice” crooner advances with earnest cover of a country classic , Rare Country Contributor 4:32am, November 14
Blake Shelton’s comeback artist shreds on the fiddle during “The Voice” playoffs Performances Blake Shelton’s comeback artist shreds on the fiddle during “The Voice” playoffs , Rare Country Contributor 3:57am, November 14
Hear this “The Voice” favorite’s soulful Judds cover during the live playoffs Performances Hear this “The Voice” favorite’s soulful Judds cover during the live playoffs , Rare Country Contributor 3:42am, November 14
Rascal Flatts get their rap on in the ultimate battle Performances Rascal Flatts get their rap on in the ultimate battle , Rare Country Contributor 4:49pm, November 13
Julianne Hough’s revealing swimsuit pic has everyone talking News Julianne Hough’s revealing swimsuit pic has everyone talking , Rare Country Contributor 1:48pm, November 13
Miranda Lambert’s gutsy move at the ACM Awards is still giving us chills Rare Country Awards Miranda Lambert’s gutsy move at the ACM Awards is still giving us chills , Rare Country Contributor 1:00am, November 13
Jason Aldean turns a moment into an unforgettable memory for this little girl Rare Country Awards Jason Aldean turns a moment into an unforgettable memory for this little girl , Rare Country Contributor 1:00am, November 13
Luke Bryan releases his new take on an old holiday classic Music Luke Bryan releases his new take on an old holiday classic , Rare Country Contributor 2:07pm, November 12
Take a listen to Shania Twain’s new holiday duet with a pop heartthrob Music Take a listen to Shania Twain’s new holiday duet with a pop heartthrob , Rare Country Contributor 9:31pm, November 11
Kelly Clarkson reveals some surprising news about life before her hubby News Kelly Clarkson reveals some surprising news about life before her hubby , Rare Country Contributor 1:54pm, November 11
A country artist mocks the CMA Awards just steps outside the venue Awards A country artist mocks the CMA Awards just steps outside the venue , Rare Country Contributor 11:46am, November 10
Kane Brown opens up about the racism he faces every day News Kane Brown opens up about the racism he faces every day , Rare Country Contributor 11:21am, November 10
These country music mean tweets just get more and more hysterical News These country music mean tweets just get more and more hysterical , Rare Country Contributor 9:32pm, November 9
Maren Morris’ CMA Awards duet with this pop sensation got everyone’s attention Awards Maren Morris’ CMA Awards duet with this pop sensation got everyone’s attention , Rare Country Contributor 1:01pm, November 9
Hear Chris Stapleton’s booming voice on this ballad at the CMA Awards Awards Hear Chris Stapleton’s booming voice on this ballad at the CMA Awards , Rare Country Contributor 3:47am, November 9
Fans are strongly reacting to Pink’s CMA Awards performance Awards Fans are strongly reacting to Pink’s CMA Awards performance , Rare Country Contributor 3:04am, November 9
Gwen Stefani reveals her holiday plans with Blake Shelton News Gwen Stefani reveals her holiday plans with Blake Shelton , Rare Country Contributor 9:19am, November 8
“The Voice” singer Red Marlow breezes through this knockout round with a country ballad Performances “The Voice” singer Red Marlow breezes through this knockout round with a country ballad , Rare Country Contributor 9:10am, November 8