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.


Blake Shelton and Miley Cyrus open up about the turning point of their lives News Blake Shelton and Miley Cyrus open up about the turning point of their lives , Rare Country Contributor 2:43pm, September 20
This country star’s love for his daughter is the cutest thing ever News This country star’s love for his daughter is the cutest thing ever , Rare Country Contributor 2:14pm, September 20
Kenny Chesney continues to lend a helping hand to the victims of Hurricane Irma News Kenny Chesney continues to lend a helping hand to the victims of Hurricane Irma , Rare Country Contributor 1:07pm, September 20
A country music son is forced to stand up for his legendary daddy News A country music son is forced to stand up for his legendary daddy , Rare Country Contributor 12:48pm, September 20
Here’s how this emerging country artist is paying tribute to her late bandmate Features Here’s how this emerging country artist is paying tribute to her late bandmate , Rare Country Contributor 6:32pm, September 19
Five people who allegedly stole money from Dolly Parton have been arrested News Five people who allegedly stole money from Dolly Parton have been arrested , Rare Country Contributor 1:22pm, September 19
Miley Cyrus shows off her undeniable country twang in series of new performances Performances Miley Cyrus shows off her undeniable country twang in series of new performances , Rare Country Contributor 3:48pm, September 16
“Americas Got Talent” favorite Evie Clair faces a difficult decision after her father’s death News “Americas Got Talent” favorite Evie Clair faces a difficult decision after her father’s death , Rare Country Contributor 8:05pm, September 15
People are losing it over this Jennifer Nettles cover of a “Wicked” classic Performances People are losing it over this Jennifer Nettles cover of a “Wicked” classic , Rare Country Contributor 2:14pm, September 15
This plane crash survivor continues to stun the “America’s Got Talent” audience Performances This plane crash survivor continues to stun the “America’s Got Talent” audience , Rare Country Contributor 2:07pm, September 15
Maren Morris wows ’em with this brand new late night performance Performances Maren Morris wows ’em with this brand new late night performance , Rare Country Contributor 2:04pm, September 15
A country hit-maker shows off some dirty dancing in this wedding clip News A country hit-maker shows off some dirty dancing in this wedding clip , Rare Country Contributor 4:39pm, September 14
Shania Twain lets her hair down in a rocking new performance Performances Shania Twain lets her hair down in a rocking new performance , Rare Country Contributor 2:05pm, September 14
Listen as Florida Georgia Line goes pop for brand new collaboration News Listen as Florida Georgia Line goes pop for brand new collaboration , Rare Country Contributor 12:45pm, September 14
The latest news on Kid Rock’s potential candidacy might not be what you expect News The latest news on Kid Rock’s potential candidacy might not be what you expect , Rare Country Contributor 4:13am, September 13
George Strait brings love to hurricane victims with this all-star performance Performances George Strait brings love to hurricane victims with this all-star performance , Rare Country Contributor 2:32am, September 13
Blake Shelton teams with this R&B superstar in uplifting telethon performance Performances Blake Shelton teams with this R&B superstar in uplifting telethon performance , Rare Country Contributor 1:15am, September 13
Miley Cyrus calls out fellow “The Voice” coach Blake Shelton News Miley Cyrus calls out fellow “The Voice” coach Blake Shelton , Rare Country Contributor 10:46pm, September 12
Miley Cyrus shares details of her very recent collaboration with a country legend News Miley Cyrus shares details of her very recent collaboration with a country legend , Rare Country Contributor 6:45pm, September 12
LeAnn Rimes rocks a white bodysuit in new performance News LeAnn Rimes rocks a white bodysuit in new performance , Rare Country Contributor 3:33pm, September 12
Watch as Gwen Stefani’s boys make a cameo in Blake Shelton’s new video Videos Watch as Gwen Stefani’s boys make a cameo in Blake Shelton’s new video , Rare Country Contributor 3:01pm, September 12
Country artist shows off adorable wife in sexy weekend lake shoot News Country artist shows off adorable wife in sexy weekend lake shoot , Rare Country Contributor 1:27pm, September 12
Carrie Underwood has never looked sexier in a “Sunday Night Football” shoot News Carrie Underwood has never looked sexier in a “Sunday Night Football” shoot , Rare Country Contributor 5:36pm, September 10
Miley Cyrus gets her dance on alongside Ellen DeGeneres Performances Miley Cyrus gets her dance on alongside Ellen DeGeneres , Rare Country Contributor 5:27pm, September 10
Julianne Hough shows off crazy, amazing abs in new photo shoot News Julianne Hough shows off crazy, amazing abs in new photo shoot , Rare Country Contributor 8:24pm, September 9
Troy Gentry’s death stirs painful memories for Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard News Troy Gentry’s death stirs painful memories for Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard , Rare Country Contributor 3:43pm, September 9
Blake Shelton and other country stars react to Don Williams’ death News Blake Shelton and other country stars react to Don Williams’ death , Rare Country Contributor 9:26pm, September 8
A pop music heartthrob gets his karaoke on at a Nashville bar News A pop music heartthrob gets his karaoke on at a Nashville bar , Rare Country Contributor 6:17pm, September 8
Martina McBride’s daughter is all grown up and flying from the nest News Martina McBride’s daughter is all grown up and flying from the nest , Rare Country Contributor 3:54pm, September 8
Maren Morris amps up the patriotism in this new national anthem performance Performances Maren Morris amps up the patriotism in this new national anthem performance , Rare Country Contributor 2:00pm, September 8