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.


Country music’s viral sensation goes old school with brand new cover Performances Country music’s viral sensation goes old school with brand new cover , Rare Country Contributor 1:45pm, August 18
The story behind this Brantley Gilbert pic will break your heart News The story behind this Brantley Gilbert pic will break your heart , Rare Country Contributor 1:06pm, August 18
A country icon weighs in on the issue of Confederate statues being torn down News A country icon weighs in on the issue of Confederate statues being torn down , Rare Country Contributor 12:41pm, August 18
This tween just wowed an “America’s Got Talent” crowd once again Performances This tween just wowed an “America’s Got Talent” crowd once again , Rare Country Contributor 3:24pm, August 17
A country singer’s concerts get cancelled over controversial political post News A country singer’s concerts get cancelled over controversial political post , Rare Country Contributor 1:10pm, August 17
Lady Antebellum delivers high-energy performance at CMA Music Festival Performances Lady Antebellum delivers high-energy performance at CMA Music Festival , Rare Country Contributor 9:10pm, August 16
Get ready to melt over Florida Georgia Line’s romantic gesture to their wives Performances Get ready to melt over Florida Georgia Line’s romantic gesture to their wives , Rare Country Contributor 7:39pm, August 16
Luke Bryan reveals the run-in he just had with the cops News Luke Bryan reveals the run-in he just had with the cops , Rare Country Contributor 12:46pm, August 16
A Montgomery Gentry member mourns the passing of his father News A Montgomery Gentry member mourns the passing of his father , Rare Country Contributor 8:52pm, August 15
Singer pens an emotional message about her late father, Glen Campbell News Singer pens an emotional message about her late father, Glen Campbell , Rare Country Contributor 1:48pm, August 15
Luke Bryan hilariously gets smacked in the face with fan’s lingerie Performances Luke Bryan hilariously gets smacked in the face with fan’s lingerie , Rare Country Contributor 1:36pm, August 15
Jason Aldean and wife Brittany share pics of their priceless weekend News Jason Aldean and wife Brittany share pics of their priceless weekend , Rare Country Contributor 6:28am, August 15
A country legend cuts concert short due to health issues News A country legend cuts concert short due to health issues , Rare Country Contributor 11:49am, August 14
A famous pop star crashes Lady Antebellum’s concert during this performance Performances A famous pop star crashes Lady Antebellum’s concert during this performance , Rare Country Contributor 7:34pm, August 13
Chris Stapleton will move you to tears with this emotional tribute to Glen Campbell Performances Chris Stapleton will move you to tears with this emotional tribute to Glen Campbell , Rare Country Contributor 7:14pm, August 13
Keith Urban makes this move to prove the show must go on Performances Keith Urban makes this move to prove the show must go on , Rare Country Contributor 6:27pm, August 13
This country star and his baby boy look like twins in these photos News This country star and his baby boy look like twins in these photos , Rare Country Contributor 8:11pm, August 12
A country superstar angrily stands up to a rude fan on Twitter News A country superstar angrily stands up to a rude fan on Twitter , Rare Country Contributor 7:33pm, August 12
Jana Kramer shines yet more light on the real problem of domestic violence News Jana Kramer shines yet more light on the real problem of domestic violence , Rare Country Contributor 7:25pm, August 12
A NASCAR mommy-to-be shares pictures of her still growing belly Nascar A NASCAR mommy-to-be shares pictures of her still growing belly , Rare Country Contributor 8:30pm, August 11
Jason Aldean and wife Brittany treat their unborn child to this sweet lullaby News Jason Aldean and wife Brittany treat their unborn child to this sweet lullaby , Rare Country Contributor 1:31pm, August 11
Flashback to when Tim McGraw and Faith Hill took on a Glen Campbell classic Performances Flashback to when Tim McGraw and Faith Hill took on a Glen Campbell classic , Rare Country Contributor 12:03pm, August 11
Chelsea Handler calls out Blake Shelton for his ego News Chelsea Handler calls out Blake Shelton for his ego , Rare Country Contributor 1:59pm, August 10
Check out the enchanting Beverly Hills home that once belonged to Elvis Presley News Check out the enchanting Beverly Hills home that once belonged to Elvis Presley , Rare Country Contributor 1:53pm, August 10
Miley Cyrus reflects on recent evolution of her music and image News Miley Cyrus reflects on recent evolution of her music and image , Rare Country Contributor 3:47pm, August 9
Wonder what Blake Shelton would say about Adam Levine’s new estate News Wonder what Blake Shelton would say about Adam Levine’s new estate , Rare Country Contributor 2:47pm, August 9
Keith Urban pens emotional note following the death of country icon Glen Campbell News Keith Urban pens emotional note following the death of country icon Glen Campbell , Rare Country Contributor 2:19pm, August 9
Hear John Mayer’s moving, acoustic tribute to the late Glen Campbell Performances Hear John Mayer’s moving, acoustic tribute to the late Glen Campbell , Rare Country Contributor 1:12pm, August 9
Blake Shelton goes off once again on his fellow “The Voice” coaches News Blake Shelton goes off once again on his fellow “The Voice” coaches , Rare Country Contributor 11:03pm, August 8
This emerging country artist has fans swooning over his catchy new single Features This emerging country artist has fans swooning over his catchy new single , Rare Country Contributor 9:13pm, August 3