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.


A country star shares the pic that is helping him deal with his fear News A country star shares the pic that is helping him deal with his fear , Rare Country Contributor 7:12am, October 6
Jason Aldean’s expectant wife, Brittany, describes her first thoughts in the midst of Las Vegas shooting News Jason Aldean’s expectant wife, Brittany, describes her first thoughts in the midst of Las Vegas shooting , Rare Country Contributor 12:48am, October 5
Kane Brown brings his mom to tears in heartwarming video News Kane Brown brings his mom to tears in heartwarming video , Rare Country Contributor 6:20pm, October 4
Blake Shelton lets loose on Luke Bryan’s upcoming “American Idol” gig News Blake Shelton lets loose on Luke Bryan’s upcoming “American Idol” gig , Rare Country Contributor 1:04pm, October 4
Blake Shelton brings up love Gwen Stefani for very special duet Performances Blake Shelton brings up love Gwen Stefani for very special duet , Rare Country Contributor 12:53pm, October 4
An aspiring star soars on this Kelly Clarkson hit during “The Voice” blind auditions Performances An aspiring star soars on this Kelly Clarkson hit during “The Voice” blind auditions , Rare Country Contributor 4:39am, October 4
Miley Cyrus resurrects an old country hit in honor of Las Vegas shooting victims Performances Miley Cyrus resurrects an old country hit in honor of Las Vegas shooting victims , Rare Country Contributor 4:08am, October 4
Blake Shelton couldn’t help but stand up during this “The Voice” hopeful’s blind audition Performances Blake Shelton couldn’t help but stand up during this “The Voice” hopeful’s blind audition , Rare Country Contributor 4:56pm, October 3
A rising country star describes the moment he first heard shots fired in Las Vegas Features A rising country star describes the moment he first heard shots fired in Las Vegas , Rare Country Contributor 4:46pm, October 3
Miley Cyrus and Adam Sandler sing touching tribute to Las Vegas Performances Miley Cyrus and Adam Sandler sing touching tribute to Las Vegas , Rare Country Contributor 4:09pm, October 3
An emotional Garth Brooks shares this powerful message after Las Vegas tragedy News An emotional Garth Brooks shares this powerful message after Las Vegas tragedy , Rare Country Contributor 1:03pm, October 3
Luke Bryan’s conversation with his son about his booty is priceless News Luke Bryan’s conversation with his son about his booty is priceless , Rare Country Contributor 10:04am, October 1
Take a look at that 30-week baby Aldean belly News Take a look at that 30-week baby Aldean belly , Rare Country Contributor 10:01pm, September 30
This Miley Cyrus moment with her mama is too cute News This Miley Cyrus moment with her mama is too cute , Rare Country Contributor 9:47pm, September 30
Kelly Clarkson lets her soulful side out on new ballad Performances Kelly Clarkson lets her soulful side out on new ballad , Rare Country Contributor 2:14pm, September 30
Little Big Town astonishes an international crowd with Alicia Keys cover Performances Little Big Town astonishes an international crowd with Alicia Keys cover , Rare Country Contributor 8:17am, September 29
Blake Shelton gets his carpool karaoke on with an unexpected partner News Blake Shelton gets his carpool karaoke on with an unexpected partner , Rare Country Contributor 4:45pm, September 28
Luke Bryan throws on some biking shorts for a joyride with a cycling great News Luke Bryan throws on some biking shorts for a joyride with a cycling great , Rare Country Contributor 1:03pm, September 28
Kelly Clarkson spills the secrets behind sexy new video News Kelly Clarkson spills the secrets behind sexy new video , Rare Country Contributor 7:43am, September 28
We are loving this sexy story about Kelly Clarkson’s husband News We are loving this sexy story about Kelly Clarkson’s husband , Rare Country Contributor 11:14pm, September 27
Miley Cyrus pulls out the thigh-high boots for electric new performance Performances Miley Cyrus pulls out the thigh-high boots for electric new performance , Rare Country Contributor 1:23pm, September 27
Blake Shelton and Miley Cyrus lose their minds over this country bombshell’s blind audition Performances Blake Shelton and Miley Cyrus lose their minds over this country bombshell’s blind audition , Rare Country Contributor 1:21pm, September 27
Garth Brooks shows off the mess he made backstage with Ms. Yearwood News Garth Brooks shows off the mess he made backstage with Ms. Yearwood , Rare Country Contributor 1:16pm, September 27
Blake Shelton loved this “The Voice” singer’s John Anderson cover during the blind auditions Performances Blake Shelton loved this “The Voice” singer’s John Anderson cover during the blind auditions , Rare Country Contributor 12:58pm, September 27
Watch this viral daddy/daughter team take their act to the stage of “The Voice” Performances Watch this viral daddy/daughter team take their act to the stage of “The Voice” , Rare Country Contributor 12:58pm, September 27
A pop sensation’s passionate performance of Little Big Town’s hit will make you melt Performances A pop sensation’s passionate performance of Little Big Town’s hit will make you melt , Rare Country Contributor 4:51pm, September 26
This former NFL football star tackled an uplifting ballad during “The Voice” blind auditions Performances This former NFL football star tackled an uplifting ballad during “The Voice” blind auditions , Rare Country Contributor 3:54pm, September 26
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani come together to mourn the passing of a dear friend’s mother News Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani come together to mourn the passing of a dear friend’s mother , Rare Country Contributor 2:04pm, September 26
A handsome crooner on “The Voice” lands on Team Blake after channeling Darius Rucker Performances A handsome crooner on “The Voice” lands on Team Blake after channeling Darius Rucker , Rare Country Contributor 12:47pm, September 26
Jana Kramer shows off some revealing vacation pics with hubby News Jana Kramer shows off some revealing vacation pics with hubby , Rare Country Contributor 4:35am, September 26