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.


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
We’ve got your sneak peek of two hot acts teaming up once again News We’ve got your sneak peek of two hot acts teaming up once again , Rare Country Contributor 3:08pm, August 3
Kane Brown’s wild week just went from bad to good News Kane Brown’s wild week just went from bad to good , Rare Country Contributor 2:36pm, August 3
The holidays may be coming early for Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani News The holidays may be coming early for Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani , Rare Country Contributor 1:44pm, August 3
Gwen Stefani’s ex-husband shows off his new love News Gwen Stefani’s ex-husband shows off his new love , Rare Country Contributor 7:48pm, August 2
Pentatonix releases first new video since departure of band member Performances Pentatonix releases first new video since departure of band member , Rare Country Contributor 3:50pm, August 2
Watch as Sara Evans’ daughter joins her for a one-of-a-kind duet Performances Watch as Sara Evans’ daughter joins her for a one-of-a-kind duet , Rare Country Contributor 2:55pm, August 2
Gwen Stefani goes out in a pair of daisy dukes without Blake Shelton News Gwen Stefani goes out in a pair of daisy dukes without Blake Shelton , Rare Country Contributor 1:57pm, August 2
Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town surprise a packed house with this performance News Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town surprise a packed house with this performance , Rare Country Contributor 10:44am, August 1
Watch as Indiana Feek enjoys the sweet sounds of summertime News Watch as Indiana Feek enjoys the sweet sounds of summertime , Rare Country Contributor 10:32am, August 1
Miranda Lambert forgets the words to one of her most heart-wrenching songs News Miranda Lambert forgets the words to one of her most heart-wrenching songs , Rare Country Contributor 11:15pm, July 31
Flashback: Brooks & Dunn earn a big Hollywood honor News Flashback: Brooks & Dunn earn a big Hollywood honor , Rare Country Contributor 7:37am, July 31
Miranda Lambert shares life lessons in sexy new video News Miranda Lambert shares life lessons in sexy new video , Rare Country Contributor 7:44pm, July 30
Sheryl Crow releases new song inspired by Kid Rock’s potential political bid News Sheryl Crow releases new song inspired by Kid Rock’s potential political bid , Rare Country Contributor 7:30pm, July 30
Move over Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban has a new dynamic duet partner News Move over Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban has a new dynamic duet partner , Rare Country Contributor 5:45pm, July 29
Luke Bryan celebrates special day with family by his side News Luke Bryan celebrates special day with family by his side , Rare Country Contributor 8:12am, July 29
Kellie Pickler’s heartfelt tribute to her grandmother is sure to strike a chord Performances Kellie Pickler’s heartfelt tribute to her grandmother is sure to strike a chord , Rare Country Contributor 9:41pm, July 28
Miranda Lambert talks about letting go of her first love News Miranda Lambert talks about letting go of her first love , Rare Country Contributor 6:02pm, July 28
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani enjoy a night out on the town with friends News Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani enjoy a night out on the town with friends , Rare Country Contributor 5:15pm, July 28
Sounds like Luke Bryan might be on his way to “American Idol” News Sounds like Luke Bryan might be on his way to “American Idol” , Rare Country Contributor 5:44pm, July 27
Luke Bryan surprises a capacity crowd with a beer-fueled version of national anthem News Luke Bryan surprises a capacity crowd with a beer-fueled version of national anthem , Rare Country Contributor 3:46pm, July 27
Miley Cyrus dons tiny bikini top during hot summer day News Miley Cyrus dons tiny bikini top during hot summer day , Rare Country Contributor 2:40pm, July 27
Nicole Kidman talks about finding comfort in husband Keith Urban News Nicole Kidman talks about finding comfort in husband Keith Urban , Rare Country Contributor 1:28pm, July 27
Miranda Lambert explains why this occasion may be difficult for boyfriend Anderson East to plan News Miranda Lambert explains why this occasion may be difficult for boyfriend Anderson East to plan , Rare Country Contributor 6:25pm, July 26
Jason Aldean admits that he and wife Brittany are keeping a big secret News Jason Aldean admits that he and wife Brittany are keeping a big secret , Rare Country Contributor 4:09pm, July 26