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.


Luke Bryan melted hearts with this adorable onstage moment with young fan Performances Luke Bryan melted hearts with this adorable onstage moment with young fan , Rare Country Contributor 5:00am, July 26
Jason Aldean’s wife Brittany sends up prayers in latest pregnancy post News Jason Aldean’s wife Brittany sends up prayers in latest pregnancy post , Rare Country Contributor 5:59pm, July 25
Dale Earnhardt Jr. weighs in on his vices of the past Nascar Dale Earnhardt Jr. weighs in on his vices of the past , Rare Country Contributor 1:49pm, July 25
An emotional Garth Brooks revealed big baby news during this concert News An emotional Garth Brooks revealed big baby news during this concert , Rare Country Contributor 5:54pm, July 24
Carrie Underwood’s husband takes a tip from Alan Jackson in this hilarious video News Carrie Underwood’s husband takes a tip from Alan Jackson in this hilarious video , Rare Country Contributor 2:30pm, July 23
Fans lost their minds when Miranda Lambert covered this song for the first time Performances Fans lost their minds when Miranda Lambert covered this song for the first time , Rare Country Contributor 2:19pm, July 23
Luke Bryan goes above and beyond to make a fan’s dream come true News Luke Bryan goes above and beyond to make a fan’s dream come true , Rare Country Contributor 8:24am, July 23
This NASCAR star’s baby blooper is the funniest thing you’ll see all day Nascar This NASCAR star’s baby blooper is the funniest thing you’ll see all day , Rare Country Contributor 5:02pm, July 22
Jason Aldean’s wife Brittany hides nothing in latest baby bump picture News Jason Aldean’s wife Brittany hides nothing in latest baby bump picture , Rare Country Contributor 2:50pm, July 21
A longtime member of Elvis Presley’s “Memphis Mafia” has passed away News A longtime member of Elvis Presley’s “Memphis Mafia” has passed away , Rare Country Contributor 2:30pm, July 21
Blake Shelton’s been making quite the impression on Gwen Stefani’s sons News Blake Shelton’s been making quite the impression on Gwen Stefani’s sons , Rare Country Contributor 2:07pm, July 21
Country music’s latest viral sensation is back with an insanely good Tim McGraw cover Performances Country music’s latest viral sensation is back with an insanely good Tim McGraw cover , Rare Country Contributor 4:49pm, July 20
Shania Twain bares her 51-year-old midriff in sexy new photo News Shania Twain bares her 51-year-old midriff in sexy new photo , Rare Country Contributor 2:07pm, July 20
Savannah Chrisley speaks out about how her dad has stuck with her through it all News Savannah Chrisley speaks out about how her dad has stuck with her through it all , Rare Country Contributor 6:35pm, July 19
A NASCAR driver reveals the disability he deals with every day News A NASCAR driver reveals the disability he deals with every day , Rare Country Contributor 5:13pm, July 19
Thomas Rhett romances expecting wife Lauren with dreamy sunset date night News Thomas Rhett romances expecting wife Lauren with dreamy sunset date night , Rare Country Contributor 4:01pm, July 19
The days of Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton singing together are coming to an end News The days of Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton singing together are coming to an end , Rare Country Contributor 2:08pm, July 19
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani enjoy the sunrise during family fishing trip News Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani enjoy the sunrise during family fishing trip , Rare Country Contributor 4:25pm, July 18
Nicole Kidman is too hot to handle on sexy, country-themed magazine cover News Nicole Kidman is too hot to handle on sexy, country-themed magazine cover , Rare Country Contributor 3:10pm, July 18
Looks like Jason Aldean and his wife found the perfect double-date partners News Looks like Jason Aldean and his wife found the perfect double-date partners , Rare Country Contributor 4:38pm, July 17
Miranda Lambert gives beau Anderson East the sweetest birthday serenade News Miranda Lambert gives beau Anderson East the sweetest birthday serenade , Rare Country Contributor 2:57pm, July 17
Carrie Underwood takes it back to the ’70s with groovy carpool video News Carrie Underwood takes it back to the ’70s with groovy carpool video , Rare Country Contributor 8:55am, July 17
Witness this adorable moment between Jason Aldean and his special little fan News Witness this adorable moment between Jason Aldean and his special little fan , Rare Country Contributor 5:21pm, July 16
A country star makes a drastic decision about her social media future News A country star makes a drastic decision about her social media future , Rare Country Contributor 5:00pm, July 16
Billy Ray Cyrus endures painfully awkward interview with Wendy Williams News Billy Ray Cyrus endures painfully awkward interview with Wendy Williams , Rare Country Contributor 6:16pm, July 15
Derek Hough spills some scoop about his sister Julianne’s lavish wedding News Derek Hough spills some scoop about his sister Julianne’s lavish wedding , Rare Country Contributor 5:40pm, July 15
A rodeo crowd witnesses a horrific scene News A rodeo crowd witnesses a horrific scene , Rare Country Contributor 6:03pm, July 14
Reba McEntire parts ways with a big piece of her history News Reba McEntire parts ways with a big piece of her history , Rare Country Contributor 5:50pm, July 14
Julianne Hough’s former flame speaks out about her recent nuptials News Julianne Hough’s former flame speaks out about her recent nuptials , Rare Country Contributor 9:11pm, July 13
A country star reminisces about life with his late grandfather News A country star reminisces about life with his late grandfather , Rare Country Contributor 8:48pm, July 13