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.


Brad Paisley’s wife speaks out about the disease that claimed the life of her mom News Brad Paisley’s wife speaks out about the disease that claimed the life of her mom , Rare Country Contributor 6:24pm, September 24
The wife of FGL’s Tyler Hubbard gets real about her not-so-perfect pregnancy News The wife of FGL’s Tyler Hubbard gets real about her not-so-perfect pregnancy , Rare Country Contributor 10:02am, September 24
Shania Twain shows off her acting skills in Comedy Central show News Shania Twain shows off her acting skills in Comedy Central show , Rare Country Contributor 9:56am, September 24
Check out the pic of Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton that everyone is talking about News Check out the pic of Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton that everyone is talking about , Rare Country Contributor 8:00pm, September 23
Lady A’s Hillary Scott’s date night with her daughter is so adorable News Lady A’s Hillary Scott’s date night with her daughter is so adorable , Rare Country Contributor 1:35pm, September 22
After a dark time, “America’s Got Talent’s” Evie Clair finally has a reason to smile News After a dark time, “America’s Got Talent’s” Evie Clair finally has a reason to smile , Rare Country Contributor 1:08pm, September 22
We are not quite sure what Blake Shelton and Adam Levine are doing in this video News We are not quite sure what Blake Shelton and Adam Levine are doing in this video , Rare Country Contributor 1:04pm, September 22
Faith Hill gets showered with surprises on her milestone birthday News Faith Hill gets showered with surprises on her milestone birthday , Rare Country Contributor 1:01pm, September 22
This new acoustic version of “Like Jesus Does” is absolute perfection Performances This new acoustic version of “Like Jesus Does” is absolute perfection , Rare Country Contributor 2:48pm, September 21
Kelly Clarkson teams with two “America’s Got Talent” favorites on this powerful anthem Performances Kelly Clarkson teams with two “America’s Got Talent” favorites on this powerful anthem , Rare Country Contributor 2:05pm, September 21
We promise you have never heard Kellie Pickler scream like this News We promise you have never heard Kellie Pickler scream like this , Rare Country Contributor 1:59pm, September 21
These country acts took a rock classic to a whole new level on “Fallon” Performances These country acts took a rock classic to a whole new level on “Fallon” , Rare Country Contributor 1:57pm, September 21
Shania Twain and this “AGT” finalist teamed up for the most powerful duet of the night Performances Shania Twain and this “AGT” finalist teamed up for the most powerful duet of the night , Rare Country Contributor 1:55pm, September 21
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
An EMT thanks Kenny Chesney for “keeping us alive” after Hurricane Irma News An EMT thanks Kenny Chesney for “keeping us alive” after 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