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.


Watch as this “The Voice” contestant’s spin on Cole Swindell creates a fuss between coaches News Watch as this “The Voice” contestant’s spin on Cole Swindell creates a fuss between coaches , Rare Country Contributor 11:28am, March 13
Watch as Martina McBride takes art to a whole new level in her “Reckless” video News Watch as Martina McBride takes art to a whole new level in her “Reckless” video , Rare Country Contributor 10:58am, March 13
Flashback to the time when Rascal Flatts took us to church with this Shenandoah hit News Flashback to the time when Rascal Flatts took us to church with this Shenandoah hit , Rare Country Contributor 2:08pm, March 12
Go back to the time when Dolly Parton and Glen Campbell melted our hearts with this spiritual hymn News Go back to the time when Dolly Parton and Glen Campbell melted our hearts with this spiritual hymn , Rare Country Contributor 2:06pm, March 12
See why this “American Idol” contestant put Keith Urban into a very emotional state News See why this “American Idol” contestant put Keith Urban into a very emotional state , Rare Country Contributor 5:46pm, March 11
Watching Luke Bryan bring back his Georgia roots in this tune will have you hooked News Watching Luke Bryan bring back his Georgia roots in this tune will have you hooked , Rare Country Contributor 9:33am, March 11
Beyoncé attempts to slay a Dolly Parton country classic News Beyoncé attempts to slay a Dolly Parton country classic , Rare Country Contributor 4:43pm, March 10
This Carrie Underwood fan reaction video will have you pushing the replay button all day News This Carrie Underwood fan reaction video will have you pushing the replay button all day , Rare Country Contributor 2:18pm, March 10
Watch as a cornered Steven Tyler stands up for country music in this Aerosmith confrontation News Watch as a cornered Steven Tyler stands up for country music in this Aerosmith confrontation , Rare Country Contributor 12:52pm, March 10
Go back to the time when Diamond Rio asked for “One More Day” with this chart-topper News Go back to the time when Diamond Rio asked for “One More Day” with this chart-topper , Rare Country Contributor 11:00am, March 10
Witness the moment when a very young Carrie Underwood goes extremely nuts over chocolate News Witness the moment when a very young Carrie Underwood goes extremely nuts over chocolate , Rare Country Contributor 10:20am, March 10
Dolly Parton just spilled her opinion on two celebrity couples that everybody can’t stop talking about News Dolly Parton just spilled her opinion on two celebrity couples that everybody can’t stop talking about , Rare Country Contributor 3:39pm, March 9
Watching this man get tackled after charging toward Miranda Lambert will leave you shocked News Watching this man get tackled after charging toward Miranda Lambert will leave you shocked , Rare Country Contributor 12:39pm, March 9
Go back to the time when Sam Hunt sang this heartfelt tribute in college News Go back to the time when Sam Hunt sang this heartfelt tribute in college , Rare Country Contributor 11:50am, March 9
Zac Brown just unleashed his family roots in this new ode to his grandmother News Zac Brown just unleashed his family roots in this new ode to his grandmother , Rare Country Contributor 4:26pm, March 8
You’ll never guess the stunt Luke Bryan’s wife pulled on him at the salon News You’ll never guess the stunt Luke Bryan’s wife pulled on him at the salon , Rare Country Contributor 10:19am, March 8
Jennifer Nettles just powered through a classic Queen song and fans are loving it News Jennifer Nettles just powered through a classic Queen song and fans are loving it , Rare Country Contributor 9:51am, March 8
You won’t believe your eyes when you see what Cam and Eric Paslay just did to Brad Paisley on tour News You won’t believe your eyes when you see what Cam and Eric Paslay just did to Brad Paisley on tour , Rare Country Contributor 2:53pm, March 7
Brett Eldredge just released the most hilarious video ever that will have you laughing until it hurts News Brett Eldredge just released the most hilarious video ever that will have you laughing until it hurts , Rare Country Contributor 11:22am, March 7
Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush” has never sounded sweeter News Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush” has never sounded sweeter , Rare Country Contributor 10:36am, March 7
Flashback to the time Carrie Underwood spun this Fleetwood Mac classic News Flashback to the time Carrie Underwood spun this Fleetwood Mac classic , Rare Country Contributor 10:07am, March 7
Willie Nelson just teamed up with The Muppets for the sweetest show finale ever News Willie Nelson just teamed up with The Muppets for the sweetest show finale ever , Rare Country Contributor 9:45am, March 7
This “American Idol” contestant just proved to Keith Urban that she has country soul News This “American Idol” contestant just proved to Keith Urban that she has country soul , Rare Country Contributor 2:30pm, March 4
Flashback to the time when Gretchen Wilson brought some edge with this country classic News Flashback to the time when Gretchen Wilson brought some edge with this country classic , Rare Country Contributor 2:14pm, March 4
Take a step back in time to when Brad Paisley’s ode to the heavens made us cry News Take a step back in time to when Brad Paisley’s ode to the heavens made us cry , Rare Country Contributor 10:16am, March 4
Flashback to the time when Lonestar dominated the charts with this superhit News Flashback to the time when Lonestar dominated the charts with this superhit , Rare Country Contributor 1:24pm, March 3
Flashback to the time when Miranda Lambert blazed her trail with “Kerosene” News Flashback to the time when Miranda Lambert blazed her trail with “Kerosene” , Rare Country Contributor 12:22pm, March 3
Go back to the time when Shania Twain joined Willie Nelson on this iconic love song News Go back to the time when Shania Twain joined Willie Nelson on this iconic love song , Rare Country Contributor 11:15am, March 3
Go back to the time when Willie Nelson spun this vintage Hank Williams classic News Go back to the time when Willie Nelson spun this vintage Hank Williams classic , Rare Country Contributor 2:34pm, March 2
Luke Bryan just announced an upcoming collaboration that will certainly show off his soulful side News Luke Bryan just announced an upcoming collaboration that will certainly show off his soulful side , Rare Country Contributor 10:33am, March 2