Senior Content Editor

Phyllis Stark

Phyllis Stark is a Nashville-based entertainment journalist who has been reporting extensively on country music (and loving every moment of it) for more than two decades. Formerly the Nashville Bureau Chief and senior editor for “Billboard,” she continues to write a weekly column for Billboard Country Update. As a freelance writer, her work is seen regularly in several other publications and sites. Her past experience includes stints as Executive Producer of National Content for the E.W. Scripps Co. and Nashville music correspondent and daily blogger for MSN.com.


Luke Bryan’s wife makes sure Father’s Day is always special News Luke Bryan’s wife makes sure Father’s Day is always special , Senior Content Editor 11:58pm, June 10
This country star’s talented kid is following in her mom’s footsteps News This country star’s talented kid is following in her mom’s footsteps , Senior Content Editor 10:54pm, June 10
This country star explains how he overcame his vocal issues News This country star explains how he overcame his vocal issues , Senior Content Editor 1:58pm, June 10
Country firecracker Lauren Alaina gets emotional about reaching her goals News Country firecracker Lauren Alaina gets emotional about reaching her goals , Senior Content Editor 5:53pm, June 9
This country superstar is “scared to death” of the national anthem News This country superstar is “scared to death” of the national anthem , Senior Content Editor 4:55pm, June 9
This romantic new tune is becoming country music’s go-to wedding song News This romantic new tune is becoming country music’s go-to wedding song , Senior Content Editor 2:27pm, June 9
Lady Antebellum and a legendary band get the CMT Music Awards crowd on its feet News Lady Antebellum and a legendary band get the CMT Music Awards crowd on its feet , Senior Content Editor 1:50pm, June 8
Ashton Kutcher pokes fun at Blake Shelton during CMT Music Awards News Ashton Kutcher pokes fun at Blake Shelton during CMT Music Awards , Senior Content Editor 2:26am, June 8
Miranda Lambert says a fight with her father put things in perspective News Miranda Lambert says a fight with her father put things in perspective , Senior Content Editor 5:57pm, June 7
Laura Bell Bundy reveals she farted as her now-husband was proposing News Laura Bell Bundy reveals she farted as her now-husband was proposing , Senior Content Editor 4:13pm, June 6
Laura Bell Bundy reveals she farted as her now-husband was proposing News Laura Bell Bundy reveals she farted as her now-husband was proposing , Senior Content Editor 12:13pm, June 6
This rising country star is going to be a daddy News This rising country star is going to be a daddy , Senior Content Editor 12:56pm, June 5
This new country star took over Eric Church’s show at his invitation News This new country star took over Eric Church’s show at his invitation , Senior Content Editor 9:56pm, June 4
This new country star took over Eric Church’s show at his invitation News This new country star took over Eric Church’s show at his invitation , Senior Content Editor 5:56pm, June 4
“Nashville” star Charles Esten hints at happier storyline to come News “Nashville” star Charles Esten hints at happier storyline to come , Senior Content Editor 8:52pm, June 1
Blake Shelton almost recorded Toby Keith's "Wanna Talk About Me" News Blake Shelton almost recorded Toby Keith's "Wanna Talk About Me" , Senior Content Editor 7:38pm, May 31
Young singer nails “How Great Thou Art” in church, and it’s gone viral News Young singer nails “How Great Thou Art” in church, and it’s gone viral , Senior Content Editor 8:33am, May 23
Blake Shelton gets honest about his friendship with Adam Levine News Blake Shelton gets honest about his friendship with Adam Levine , Senior Content Editor 10:32pm, May 20
Carrie Underwood shares her pride for her hubby, Mike Fisher News Carrie Underwood shares her pride for her hubby, Mike Fisher , Senior Content Editor 10:23pm, May 20
Tim McGraw speaks out about parenting his three precious girls News Tim McGraw speaks out about parenting his three precious girls , Senior Content Editor 10:16pm, May 20
Toby Keith performs in Saudi Arabia for a male-only crowd News Toby Keith performs in Saudi Arabia for a male-only crowd , Senior Content Editor 5:32pm, May 20
Country star sends heartbreaking message to the dad he lost News Country star sends heartbreaking message to the dad he lost , Senior Content Editor 4:54pm, May 20
Sam Hunt and Kip Moore get their sexy on in this flashback performance News Sam Hunt and Kip Moore get their sexy on in this flashback performance , Senior Content Editor 10:27am, May 17
MIley Cyrus was worried about Liam's reaction to new song "Malibu" News MIley Cyrus was worried about Liam's reaction to new song "Malibu" , Senior Content Editor 8:17pm, May 16
The ladies of Little Big Town reminisce over Mother’s Day memories News The ladies of Little Big Town reminisce over Mother’s Day memories , Senior Content Editor 5:02pm, May 13
Country's newest trend -- featuring your spouse in your music videos News Country's newest trend -- featuring your spouse in your music videos , Senior Content Editor 11:42am, May 5
Take a listen to Miley Cyrus' brother's solo music debut News Take a listen to Miley Cyrus' brother's solo music debut , Senior Content Editor 3:22pm, April 28
This dance tribute to Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood’s hot duet is going viral News This dance tribute to Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood’s hot duet is going viral , Senior Content Editor 12:05pm, April 28
Five Country Hall of Famers releasing new music this spring, summer News Five Country Hall of Famers releasing new music this spring, summer , Senior Content Editor 11:49am, April 27
Jerrod Niemann and wife Morgan renew vows in Vegas thanks to Elvis News Jerrod Niemann and wife Morgan renew vows in Vegas thanks to Elvis , Senior Content Editor 9:33am, April 27