Rare Country Contributor

Samantha Stephens

Samantha Stephens absolutely lives for music. When she’s not making it, she’s talking or writing about it. She’s worked in all arenas of the country music world for nearly a decade, from syndicated radio and television to print journalism. She’s even been known to crash a red carpet or two, true story.


Luke Bryan makes a young fan’s wish come true onstage Performances Luke Bryan makes a young fan’s wish come true onstage , Rare Country Contributor 7:44pm, October 18
Elvis’ look-alike granddaughters step out for a rare appearance News Elvis’ look-alike granddaughters step out for a rare appearance , Rare Country Contributor 7:35pm, October 18
Kelly Clarkson lays another smackdown on body shamers News Kelly Clarkson lays another smackdown on body shamers , Rare Country Contributor 7:28pm, October 18
Jessie James Decker recruits her hubby for an unlikely, front seat duet Performances Jessie James Decker recruits her hubby for an unlikely, front seat duet , Rare Country Contributor 7:21pm, October 18
Rodeo star Ty Murray is a married man again News Rodeo star Ty Murray is a married man again , Rare Country Contributor 7:42pm, October 17
This NASCAR mama-to-be had the most picture perfect baby shower Nascar This NASCAR mama-to-be had the most picture perfect baby shower , Rare Country Contributor 7:35pm, October 17
Montgomery Gentry’s new video is the perfect tribute to Troy Gentry Videos Montgomery Gentry’s new video is the perfect tribute to Troy Gentry , Rare Country Contributor 7:15pm, October 17
This country star wife pulls back the curtain on living with a star News This country star wife pulls back the curtain on living with a star , Rare Country Contributor 7:09pm, October 17
The chemistry between Brett Eldredge and his famous costar is raising eyebrows Videos The chemistry between Brett Eldredge and his famous costar is raising eyebrows , Rare Country Contributor 7:31am, October 17
A country star’s musical gift makes a young fan’s dream come true Videos A country star’s musical gift makes a young fan’s dream come true , Rare Country Contributor 7:15am, October 17
This country newcomer completely nails a Chris Stapleton cover Performances This country newcomer completely nails a Chris Stapleton cover , Rare Country Contributor 6:48am, October 17
Thomas Rhett learns a hilarious “dad lesson” News Thomas Rhett learns a hilarious “dad lesson” , Rare Country Contributor 6:22am, October 17
Miranda Lambert’s love shows off his irresistible side in new “Ellen” performance Performances Miranda Lambert’s love shows off his irresistible side in new “Ellen” performance , Rare Country Contributor 6:47am, October 15
Sheryl Crow drops the mic on political haters News Sheryl Crow drops the mic on political haters , Rare Country Contributor 6:13am, October 15
A sexy new photo of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will make your jaw drop News A sexy new photo of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will make your jaw drop , Rare Country Contributor 7:28pm, October 14
Carrie Underwood loves all animals … except this one News Carrie Underwood loves all animals … except this one , Rare Country Contributor 7:27pm, October 14
Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus make it a family affair in the ultimate “Achy Breaky” performance Performances Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus make it a family affair in the ultimate “Achy Breaky” performance , Rare Country Contributor 1:44pm, October 13
This peek at Blake Shelton working with Rascal Flatts on “The Voice” will crack you up News This peek at Blake Shelton working with Rascal Flatts on “The Voice” will crack you up , Rare Country Contributor 1:07pm, October 13
Sara Evans’ rendition of the national anthem will give you chills Performances Sara Evans’ rendition of the national anthem will give you chills , Rare Country Contributor 6:48am, October 13
A former country star sexes up her image in brand new video Videos A former country star sexes up her image in brand new video , Rare Country Contributor 6:30am, October 13
Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina achieve a huge country music milestone News Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina achieve a huge country music milestone , Rare Country Contributor 1:03pm, October 12
Dale Earnhardt Jr. shares the throwback of all throwback pictures News Dale Earnhardt Jr. shares the throwback of all throwback pictures , Rare Country Contributor 12:18pm, October 12
Keith Urban’s wife, Nicole Kidman, takes a stand against harassment in Harvey Weinstein scandal News Keith Urban’s wife, Nicole Kidman, takes a stand against harassment in Harvey Weinstein scandal , Rare Country Contributor 12:07pm, October 12
Twin girls of Lady A’s Hillary Scott make their official stage “debut” News Twin girls of Lady A’s Hillary Scott make their official stage “debut” , Rare Country Contributor 11:38am, October 12
Kelsea Ballerini scores a song in a movie with Oprah News Kelsea Ballerini scores a song in a movie with Oprah , Rare Country Contributor 12:52pm, October 11
A country singer makes an emotional plea for her home state of California News A country singer makes an emotional plea for her home state of California , Rare Country Contributor 12:40pm, October 11
This new song may be titled “Halloween,” but is not what you’re expecting Videos This new song may be titled “Halloween,” but is not what you’re expecting , Rare Country Contributor 12:18pm, October 11
A precious photo of a Little Big Town member’s daughters will steal your heart News A precious photo of a Little Big Town member’s daughters will steal your heart , Rare Country Contributor 11:59am, October 11
Kane Brown’s dedication to his fiancée is the sweetest thing you’ll see all day Performances Kane Brown’s dedication to his fiancée is the sweetest thing you’ll see all day , Rare Country Contributor 7:42am, October 10
Thomas Rhett’s daughter Willa gets her party on in new pics News Thomas Rhett’s daughter Willa gets her party on in new pics , Rare Country Contributor 7:27am, October 10