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Rare Country Contributor

Tammy Ragusa

Tammy is both a correspondent and Rare Country’s social media community manager. She is a 20+ year veteran of Nashville’s music industry. Although her history includes stops at Arista/Nashville, RCA and Capitol Records where she worked in artist development, she has spent the past 12 years chatting with country’s biggest stars in the woods and recording studios, on concert stages and back porches. Reach her at tammy@rarecountry.com.

Milestones, memories and TV madness make up this week’s Rare Country’s 5 News Milestones, memories and TV madness make up this week’s Rare Country’s 5 , Rare Country Contributor 5:04pm, March 3
"Nashville" tore our hearts out and broke them into a million pieces News "Nashville" tore our hearts out and broke them into a million pieces , Rare Country Contributor 10:34am, March 3
Meet the sexy cowboy who’s leaving the rodeo for the dance floor News Meet the sexy cowboy who’s leaving the rodeo for the dance floor , Rare Country Contributor 4:54pm, March 2
Luke Bryan’s son takes a giant leap toward adulthood News Luke Bryan’s son takes a giant leap toward adulthood , Rare Country Contributor 2:47pm, March 2
From pensive to playful, we're looking at the best country videos from the '90s News From pensive to playful, we're looking at the best country videos from the '90s , Rare Country Contributor 8:04pm, March 1
Connie Britton reveals Rayna Jaymes' future on "Nashville" News Connie Britton reveals Rayna Jaymes' future on "Nashville" , Rare Country Contributor 2:52pm, March 1
Country singer-songwriter Chuck Wicks remains hospitalized following terrifying accident News Country singer-songwriter Chuck Wicks remains hospitalized following terrifying accident , Rare Country Contributor 1:39pm, March 1
Country star is injured in a frightening accident en route to Mardi Gras News Country star is injured in a frightening accident en route to Mardi Gras , Rare Country Contributor 7:53am, March 1
This country star cancels shows as he faces a family crisis News This country star cancels shows as he faces a family crisis , Rare Country Contributor 3:46pm, February 28
Tim McGraw has a secret for keeping his marriage hot while on the road News Tim McGraw has a secret for keeping his marriage hot while on the road , Rare Country Contributor 3:05pm, February 28
This emotional performance on “The Voice” had an “American Idol” in tears News This emotional performance on “The Voice” had an “American Idol” in tears , Rare Country Contributor 12:29pm, February 28
This soap star-turned-country singer-songwriter has been hospitalized after a medical emergency News This soap star-turned-country singer-songwriter has been hospitalized after a medical emergency , Rare Country Contributor 9:03pm, February 27
“Nashville” fans are in tears over this memorial video of their dear Rayna News “Nashville” fans are in tears over this memorial video of their dear Rayna , Rare Country Contributor 3:46pm, February 27
A much-loved country star has been seriously injured in a car accident News A much-loved country star has been seriously injured in a car accident , Rare Country Contributor 2:55pm, February 27
Another country music hunk is officially off the market News Another country music hunk is officially off the market , Rare Country Contributor 8:41am, February 27
If you love George Strait, these country hunks are going to blow your boots off News If you love George Strait, these country hunks are going to blow your boots off , Rare Country Contributor 4:16pm, February 24
Love and loss made for one crazy, rollercoaster week in country music News Love and loss made for one crazy, rollercoaster week in country music , Rare Country Contributor 3:37pm, February 24
Vince Gill came up with the perfect gift to make up for forgetting his wife's birthday News Vince Gill came up with the perfect gift to make up for forgetting his wife's birthday , Rare Country Contributor 1:06pm, February 24
This country firecracker gave Twitter an earful about the state of today's music News This country firecracker gave Twitter an earful about the state of today's music , Rare Country Contributor 10:28am, February 24
It was a teary-eyed standing ovation after this Dierks Bentley performance for his late best friend News It was a teary-eyed standing ovation after this Dierks Bentley performance for his late best friend , Rare Country Contributor 9:54am, February 24
Connie Britton offers her words of comfort to “Nashville” fans still reeling over that ending News Connie Britton offers her words of comfort to “Nashville” fans still reeling over that ending , Rare Country Contributor 8:06am, February 24
Rare Country’s 5 is looking at the most memorable onstage wipeouts News Rare Country’s 5 is looking at the most memorable onstage wipeouts , Rare Country Contributor 10:51am, February 23
Luke Bryan fans rally around the family during this tragic time News Luke Bryan fans rally around the family during this tragic time , Rare Country Contributor 2:12pm, February 22
Find out which '90s country star Garth Brooks idolizes News Find out which '90s country star Garth Brooks idolizes , Rare Country Contributor 9:43am, February 22
Jason Aldean’s impressive hunting lodge hits the market News Jason Aldean’s impressive hunting lodge hits the market , Rare Country Contributor 9:29am, February 22
Luke and Caroline Bryan mourn the passing of this sweet angel News Luke and Caroline Bryan mourn the passing of this sweet angel , Rare Country Contributor 3:49pm, February 21
Scotty McCreery flaunts his love in these new vacation pics News Scotty McCreery flaunts his love in these new vacation pics , Rare Country Contributor 12:06pm, February 21
Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard got some news he wasn’t expecting News Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard got some news he wasn’t expecting , Rare Country Contributor 3:30pm, February 20
Carrie Underwood reveals some confidential, hilarious and unusual beauty tips News Carrie Underwood reveals some confidential, hilarious and unusual beauty tips , Rare Country Contributor 2:43pm, February 20
These country music fans unexpectedly brought Maren Morris to tears News These country music fans unexpectedly brought Maren Morris to tears , Rare Country Contributor 12:16pm, February 20