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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.

Country star's emotional journey in new music video is hitting fans straight in the heart News Country star's emotional journey in new music video is hitting fans straight in the heart , Rare Country Contributor 9:45am, October 20
Country's most tender voice meets the saddest song in country music News Country's most tender voice meets the saddest song in country music , Rare Country Contributor 3:29pm, October 19
Garth Brooks is behind America's latest, viral dance craze News Garth Brooks is behind America's latest, viral dance craze , Rare Country Contributor 2:12pm, October 19
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani receive quite the honor from President Obama News Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani receive quite the honor from President Obama , Rare Country Contributor 10:24am, October 19
Jana Kramer gives domestic violence the finger in latest Instagram post News Jana Kramer gives domestic violence the finger in latest Instagram post , Rare Country Contributor 9:17am, October 19
Things got super sexy for Jana Kramer on Latin Night News Things got super sexy for Jana Kramer on Latin Night , Rare Country Contributor 9:52am, October 18
Garth Brooks announces more big news about his new album via Facebook Live News Garth Brooks announces more big news about his new album via Facebook Live , Rare Country Contributor 8:55am, October 18
Car washing just got steamy at Faith Hill and Tim McGraw's house News Car washing just got steamy at Faith Hill and Tim McGraw's house , Rare Country Contributor 12:02pm, October 17
Texas cowboy performs this tribute in honor of his hero — his father News Texas cowboy performs this tribute in honor of his hero — his father , Rare Country Contributor 1:06pm, October 14
Josh Turner honors Randy Travis with this classic cover News Josh Turner honors Randy Travis with this classic cover , Rare Country Contributor 10:06am, October 14
This country star's tribute to "Home" is a timeless American anthem News This country star's tribute to "Home" is a timeless American anthem , Rare Country Contributor 1:57pm, October 13
Kelly Clarkson makes light of what her hometown rumor mill said about her News Kelly Clarkson makes light of what her hometown rumor mill said about her , Rare Country Contributor 1:43pm, October 13
Luke Bryan shuts down Twitter haters poking fun at his lifestyle News Luke Bryan shuts down Twitter haters poking fun at his lifestyle , Rare Country Contributor 11:06am, October 13
This new country voice tackles an old Keith Whitley classic News This new country voice tackles an old Keith Whitley classic , Rare Country Contributor 10:25am, October 13
A country music favorite serenades his friends in this sweet video News A country music favorite serenades his friends in this sweet video , Rare Country Contributor 10:06am, October 13
Kelly Clarkson's adorable daughter upstages her mom with some sweet dance moves News Kelly Clarkson's adorable daughter upstages her mom with some sweet dance moves , Rare Country Contributor 2:42pm, October 12
Toby Keith recognizes brave Americans with this touching tribute News Toby Keith recognizes brave Americans with this touching tribute , Rare Country Contributor 11:29am, October 12
A teary-eyed Jana Kramer discusses narrowly escaping death News A teary-eyed Jana Kramer discusses narrowly escaping death , Rare Country Contributor 2:16pm, October 11
Jana Kramer's tears fall on the "DWTS" stage after this unforgettable dance News Jana Kramer's tears fall on the "DWTS" stage after this unforgettable dance , Rare Country Contributor 10:25am, October 11
Country music's newest hunk releases a hot yet heartbreaking video Sponsored Country music's newest hunk releases a hot yet heartbreaking video , Rare Country Contributor 9:51am, October 11
Country star opens up about the sexual assault she can no longer stay silent about News Country star opens up about the sexual assault she can no longer stay silent about , Rare Country Contributor 4:56pm, October 10
A broken Jana Kramer shares a healing, heartfelt photograph News A broken Jana Kramer shares a healing, heartfelt photograph , Rare Country Contributor 3:57pm, October 10
The photo this country star's sweet daughter shared has us feeling all the feels News The photo this country star's sweet daughter shared has us feeling all the feels , Rare Country Contributor 2:00pm, October 10
This little fan got the best of Blake Shelton when she joined him onstage News This little fan got the best of Blake Shelton when she joined him onstage , Rare Country Contributor 1:37pm, October 10
There was quite the big exchange between Luke Bryan and this little fan News There was quite the big exchange between Luke Bryan and this little fan , Rare Country Contributor 11:10am, October 10
This hot cowboy gives George Strait the Texas treatment News This hot cowboy gives George Strait the Texas treatment , Rare Country Contributor 10:12am, October 10
Looks like Luke Bryan will be “slinging it” for a while longer following his accident News Looks like Luke Bryan will be “slinging it” for a while longer following his accident , Rare Country Contributor 7:41pm, October 9
Trisha Yearwood revs up this national anthem performance like never before News Trisha Yearwood revs up this national anthem performance like never before , Rare Country Contributor 12:24pm, October 9
Lauren Alaina's latest hit song is hitting the big screen in a big way News Lauren Alaina's latest hit song is hitting the big screen in a big way , Rare Country Contributor 12:12pm, October 9
Young country star announces he's going to be a daddy with adorable photo News Young country star announces he's going to be a daddy with adorable photo , Rare Country Contributor 10:18pm, October 8