Rare Contributor

Ken Churilla

Based in Chicago but often in Nashville, Ken Churilla is a contributor for Rare Country. He has been in country music since the early ’90s. His writings have appeared in THIS Is Country Magazine, Country Weekly and Chicago Country Magazine. In addition, he has worked sponsorship on major tours, in country radio, and has written album release bios for stars ranging from Martina McBride to Joey+Rory. Follow him @KenChurilla.

Keith Urban finally shares first public message since losing his father News Keith Urban finally shares first public message since losing his father , Rare Contributor 12:51pm, December 30
You’ll be shocked to learn how much Garth Brooks and Toby Keith made this year News You’ll be shocked to learn how much Garth Brooks and Toby Keith made this year , Rare Contributor 12:23pm, December 30
You won’t believe how far this Little Big Town star will go for Alabama football News You won’t believe how far this Little Big Town star will go for Alabama football , Rare Contributor 11:48am, December 30
Brantley Gilbert is planning to hunt his way into 2016 News Brantley Gilbert is planning to hunt his way into 2016 , Rare Contributor 11:16am, December 30
What does Reba have against this New Year’s Eve tradition? News What does Reba have against this New Year’s Eve tradition? , Rare Contributor 11:01am, December 30
Blake Shelton is a pig — seriously News Blake Shelton is a pig — seriously , Rare Contributor 3:36pm, December 29
This little Blake Shelton fan prefers the uncensored versions of his biggest hits News This little Blake Shelton fan prefers the uncensored versions of his biggest hits , Rare Contributor 2:00pm, December 29
Vince Gill has a sexy, new collaboration you must hear to believe News Vince Gill has a sexy, new collaboration you must hear to believe , Rare Contributor 1:26pm, December 29
Football legend Terry Bradshaw joins his songbird daughter for this can’t-miss moment News Football legend Terry Bradshaw joins his songbird daughter for this can’t-miss moment , Rare Contributor 1:04pm, December 29
LeAnn Rimes touches millions of fans with her video tribute to disabled veterans News LeAnn Rimes touches millions of fans with her video tribute to disabled veterans , Rare Contributor 5:51pm, December 28
Dolly Parton makes a desperate plea to save her friend’s life News Dolly Parton makes a desperate plea to save her friend’s life , Rare Contributor 11:18am, December 28
Tim McGraw joins Big & Rich in a brand new role that has us feeling all thirsty News Tim McGraw joins Big & Rich in a brand new role that has us feeling all thirsty , Rare Contributor 3:41pm, December 23
Country music superstar Brad Paisley’s songs have never sounded so “saxy” News Country music superstar Brad Paisley’s songs have never sounded so “saxy” , Rare Contributor 3:01pm, December 23
The donation that Brantley Gilbert just made to Toys for Tots will astonish you News The donation that Brantley Gilbert just made to Toys for Tots will astonish you , Rare Contributor 2:39pm, December 23
Luke Bryan opens up about one of the hardest decisions he had to make this year News Luke Bryan opens up about one of the hardest decisions he had to make this year , Rare Contributor 2:34pm, December 23
Faith Hill joins the ranks of Elvis and Tammy Wynette with this special honor News Faith Hill joins the ranks of Elvis and Tammy Wynette with this special honor , Rare Contributor 1:54pm, December 23
The fragile state of affairs in the USA brings a classic Charlie Daniels tune back to the forefront News The fragile state of affairs in the USA brings a classic Charlie Daniels tune back to the forefront , Rare Contributor 1:17pm, December 23
Steve Harvey might not know beauty queens, but he sure the heck knows Charlie Daniels News Steve Harvey might not know beauty queens, but he sure the heck knows Charlie Daniels , Rare Contributor 12:59pm, December 23
The Dixie Chicks just surprised fans with an unexpected new release News The Dixie Chicks just surprised fans with an unexpected new release , Rare Contributor 11:01am, December 23
Kenny Rogers’ support for a controversial presidential candidate might shock some of his fans News Kenny Rogers’ support for a controversial presidential candidate might shock some of his fans , Rare Contributor 9:57am, December 23
From dating to divorcing and rebounds to reboots, Darius Rucker reviews the country year that was News From dating to divorcing and rebounds to reboots, Darius Rucker reviews the country year that was , Rare Contributor 7:56am, December 22
Rascal Flatts has collaborated with a certain pop princess for a new sound you need to hear News Rascal Flatts has collaborated with a certain pop princess for a new sound you need to hear , Rare Contributor 7:52am, December 22
Michael Ray’s tribute to his guitar-slinging grandfather is something you need to see today News Michael Ray’s tribute to his guitar-slinging grandfather is something you need to see today , Rare Contributor 7:49am, December 22
Blake Shelton just took Gwen Stefani to Nashville for an engagement celebration like no other News Blake Shelton just took Gwen Stefani to Nashville for an engagement celebration like no other , Rare Contributor 12:06pm, December 21
Scotty McCreery’s holiday ode to his grandfather in heaven will hit you straight in the heart News Scotty McCreery’s holiday ode to his grandfather in heaven will hit you straight in the heart , Rare Contributor 10:59am, December 21
Country legend Merle Haggard reveals devastating news about his latest health scare News Country legend Merle Haggard reveals devastating news about his latest health scare , Rare Contributor 10:44am, December 21
Tears streamed down Dolly Parton’s cheeks as she watched this sentimental video from her past News Tears streamed down Dolly Parton’s cheeks as she watched this sentimental video from her past , Rare Contributor 10:12am, December 21