Rare Country Contributor

Melinda Lorge

Nashville-based writer and Rare Country contributor Melinda Lorge has always been passionate about country music. So for her, writing about it comes easy. Her previous work can be seen in Rolling Stone Country, Nashville Lifestyles Magazine and on the Wide Open Country blog. When Melinda isn’t busy keeping up with country music news, she can be found trying new recipes, hiking or visiting with family. She can be reached at melinda@rarecountry.com.




A country powerhouse amazes onlookers with this Rascal Flatts cover on “The Voice” Performances A country powerhouse amazes onlookers with this Rascal Flatts cover on “The Voice” , Rare Country Contributor 10:42am, December 12
This compilation of Luke Bryan bloopers just might make your day Videos This compilation of Luke Bryan bloopers just might make your day , Rare Country Contributor 5:18am, December 12
A Top 8 singer on “The Voice” will move you with this country cover Performances A Top 8 singer on “The Voice” will move you with this country cover , Rare Country Contributor 4:50am, December 12
A “The Voice” standout tackles a ballad that’s close to Blake Shelton’s heart Performances A “The Voice” standout tackles a ballad that’s close to Blake Shelton’s heart , Rare Country Contributor 3:40am, December 12
Jason Aldean’s wife Brittany reveals a new detail about their baby boy’s birth News Jason Aldean’s wife Brittany reveals a new detail about their baby boy’s birth , Rare Country Contributor 4:02am, December 11
LeAnn Rimes shows off a sexy swimsuit in new Instagram post News LeAnn Rimes shows off a sexy swimsuit in new Instagram post , Rare Country Contributor 10:22pm, December 10
Reba McEntire takes us to church with breathtaking version of “Amazing Grace” Performances Reba McEntire takes us to church with breathtaking version of “Amazing Grace” , Rare Country Contributor 7:34pm, December 9
Gwen Stefani reveals what Blake Shelton did as the California fires got closer News Gwen Stefani reveals what Blake Shelton did as the California fires got closer , Rare Country Contributor 4:41pm, December 8
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s hot, holiday duet gets a shirtless makeover on “Ellen” News Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s hot, holiday duet gets a shirtless makeover on “Ellen” , Rare Country Contributor 11:08am, December 8
Luke Bryan makes a special hospital visit News Luke Bryan makes a special hospital visit , Rare Country Contributor 9:29am, December 8
One of pop music’s biggest hits of 2017 gets a country makeover Performances One of pop music’s biggest hits of 2017 gets a country makeover , Rare Country Contributor 8:52am, December 8
A “Duck Dynasty” star’s Southern home is now up for grabs News A “Duck Dynasty” star’s Southern home is now up for grabs , Rare Country Contributor 8:12am, December 8
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill celebrate a very special milestone in their family’s life News Tim McGraw and Faith Hill celebrate a very special milestone in their family’s life , Rare Country Contributor 4:10am, December 7
Joey+Rory’s precious daughter shows just how much she has grown up in delightful new video News Joey+Rory’s precious daughter shows just how much she has grown up in delightful new video , Rare Country Contributor 3:21am, December 7
Carrie Underwood served as the inspiration to this tribute from a grieving husband to the wife he lost News Carrie Underwood served as the inspiration to this tribute from a grieving husband to the wife he lost , Rare Country Contributor 2:16am, December 7
A Top 10 “The Voice” singer leaves a lasting impression with this country swan song Performances A Top 10 “The Voice” singer leaves a lasting impression with this country swan song , Rare Country Contributor 12:55am, December 7
Kane Brown shows off some dance skills alongside this adoring little fan News Kane Brown shows off some dance skills alongside this adoring little fan , Rare Country Contributor 10:48am, December 6
Gwen Stefani goes gaga over a new Blake Shelton selfie News Gwen Stefani goes gaga over a new Blake Shelton selfie , Rare Country Contributor 10:24am, December 6
A winner of “The Voice” flaunts new confidence with this empowering single Performances A winner of “The Voice” flaunts new confidence with this empowering single , Rare Country Contributor 9:43am, December 6
Chris Stapleton re-creates the iconic scene from “Dirty Dancing” with a big-time actor Performances Chris Stapleton re-creates the iconic scene from “Dirty Dancing” with a big-time actor , Rare Country Contributor 5:24am, December 5
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani reunite on “The Voice” for this holiday performance Performances Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani reunite on “The Voice” for this holiday performance , Rare Country Contributor 4:56am, December 5
Top 10 favorite Red Marlow slays yet another country classic on “The Voice” Performances Top 10 favorite Red Marlow slays yet another country classic on “The Voice” , Rare Country Contributor 4:45am, December 5
A “The Voice” singer shines with a male spin on this Pam Tillis classic Performances A “The Voice” singer shines with a male spin on this Pam Tillis classic , Rare Country Contributor 4:30am, December 5
Luke Bryan surprises fans with the release of a brand-new song Music Luke Bryan surprises fans with the release of a brand-new song , Rare Country Contributor 4:53am, December 3
LeAnn Rimes shows off her rock hard abs while Christmas tree shopping News LeAnn Rimes shows off her rock hard abs while Christmas tree shopping , Rare Country Contributor 5:59am, December 2
Reba McEntire remembers her late father’s legacy on a special day News Reba McEntire remembers her late father’s legacy on a special day , Rare Country Contributor 5:29am, December 2
Meet the couple who fell in love over a shared obsession with Brantley Gilbert News Meet the couple who fell in love over a shared obsession with Brantley Gilbert , Rare Country Contributor 8:48am, December 1
Kelly Clarkson is the latest star to jump in the front seat for a little karaoke News Kelly Clarkson is the latest star to jump in the front seat for a little karaoke , Rare Country Contributor 4:42am, December 1
Dale Earnhardt Jr. reflects on the troubling parts of his childhood Nascar Dale Earnhardt Jr. reflects on the troubling parts of his childhood , Rare Country Contributor 4:20am, December 1
A no makeup selfie from Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott is empowering women everywhere News A no makeup selfie from Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott is empowering women everywhere , Rare Country Contributor 7:33am, November 30