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.

Priscilla Presley shares new details about Elvis Presley’s final days News Priscilla Presley shares new details about Elvis Presley’s final days , Rare Country Contributor 12:01pm, March 17
Thomas Rhett and NFL superstar Peyton Manning duet on a ’90s country classic News Thomas Rhett and NFL superstar Peyton Manning duet on a ’90s country classic , Rare Country Contributor 3:32am, March 15
Tim McGraw talks about changing his routine after onstage collapse News Tim McGraw talks about changing his routine after onstage collapse , Rare Country Contributor 4:46am, March 14
A teenage country singer slays a country classic on “The Voice” Performances A teenage country singer slays a country classic on “The Voice” , Rare Country Contributor 11:57pm, March 13
A singer on “The Voice” captures Blake Shelton’s attention with this country ballad Performances A singer on “The Voice” captures Blake Shelton’s attention with this country ballad , Rare Country Contributor 4:57am, March 13
A country singer proves herself on “American Idol” years after blowing a national anthem performance Performances A country singer proves herself on “American Idol” years after blowing a national anthem performance , Rare Country Contributor 9:24am, March 12
Jessie James Decker’s daughter gives her a glam makeover in this adorable video News Jessie James Decker’s daughter gives her a glam makeover in this adorable video , Rare Country Contributor 12:16am, March 10
Kelly Clarkson is brought to tears over this contestant’s blind audition on “The Voice” Performances Kelly Clarkson is brought to tears over this contestant’s blind audition on “The Voice” , Rare Country Contributor 11:48pm, March 9
Vince Gill shares a special moment with his precious granddaughter News Vince Gill shares a special moment with his precious granddaughter , Rare Country Contributor 6:27am, March 9
An engaged country star shares a sexy throwback photo ahead of her wedding day News An engaged country star shares a sexy throwback photo ahead of her wedding day , Rare Country Contributor 11:24pm, March 8
Jason and Brittany Aldean reunite with their adorable son Memphis after beach trip News Jason and Brittany Aldean reunite with their adorable son Memphis after beach trip , Rare Country Contributor 9:52am, March 8
Luke Byran admits that he can be “stern” as a judge on “American Idol” Performances Luke Byran admits that he can be “stern” as a judge on “American Idol” , Rare Country Contributor 9:38am, March 8
Blake Shelton gets called out for his old school mullet and “ladybug” tattoo News Blake Shelton gets called out for his old school mullet and “ladybug” tattoo , Rare Country Contributor 6:01am, March 7
A talented songbird wows with countrified “Blackbird” performance on “The Voice” Performances A talented songbird wows with countrified “Blackbird” performance on “The Voice” , Rare Country Contributor 5:47am, March 7
Blake Shelton adds a ukulele performer to his team during “The Voice” blind auditions Performances Blake Shelton adds a ukulele performer to his team during “The Voice” blind auditions , Rare Country Contributor 10:41am, March 6
A “The Voice” crooner brings Blake Shelton to his feet during this smooth performance Performances A “The Voice” crooner brings Blake Shelton to his feet during this smooth performance , Rare Country Contributor 10:20am, March 6
Jason Aldean’s wife shares an emotional message about being away from baby Memphis News Jason Aldean’s wife shares an emotional message about being away from baby Memphis , Rare Country Contributor 11:46am, March 3
Luke Bryan comes to the rescue of a musician in need of some assistance News Luke Bryan comes to the rescue of a musician in need of some assistance , Rare Country Contributor 8:14pm, March 2
Kelly Clarkson explains why Blake Shelton is the perfect target on “The Voice” News Kelly Clarkson explains why Blake Shelton is the perfect target on “The Voice” , Rare Country Contributor 4:37am, March 1
Miley Cyrus bares some serious skin in brand-new cover shoot News Miley Cyrus bares some serious skin in brand-new cover shoot , Rare Country Contributor 4:26am, March 1
Jason Aldean’s wife Brittany shares a sweet birthday message to her man News Jason Aldean’s wife Brittany shares a sweet birthday message to her man , Rare Country Contributor 1:39pm, February 28
A country beauty mesmerizes with a late night performance of her brand-new song Performances A country beauty mesmerizes with a late night performance of her brand-new song , Rare Country Contributor 5:03am, February 28
Watch the bluesy performance that got all four “The Voice” coaches to turn their chairs Performances Watch the bluesy performance that got all four “The Voice” coaches to turn their chairs , Rare Country Contributor 4:28am, February 28
A teenage songbird’s “The Voice” performance of an Elvis classic will give you chills Performances A teenage songbird’s “The Voice” performance of an Elvis classic will give you chills , Rare Country Contributor 4:10am, February 28
Prepare to be blown away by this teenage “The Voice” singer’s blind audition Performances Prepare to be blown away by this teenage “The Voice” singer’s blind audition , Rare Country Contributor 10:49am, February 27
Watch this family man slay a Kenny Chesney hit on “The Voice” Performances Watch this family man slay a Kenny Chesney hit on “The Voice” , Rare Country Contributor 10:33am, February 27
A bummed Blake Shelton helplessly loses out on a country singer on “The Voice” Performances A bummed Blake Shelton helplessly loses out on a country singer on “The Voice” , Rare Country Contributor 10:16am, February 27
Get ready to melt over these bedtime routine photos of Jason Aldean’s baby boy News Get ready to melt over these bedtime routine photos of Jason Aldean’s baby boy , Rare Country Contributor 5:11pm, February 26
Blake Shelton talks about the super power he plans to use on “The Voice” News Blake Shelton talks about the super power he plans to use on “The Voice” , Rare Country Contributor 2:00pm, February 25
Fans are losing it over this country music wife’s alluring legs News Fans are losing it over this country music wife’s alluring legs , Rare Country Contributor 1:01pm, February 25