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.

Jason Aldean’s son watches MLB baseball with dad for the first time News Jason Aldean’s son watches MLB baseball with dad for the first time , Rare Country Contributor 11:19am, February 24
Singer Natalie Stovall releases new “Wine or Whiskey” music video Videos Singer Natalie Stovall releases new “Wine or Whiskey” music video , Rare Country Contributor 4:02am, February 24
Danielle Bradbery belts out “Worth It” in a bathroom. Performances Danielle Bradbery belts out “Worth It” in a bathroom. , Rare Country Contributor 9:52am, February 23
Blake Shelton relies on an oxygen mask to cope with Kelly Clarkson News Blake Shelton relies on an oxygen mask to cope with Kelly Clarkson , Rare Country Contributor 9:27am, February 23
Kellie Pickler gets a big scare on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” News Kellie Pickler gets a big scare on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” , Rare Country Contributor 8:59am, February 23
Watch the baby of NASCAR driver Ty Dillon "speak" at just three months Nascar Watch the baby of NASCAR driver Ty Dillon "speak" at just three months , Rare Country Contributor 4:43am, February 22
Tammy Wynette’s former oceanfront property is up for grabs News Tammy Wynette’s former oceanfront property is up for grabs , Rare Country Contributor 4:24am, February 22
Carrie Underwood’s husband Mike Fisher shuts down divorce rumors News Carrie Underwood’s husband Mike Fisher shuts down divorce rumors , Rare Country Contributor 4:05am, February 22
Blake Shelton and Adam Levine cover a Frank Sinatra classic Performances Blake Shelton and Adam Levine cover a Frank Sinatra classic , Rare Country Contributor 4:15pm, February 21
Singer Cam gets candid about gender inequality in country music News Singer Cam gets candid about gender inequality in country music , Rare Country Contributor 10:03am, February 21
Carrie Underwood helps out an injured police officer in a big way News Carrie Underwood helps out an injured police officer in a big way , Rare Country Contributor 9:17am, February 21
Kane Brown teases new romantic song called "One Night Only" Performances Kane Brown teases new romantic song called "One Night Only" , Rare Country Contributor 8:57am, February 20
Thomas Rhett shows off daughter Willa Gray’s "genius"-level skills News Thomas Rhett shows off daughter Willa Gray’s "genius"-level skills , Rare Country Contributor 2:48am, February 20
The wife of Dan + Shay's Shay Mooney shows off her perfect abs News The wife of Dan + Shay's Shay Mooney shows off her perfect abs , Rare Country Contributor 12:44am, February 20
Joey+Rory’s adorable daughter Indiana turns 4 years old News Joey+Rory’s adorable daughter Indiana turns 4 years old , Rare Country Contributor 2:28pm, February 19
Lady A’s Charles Kelley takes first picture with Hillary Scott’s twins News Lady A’s Charles Kelley takes first picture with Hillary Scott’s twins , Rare Country Contributor 12:48am, February 19
Dan + Shay's Shay Mooney teaches his baby son Asher how to play guitar News Dan + Shay's Shay Mooney teaches his baby son Asher how to play guitar , Rare Country Contributor 11:48pm, February 17
Viral sensation Bryce Mauldin tears into Jason Aldean’s newest single Performances Viral sensation Bryce Mauldin tears into Jason Aldean’s newest single , Rare Country Contributor 5:41pm, February 17
Blake Shelton delivers a dirty response to this question from a fan News Blake Shelton delivers a dirty response to this question from a fan , Rare Country Contributor 7:22pm, February 16
Amy Earnhardt reveals one of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s bad habits Nascar Amy Earnhardt reveals one of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s bad habits , Rare Country Contributor 6:00am, February 16
Tim McGraw sends a loving message to wife Faith Hill News Tim McGraw sends a loving message to wife Faith Hill , Rare Country Contributor 5:47am, February 16
Savannah Chrisley swoons over her hot new boyfriend on Instagram News Savannah Chrisley swoons over her hot new boyfriend on Instagram , Rare Country Contributor 10:46am, February 15
Julianne Hough changes up her hair color to a fiery red News Julianne Hough changes up her hair color to a fiery red , Rare Country Contributor 9:49am, February 15
Jason and Brittany Aldean share their love for each other on Instagram News Jason and Brittany Aldean share their love for each other on Instagram , Rare Country Contributor 3:02am, February 15
Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles takes on a Broadway classic Performances Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles takes on a Broadway classic , Rare Country Contributor 1:10am, February 15
Jason Aldean and wife Brittany go on Valentine’s Day date with friends News Jason Aldean and wife Brittany go on Valentine’s Day date with friends , Rare Country Contributor 3:50pm, February 14
Jessie James Decker fills fans in with a new pregnancy update News Jessie James Decker fills fans in with a new pregnancy update , Rare Country Contributor 9:43am, February 14
A talented young singer slays Shania Twain’s “From This Moment On" Performances A talented young singer slays Shania Twain’s “From This Moment On" , Rare Country Contributor 3:12am, February 14
Savannah Chrisley catches wedding bouquet, and her dad's not happy News Savannah Chrisley catches wedding bouquet, and her dad's not happy , Rare Country Contributor 2:58am, February 14
Kane Brown gets the crowd involved on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” performance Performances Kane Brown gets the crowd involved on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” performance , Rare Country Contributor 12:18pm, February 13