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.

Jennifer Nettles has Broadway fans raving over this new “Wicked” cover Performances Jennifer Nettles has Broadway fans raving over this new “Wicked” cover , Rare Country Contributor 1:10am, February 15
Jason Aldean takes wife Brittany out for a Valentine’s Day celebration with friends News Jason Aldean takes wife Brittany out for a Valentine’s Day celebration with friends , Rare Country Contributor 3:50pm, February 14
Jessie James Decker fills fans in on her growing belly News Jessie James Decker fills fans in on her growing belly , Rare Country Contributor 9:43am, February 14
This Shania Twain cover is quickly going viral Performances This Shania Twain cover is quickly going viral , Rare Country Contributor 3:12am, February 14
Todd Chrisley develops a fatherly fear over this wedding tradition News Todd Chrisley develops a fatherly fear over this wedding tradition , Rare Country Contributor 2:58am, February 14
Kane Brown wows in brand-new late night performances Performances Kane Brown wows in brand-new late night performances , Rare Country Contributor 12:18pm, February 13
Gwen Stefani gets her flirt on with Blake Shelton in new duet performance Performances Gwen Stefani gets her flirt on with Blake Shelton in new duet performance , Rare Country Contributor 10:11am, February 13
Miley Cyrus shows off some strange and revealing celebratory photos News Miley Cyrus shows off some strange and revealing celebratory photos , Rare Country Contributor 9:18am, February 13
Jason Aldean and his family take each other on in fun bowling tournament News Jason Aldean and his family take each other on in fun bowling tournament , Rare Country Contributor 9:25am, February 12
Kelly Clarkson just proved once again that she has an insane voice Performances Kelly Clarkson just proved once again that she has an insane voice , Rare Country Contributor 2:45pm, February 11
Carrie Underwood shares adorable workout photos with son Isaiah News Carrie Underwood shares adorable workout photos with son Isaiah , Rare Country Contributor 2:30pm, February 11
Here’s why Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins are country music’s happily ever after Features Here’s why Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins are country music’s happily ever after , Rare Country Contributor 6:54pm, February 10
Blake Shelton talks about the one thing he says saved his life News Blake Shelton talks about the one thing he says saved his life , Rare Country Contributor 5:33pm, February 10
Kelsea Ballerini kicks off her tour with an outfit that has everyone talking Performances Kelsea Ballerini kicks off her tour with an outfit that has everyone talking , Rare Country Contributor 4:50pm, February 10
This “The Voice” favorite delivers a heart-wrenching performance of “I Pray” Performances This “The Voice” favorite delivers a heart-wrenching performance of “I Pray” , Rare Country Contributor 4:34pm, February 10
Florida Georgia Line open up about babies, and the possibility of more News Florida Georgia Line open up about babies, and the possibility of more , Rare Country Contributor 9:44am, February 9
Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott steps out for the first time since giving birth to twins News Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott steps out for the first time since giving birth to twins , Rare Country Contributor 2:44am, February 9
This video of Luke Bryan showing his boy how to hunt is precious News This video of Luke Bryan showing his boy how to hunt is precious , Rare Country Contributor 3:17pm, February 8
Listen as a father-daughter duo delights on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Performances Listen as a father-daughter duo delights on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” , Rare Country Contributor 2:21am, February 8
Check out Gwen Stefani singing about “true love” in new performance Performances Check out Gwen Stefani singing about “true love” in new performance , Rare Country Contributor 1:59am, February 8
Jamie Lynn Spears is counting her blessings one year after daughter Maddie’s freak accident News Jamie Lynn Spears is counting her blessings one year after daughter Maddie’s freak accident , Rare Country Contributor 2:13pm, February 7
Danica Patrick’s new Instagram pics show off much more than her abs News Danica Patrick’s new Instagram pics show off much more than her abs , Rare Country Contributor 9:28am, February 7
Watch Jason Aldean’s baby hilariously go bananas when milk time is over News Watch Jason Aldean’s baby hilariously go bananas when milk time is over , Rare Country Contributor 9:01am, February 7
Savannah Chrisley shares a sweet throwback of her daddy back in the day News Savannah Chrisley shares a sweet throwback of her daddy back in the day , Rare Country Contributor 1:04am, February 7
Fans are in hysterics over what Jason Aldean found in his Super Bowl snacks News Fans are in hysterics over what Jason Aldean found in his Super Bowl snacks , Rare Country Contributor 9:37am, February 6
A pic of Luke Bryan’s wife back in college has us swooning News A pic of Luke Bryan’s wife back in college has us swooning , Rare Country Contributor 8:59am, February 6
A NASCAR driver weighs in on Danica Patrick and her love life Nascar A NASCAR driver weighs in on Danica Patrick and her love life , Rare Country Contributor 4:46am, February 6
Priscilla Presley divulges a detail about Elvis Presley that will shock you News Priscilla Presley divulges a detail about Elvis Presley that will shock you , Rare Country Contributor 10:51am, February 4
Luke Bryan’s deer hunting reaction is the craziest thing you’ll see all day News Luke Bryan’s deer hunting reaction is the craziest thing you’ll see all day , Rare Country Contributor 4:17pm, February 3
Jason Aldean’s baby son Memphis just adorably reached this milestone News Jason Aldean’s baby son Memphis just adorably reached this milestone , Rare Country Contributor 3:00pm, February 3