Senior Content Editor

Phyllis Stark

Phyllis Stark is a Nashville-based entertainment journalist who has been reporting extensively on country music (and loving every moment of it) for more than two decades. Formerly the Nashville Bureau Chief and senior editor for “Billboard,” her past experience has also included stints as Executive Producer of National Content for the E.W. Scripps Co., Nashville music correspondent and daily blogger for MSN.com and contributing editor for the Country Music Association’s “Close Up” magazine. She can be reached at phyllis.stark@rarecountry.com or connect on Twitter @StarkCountry.

Watch the reactions as Reba McEntire notifies the first three ACM Awards winners Awards Watch the reactions as Reba McEntire notifies the first three ACM Awards winners , Senior Content Editor 12:38pm, March 26
Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd make their marriage Instagram official News Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd make their marriage Instagram official , Senior Content Editor 4:19pm, March 25
This rising country star is among the last you’d expect to be inked News This rising country star is among the last you’d expect to be inked , Senior Content Editor 12:33am, March 22
Thomas Rhett’s daughter Willa Gray learns to ski, and it’s adorable News Thomas Rhett’s daughter Willa Gray learns to ski, and it’s adorable , Senior Content Editor 1:00pm, March 19
Wedding bells ring for a pair of favorites from “The Voice” News Wedding bells ring for a pair of favorites from “The Voice” , Senior Content Editor 5:08am, March 19
Tim McGraw reportedly collapses onstage in Dublin News Tim McGraw reportedly collapses onstage in Dublin , Senior Content Editor 8:51pm, March 11
Eddie Montgomery opens up about the day he said his final goodbye to Troy Gentry News Eddie Montgomery opens up about the day he said his final goodbye to Troy Gentry , Senior Content Editor 6:46pm, January 26
Eddie Montgomery reveals a crucial conversation he had with Troy Gentry before his death Features Eddie Montgomery reveals a crucial conversation he had with Troy Gentry before his death , Senior Content Editor 9:15am, January 23
Blake Shelton’s littlest fan steals the show at the Rare Country Awards Rare Country Awards Blake Shelton’s littlest fan steals the show at the Rare Country Awards , Senior Content Editor 7:51pm, December 15
Thomas Rhett’s busy year culminates with a Rare Country Award win Rare Country Awards Thomas Rhett’s busy year culminates with a Rare Country Award win , Senior Content Editor 11:32am, December 15
Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood top Rare Country Awards for second consecutive year News Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood top Rare Country Awards for second consecutive year , Senior Content Editor 10:00pm, December 14
The best behind-the-scenes celebrity moments from “CMA Country Christmas” Features The best behind-the-scenes celebrity moments from “CMA Country Christmas” , Senior Content Editor 8:20am, November 27
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill hilariously show off their lack of drawing skills News Tim McGraw and Faith Hill hilariously show off their lack of drawing skills , Senior Content Editor 11:23am, November 21
Kelly Clarkson and Pink join forces for stunning American Music Awards opening Performances Kelly Clarkson and Pink join forces for stunning American Music Awards opening , Senior Content Editor 8:51pm, November 19
Blake Shelton wasn’t always the “Sexiest Man Alive,” the internet has proof News Blake Shelton wasn’t always the “Sexiest Man Alive,” the internet has proof , Senior Content Editor 5:48am, November 16
A beloved country star is named People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” News A beloved country star is named People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” , Senior Content Editor 8:08pm, November 14
Carrie Underwood breaks her silence about her weekend accident News Carrie Underwood breaks her silence about her weekend accident , Senior Content Editor 11:07am, November 13
Luke Bryan broke the rules for a special grandma Rare Country Awards Luke Bryan broke the rules for a special grandma , Senior Content Editor 1:00am, November 13
Kenny Chesney is giving his all to aid his fellow Virgin Islanders Rare Country Awards Kenny Chesney is giving his all to aid his fellow Virgin Islanders , Senior Content Editor 1:00am, November 13
Carrie Underwood breaks wrist, sustains other injuries in fall News Carrie Underwood breaks wrist, sustains other injuries in fall , Senior Content Editor 11:32pm, November 11
Alan Jackson closes out the CMA Awards with a pair of classics Awards Alan Jackson closes out the CMA Awards with a pair of classics , Senior Content Editor 1:51pm, November 9
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill sizzle in CMA Awards duet Awards Tim McGraw and Faith Hill sizzle in CMA Awards duet , Senior Content Editor 3:05am, November 9
Keith Urban honored with a musical tribute from Maren Morris Awards Keith Urban honored with a musical tribute from Maren Morris , Senior Content Editor 9:09pm, November 8
Miley Cyrus’ real-life beau makes a surprise appearance with her on “SNL” News Miley Cyrus’ real-life beau makes a surprise appearance with her on “SNL” , Senior Content Editor 7:30pm, November 5
Two rising country stars tie the knot News Two rising country stars tie the knot , Senior Content Editor 7:40am, October 15
Jason Aldean opens “SNL” in a surprise appearance News Jason Aldean opens “SNL” in a surprise appearance , Senior Content Editor 3:35am, October 8
Wynonna Judd reportedly cancels show due to “medical emergency” News Wynonna Judd reportedly cancels show due to “medical emergency” , Senior Content Editor 9:13pm, October 1
Steven Tyler suddenly cancels shows to seek medical care News Steven Tyler suddenly cancels shows to seek medical care , Senior Content Editor 6:09pm, September 26
Kenny Chesney rescues stranded teens from hurricane-ravaged Virgin Islands News Kenny Chesney rescues stranded teens from hurricane-ravaged Virgin Islands , Senior Content Editor 8:47pm, September 17
Kenny Chesney loses his island home in Hurricane Irma News Kenny Chesney loses his island home in Hurricane Irma , Senior Content Editor 2:38pm, September 9