Rare Country Contributor

Samantha Stephens

Samantha Stephens absolutely lives for music. When she’s not making it, she’s talking or writing about it. She’s worked in all arenas of the country music world for nearly a decade, from syndicated radio and television to print journalism. She’s even been known to crash a red carpet or two, true story. Reach her at samantha@rarecountry.com.

Elvis’ Look-Alike Granddaughters Step Out For a Rare Appearance News Elvis’ Look-Alike Granddaughters Step Out For a Rare Appearance , Rare Country Contributor 11:25am, October 20
This new Granger Smith parody may be his best yet Videos This new Granger Smith parody may be his best yet , Rare Country Contributor 12:07pm, March 28
You must see this insane remodel on Miranda Lambert’s beloved Airstream, “Wanda The Wanderer” News You must see this insane remodel on Miranda Lambert’s beloved Airstream, “Wanda The Wanderer” , Rare Country Contributor 1:40pm, March 27
Miranda Lambert welcomes a group of legends onstage for a surprise performance of a country classic Performances Miranda Lambert welcomes a group of legends onstage for a surprise performance of a country classic , Rare Country Contributor 12:27pm, March 24
The 2018 CMA Fest lineup is out and Carrie Underwood and more big stars are on it News The 2018 CMA Fest lineup is out and Carrie Underwood and more big stars are on it , Rare Country Contributor 5:25pm, March 21
Carrie Underwood’s handsome boys enjoy a day at the lake News Carrie Underwood’s handsome boys enjoy a day at the lake , Rare Country Contributor 5:03pm, March 21
Blake Shelton just got the stamp of approval from one of Gwen Stefani’s most important family members News Blake Shelton just got the stamp of approval from one of Gwen Stefani’s most important family members , Rare Country Contributor 1:06pm, March 20
Blake Shelton leaves his “Country Music Freaks” touring partners with some amazing memories News Blake Shelton leaves his “Country Music Freaks” touring partners with some amazing memories , Rare Country Contributor 11:03pm, March 19
This country star dad once again raises the parenting bar for all the fathers out there News This country star dad once again raises the parenting bar for all the fathers out there , Rare Country Contributor 3:28pm, March 15
Reba McEntire and her boyfriend step out in high style for a night of charity and fun News Reba McEntire and her boyfriend step out in high style for a night of charity and fun , Rare Country Contributor 5:05pm, March 13
Carrie Underwood has a hilarious response to hubby Mike Fisher’s birthday tribute News Carrie Underwood has a hilarious response to hubby Mike Fisher’s birthday tribute , Rare Country Contributor 4:38am, March 13
This flight to Australia just got some serious country music star power from Luke Bryan News This flight to Australia just got some serious country music star power from Luke Bryan , Rare Country Contributor 2:28pm, March 12
Cole Swindell gets a taste of NASCAR glory thanks to his buddy Ryan Blaney Nascar Cole Swindell gets a taste of NASCAR glory thanks to his buddy Ryan Blaney , Rare Country Contributor 12:51am, March 10
The shade on this Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweet has left us scratching our heads News The shade on this Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweet has left us scratching our heads , Rare Country Contributor 11:57pm, March 9
Kane Brown teases brand-new music, and Instagram goes wild Music Kane Brown teases brand-new music, and Instagram goes wild , Rare Country Contributor 11:17am, March 9
Dale Earnhardt Jr. recalls the harrowing and hilarious moment he was “spit on” in South Korea News Dale Earnhardt Jr. recalls the harrowing and hilarious moment he was “spit on” in South Korea , Rare Country Contributor 11:50pm, March 8
This beloved country duo just crossed a really big item off their career bucket list News This beloved country duo just crossed a really big item off their career bucket list , Rare Country Contributor 8:12pm, March 7
Eric Church hits every emotion with this new performance Performances Eric Church hits every emotion with this new performance , Rare Country Contributor 5:35pm, March 7
Lauren Alaina and Cole Swindell team up to perform a Prince classic Performances Lauren Alaina and Cole Swindell team up to perform a Prince classic , Rare Country Contributor 4:26pm, March 6
Luke Bryan and his wife Caroline hilariously show off their skills at the skating rink News Luke Bryan and his wife Caroline hilariously show off their skills at the skating rink , Rare Country Contributor 2:24pm, March 5
Carrie Underwood releases the new, incredibly powerful video for “The Champion” Videos Carrie Underwood releases the new, incredibly powerful video for “The Champion” , Rare Country Contributor 4:33pm, March 2
Keith Urban and other country stars share their great reactions to their ACM Awards nominations News Keith Urban and other country stars share their great reactions to their ACM Awards nominations , Rare Country Contributor 2:35pm, March 2
This country beauty says goodbye to an irreplaceable member of her family News This country beauty says goodbye to an irreplaceable member of her family , Rare Country Contributor 1:09pm, March 1
Luke Bryan’s new dance partners nearly steal his show Performances Luke Bryan’s new dance partners nearly steal his show , Rare Country Contributor 12:36pm, March 1
Motherhood isn’t all pink ribbons and bows for Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott News Motherhood isn’t all pink ribbons and bows for Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott , Rare Country Contributor 6:08am, March 1
Jeff Gordon drops a big hint about his future on the NASCAR track Nascar Jeff Gordon drops a big hint about his future on the NASCAR track , Rare Country Contributor 4:54am, March 1
Alan Jackson, Randy Travis and more don the finest designer duds in this hot new photo shoot News Alan Jackson, Randy Travis and more don the finest designer duds in this hot new photo shoot , Rare Country Contributor 5:48pm, February 27
Lady A’s Charles Kelley can’t hold back the emotions over this perfect family moment News Lady A’s Charles Kelley can’t hold back the emotions over this perfect family moment , Rare Country Contributor 3:13pm, February 27
This country star gives the most awesome mini-concert in the strangest place Performances This country star gives the most awesome mini-concert in the strangest place , Rare Country Contributor 1:59pm, February 26
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani take on adorable new roles for this awesome birthday party News Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani take on adorable new roles for this awesome birthday party , Rare Country Contributor 1:17pm, February 26