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.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. reflects on the dream he never thought would come true News Dale Earnhardt Jr. reflects on the dream he never thought would come true , Rare Country Contributor 1:02pm, February 23
Danica Patrick and beau Aaron Rodgers are heating up at NASCAR speed News Danica Patrick and beau Aaron Rodgers are heating up at NASCAR speed , Rare Country Contributor 12:44pm, February 23
Kellie Pickler and friends team up to give a widowed military mom-to-be the nursery of her dreams News Kellie Pickler and friends team up to give a widowed military mom-to-be the nursery of her dreams , Rare Country Contributor 4:58pm, February 22
We’re trying to figure out the meaning of this country duo’s awesome new tattoos News We’re trying to figure out the meaning of this country duo’s awesome new tattoos , Rare Country Contributor 4:45pm, February 22
This country dad’s latest post for his daughter will melt your heart News This country dad’s latest post for his daughter will melt your heart , Rare Country Contributor 3:16pm, February 22
This rising country star opens up about messages from heaven News This rising country star opens up about messages from heaven , Rare Country Contributor 12:04pm, February 22
The salaries of NASCAR’s top drivers will blow your mind Nascar The salaries of NASCAR’s top drivers will blow your mind , Rare Country Contributor 3:02pm, February 21
This Daytona 500 champion just reunited with his lucky charm Nascar This Daytona 500 champion just reunited with his lucky charm , Rare Country Contributor 2:34pm, February 21
We know where to find Luke Bryan when the weather gets warmer News We know where to find Luke Bryan when the weather gets warmer , Rare Country Contributor 11:45am, February 21
Luke Bryan delivers an emotional version of his most poignant song yet Performances Luke Bryan delivers an emotional version of his most poignant song yet , Rare Country Contributor 3:15pm, February 20
A country star shocks his wife with this romantic tribute News A country star shocks his wife with this romantic tribute , Rare Country Contributor 11:52am, February 20
We swear Jason Aldean’s baby, Memphis, just gets cuter and cuter by the minute News We swear Jason Aldean’s baby, Memphis, just gets cuter and cuter by the minute , Rare Country Contributor 3:41pm, February 19
Kacey Musgraves puts a handsy concertgoer in his place News Kacey Musgraves puts a handsy concertgoer in his place , Rare Country Contributor 3:14pm, February 19
Luke Bryan pays heartfelt tribute to a fallen crew member with his most poignant song Performances Luke Bryan pays heartfelt tribute to a fallen crew member with his most poignant song , Rare Country Contributor 12:57pm, February 19
Reba McEntire and her boyfriend live it up on Valentine’s Day in these romantic photos News Reba McEntire and her boyfriend live it up on Valentine’s Day in these romantic photos , Rare Country Contributor 10:58am, February 19
NASCAR’s Denny Hamlin clarifies comments that sparked a drug controversy Nascar NASCAR’s Denny Hamlin clarifies comments that sparked a drug controversy , Rare Country Contributor 7:45pm, February 16
Sara Evans serves up some serious skills to her buddy Kellie Pickler News Sara Evans serves up some serious skills to her buddy Kellie Pickler , Rare Country Contributor 4:26pm, February 16
This rising country star turns up the heat alongside Blake Shelton Performances This rising country star turns up the heat alongside Blake Shelton , Rare Country Contributor 1:09pm, February 16
Thomas Rhett reveals special bond with his best buddy, FGL’s Tyler Hubbard News Thomas Rhett reveals special bond with his best buddy, FGL’s Tyler Hubbard , Rare Country Contributor 9:22pm, February 15
The country music cutie’s sweet smile is sure to brighten your day News The country music cutie’s sweet smile is sure to brighten your day , Rare Country Contributor 4:23pm, February 15
This NASCAR star gives one fan the shock of a lifetime ahead of Daytona 500 Nascar This NASCAR star gives one fan the shock of a lifetime ahead of Daytona 500 , Rare Country Contributor 1:05pm, February 15
It looks like an Earnhardt will race in the Daytona 500 after all Nascar It looks like an Earnhardt will race in the Daytona 500 after all , Rare Country Contributor 3:28am, February 15
Dolly Parton’s sister has some very strong words for the country music industry amid sex abuse allegations News Dolly Parton’s sister has some very strong words for the country music industry amid sex abuse allegations , Rare Country Contributor 3:33pm, February 14
Dale Earnhardt Jr. reacts to his commercial that is hitting everyone in the heart Nascar Dale Earnhardt Jr. reacts to his commercial that is hitting everyone in the heart , Rare Country Contributor 2:10pm, February 14
Faith Hill reveals the moment she was all in for a life with Tim McGraw Features Faith Hill reveals the moment she was all in for a life with Tim McGraw , Rare Country Contributor 2:44am, February 14
Blake Shelton has a plan to bring smiles to kids in his hometown News Blake Shelton has a plan to bring smiles to kids in his hometown , Rare Country Contributor 7:24pm, February 13
Meet the family who is clinging to a Carrie Underwood anthem for hope News Meet the family who is clinging to a Carrie Underwood anthem for hope , Rare Country Contributor 5:13pm, February 13
Sara Evans takes a very special family member out on tour News Sara Evans takes a very special family member out on tour , Rare Country Contributor 3:25pm, February 13
This NFL legend is hitting the NASCAR track for the Daytona 500 Nascar This NFL legend is hitting the NASCAR track for the Daytona 500 , Rare Country Contributor 2:12pm, February 13
It looks like the party got a little crazy at Jason Aldean’s house this weekend News It looks like the party got a little crazy at Jason Aldean’s house this weekend , Rare Country Contributor 4:40pm, February 12