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.

Ashley Campbell shares a rare, precious video of her late father, Glen Performances Ashley Campbell shares a rare, precious video of her late father, Glen , Rare Country Contributor 1:24pm, February 12
Rocker Bryan Adams draws laughs with his Blake Shelton impression Performances Rocker Bryan Adams draws laughs with his Blake Shelton impression , Rare Country Contributor 12:57am, February 10
The members of Home Free introduce their real-life loves in new video Videos The members of Home Free introduce their real-life loves in new video , Rare Country Contributor 4:12pm, February 9
Jackie Lee’s new look is a major shocker for fans News Jackie Lee’s new look is a major shocker for fans , Rare Country Contributor 1:32pm, February 7
Kelsea Ballerini talks country fashion with Cosmopolitan magazine News Kelsea Ballerini talks country fashion with Cosmopolitan magazine , Rare Country Contributor 1:15pm, February 7
Dale Earnhardt Jr. lived it up during Super Bowl weekend Nascar Dale Earnhardt Jr. lived it up during Super Bowl weekend , Rare Country Contributor 3:36pm, February 6
Thomas Rhett says wife Lauren Akins has big dreams for a big family News Thomas Rhett says wife Lauren Akins has big dreams for a big family , Rare Country Contributor 2:40pm, February 6
Singer Kelly Lang shares news of her mystery health struggle News Singer Kelly Lang shares news of her mystery health struggle , Rare Country Contributor 12:33pm, February 6
The Band Perry says goodbye to a special member of their family News The Band Perry says goodbye to a special member of their family , Rare Country Contributor 11:30am, February 6
Julianne Hough’s romantic Parisian getaway is the trip of dreams News Julianne Hough’s romantic Parisian getaway is the trip of dreams , Rare Country Contributor 8:58pm, February 5
Hank Williams and wife Audrey look so glamorous in this rare photo News Hank Williams and wife Audrey look so glamorous in this rare photo , Rare Country Contributor 6:04pm, February 5
Meghan Linsey from "The Voice" reveals news about her father’s health News Meghan Linsey from "The Voice" reveals news about her father’s health , Rare Country Contributor 3:20pm, February 5
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani go big for Super Bowl weekend News Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani go big for Super Bowl weekend , Rare Country Contributor 12:10pm, February 5
This guy’s Chris Stapleton cover will make your jaw drop Performances This guy’s Chris Stapleton cover will make your jaw drop , Rare Country Contributor 3:53pm, February 2
Four brave women share survival stories of the Las Vegas shooting News Four brave women share survival stories of the Las Vegas shooting , Rare Country Contributor 1:49pm, February 2
See the moment a very young Lauren Alaina met Blake Shelton News See the moment a very young Lauren Alaina met Blake Shelton , Rare Country Contributor 1:07pm, February 2
This throwback pic of Jake Owen is priceless News This throwback pic of Jake Owen is priceless , Rare Country Contributor 10:35am, February 2
Dan + Shay surprise a bride and groom on their wedding day News Dan + Shay surprise a bride and groom on their wedding day , Rare Country Contributor 4:08pm, February 1
A young Justin Timberlake was the perfect cowboy on “Star Search” Performances A young Justin Timberlake was the perfect cowboy on “Star Search” , Rare Country Contributor 3:31pm, February 1
Miranda Lambert dazzles with a haunting, stripped-down "Vice" for PBS Performances Miranda Lambert dazzles with a haunting, stripped-down "Vice" for PBS , Rare Country Contributor 10:39am, February 1
Roy Orbison Jr and his wife, Asa, share beautiful maternity shoot pics News Roy Orbison Jr and his wife, Asa, share beautiful maternity shoot pics , Rare Country Contributor 9:56am, January 31
Miranda Lambert and pals hit the town in New York City News Miranda Lambert and pals hit the town in New York City , Rare Country Contributor 2:39pm, January 30
Do you recognize the famous face behind this Dolly Parton costume? News Do you recognize the famous face behind this Dolly Parton costume? , Rare Country Contributor 11:13am, January 30
Reba McEntire gets real about being the first female Colonel Sanders News Reba McEntire gets real about being the first female Colonel Sanders , Rare Country Contributor 2:28pm, January 29
Reba McEntire shows off her insane closet and boot collection News Reba McEntire shows off her insane closet and boot collection , Rare Country Contributor 1:03pm, January 29
Chris Stapleton brings a very special guest to "Saturday Night Live" Performances Chris Stapleton brings a very special guest to "Saturday Night Live" , Rare Country Contributor 3:54pm, January 28
Miley Cyrus slays “Landslide” during Fleetwood Mac tribute show Performances Miley Cyrus slays “Landslide” during Fleetwood Mac tribute show , Rare Country Contributor 1:23pm, January 28
Keith Urban nails this Fleetwood Mac hit during Grammy weekend gala Performances Keith Urban nails this Fleetwood Mac hit during Grammy weekend gala , Rare Country Contributor 12:47pm, January 28
Craig Morgan gives new meaning to a powerful pop song by Gavin DeGraw News Craig Morgan gives new meaning to a powerful pop song by Gavin DeGraw , Rare Country Contributor 2:40pm, January 26
Luke Bryan is totally smitten with Katy Perry’s adorable pup News Luke Bryan is totally smitten with Katy Perry’s adorable pup , Rare Country Contributor 5:35pm, January 25