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.

Justin Timberlake and Chris Stapleton reunite for a new music video Videos Justin Timberlake and Chris Stapleton reunite for a new music video , Rare Country Contributor 3:08pm, January 25
Tyler Hubbard's baby girl celebrates a milestone News Tyler Hubbard's baby girl celebrates a milestone , Rare Country Contributor 1:37pm, January 24
Troy Gentry’s widow makes rare onstage appearance for emotional moment News Troy Gentry’s widow makes rare onstage appearance for emotional moment , Rare Country Contributor 1:00pm, January 23
Brothers Osborne talk about their emotional Grammy tribute performance Features Brothers Osborne talk about their emotional Grammy tribute performance , Rare Country Contributor 6:00pm, January 22
This country couple’s little boy is the cutest thing ever at his birthday party News This country couple’s little boy is the cutest thing ever at his birthday party , Rare Country Contributor 11:22am, January 22
This latest father-son moment with Carrie Underwood’s two boys will melt your heart News This latest father-son moment with Carrie Underwood’s two boys will melt your heart , Rare Country Contributor 2:38pm, January 21
This gorgeous NASCAR wife dishes on how she stays healthy and fit Nascar This gorgeous NASCAR wife dishes on how she stays healthy and fit , Rare Country Contributor 2:44pm, January 20
This “The Voice” champion spills the beans on life at home with his new baby boy Features This “The Voice” champion spills the beans on life at home with his new baby boy , Rare Country Contributor 1:16pm, January 19
Danica Patrick finally speaks out about her recent breakup Nascar Danica Patrick finally speaks out about her recent breakup , Rare Country Contributor 3:02pm, January 18
Sam Hunt kicks off Luke Bryan’s Crash My Playa with a dynamic new performance Performances Sam Hunt kicks off Luke Bryan’s Crash My Playa with a dynamic new performance , Rare Country Contributor 1:35pm, January 18
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a bonafide city slicker in New York Nascar Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a bonafide city slicker in New York , Rare Country Contributor 6:17am, January 18
Merle Haggard’s son doesn’t hold back when talking about filling his late father’s boots News Merle Haggard’s son doesn’t hold back when talking about filling his late father’s boots , Rare Country Contributor 3:30pm, January 17
The widow of a music legend has filed a wrongful death lawsuit News The widow of a music legend has filed a wrongful death lawsuit , Rare Country Contributor 3:11pm, January 17
Carrie Underwood tweets a supportive message to hubby Mike Fisher News Carrie Underwood tweets a supportive message to hubby Mike Fisher , Rare Country Contributor 4:53pm, January 16
Cole Swindell grants a big wish for a very special fan News Cole Swindell grants a big wish for a very special fan , Rare Country Contributor 4:05pm, January 16
A NASCAR star gets a jaw-dropping makeover Nascar A NASCAR star gets a jaw-dropping makeover , Rare Country Contributor 2:51pm, January 16
This throwback video of Reba McEntire and LeAnn Rimes is everything News This throwback video of Reba McEntire and LeAnn Rimes is everything , Rare Country Contributor 3:24pm, January 12
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife discover one of the weirder moments of pregnancy News Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife discover one of the weirder moments of pregnancy , Rare Country Contributor 2:48pm, January 12
You won’t believe the voice coming out of this young Georgia native Performances You won’t believe the voice coming out of this young Georgia native , Rare Country Contributor 7:23am, January 12
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have been hit with a major lawsuit News Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have been hit with a major lawsuit , Rare Country Contributor 3:20pm, January 11
Kellie Pickler is hilariously challenged in this must-see clip from her new show News Kellie Pickler is hilariously challenged in this must-see clip from her new show , Rare Country Contributor 1:21pm, January 11
This country star’s gorgeous mansion just sold to a high bidder News This country star’s gorgeous mansion just sold to a high bidder , Rare Country Contributor 1:18pm, January 10
Jason and Brittany Aldean had one heck of a date night News Jason and Brittany Aldean had one heck of a date night , Rare Country Contributor 6:29pm, January 9
This pregnant country star reflects on her sister’s harrowing pregnancy journey News This pregnant country star reflects on her sister’s harrowing pregnancy journey , Rare Country Contributor 3:57pm, January 9
One half of this popular country duo reveals a heartbreaking emotional struggle News One half of this popular country duo reveals a heartbreaking emotional struggle , Rare Country Contributor 8:12pm, January 8
This NASCAR wedding was even more glamorous than we thought Nascar This NASCAR wedding was even more glamorous than we thought , Rare Country Contributor 6:43pm, January 8
This rising country newcomer absolutely nails the national anthem Performances This rising country newcomer absolutely nails the national anthem , Rare Country Contributor 5:22pm, January 4
This country beauty has found the cure for all the blues—in karaoke! News This country beauty has found the cure for all the blues—in karaoke! , Rare Country Contributor 2:23pm, January 4
We’re totally in awe of Julianne Hough and her hubby’s plans for 2018 News We’re totally in awe of Julianne Hough and her hubby’s plans for 2018 , Rare Country Contributor 12:09pm, January 3
Blake Shelton’s latest parental moment with Gwen’s son goes hilariously wrong News Blake Shelton’s latest parental moment with Gwen’s son goes hilariously wrong , Rare Country Contributor 11:47am, January 3