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.

Miranda Lambert slays one of her classics at “Austin City Limits” show Performances Miranda Lambert slays one of her classics at “Austin City Limits” show , Rare Country Contributor 2:19pm, November 11
This couple has Kenny Chesney to thank for their engagement News This couple has Kenny Chesney to thank for their engagement , Rare Country Contributor 7:50pm, November 10
This country mama-to-be finally shows off her baby bump at an awards show News This country mama-to-be finally shows off her baby bump at an awards show , Rare Country Contributor 10:06pm, November 9
Lauren Alaina’s boyfriend has the sweetest words for his love News Lauren Alaina’s boyfriend has the sweetest words for his love , Rare Country Contributor 8:58pm, November 9
Kelsea Ballerini teams up with a legend for CMA performance Awards Kelsea Ballerini teams up with a legend for CMA performance , Rare Country Contributor 2:23am, November 9
The CMA Awards opening monologue brings all the emotions Awards The CMA Awards opening monologue brings all the emotions , Rare Country Contributor 2:11am, November 9
Lauren Alaina can’t believe her life right now News Lauren Alaina can’t believe her life right now , Rare Country Contributor 6:13pm, November 8
Thomas Rhett’s birthday message to his wife will leave you speechless News Thomas Rhett’s birthday message to his wife will leave you speechless , Rare Country Contributor 5:48pm, November 8
Looks like Blake Shelton is a style icon to Gwen Stefani’s sons News Looks like Blake Shelton is a style icon to Gwen Stefani’s sons , Rare Country Contributor 8:39pm, November 7
A country star just dropped a new video of one hot duet with a pop star Videos A country star just dropped a new video of one hot duet with a pop star , Rare Country Contributor 7:24pm, November 7
The late Glenn Frey’s incredible California mansion is for sale News The late Glenn Frey’s incredible California mansion is for sale , Rare Country Contributor 7:04pm, November 7
This country couple’s love is on display in new music video Videos This country couple’s love is on display in new music video , Rare Country Contributor 6:27pm, November 7
RaeLynn’s birthday montage for her husband is the best News RaeLynn’s birthday montage for her husband is the best , Rare Country Contributor 2:37pm, November 7
This country superstar’s newest duet will melt your heart News This country superstar’s newest duet will melt your heart , Rare Country Contributor 1:31pm, November 7
This country singer has no time or words for haters News This country singer has no time or words for haters , Rare Country Contributor 12:31pm, November 7
Kelly Clarkson just released THE anthem for women everywhere Performances Kelly Clarkson just released THE anthem for women everywhere , Rare Country Contributor 9:26pm, November 3
This track from Chris Stapleton’s upcoming album is going to blow your mind Music This track from Chris Stapleton’s upcoming album is going to blow your mind , Rare Country Contributor 8:58pm, November 3
A poignant photo shared by Tim McGraw will break your heart News A poignant photo shared by Tim McGraw will break your heart , Rare Country Contributor 6:12pm, November 3
This rising star’s new single is the most unexpected cheating song ever Performances This rising star’s new single is the most unexpected cheating song ever , Rare Country Contributor 5:56am, November 3
Now we know where Maren Morris gets her inspiration News Now we know where Maren Morris gets her inspiration , Rare Country Contributor 4:48am, November 3
Adam Levine is dishing on Blake Shelton’s relationship with Gwen Stefani News Adam Levine is dishing on Blake Shelton’s relationship with Gwen Stefani , Rare Country Contributor 12:11am, November 2
Miley Cyrus and her Hollywood man enjoy a romantic getaway in a familiar place News Miley Cyrus and her Hollywood man enjoy a romantic getaway in a familiar place , Rare Country Contributor 8:31pm, November 1
A country superstar and his wife win Halloween with his prehistoric race News A country superstar and his wife win Halloween with his prehistoric race , Rare Country Contributor 6:21pm, November 1
Vince Gill dedicates a special Eagles song to Glenn Frey’s son Features Vince Gill dedicates a special Eagles song to Glenn Frey’s son , Rare Country Contributor 7:44am, November 1
A late night host roasts Blake Shelton during hilarious interview News A late night host roasts Blake Shelton during hilarious interview , Rare Country Contributor 7:10am, November 1
This country group goes gospel while performing with a soul icon Performances This country group goes gospel while performing with a soul icon , Rare Country Contributor 6:47am, November 1
Kenny Chesney teams up with a hot country group for this awesome live performance Performances Kenny Chesney teams up with a hot country group for this awesome live performance , Rare Country Contributor 6:25am, November 1
A sweet throwback picture had Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott in tears News A sweet throwback picture had Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott in tears , Rare Country Contributor 5:12am, November 1
Tyler Hubbard’s wife, Hayley, has her push present and baby bump all ready for date night News Tyler Hubbard’s wife, Hayley, has her push present and baby bump all ready for date night , Rare Country Contributor 11:04pm, October 30
This country star’s gender reveal took the entire family by surprise News This country star’s gender reveal took the entire family by surprise , Rare Country Contributor 10:01pm, October 30