Sam Alex has worked for country stations across the nation and never misses his favorite acts when they come to town. He's been on red carpets for many different awards shows and interviewed some of your favorite celebrities, like Will Ferrell and Taylor Swift. Originally from Chicago, Sam now lives in Nashville, where he hosts the Taste of Country Nights radio show, a syndicated night show which airs on more than 75 stations nationwide. If you ever see him on lower Broadway, get him a pina colada and some BBQ chicken pizza ... they're his favorites! Listen to highlights on iTunes or your Android device.
Kenny Chesney’s ‘Cosmic Hallelujah’ Geared Toward Live Shows
Kenny Chesney's live shows are full of energy and passion, and he brought that to the studio while recording several songs on Cosmic Hallelujah. Chesney opened up to Taste of Country Nights about putting that on the album.
Kacey Musgraves Embraces the Sad Parts of Christmas
Kacey Musgraves says she and frequent collaborator Shane McAnally agreed they needed a sad song for her new Christmas album, so they set out to write one that would draw tears. It worked!
Jason Aldean on Releasing New Music: ‘Fans Are Brutally Honest’
Jason Aldean's They Don't Know album is out Friday (Sept. 9) and the singer couldn't be more excited — especially to hear how it's received. The superstar tells Taste of Country Nights that he loves how "brutally honest" his fans are about new music.
Granger Smith Talks About the ‘Creepy’ Way He Met His Wife
Granger Smith is a happily married man today, but he admits he was kind of a "creep" in approaching his now-wife about getting together. During a chat with Taste of Country Nights, Smith reveals that he first contacted Amber via Facebook...
Lorrie Morgan Opens Up About Opry Membership, Spanking Blake Shelton
Lorrie Morgan is a very proud member of the Grand Ole Opry and she takes her responsibilities there very seriously. When she stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio, she opened up about what it takes to keep her membership -- and why it might make her spank Blake Shelton.
Cam Spills How She Found Out About Her Grammy Nomination
Cam is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards, but she didn't learn the good news in a traditional way, like from a formal letter or a visit to the Grammy website, she tells Taste of Country Nights.
Jennifer Nettles Dishes on New Music to Come in 2016
If 2015 was a year of big changes for Jennifer Nettles, then 2016 will be a year of big debuts. She's got new music coming out in the form of a new album titled Playing With Fire, which she dished about during a visit to the Taste of Country Nights booth before the CMA Awards.
Granger Smith Spills His Most Embarrassing Halloween Costume
Granger Smith hasn't always been proud of his Halloween costume choices — in fact, one year, he admits he really embarrassed himself. Smith recently came to the ToC Nights Studio and got real with us about that awful costume from his past.
Ronnie Dunn Gives His Opinion on the Direction of Country Music
Ronnie Dunn is a representative of what's now considered classic, traditional country, but that doesn't mean he's not open to change.
Canaan Smith Talks New Single, Tour and Lessons From Dierks Bentley
Canaan Smith has a new single out, and he's prepping begin his first headlining tour.