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.
Lady Antebellum Have ‘Rededicated’ Themselves, Come Back Fresh With ‘747’
Lady Antebellum's '747' is out Tuesday (Sept. 30) and the trio claim it's a whole new Lady A.
Chase Bryant Talks Brantley Gilbert and ZZ Top, Performs ‘Take It on Back’ [Watch]
Country newcomer Chase Bryant stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat with host Sam Alex about everything from Brantley Gilbert's Let It Ride Tour to playing his guitar "upside down and backwards."
Tim McGraw Says He ‘Instantly Loved’ 50th Top 10 Hit ‘Meanwhile Back at Mama’s’
Tim McGraw recently scored his 50th No. 1 hit with 'Meanwhile Back at Mama's' -- he obviously knew a winner when he heard it. In a recent chat with Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex, the star reveals that the tune instantly drew him in.
Country Artists Share What They MUST Have While on the Road [Watch]
Country artists are on the road a lot! While touring, many artists just want to make their tour bus or time on the road feel like home, and they do that by bringing a few special things with them.
Brantley Gilbert Recalls His Rowdy High School Days
The quote beneath Brantley Gilbert's yearbook picture reads "Hey Andy!" Maybe these aren't the words most high school seniors want to leave as their legacy, but the expression says a lot about who the 'Small Town Throwdown' singer is today.
Jo Dee Messina Explains How Her Husband ‘Helped’ Inspire ‘A Woman’s Rant’
Jo Dee Messina’s husband Chris wouldn’t get up to get the baby one night, but by sleeping in he may have inspired the singer’s newest hit single. ‘A Women’s Rant’ was started by an angry and exhausted Messina as sh…
Brett Eldredge on the Makeout Scenes in New ‘Beat of the Music’ Video: ‘I Love My Job’
The last 30 seconds of Brett Eldredge's new 'Beat of the Music' video finds the singer locking lips with a beautiful blonde. The scenes took multiple takes, and he tells Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex he wasn't complaining.
Jerrod Niemann Created ‘High Noon’ Between Games of Corn Hole [Listen]
You won't find a musical environment more casual than the one Jerrod Niemann put together to work on his new studio album, 'High Noon.' The 'Drink to That All Night' singer tells Taste of Country Nights how tailgating activities played an important role in the writing proces…
Exclusive: Dierks Bentley Defends His Prius, Opens Up About Songs on ‘Riser’ [Watch]
Dierks Bentley's new 'Riser' album hits stores and digital retailers on Tuesday (Feb. 25). The singer calls it his most personal album to date, and says the current single 'I Hold On' is his favorite radio single ever. During an interview with Taste of Country Nights' Sam Alex, Bentley opens up abou…