Rare Contributor

Melinda Lorge

Nashville-based writer and Rare Country contributor Melinda Lorge has always been passionate about country music. So for her, writing about it comes easy. Her previous work can be seen in Rolling Stone Country, Nashville Lifestyles Magazine and on the Wide Open Country blog. When Melinda isn’t busy keeping up with country music news, she can be found trying new recipes, hiking or visiting with family.


This adorable married couple missed out on a magical opportunity at a Garth Brooks concert Rare Country This adorable married couple missed out on a magical opportunity at a Garth Brooks concert Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 10:54am, February 22
Gwen Stefani shares the one thing that’s changed since becoming Blake Shelton’s girlfriend Rare Country Gwen Stefani shares the one thing that’s changed since becoming Blake Shelton’s girlfriend Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:54am, February 22
Looks like this country couple’s baby boy just might be the next big star Rare Country Looks like this country couple’s baby boy just might be the next big star Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 8:31am, February 21
Watch a young Carrie Underwood prove she’s a star in this vintage performance Rare Country Watch a young Carrie Underwood prove she’s a star in this vintage performance Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 8:26am, February 21
Blake Shelton continues to prove his strong bond with Gwen Stefani’s sons Rare Country Blake Shelton continues to prove his strong bond with Gwen Stefani’s sons Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 8:19am, February 21
Luke Bryan bringing this child onstage just melted thousands of hearts Rare Country Luke Bryan bringing this child onstage just melted thousands of hearts Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 2:30pm, February 20
A newly engaged country cutie enjoys a cheat day following this big night Rare Country A newly engaged country cutie enjoys a cheat day following this big night Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 10:28pm, February 19
The cancer survivor who sang with Garth Brooks just received some heartbreaking news Rare Country The cancer survivor who sang with Garth Brooks just received some heartbreaking news Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 10:20pm, February 19
Watch Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani bring their love to the stage with this surprise duet Rare Country Watch Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani bring their love to the stage with this surprise duet Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 3:25pm, February 19
Say hello to the adorable new member of this country star’s family Rare Country Say hello to the adorable new member of this country star’s family Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 1:16pm, February 19
Here’s how Thomas Rhett and Lauren were able to keep their news a secret at the Grammys Rare Country Here’s how Thomas Rhett and Lauren were able to keep their news a secret at the Grammys Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 4:14pm, February 17
Sounds like Blake Shelton and Adam Levine are competing over love and friendships Rare Country Sounds like Blake Shelton and Adam Levine are competing over love and friendships Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:51am, February 17
Gwen Stefani reveals the one thing that was almost a deal breaker for her and Blake Shelton Rare Country Gwen Stefani reveals the one thing that was almost a deal breaker for her and Blake Shelton Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:38am, February 17
Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren discuss the sex of their baby in new Instagram video Rare Country Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren discuss the sex of their baby in new Instagram video Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:30am, February 17
Carrie Underwood explains why she’s “taking a little break” from the road right now Rare Country Carrie Underwood explains why she’s “taking a little break” from the road right now Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 10:10am, February 16
Gwen Stefani says that Blake Shelton’s hilarious sushi skit on late-night TV brought him new fame Rare Country Gwen Stefani says that Blake Shelton’s hilarious sushi skit on late-night TV brought him new fame Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:35am, February 16
Looks like Blake Shelton skipped out on spending Valentine’s Day with Gwen Stefani Rare Country Looks like Blake Shelton skipped out on spending Valentine’s Day with Gwen Stefani Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 1:54pm, February 15
Reports say that Kid Rock is being considered for a position in the federal government Rare Country Reports say that Kid Rock is being considered for a position in the federal government Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:49am, February 15
Place your bets on the hottest country couples who could tie the knot this year Rare Country Place your bets on the hottest country couples who could tie the knot this year Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 3:59pm, February 14
These handsome country hunks helped make these girls’ wishes come true at the Grammys Rare Country These handsome country hunks helped make these girls’ wishes come true at the Grammys Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 10:04am, February 14
Garth Brooks dishes on Valentine’s Day plans with superstar wife Trisha Yearwood Rare Country Garth Brooks dishes on Valentine’s Day plans with superstar wife Trisha Yearwood Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:39am, February 14
Jamie Lynn Spears finds strength in this Bible passage following her little girl’s tragic ATV accident Rare Country Jamie Lynn Spears finds strength in this Bible passage following her little girl’s tragic ATV accident Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 3:37pm, February 13
Keith Urban and wife Nicole Kidman continue to show us why they are truly meant to be Rare Country Keith Urban and wife Nicole Kidman continue to show us why they are truly meant to be Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:08am, February 13
Kelsea Ballerini just joined forces with this pop band for a Grammy Awards mashup grammys Kelsea Ballerini just joined forces with this pop band for a Grammy Awards mashup Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:34pm, February 12
Blake Shelton reveals his true feelings about Adam Levine during this special ceremony Rare Country Blake Shelton reveals his true feelings about Adam Levine during this special ceremony Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 7:17pm, February 11
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill get candid about their sex life during this game on “Ellen” Rare Country Tim McGraw and Faith Hill get candid about their sex life during this game on “Ellen” Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 12:26pm, February 11
Jason Aldean’s wife, Brittany Kerr, showers her man with lots of love and kisses before Valentine’s Day Rare Country Jason Aldean’s wife, Brittany Kerr, showers her man with lots of love and kisses before Valentine’s Day Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 4:36pm, February 10
This is how Tim McGraw and Faith Hill feel about the guys trying to date their daughters Rare Country This is how Tim McGraw and Faith Hill feel about the guys trying to date their daughters Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 2:01pm, February 10
Grammy-nominated Kelly Clarkson finally opens up about her past cancer scare Rare Country Grammy-nominated Kelly Clarkson finally opens up about her past cancer scare Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:11am, February 10
Nicole Kidman promises to never hash up this old topic with Keith Urban Rare Country Nicole Kidman promises to never hash up this old topic with Keith Urban Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 3:14pm, February 9