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.


Ahead of holiday weekend, Trace Adkins has some things to say about Trump Ahead of holiday weekend, Trace Adkins has some things to say about Trump , Rare Contributor 11:52am, June 30
Jason Aldean bids farewell to a friend, whom he calls his brother Jason Aldean bids farewell to a friend, whom he calls his brother , Rare Contributor 10:44am, June 30
Garth Brooks uses Facebook live to serenade NASA astronauts in outer space Garth Brooks uses Facebook live to serenade NASA astronauts in outer space , Rare Contributor 12:49am, June 30
Derek Hough reveals some major secrets about his sister’s wedding day Derek Hough reveals some major secrets about his sister’s wedding day , Rare Contributor 11:33am, June 29
“Duck Dynasty’s” Sadie Robertson is recovering from an alleged stalking incident “Duck Dynasty’s” Sadie Robertson is recovering from an alleged stalking incident , Rare Contributor 6:16am, June 29
Kid Rock just shocked a Nashville honky-tonk with a little hardcore karaoke Kid Rock just shocked a Nashville honky-tonk with a little hardcore karaoke , Rare Contributor 11:44am, June 28
Miley Cyrus gives fans a first look at the new season of “The Voice” Miley Cyrus gives fans a first look at the new season of “The Voice” , Rare Contributor 9:49am, June 28
Luke Bryan nearly takes a tumble at a pre-show party Luke Bryan nearly takes a tumble at a pre-show party , Rare Contributor 6:38am, June 27
Blake Shelton sets the mood for NBC’s NASCAR Cup Series coverage in this clip Blake Shelton sets the mood for NBC’s NASCAR Cup Series coverage in this clip , Rare Contributor 6:19pm, June 26
Kane Brown’s fiancée shares a series of lovey-dovey pictures of the happy couple Kane Brown’s fiancée shares a series of lovey-dovey pictures of the happy couple , Rare Contributor 4:38pm, June 26
Here’s why Miranda Lambert stopped her performance of this hit song Here’s why Miranda Lambert stopped her performance of this hit song , Rare Contributor 9:53am, June 26
Miley Cyrus opens up about the respect she’s earned from her fans Miley Cyrus opens up about the respect she’s earned from her fans , Rare Contributor 2:58pm, June 25
Jason Aldean’s wife Brittany bares her baby bump in sexy beach pic Jason Aldean’s wife Brittany bares her baby bump in sexy beach pic , Rare Contributor 2:41pm, June 24
This country star’s young son suffers injury while on his daddy’s tour This country star’s young son suffers injury while on his daddy’s tour , Rare Contributor 6:25pm, June 23
Kelly Clarkson assists fan with spontaneous proposal to boyfriend Kelly Clarkson assists fan with spontaneous proposal to boyfriend , Rare Contributor 3:46pm, June 23
Miley Cyrus goes out in sexy red bikini for the start of summer Miley Cyrus goes out in sexy red bikini for the start of summer , Rare Contributor 9:29am, June 23
Former NASCAR driver takes big step in his battle with cancer Former NASCAR driver takes big step in his battle with cancer , Rare Contributor 9:14am, June 23
Dale Earnhardt Jr. recalls his first "insane" run-in with Beyoncé Dale Earnhardt Jr. recalls his first "insane" run-in with Beyoncé , Rare Contributor 8:43am, June 23
Carrie Underwood reveals the one important piece of advice she’d tell her younger self Carrie Underwood reveals the one important piece of advice she’d tell her younger self , Rare Contributor 5:38am, June 22
A country star becomes the victim of a car break-in A country star becomes the victim of a car break-in , Rare Contributor 5:25am, June 22
Jason Aldean’s expecting wife, Brittany, is a stunning birthday babe in these red-hot photos Jason Aldean’s expecting wife, Brittany, is a stunning birthday babe in these red-hot photos , Rare Contributor 11:59am, June 21
Keith Urban’s beautiful wife, Nicole Kidman, woke up to this surprise on her birthday Keith Urban’s beautiful wife, Nicole Kidman, woke up to this surprise on her birthday , Rare Contributor 10:37am, June 21
Cancer patient loses it after hearing this serenade from Tim McGraw Cancer patient loses it after hearing this serenade from Tim McGraw , Rare Contributor 12:45am, June 21
Listen as a country star breaks down over the death of his father Listen as a country star breaks down over the death of his father , Rare Contributor 11:07am, June 20
Carrie Underwood describes her biggest food-related dilemma with son Isaiah Carrie Underwood describes her biggest food-related dilemma with son Isaiah , Rare Contributor 10:18am, June 20
Jana Kramer pens emotional note for estranged husband Mike Caussin on Father’s Day Jana Kramer pens emotional note for estranged husband Mike Caussin on Father’s Day , Rare Contributor 2:52pm, June 19
Gwen Stefani showers Blake Shelton with birthday gifts and kisses Gwen Stefani showers Blake Shelton with birthday gifts and kisses , Rare Contributor 8:33am, June 19
Miranda Lambert gushes over “best date night” with beau Anderson East Miranda Lambert gushes over “best date night” with beau Anderson East , Rare Contributor 8:11am, June 19
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani show off their summer love on this romantic date Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani show off their summer love on this romantic date , Rare Contributor 11:40am, June 18
Check out this country star’s face when someone hands him a newborn Check out this country star’s face when someone hands him a newborn , Rare Contributor 11:32am, June 18