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.


An ailing former NASCAR driver mourns the death of close family member Rare Country An ailing former NASCAR driver mourns the death of close family member Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 4:20pm, May 26
Here’s why Keith Urban shouldn’t surprise Nicole Kidman on her birthday Rare Country Here’s why Keith Urban shouldn’t surprise Nicole Kidman on her birthday Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:52am, May 26
Blake Shelton’s famous girlfriend, Gwen Stefani, talks about returning to “The Voice” Rare Country Blake Shelton’s famous girlfriend, Gwen Stefani, talks about returning to “The Voice” Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:06am, May 26
Carrie Underwood remembers the moment that completely changed her life with this special note Rare Country Carrie Underwood remembers the moment that completely changed her life with this special note Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 8:52am, May 26
Keith Urban was caught by surprise with these hilarious throwback photos Rare Country Keith Urban was caught by surprise with these hilarious throwback photos Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 10:56am, May 25
Gwen Stefani lovingly comforts Blake Shelton after his “The Voice” loss Rare Country Gwen Stefani lovingly comforts Blake Shelton after his “The Voice” loss Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:28am, May 25
Prepare to be moved by Chris Stapleton’s performance of his latest song on “The Voice” finale Rare Country Prepare to be moved by Chris Stapleton’s performance of his latest song on “The Voice” finale Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 1:59pm, May 24
Bake Shelton reveals why he doesn’t want Miley Cyrus and Kelly Clarkson on “The Voice” together Rare Country Bake Shelton reveals why he doesn’t want Miley Cyrus and Kelly Clarkson on “The Voice” together Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 10:33am, May 24
Miley Cyrus honors victims of the horrific Manchester tragedy in this “The Voice” performance Rare Country Miley Cyrus honors victims of the horrific Manchester tragedy in this “The Voice” performance Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:16am, May 24
This “The Voice” front-runner sealed the win with this performance Rare Country This “The Voice” front-runner sealed the win with this performance Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 11:09pm, May 23
Little Big Town joins forces with this top four singer on the “The Voice” finale Rare Country Little Big Town joins forces with this top four singer on the “The Voice” finale Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 10:21pm, May 23
Carrie Underwood takes her pride in her hubby to the next level with these sweet posts Rare Country Carrie Underwood takes her pride in her hubby to the next level with these sweet posts Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 8:37am, May 23
Blake Shelton and a “The Voice” favorite just slayed this Hank Williams classic Rare Country Blake Shelton and a “The Voice” favorite just slayed this Hank Williams classic Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 8:19am, May 23
Blake Shelton collaborates with a “The Voice” favorite for an electric performance Rare Country Blake Shelton collaborates with a “The Voice” favorite for an electric performance Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 10:04pm, May 22
Keith Urban’s request from a fan left Nicole Kidman speechless Rare Country Keith Urban’s request from a fan left Nicole Kidman speechless Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 3:46pm, May 22
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani got their PDA on at the Billboard Music Awards Rare Country Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani got their PDA on at the Billboard Music Awards Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:25am, May 22
A former NASCAR driver expresses deep regret over his grim health diagnosis Rare Country A former NASCAR driver expresses deep regret over his grim health diagnosis Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 5:09pm, May 21
A NASCAR driver reveals the scary news docs gave him after horrifying crash Rare Country A NASCAR driver reveals the scary news docs gave him after horrifying crash Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 12:53pm, May 21
Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren enjoy first date night out since becoming parents Rare Country Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren enjoy first date night out since becoming parents Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 2:53pm, May 20
Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott just found the perfect workout buddy Rare Country Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott just found the perfect workout buddy Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 10:15am, May 19
A country duo stuns a NASCAR crowd with an emotional performance Rare Country A country duo stuns a NASCAR crowd with an emotional performance Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 10:13am, May 19
Kelly Clarkson will floor you with this a cappella performance of the national anthem Rare Country Kelly Clarkson will floor you with this a cappella performance of the national anthem Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:15am, May 19
The in-car audio from this blazing NASCAR accident is absolutely cringe-worthy Rare Country The in-car audio from this blazing NASCAR accident is absolutely cringe-worthy Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:50am, May 18
Jason Aldean and wife Brittany look good with a baby in their arms Rare Country Jason Aldean and wife Brittany look good with a baby in their arms Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:49am, May 18
Blake Shelton’s girlfriend leaves fans in tears with farewell tribute to “The Voice” Rare Country Blake Shelton’s girlfriend leaves fans in tears with farewell tribute to “The Voice” Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:49am, May 18
Jason Aldean takes expecting wife Brittany on one hot date night Rare Country Jason Aldean takes expecting wife Brittany on one hot date night Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 4:15pm, May 17
A promising “The Voice” singer lands in the final four after channeling Chris Stapleton Rare Country A promising “The Voice” singer lands in the final four after channeling Chris Stapleton Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:18am, May 17
A “The Voice” favorite soars into the final four with this haunting performance Rare Country A “The Voice” favorite soars into the final four with this haunting performance Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:11am, May 17
RaeLynn shares heartbreaking news about her military husband’s “papa” Rare Country RaeLynn shares heartbreaking news about her military husband’s “papa” Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 9:00am, May 16
Two blonde beauties on “The Voice” turned heads with this famous country duet Rare Country Two blonde beauties on “The Voice” turned heads with this famous country duet Melinda Lorge, Rare Contributor 8:23am, May 16