Country Editor

Tricia Despres

Chicago-based freelance writer Tricia Despres covers country music for a number of local, regional and national publications and makes a living interviewing some of country music’s biggest and brightest stars. Her work has appeared in Country Weekly, the Chicago Sun-Times and Advertising Age magazine. When she is not at her laptop or at a concert, she is busy taking care of her husband Paul and daughters Taylor and Amanda. Follow her @CHIWriter.

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Thomas Rhett just melted over this sweet moment with Willa Gray Rare Country Thomas Rhett just melted over this sweet moment with Willa Gray , Country Editor 3:55pm, June 26
It’s the Gwen Stefani pic that is creating a social frenzy Rare Country It’s the Gwen Stefani pic that is creating a social frenzy , Country Editor 2:21pm, June 26
Thomas Rhett gives us a pregnancy update on wife Lauren Rare Country Thomas Rhett gives us a pregnancy update on wife Lauren , Country Editor 1:15pm, June 26
Keith Urban shares sexy series of anniversary pics with Nicole Kidman Rare Country Keith Urban shares sexy series of anniversary pics with Nicole Kidman , Country Editor 1:08pm, June 25
Dale Earnhardt Jr. just shocked NASCAR fans with this startling statement Rare Country Dale Earnhardt Jr. just shocked NASCAR fans with this startling statement , Country Editor 11:50am, June 25
This could be the grossest story Larry the Cable Guy has ever told Rare Country This could be the grossest story Larry the Cable Guy has ever told , Country Editor 4:05pm, June 23
It’s the Joey+Rory movie scene that still takes our breath away Rare Country It’s the Joey+Rory movie scene that still takes our breath away , Country Editor 3:00pm, June 23
Danica Patrick turns things upside down in new sexy body shot Rare Country Danica Patrick turns things upside down in new sexy body shot , Country Editor 3:58pm, June 22
A country star gets more rumors swirling via sexy video shoot Rare Country A country star gets more rumors swirling via sexy video shoot , Country Editor 3:33pm, June 22
We guarantee you have never heard this Thomas Rhett song sound so sexy Rare Country We guarantee you have never heard this Thomas Rhett song sound so sexy , Country Editor 2:53pm, June 21
NASCAR’s Danica Patrick bares some skin to prove a worthy point Rare Country NASCAR’s Danica Patrick bares some skin to prove a worthy point , Country Editor 2:11pm, June 21
A country star quickly comes to the aid of a fallen friend Rare Country A country star quickly comes to the aid of a fallen friend , Country Editor 1:48pm, June 21
Dale Earnhardt Jr. revisits the setting of his most terrifying crash Rare Country Dale Earnhardt Jr. revisits the setting of his most terrifying crash , Country Editor 3:59pm, June 20
A NASCAR favorite thanks God for this little blessing Rare Country A NASCAR favorite thanks God for this little blessing , Country Editor 2:17pm, June 20
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and wife Amy share heartfelt messages on milestone day Rare Country Dale Earnhardt Jr. and wife Amy share heartfelt messages on milestone day , Country Editor 3:44pm, June 19
It’s the picture of Glen Campbell that is breaking a million hearts Rare Country It’s the picture of Glen Campbell that is breaking a million hearts , Country Editor 2:34pm, June 19
Reports are surfacing about Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s post-retirement plans Rare Country Reports are surfacing about Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s post-retirement plans , Country Editor 1:59pm, June 19
A NASCAR star adorably announces a brand new little one Rare Country A NASCAR star adorably announces a brand new little one , Country Editor 1:17pm, June 19
Rory Feek receives an unexpected gift on Father’s Day from the heavens above Rare Country Rory Feek receives an unexpected gift on Father’s Day from the heavens above , Country Editor 1:19pm, June 18
Watch the reaction this little girl gives her idol Luke Bryan Rare Country Watch the reaction this little girl gives her idol Luke Bryan , Country Editor 12:56pm, June 18
Music fans are losing it over this clean-cut kid’s country voice Rare Country Music fans are losing it over this clean-cut kid’s country voice , Country Editor 4:52pm, June 16
Country music might have just turned out its sexiest video of 2017 Rare Country Country music might have just turned out its sexiest video of 2017 , Country Editor 1:20pm, June 16
A country star breaks news about his future family plans Rare Country A country star breaks news about his future family plans , Country Editor 12:30pm, June 16
Rory Feek marks his 15th wedding anniversary in the coolest way Rare Country Rory Feek marks his 15th wedding anniversary in the coolest way , Country Editor 11:20am, June 16
Miley Cyrus makes a stunning confession about her past drug use Rare Country Miley Cyrus makes a stunning confession about her past drug use , Country Editor 2:47pm, June 15
Kane Brown surprises his fans with an impromptu duet with Lauren Alaina Rare Country Kane Brown surprises his fans with an impromptu duet with Lauren Alaina , Country Editor 12:01pm, June 15
Danica Patrick's yoga video has fans talking about her body yet again Rare Country Danica Patrick's yoga video has fans talking about her body yet again , Country Editor 4:14pm, June 14
Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks out about Danica Patrick’s latest viral video Rare Country Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks out about Danica Patrick’s latest viral video , Country Editor 3:05pm, June 14
Glen Campbell’s family shares heartbreaking details of his current condition Rare Country Glen Campbell’s family shares heartbreaking details of his current condition , Country Editor 12:54pm, June 14
Danica Patricks addresses body shaming haters on Instagram Rare Country Danica Patricks addresses body shaming haters on Instagram , Country Editor 3:50pm, June 13