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.

Miranda Lambert pens an emotional note to her fans following her last tour rehearsal Miranda Lambert pens an emotional note to her fans following her last tour rehearsal , Rare Contributor 12:30pm, January 26
A nearly deaf superfan is getting the chance to hear George Strait one last time A nearly deaf superfan is getting the chance to hear George Strait one last time , Rare Contributor 10:28am, January 26
Country music sensation Kane Brown lit up late night TV with this sexy song Country music sensation Kane Brown lit up late night TV with this sexy song , Rare Contributor 6:06pm, January 25
Lady Antebellum’s appearance on “Ellen” left one member wet from head-to-toe Lady Antebellum’s appearance on “Ellen” left one member wet from head-to-toe , Rare Contributor 3:46pm, January 25
Sam Hunt shares details on how he proposed to his fiancée Hannah Lee Fowler Sam Hunt shares details on how he proposed to his fiancée Hannah Lee Fowler , Rare Contributor 3:31pm, January 25
Millions are melting over this toddler as she belts out a Dolly Parton hit Millions are melting over this toddler as she belts out a Dolly Parton hit , Rare Contributor 3:47pm, January 24
It sounds like there’s a “The Voice” bromance brewing between Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan It sounds like there’s a “The Voice” bromance brewing between Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan , Rare Contributor 2:16pm, January 24
This latest pic of Carrie Underwood’s son sure shows how much he’s growing up This latest pic of Carrie Underwood’s son sure shows how much he’s growing up , Rare Contributor 3:47pm, January 23
Watch as Gwen Stefani crashes Blake Shelton’s beachfront concert Watch as Gwen Stefani crashes Blake Shelton’s beachfront concert , Rare Contributor 10:13am, January 23
Luke Bryan blew thousands of fans away with this memorable marathon medley Luke Bryan blew thousands of fans away with this memorable marathon medley , Rare Contributor 12:14pm, January 22
Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban’s latest announcement has fans jumping for joy Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban’s latest announcement has fans jumping for joy , Rare Contributor 11:38am, January 22
Carrie Underwood reveals the one thing she does to stay calm before a show Carrie Underwood reveals the one thing she does to stay calm before a show , Rare Contributor 1:17pm, January 21
Let Reba McEntire put a positive light in your world with this inspirational song Let Reba McEntire put a positive light in your world with this inspirational song , Rare Contributor 12:55pm, January 21
Could Blake Shelton be planning another collaboration with Gwen Stefani? Could Blake Shelton be planning another collaboration with Gwen Stefani? , Rare Contributor 9:40am, January 20
Watch Lee Greenwood deliver a stunning rendition of his patriotic anthem at this big event Watch Lee Greenwood deliver a stunning rendition of his patriotic anthem at this big event , Rare Contributor 9:36am, January 20
Blake Shelton’s Valentine’s Day plans with Gwen Stefani may not be what you expect Blake Shelton’s Valentine’s Day plans with Gwen Stefani may not be what you expect , Rare Contributor 3:35pm, January 19
Carrie Underwood reveals the next big thing on her bucket list Carrie Underwood reveals the next big thing on her bucket list , Rare Contributor 10:37am, January 19
Watch Blake Shelton sing his emotional break-up song for the first time at the People’s Choice Awards Watch Blake Shelton sing his emotional break-up song for the first time at the People’s Choice Awards , Rare Contributor 10:32am, January 19
Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman and family share a precious update about their new little one Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman and family share a precious update about their new little one , Rare Contributor 4:32pm, January 18
Gwen Stefani just celebrated Blake Shelton’s major milestone with this sweet message Gwen Stefani just celebrated Blake Shelton’s major milestone with this sweet message , Rare Contributor 1:26pm, January 18
A country star just surprised the love of his life by getting down on one knee A country star just surprised the love of his life by getting down on one knee , Rare Contributor 4:10pm, January 17
Blake Shelton admits that he was “nervous” about Gwen Stefani’s “The Voice” comeback Blake Shelton admits that he was “nervous” about Gwen Stefani’s “The Voice” comeback , Rare Contributor 10:34am, January 17
Blake Shelton shares the one thing that will keep him happy this year Blake Shelton shares the one thing that will keep him happy this year , Rare Contributor 2:49pm, January 16
Following a big year, Thomas Rhett reflects on the important role his father played in his life Following a big year, Thomas Rhett reflects on the important role his father played in his life , Rare Contributor 8:35pm, January 15
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani can’t take their eyes off each other during this casual shopping trip Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani can’t take their eyes off each other during this casual shopping trip , Rare Contributor 12:10pm, January 15
Carrie Underwood says she misses the enjoyment of this one activity with her son, Isaiah Carrie Underwood says she misses the enjoyment of this one activity with her son, Isaiah , Rare Contributor 12:00pm, January 15
Watch Vince Gill’s daughter Jenny pay tribute to motherhood with this sweet ode to her son Watch Vince Gill’s daughter Jenny pay tribute to motherhood with this sweet ode to her son , Rare Contributor 11:54am, January 15
Two “Duck Dynasty” stars just celebrated a major milestone Two “Duck Dynasty” stars just celebrated a major milestone , Rare Contributor 10:02am, January 13
We can’t get enough of Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren’s sweet, date night photo We can’t get enough of Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren’s sweet, date night photo , Rare Contributor 10:09am, January 12
The legendary Tanya Tucker has landed in the hospital following a terrible fall The legendary Tanya Tucker has landed in the hospital following a terrible fall , Rare Contributor 9:21am, January 12