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.

A father’s tear-jerking letter to Kenny Chesney will make you cry A father’s tear-jerking letter to Kenny Chesney will make you cry , Rare Contributor 10:28am, August 26
Cassadee Pope stood up Chris Young in a big way Cassadee Pope stood up Chris Young in a big way , Rare Contributor 9:47am, August 25
Scotty McCreery pays homage to Elvis Presley in the sweetest of ways Scotty McCreery pays homage to Elvis Presley in the sweetest of ways , Rare Contributor 7:32pm, August 16
Take a look back at the moment when Carrie Underwood won our hearts Take a look back at the moment when Carrie Underwood won our hearts , Rare Contributor 3:38pm, August 8
Miranda Lambert gave us a glimpse of what it’s like to get on her bad side Miranda Lambert gave us a glimpse of what it’s like to get on her bad side , Rare Contributor 10:50am, August 7
Check out the top five times Carrie Underwood’s long legs were too hot to handle Check out the top five times Carrie Underwood’s long legs were too hot to handle , Rare Contributor 11:49am, July 20
Listen as Miranda Lambert sings an emotional tribute to honor the late Christina Grimmie Listen as Miranda Lambert sings an emotional tribute to honor the late Christina Grimmie , Rare Contributor 9:37am, June 13
This special Kenny Chesney fan just got a heartwarming gift that will bring you to tears This special Kenny Chesney fan just got a heartwarming gift that will bring you to tears , Rare Contributor 6:11pm, May 28
Trisha Yearwood just dished on the secret that keeps her and Garth Brooks’ love alive Trisha Yearwood just dished on the secret that keeps her and Garth Brooks’ love alive , Rare Contributor 10:48am, May 17
You’re just going to love this news about Blake Shelton’s upcoming album You’re just going to love this news about Blake Shelton’s upcoming album , Rare Contributor 6:05pm, April 20
Kelsea Ballerini stuns country music fans everywhere in this hot new video Kelsea Ballerini stuns country music fans everywhere in this hot new video , Rare Contributor 3:50pm, April 3
Adele just name-dropped her favorite country artist, and you’ll never guess who it is Adele just name-dropped her favorite country artist, and you’ll never guess who it is , Rare Contributor 5:24pm, March 23
This Little Big Town rendition of Fleetwood Mac’s classic is still off the chain This Little Big Town rendition of Fleetwood Mac’s classic is still off the chain , Rare Contributor 9:19am, March 22
This “American Idol” contestant just proved to Keith Urban that she has country soul This “American Idol” contestant just proved to Keith Urban that she has country soul , Rare Contributor 2:30pm, March 4
Flashback to the time when Gretchen Wilson brought some edge with this country classic Flashback to the time when Gretchen Wilson brought some edge with this country classic , Rare Contributor 2:14pm, March 4
Take a step back in time to when Brad Paisley’s ode to the heavens made us cry Take a step back in time to when Brad Paisley’s ode to the heavens made us cry , Rare Contributor 10:16am, March 4
Flashback to the time when Bon Jovi called on Jennifer Nettles to unleash his country side Flashback to the time when Bon Jovi called on Jennifer Nettles to unleash his country side , Rare Contributor 2:29pm, March 1
Toby Keith salutes the men and women of our military with this heart-shattering tribute Toby Keith salutes the men and women of our military with this heart-shattering tribute , Rare Contributor 1:21pm, February 27
Check out this vintage footage of Eric Church getting his career going in the aisles of Walmart Check out this vintage footage of Eric Church getting his career going in the aisles of Walmart , Rare Contributor 12:38pm, February 27