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.

Team Blake singer from “The Voice” suffers heartbreaking loss Team Blake singer from “The Voice” suffers heartbreaking loss , Rare Contributor 8:20pm, June 16
See Miley Cyrus deliver a touching ode to her fiancé on “Fallon” See Miley Cyrus deliver a touching ode to her fiancé on “Fallon” , Rare Contributor 10:45am, June 16
Take a look at Kid Rock’s just sold multi-million dollar mansion Take a look at Kid Rock’s just sold multi-million dollar mansion , Rare Contributor 10:17am, June 16
Miley Cyrus’ “mega-mentor” could help her win against Blake Shelton on “The Voice” Miley Cyrus’ “mega-mentor” could help her win against Blake Shelton on “The Voice” , Rare Contributor 6:32pm, June 15
Miley Cyrus and Jimmy Fallon take on this country classic in hilarious busking skit Miley Cyrus and Jimmy Fallon take on this country classic in hilarious busking skit , Rare Contributor 9:54am, June 15
Country powerhouse opens up about the heartbreaking injury that changed his life Country powerhouse opens up about the heartbreaking injury that changed his life , Rare Contributor 9:46am, June 15
Prepare to swoon over Thomas Rhett’s romantic gesture for his expecting wife, Lauren Prepare to swoon over Thomas Rhett’s romantic gesture for his expecting wife, Lauren , Rare Contributor 4:29am, June 15
Lady Antebellum raises a glass to the single life in this late night performance Lady Antebellum raises a glass to the single life in this late night performance , Rare Contributor 3:44pm, June 14
Keith Urban addresses question of joining the “American Idol” reboot Keith Urban addresses question of joining the “American Idol” reboot , Rare Contributor 10:42am, June 14
Blake Shelton and the Oak Ridge Boys delivered this unforgettable Opry performance Blake Shelton and the Oak Ridge Boys delivered this unforgettable Opry performance , Rare Contributor 9:24pm, June 13
Sam Hunt sends heartfelt apology note to his fans after making a tough choice Sam Hunt sends heartfelt apology note to his fans after making a tough choice , Rare Contributor 12:53pm, June 13
See why this Garth Brooks’ superfan broke down in happy tears See why this Garth Brooks’ superfan broke down in happy tears , Rare Contributor 10:07am, June 13
Billy Ray Cyrus talks the possibility of Miley Cyrus settling down in the South Billy Ray Cyrus talks the possibility of Miley Cyrus settling down in the South , Rare Contributor 9:33am, June 13
Miranda Lambert and Anderson East have “the sweetest little family in the world” Miranda Lambert and Anderson East have “the sweetest little family in the world” , Rare Contributor 9:49am, June 11
Fans lost their minds when Blake Shelton gave them this surprise Fans lost their minds when Blake Shelton gave them this surprise , Rare Contributor 9:37am, June 11
Florida Georgia Line and the Backstreet Boys brought this tender love song to “Ellen” Florida Georgia Line and the Backstreet Boys brought this tender love song to “Ellen” , Rare Contributor 10:57am, June 9
Miley Cyrus will make your heart melt with these epic flashback photos Miley Cyrus will make your heart melt with these epic flashback photos , Rare Contributor 10:17am, June 9
Nicole Kidman squirms when she’s asked this question about Keith Urban Nicole Kidman squirms when she’s asked this question about Keith Urban , Rare Contributor 9:02am, June 9
Now we know why Gwen Stefani wasn’t with Blake Shelton at the CMT Awards Now we know why Gwen Stefani wasn’t with Blake Shelton at the CMT Awards , Rare Contributor 12:16pm, June 8
Watch Lauren Alaina bring Reba McEntire to tears with heartfelt acceptance speech Watch Lauren Alaina bring Reba McEntire to tears with heartfelt acceptance speech , Rare Contributor 10:18am, June 8
Thomas Rhett slays his newest single amid these sultry backup dancers at the CMT Awards Thomas Rhett slays his newest single amid these sultry backup dancers at the CMT Awards , Rare Contributor 9:28pm, June 7
A brave racecar driver shares this update about his cancer battle A brave racecar driver shares this update about his cancer battle , Rare Contributor 10:54am, June 7
Carrie Underwood drops a huge hint about some major fall plans Carrie Underwood drops a huge hint about some major fall plans , Rare Contributor 9:59am, June 7
Watch Luke Bryan rock a leotard in this hilarious clip Watch Luke Bryan rock a leotard in this hilarious clip , Rare Contributor 1:16pm, June 6
Miley Cyrus teams up with Ariana Grande on this moving tribute to Manchester Miley Cyrus teams up with Ariana Grande on this moving tribute to Manchester , Rare Contributor 10:08am, June 6
Carrie Underwood explains why she didn’t celebrate hubby Mike Fisher’s birthday Carrie Underwood explains why she didn’t celebrate hubby Mike Fisher’s birthday , Rare Contributor 8:32am, June 6
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman beam with pride over this exciting moment Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman beam with pride over this exciting moment , Rare Contributor 2:29pm, June 5
Lauren Alaina puts on a wedding dress for this big role Lauren Alaina puts on a wedding dress for this big role , Rare Contributor 9:46am, June 4
Carrie Underwood tells Mike Fisher she’s “beyond proud” of him in this heartfelt note Carrie Underwood tells Mike Fisher she’s “beyond proud” of him in this heartfelt note , Rare Contributor 9:31am, June 4
Watch Alan Jackson delight a massive crowd of thousands in downtown Nashville Watch Alan Jackson delight a massive crowd of thousands in downtown Nashville , Rare Contributor 9:12am, June 4