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.

See Martina McBride’s version of the national anthem before this huge event See Martina McBride’s version of the national anthem before this huge event , Rare Contributor 9:07am, June 4
Miranda Lambert shares the one thing that would be a deal breaker with Anderson East Miranda Lambert shares the one thing that would be a deal breaker with Anderson East , Rare Contributor 1:42pm, June 3
Fans are speculating over Blake Shelton and Gwen’s Stefani’s recent visit to the recording studio Fans are speculating over Blake Shelton and Gwen’s Stefani’s recent visit to the recording studio , Rare Contributor 5:42pm, June 2
Nicole Kidman has built strong and intimate relationships beyond Keith Urban Nicole Kidman has built strong and intimate relationships beyond Keith Urban , Rare Contributor 2:21pm, June 2
An “American Idol” country favorite is officially off the market An “American Idol” country favorite is officially off the market , Rare Contributor 1:48pm, June 2
Jason Aldean and wife Brittany’s latest mini-photo shoot is giving us all the feels Jason Aldean and wife Brittany’s latest mini-photo shoot is giving us all the feels , Rare Contributor 1:17pm, June 2
A country troublemaker calls out Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton in new song A country troublemaker calls out Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton in new song , Rare Contributor 12:20pm, June 1
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman have one major rule when it comes to communication Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman have one major rule when it comes to communication , Rare Contributor 12:09pm, June 1
Two country legends’ sons just joined forces to honor their fathers’ legacies Two country legends’ sons just joined forces to honor their fathers’ legacies , Rare Contributor 7:29am, May 31
Blake Shelton steps out of his comfort zone to help this U.S. Marine propose Blake Shelton steps out of his comfort zone to help this U.S. Marine propose , Rare Contributor 2:13pm, May 30
Keith Urban “sends his love up” to the late Gregg Allman at this pre-race event Keith Urban “sends his love up” to the late Gregg Allman at this pre-race event , Rare Contributor 11:16am, May 29
Kelly Clarkson couldn’t help but laugh uncontrollably over this “Family Feud” answer Kelly Clarkson couldn’t help but laugh uncontrollably over this “Family Feud” answer , Rare Contributor 9:59am, May 29
Jason Aldean pens emotional message in honor of this late musical icon Jason Aldean pens emotional message in honor of this late musical icon , Rare Contributor 4:20pm, May 28
Keith Urban brings wife Nicole Kidman to tears during this heartwarming red carpet moment Keith Urban brings wife Nicole Kidman to tears during this heartwarming red carpet moment , Rare Contributor 2:16pm, May 28
Miley Cyrus’ family talks about the real reason behind her happiness Miley Cyrus’ family talks about the real reason behind her happiness , Rare Contributor 1:59pm, May 28
Carrie Underwood shares what makes her feel like a “better mom” to son Isaiah Carrie Underwood shares what makes her feel like a “better mom” to son Isaiah , Rare Contributor 1:47pm, May 28
An ailing former NASCAR driver mourns the death of close family member An ailing former NASCAR driver mourns the death of close family member , Rare Contributor 4:20pm, May 26
Here’s why Keith Urban shouldn’t surprise Nicole Kidman on her birthday Here’s why Keith Urban shouldn’t surprise Nicole Kidman on her birthday , Rare Contributor 9:52am, May 26
Blake Shelton’s famous girlfriend, Gwen Stefani, talks about returning to “The Voice” Blake Shelton’s famous girlfriend, Gwen Stefani, talks about returning to “The Voice” , Rare Contributor 9:06am, May 26
Carrie Underwood remembers the moment that completely changed her life with this special note Carrie Underwood remembers the moment that completely changed her life with this special note , Rare Contributor 8:52am, May 26
Keith Urban was caught by surprise with these hilarious throwback photos Keith Urban was caught by surprise with these hilarious throwback photos , Rare Contributor 10:56am, May 25
Gwen Stefani lovingly comforts Blake Shelton after his “The Voice” loss Gwen Stefani lovingly comforts Blake Shelton after his “The Voice” loss , Rare Contributor 9:28am, May 25
Bake Shelton reveals why he doesn’t want Miley Cyrus and Kelly Clarkson on “The Voice” together Bake Shelton reveals why he doesn’t want Miley Cyrus and Kelly Clarkson on “The Voice” together , Rare Contributor 10:33am, May 24
Miley Cyrus honors victims of the horrific Manchester tragedy in this “The Voice” performance Miley Cyrus honors victims of the horrific Manchester tragedy in this “The Voice” performance , Rare Contributor 9:16am, May 24
This “The Voice” front-runner sealed the win with this performance This “The Voice” front-runner sealed the win with this performance , Rare Contributor 11:09pm, May 23
Little Big Town joins forces with this top four singer on the “The Voice” finale Little Big Town joins forces with this top four singer on the “The Voice” finale , Rare Contributor 10:21pm, May 23
Carrie Underwood takes her pride in her hubby to the next level with these sweet posts Carrie Underwood takes her pride in her hubby to the next level with these sweet posts , Rare Contributor 8:37am, May 23
Blake Shelton and a “The Voice” favorite just slayed this Hank Williams classic Blake Shelton and a “The Voice” favorite just slayed this Hank Williams classic , Rare Contributor 8:19am, May 23
Blake Shelton collaborates with a “The Voice” favorite for an electric performance Blake Shelton collaborates with a “The Voice” favorite for an electric performance , Rare Contributor 10:04pm, May 22
Keith Urban’s request from a fan left Nicole Kidman speechless Keith Urban’s request from a fan left Nicole Kidman speechless , Rare Contributor 3:46pm, May 22