Madeleine O'Connell

Madeleine O’Connell

Madeleine O’Connell graduated from North Central College with a bachelors degree in Journalism and Broadcast Communications before deciding to pursue her studies further at DePaul University. There, she earned her masters degree in Digital Communication & Media Arts. O’Connell served as a freelance writer for over two years while also interning with the Academy of Country Music, SiriusXM and Circle Media and assisting with Amazon Music’s Country Heat Weekly podcast. In addition to Country Now, she has been published in American Songwriter, Music Mayhem, and Holler.Country. Madeleine O’Connell is a member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.

Danielle Bradbery; Photo by CeCe Dawson

Danielle Bradbery’s Latest Single, ‘A Special Place’ Is The Start Of Something Big

Posted on September 6, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Bradbery’s next musical era begins with “A Special Place.”

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Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Luke Bryan Encourages Fans To Support American Farmers Prior To Launch Of Farm Tour

Posted on September 6, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Luke Bryan took to social media to share how fans can support America’s farmers even if they can’t attend one…

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Darius Rucker; Photo by Andrew Wendowski, Carrie Underwood; Photo by Andrew Wendowski, Eric Church: Photo by Getty Images for ACM

Darius Rucker, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, And More Recall Their Jobs Before Music

Posted on September 5, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Before they were successful country artists, they were receptionists, cashiers, and even salesmen. Everyone has to start somewhere, right? In…

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Miranda Lambert, Brendan McLoughlin

Miranda Lambert’s Husband Promises To Attend ‘Every Single Night’ Of Her Las Vegas Residency

Posted on September 4, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Miranda Lambert’s first-ever residency in Las Vegas is just around the corner and her husband Brendan McLoughlin is set to support her…

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Jon Pardi; Photo Provided

Jon Pardi Had A ‘Best Song Wins’ Mentality When Recording and Co-Producing New Album, ‘Mr. Saturday Night’

Posted on September 2, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

‘Mr. Saturday Night’ is Album of the Year material.

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Tyler Hubbard: Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC

WATCH: Tyler Hubbard Makes Solo Debut On ‘TODAY’ Show With Performance Of ‘5 Foot 9’

Posted on September 2, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Since breaking off from his Florida Georgia Line duo with bandmate Brian Kelley, Tyler Hubbard has been winning over fans…

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Jon Pardi; Photo by John Shearer

LISTEN: Jon Pardi’s ‘Reverse Cowgirl’ Isn’t What You Think

Posted on September 2, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Pardi revealed that Jake Owen and Chase Rice also wanted to record the song.

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Priscilla Block; Photo Provided

WATCH: Priscilla Block Let’s Her ‘Crazy Side’ Show In ‘Off The Deep End’ Music Video

Posted on September 2, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Priscilla Block matches her high-energy single, “Off The Deep End” with an equally carefree music video.  Directed by Rand Smith the…

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Reba, Rex Linn; Photo Courtesy Big Sky

WATCH: Reba McEntire Showcases Her Villainous Side In New Big Sky Trailer With Boyfriend Rex Linn

Posted on September 1, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Reba and Rex play a married couple in the upcoming season.

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Kylie Morgan Bridesmaids Song; Photos via Instagram

Kylie Morgan Goes Viral In 48 Hours With Unreleased Song, ‘Bridesmaids’

Posted on September 1, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

“I finally wrote a proposal song for your bridesmaids!” Morgan shared.

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