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.

Mickey Guyton; Photo by Nathan Congleton 1

WATCH: Mickey Guyton Debuts Celebratory New Song, ‘Somethin’ Bout You’ on ‘TODAY’ Show

Posted on August 29, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Guyton co-wrote the tune with Tyler Hubbard and David Garcia.

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Gary LeVox; Photo Provided

Rascal Flatts’ Gary LeVox Brings The Party With New Solo Single, ‘Get Down Like That’

Posted on August 29, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

The track was co-written by Thomas Rhett, Ashley Gorley, HARDY and Jesse Frasure.

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Kip Moore, Morgan Wade; Photo via YouTube

WATCH: Kip Moore Enlists Morgan Wade To Co-Star In Steamy ‘If I Was Your Lover’ Music Video

Posted on August 26, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Kip Moore invites rising star Morgan Wade to be his co-star in the alluring music video for his new song,…

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Photo Courtesy Luke Bryan, Fendt

Luke Bryan Breaks The Internet With Popcorn Release: ‘You Officially Sold It Out!’

Posted on August 26, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

A $25,000 donation will be made to the Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization following the sell out.

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HARDY, Lainey Wilson - wait in the truck

HARDY and Lainey Wilson Join Forces For Powerful New Song ‘wait in the truck’

Posted on August 26, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

HARDY and Lainey Wilson are changing the game with the release of “wait in the truck.”

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Kelsea Ballerini and Shania Twain; Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for ACM

Kelsea Ballerini Honors Musical Hero Shania Twain By Wearing Her 1999 GRAMMYs Dress To ACM Honors

Posted on August 25, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

“If you’re hero is Shania Twain, meet your hero. You may become friends and she may even let you wear…

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Miranda Lambert; Photos by Getty Images For ACM

ACM Triple Crown Award Recipient Miranda Lambert Sizzles In Fiery Orange Mini Dress at ACM Honors

Posted on August 25, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Lambert is the most celebrated artist in ACM Awards history.

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Shania Twain; Photos by Getty Images For ACM

Shania Twain Blends Drama and Elegance As She Rocks Two Stunning Gowns At ACM Honors

Posted on August 25, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Shania Twain turned heads on the red carpet ahead of Wednesday’s 15th Annual Academy of Country Music Honors. Her plunging…

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Priscilla Block; Photo by Kayla Schoen/CMA

Priscilla Block Talks ‘Off The Deep End,’ Reveals Which Bar On Broadway Fans Can Find Her ‘Shuttin’ Down’

Posted on August 24, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

Priscilla Block keeps the party going with her highly anticipated carefree anthem, “Off The Deep End.” The rising star caught…

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Kelly Clarkson; Photo by NBC

Kelly Clarkson Details The ‘Very Important’ Reason She Took A Season Off ‘The Voice’

Posted on August 24, 2022

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Madeleine O’Connell

“It was really important to me to shut down for a minute,” she said.

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