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.

Chris Young; Photo by John Shearer

Chris Young Raises the Bar With Electric Late-Night Anthem, ‘Double Down’

Posted on February 9, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

This song marks another look into Young’s next album dropping March 22.

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Scotty McCreery with his wife, Gabi, and Son, Avery; Photo via Instagram

Scotty McCreery Documents His First Moments Of Fatherhood In New Song, ‘Love Like this’

Posted on February 9, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

McCreery wears his heart on his sleeve as he gives fans a look into his life as a first-time parent to his son, Avery.

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Lainey Wilson; Photo: Dock Savage/CBS ©2023 CBS Broadcasting, Inc.

Lainey Wilson To Deliver ‘Iconic’ Performance At 2024 People’s Choice Awards

Posted on February 8, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The female songstress is also up for two awards.

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Zach Williams, Dolly Parton, McKenna Breinholt; Photos Courtesy of Instagram, YouTube

Dolly Parton & Zach Williams React To McKenna Breinholt’s Moving ‘American Idol’ Audition

Posted on February 8, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

McKenna performed a beautiful rendition of Williams’ and Parton’s GRAMMY-winning duet, “There Was Jesus.”

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Parker McCollum and Hallie Ray; Photo Courtesy of Instagram

Parker McCollum’s Wife Hallie Ray Light Is Pregnant With Their First Child

Posted on February 7, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“We Iove you so much already, Baby M,”Hallie Ray wrote.

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Rendering of JBJ's Nashville

Jon Bon Jovi To Bring Rock And Roll To Broadway With His New Bar, JBJ’s Nashville

Posted on February 7, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The five-story establishment is expected to open its doors in Spring of 2024.

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Jessie James Decker Cherishes Final Moments As A Family Of Five In Stunning Beach Photoshoot

Posted on February 7, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The country star is due to welcome her fourth baby very soon.

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Adam Doleac Reschedules Opening Dates Of Wrong Side Of A Sunrise Tour To Prioritize Family

Posted on February 7, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

With his wife’s due date quickly approaching, Doleac felt this was the best decision for his family.

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Jelly Roll Revealed As Guest Mentor For Upcoming Season Of ‘American Idol’

Posted on February 7, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The genre-bending star will also get to perform in the beachside setting of Hawaii.

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HARDY; Photo by Tanner Gallagher

HARDY Teases Next Single, ‘Rockstar,’ Unveils Plans For Full-Length Rock Album

Posted on February 6, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“I’m so excited to finally say this,” HARDY gushed.

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