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.

Zach Top; Photo by Citizen Kane Wayne

Zach Top Captivates Sold-Out Chicago Crowd With Talent and Charm

Posted on July 21, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

Top’s performance confirmed his status as a triple threat, showcasing his exceptional abilities as a singer, entertainer, and musician.

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Rex Linn, Reba; Photo by: Todd Williamson/NBCUniversal

Reba McEntire Celebrates Upcoming Debut of ‘Happy’s Place’ With Boyfriend and Co-Star Rex Linn

Posted on July 19, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The couple appears to already be having so much fun with their co-stars of the new sitcom.

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Koe Wetzel, Photo by Jody Domingue

Koe Wetzel Reveals His True Self On New Album, ‘9 Lives’

Posted on July 19, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“I want fans to know that there’s a different side of me, not just the sex, drugs, and rock & roll Koe that they may have heard about online,” he explains.

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Cole Swindell; Photo by Robby Klein

LISTEN: Is Cole Swindell’s ‘One Day’ The Love Song Of The Summer?

Posted on July 19, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

Cole’s now-wife, Courtney, says this song is her new “fav.”

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The Voice Coaches Fall 2024; Photos via Instagram

‘The Voice’ Sets Fall 2024 Premiere Date

Posted on July 18, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

Mark your calendars: ‘The Voice’ is returning soon!

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Luke Bryan, Vincent Mason; Photo Courtesy of Vincent Mason

Luke Bryan Surprises Rising Star Vincent Mason With Invitation To Make His Opry Debut

Posted on July 18, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“I’m so thankful to get the chance to step in the circle,” said Mason.

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Jelly Roll; Photo Courtesy of YouTube

Jelly Roll Confronts His Past in Powerful New Release, ‘Dead End Road,’ From ‘Twisters: The Album’

Posted on July 18, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The country star’s gritty new single is a must-hear.

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Mason Ramsey; Photo by Working Holiday

Mason Ramsey Teases New Album & Reflects On Rapid Rise To Fame On ‘The Bobby Bones Show’

Posted on July 18, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The young artist hopes to continue his mission of honoring old school country music on his next collection.

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Jon Pardi, Summer Pardi, Presley and Sienna; Photos via Instagram

WATCH: Jon Pardi and Wife Summer Share Touching First Meeting Between Presley Fawn and Newborn Sienna Grace

Posted on July 17, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The Pardi sisters met for the first time and it’s the sweetest thing you’ll see all day.

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Brantley Gilbert; Photo by Alexa Campbell

Brantley Gilbert Previews Forthcoming ‘Tattoos’ Album With Country-Rap Track, ‘Me And My House’ Ft. Struggle Jennings And Demun Jones

Posted on July 17, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

Gilbert unveiled details about the album in honor of National Tattoo Day.

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