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.

Ryan Larkins; Photo Provided

Ryan Larkins Shares Heartfelt Moment With His Oldest Son In ‘King Of Country Music’ Video

Posted on February 29, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

This marks the rising star’s first major music video.

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Kane Brown, Katelyn Brown; Photo by Alex Alvga

Kane Brown And His Wife, Katelyn, Have Recorded Three More Duets

Posted on February 29, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“…Every one that I listen to — it’s a smash,” Brown shared.

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Corey Kent; Photo Provided

Uncover The Meaning Behind Corey Kent’s ‘This Heart’

Posted on February 28, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The country-rocker says there’s “an energy” to this song that “you can’t fabricate.”

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Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Who is Performing At Watershed 2024?

Posted on February 28, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

This lineup is stacked.

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Patsy Cline; Photo Courtesy YouTube

Re-Live Patsy Cline’s Final TV Performances

Posted on February 28, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

Cline’s life was tragically cut short in a plane crash just one week later.

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Amy Grant; Photo by Josh Brasted/CMA

Amy Grant Shares Health Update Following Bike Accident That Resulted In Her Having To Relearn To Sing

Posted on February 26, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

Nearly two years after the accident, Grant continues to recover.

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Warren Zeiders; Photo by Edgar Evan

Warren Zeiders Reflects On Earning His First No. 1 With ‘Pretty Little Poison’: ‘I Am So Honored’

Posted on February 26, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The breakout star’s debut release tops both the Mediabase Country Airplay Chart and the Billboard Country Airplay Chart this week.

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Jimmy Buffett; Photo by Jean-Philippe Piter

Jimmy Buffett Day: Music Legend To Be Honored In The State Of Florida

Posted on February 26, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

Buffett’s musical legacy will live on in the Sunshine State.

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Reba McEntire Shuts Down False Reports Claiming She Is Leaving ‘The Voice’

Posted on February 26, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“This is not true,” the country music icon urges.

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Kacey Musgraves; Photo Courtesy Boy Smells

Kacey Musgraves Debuts ‘Deeper Well’ Candle For $56

Posted on February 23, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The candle is the official “scentscape” of her forthcoming new album.

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