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.

Ashley Cooke; Photo by Brayln Kelly

Ashley Cooke Breaks Down The Story Of ‘Your Place’

Posted on January 29, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The rising star also shared details surrounding the just-released music video.

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Bailey Zimmerman; Photo Provided

Bailey Zimmerman Sparks Intrigue With Mysterious 15-Second Emoji-Titled Song On Spotify

Posted on January 26, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

Zimmerman has piqued curiosity among fans with a cryptic 15-second song teaser on Spotify.

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Randall King; Photo by Yve Assad

Randall King Steps ‘Into The Neon’ And Returns To His Roots On New Album

Posted on January 26, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“I think sticking to your roots is always the move,” King explains.

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Morgan Wallen; Photo by David Lehr

Morgan Wallen Drops Surprise Re-Recording Of ‘Spin You Around,’ Sheds Light On The ‘Dark Side Of Music Business’

Posted on January 26, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The country star is sharing his story in hopes that other aspiring artists won’t make the same mistake.

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Josh Gracin, Wife Katie, Baby GIrl; Photos via Instagram

American Idol Alum Josh Gracin Welcomes Sixth Child

Posted on January 26, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“We absolutely adore her!”

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Toby Keith; Photo Courtesy New 9, Toby Keith, Tricia Lucus Photo by: Todd Williamson/NBC

Country Icon Toby Keith Says His Wife Tricia Has Been The ‘Best Nurse’

Posted on January 26, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“Oh, she’s been a trooper,” Keith admits of his wife of nearly 40 years.

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Kameron Marlowe, Ella Langley; Photo by Caylee Robillard

Kameron Marlowe And Ella Langley Explore The Complexity Of Love In New Duet, ‘Strangers’

Posted on January 26, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“Couldn’t be more proud of this one,” Marlowe shares.

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Johnny Cash; Photo Courtesy Johnny Cash Official Facebook

Revealing The True Story Behind Johnny Cash’s Iconic Hit, ‘Ring of Fire’

Posted on January 25, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The song went on to become one of the biggest hits of Cash’s career.

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Zach Bryan; Photo by Scott Dudelson, Walker Hayes; Photo by Andrew Wendowski, Music Mayhem

Everything We Know About The Beef Between Zach Bryan And Walker Hayes

Posted on January 25, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

It all started when Bryan took a jab at Hayes’ massive hit “Fancy Like” on social media.

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Toby Keith; Photo Courtesy New 9

Toby Keith Is Still Undergoing Treatment But Promises Not To Let Cancer Define His Future

Posted on January 25, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The country icon is leaning on his faith amid his cancer battle.

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