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.

Darius Rucker; Photo by Jim Wright

Darius Rucker Releases Vulnerable And Honest Memoir, ‘Life’s Too Short’

Posted on May 28, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“I always said that if I ever wrote the book, I was going to be honest as I could be,” Rucker shared.

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Ryan and Rory; Photo by Daniel Brown

Country Next: Ryan And Rory

Posted on May 24, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

We are proud to showcase country music’s brightest new stars through our Country Next series. In this installment, we talk with Ryan and Rory.

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Travis Denning; Photo by Tanner Yeager

Travis Denning Unveils Personal Life Stories On His Debut Album, ‘Roads That Go Nowhere’ [Exclusive Interview]

Posted on May 24, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“I want this to be a picture of reflection of good, bad, ugly, great, beautiful moments in my life and the ones I’ve yet to go to,” Denning explained.

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Jelly Roll; Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC

WATCH: Jelly Roll Debuts Brand-New, Unreleased Song ‘I Am Not OK’ During ‘The Voice’ Finale

Posted on May 22, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The unreleased song is expected to appear on Jelly Roll’s next album.

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Jon Pardi; Photo Provided

Jon Pardi Extends Mr. Saturday Night Tour Through The Fall

Posted on May 21, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

Joining Pardi on select dates of this upcoming run are rising stars Larry Fleet, Pricilla Block, and Meghan Patrick.

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Photo Courtesy Of Martina McBride

Martina McBride Tapped To Judge New Magnolia Network Talent Competition Show, ‘Second Chance Stage’

Posted on May 21, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The show will debut this fall.

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Melissa Peterman as Gabby, Reba McEntire as Bobbie; Photo by: Casey Durkin/NBC

See The Trailer For Reba McEntire’s New Sitcom, ‘Happy’s Place’

Posted on May 21, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The official trailer for Reba McEntire’s brand-new sitcom coming to NBC this fall, Happy’s Place, is out now.  Within this preview,…

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Luke Combs; Photo by Jeremy Cowart

LISTEN: Luke Combs Drops Thrilling New Single, ‘Ain’t No Love In Oklahoma,’ From Upcoming ‘Twisters: The Album’

Posted on May 21, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The star-studded project is set to drop Friday, July 19 in conjunction with the highly anticipated new film, “Twisters.”

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Morgan Wallen Draws Fan Tattoo; Photo Courtesy of gia.alonso on TikTok

Morgan Wallen Hand Draws A Fan’s Tattoo During Record-Breaking Show

Posted on May 20, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The lucky fan dubbed this a “dream come true” moment.

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Old Dominion; Photo by Mason Allen

Old Dominion Gives Update On Their New Nashville Hangout, Odie’s [Exclusive]

Posted on May 20, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“We’re starting to talk about what we want it to look like, what we want it to feel like and then we will get to the food and drinks,” the band shared.

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