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.

Scotty McCreery; Photo By Andrew Wendowski

Scotty McCreery To Kick Off 2024 With Headlining Cab In A Solo Tour

Posted on October 10, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The upcoming trek is named after the country star’s current single of the same name.

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Laine Hardy; Photo Courtesy Instagram

‘American Idol’ Winner Laine Hardy Shares Message With Fans, Say He Is ‘Looking Forward’ To The ‘Next Chapter’ Of His Life

Posted on October 9, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The Louisiana native says he’s been leaning on his faith throughout the past few years.

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Gabby Barrett; Photo by Robby Klein

LISTEN: Gabby Barrett Releases ‘Cowboy Back,’ An Ode To ‘Authentically Country’ Guys

Posted on October 9, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The platinum-selling star says the new song is ” appreciating the hardworking guys out there with strong values…”

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Jordan Davis; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

WATCH: Jordan Davis Dishes on CMA Award Nods and 2024 Tour On The ‘Pupdate’

Posted on October 9, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Davis was swarmed by puppies while chatting with Country Now.

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Dylan Scott, Kelleigh Bannen, Matt Stell; Photos Provided

New Country Songs You Need To Hear Right Now From Dylan Scott, Kelleigh Bannen, Matt Stell & More

Posted on October 6, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

It’s new music Friday.

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Shelby Darrall, Jay Allen; Photo by Will Bucquoy

Elevation Beaver Creek Spotlights Rising Country Stars Among The Stunning Views Of Colorado

Posted on October 6, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Artists such as Shelby Darrall and Jay Allen performed for music industry professionals in the scenic mountains of Colorado.

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Bobby Bones Lists Nashville Mansion for $8.7 Million; Photo Courtesy Realtor.com

See Inside Bobby Bones’ Lavish Nashville Estate – On The Market For $8.75 Million

Posted on October 6, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The mansion sits on five acres of land and features over 14,800 square feet of space.

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Old Dominion with Megan Moroney; Photo Provided

WATCH: Old Dominion and Megan Moroney’s Powerful ‘Can’t Break Up Now’ Music Video Captures the Realities of Life on the Road

Posted on October 6, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The music video comes hot on the heels of the band’s just-released album.

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Darius Rucker; Photo by Jim Wright

Darius Rucker Pays Homage To His Late Mother With His First Album In Six Years, ‘Carolyn’s Boy’

Posted on October 6, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The country star dubbed this project one of his most personal albums to date.

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Noah Thompson, Son Walker; Photos via TikTok

‘American Idol’ Winner Noah Thompson Shares Candid Dad Moments While Shoe Shopping With Son, Walker

Posted on October 6, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

“This is what it’s like trying to shoe shop with a 2 year old,” the Kentucky native explained.

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