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 Courtest of Robby Klein

Ashley Cooke Takes A ‘Shot In The Dark’ With Vulnerable Debut Album

Posted on July 21, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The new project is on track to becoming the longest debut album by a female Country artist to date.

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Chris Stapleton; Photo by Becky Fluke

Chris Stapleton Readies New Album, ‘Higher,’ Unveils Lead Single, ‘White Horse’

Posted on July 21, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Stapleton’s highly anticipated new album will be released on November 10.

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Chris Lane, Lauren Lane and Family; Photos via Instagram

Chris Lane Commends Wife Lauren Lane’s Generosity In Emotional Video Tribute: ‘Proud Husband Moment’

Posted on July 20, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Chris Lane is in awe of his wife’s kind gesture.

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Carson Daly, Gwen Stefani, Niall Horan, Reba McEntire, John Legend; Photo Courtesy The Voice, NBC

‘The Voice’ Sets Fall 2023 Premiere Date

Posted on July 20, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

“Calling all fans to the stage! “

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Walker Hayes with Matt; Photo courtesy Instagram

Walker Hayes Forms A Friendship With Autistic Fan Through Meet & Greets And Surprise Applebee’s Lunch

Posted on July 20, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

“Matt has special needs, but Walker and his family didn’t treat him any differently than they would treat a good friend.”

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Thomas Rhett, Lauren Akins; Photo Courtesy Tecovas

Thomas Rhett Teams Up With Tecovas To Launch Limited-Edition Product Line Named After His Family Members

Posted on July 20, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

“Ever since I got my first pair, it’s been my dream to work with the brand,” the country singer shared.

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Meg McRee; Photo Provided

Meg McRee Teases ‘High Energy’ Rooftop Performance At The Westin Nashville For 27 LIVE Music Series

Posted on July 18, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Fans can expect a “high energy, vibey set” from the singer/songwriter.

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Noah Thompson; Photo via YouTube

‘American Idol’ Champ Noah Thompson Releases First-Ever Music Video

Posted on July 18, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Thompson brings his song “Middle of God Knows Where” to life in the just-released clip.

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Caylee Hammack, Jade Eagleson, Sophia Scott; Photos Provided

New Country Songs You Need To Hear Right Now: Caylee Hammack, Jade Eagleson, Sophia Scott & More

Posted on July 17, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

It’s time to update your playlist.

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Miranda Lambert; Photos via Twitter

WATCH: Miranda Lambert Stops Concert, Calls Out Fans For Taking Selfies During Las Vegas Show

Posted on July 17, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

“I’m gonna stop right here for a second, I’m sorry,” Lambert said in the midst of her “Tin Man” performance.

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