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.

Josh Ross, Anne Wilson, Jonathan Hutcherson; Photos Provided

New Country Songs You Need To Hear Right Now: Josh Ross, Anne Wilson, Jonathan Hutcherson & More

Posted on October 2, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Check out these brand-new releases.

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Dustin Lynch; Photo Courtesy of Homestead Music

Dustin Lynch Celebrates The Single Life and Embraces Vulnerability In His New Album, ‘Killed The Cowboy’

Posted on September 29, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

“It’s been quite the therapy session to make the album,” Lynch admits to Country Now.

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Elvie Shane; Photo by David McClister

Elvie Shane Details His Deeply Personal New Song, ‘Pill’ And The Eric Church Song That Saved Him

Posted on September 29, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Shane opens up about his battle with addiction thorough harrowing lyrics.

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Thomas Rhett, Morgan Wallen; Photos Courtesy Instagram

LISTEN: Thomas Rhett and Morgan Wallen Tribute Their Grandmothers On Sentimental New Duet, ‘Mamaw’s House’

Posted on September 29, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The song is featured as a bonus track on Rhett’s just-released ’20 Number Ones’ project.

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The Band Loula; Photo by SK Mills

Exclusive Premiere: The Band Loula Shares Music Video For ‘If I Never Stayed The Night’

Posted on September 29, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The “slow, southern love ballad” comes to life in the new video.

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HARDY and Caleigh Ryan; Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for ACM

Who is HARDY’s Wife? Meet Caleigh Ryan

Posted on September 28, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Learn more about HARDY’s wife, California native, Caleigh Ryan.

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Lainey Wilson; Photo Courtesy Facebook, Instagram

Lainey Wilson Only Had $26 In Her Bank Account When ‘Things A Man Oughta Know’ Became Her Breakout Hit

Posted on September 28, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

“Times were rough,” Wilson recalled of her rise to fame.

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Carly Pearce, BC Taylor; Photo Courtesy Instagram

Fans Think Carly Pearce Is Dating Her Drummer B.C. Taylor

Posted on September 28, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Is Carly Pearce dating her drummer?

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Jelly Roll, Daughter, Bailee Ann, Son, Noah, Wife, Bunnie XO; Photos Courtesy Facebook

Jelly Roll’s Kids: All About Bailee Ann and Noah

Posted on September 28, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Jelly Roll is a proud father of two.

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Barmageddon Season 2; Photo Courtesy USA Network

Blake Shelton Shares Exciting ‘Barmageddon’ Update: ‘We’re Back Y’all!!!!!’

Posted on September 27, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The upcoming season will feature celebrity guests like Jelly Roll, Carly Pearce, Lauren Alaina, and more.

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