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.

The Jonas Brothers; Photo Provided, Bailey Zimmerman; Photo by Spidey Smith

Are The Jonas Brothers Teasing A Collaboration With Bailey Zimmerman?

Posted on October 26, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The cryptic Instagram post left fans wondering what’s to come.

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Chase Stokes and Kelsea Ballerini; Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for CMT

Kelsea Ballerini And Boyfriend Chase Stokes Get Matching Tattoos

Posted on October 26, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

This set of new ink brings the country star’s tattoo total to eight.

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Photos Courtesy of Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley Shares Hilarious Video Teaching His Daughter Evie To Drive

Posted on October 26, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Dierks Bentley shares a look into the terrifying reality behind teaching his teen daughter to drive in a hilarious new…

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Jon Pardi; Photo by Hunter Berry, CMA

Jon Pardi Falls Ill, Postpones Upcoming Mr. Saturday Night Tour Dates

Posted on October 25, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

“I’m very sorry,” Pardi told fans.

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Photo Courtesy of Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks Announces 14th Studio Album, ‘Time Traveler’

Posted on October 25, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The album will be sold as part of Brooks’ seven-disc boxed set, ‘The Limited Series.’

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Scotty McCreery; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Scotty McCreery Welcomes The Holiday Season With His First Christmas Song In Over A Decade, ‘Feel Like The Holidays’

Posted on October 25, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The festive tune reflects a true holiday classic with a country music flair.

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Photo Courtesy of Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton Invites Fans To Theaters Worldwide For A Unique First Listen Of Her Upcoming ‘Rockstar’ Album

Posted on October 25, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

“Dolly Parton ROCKSTAR: The Global First Listen Event,” will premiere Wednesday, November 15.

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‘The Voice’ Winner Chevel Shepherd To Star In New Movie, ‘Wildfire: The Legend of the Cherokee Ghost Horse’

Posted on October 25, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The film is set to hit theaters on January 26, 2024.

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Miranda Lambert with Mom, Bev; Photo Courtesy Instagram

Miranda Lambert Shares A Look At Her Hometown Visit With Her Mom, Beverly

Posted on October 24, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Lambert and her mom, Bev, spent some quality time together in Texas.

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Darius Rucker, Kelly Clarkson; Photo by: Weiss Eubanks/NBCUniversal

Darius Rucker Surprised With Special CMA Award During Appearance On ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’

Posted on October 24, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Clarkson surprised Rucker when she presented him with the 2023 CMA Foundation Humanitarian Award.

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