Nicole Palsa

Nicole Palsa

Nicole Palsa is a freelance writer based in Nashville, Tennessee. Since 2012, she has written about the newcomers, superstars, and legends of country music for publications including Music Mayhem, Country Now, and Country Music Tattle Tale. Palsa has served as a volunteer guide with Musicians On Call since 2016 and is a Troubadour member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications and her Bachelor of Arts degree in French. In addition to being a devoted country music fan, Nicole is a family historian and genealogist who can often be found in stacks of research. She is also an avid traveler with a passion for wildlife and nature photography.

Vince Gill and Keith Urban; Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Keith Urban, Vince Gill, And More Unite To Help Raise Over $900,000 For Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum

Posted on December 6, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

All For The Hall featured performances by Urban, Gill, HARDY, Kelsea Ballerini, Mickey Guyton, Trisha Yearwood, and more.

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Tracy Lawrence; Photo by Annie Loughead

Tracy Lawrence Donates $250,000+ to Nashville Rescue Mission At 18th Annual Mission:Possible Turkey Fry and Concert

Posted on November 22, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

The 18th annual Mission:Possible Turkey Fry and Benefit Concert was a success!

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A Soulful Masterpiece: The War and Treaty Perform ‘That’s How Love is Made’ At 2023 CMA Awards

Posted on November 10, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

The husband and wife duo earned a standing ovation from their peers.

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Little Big Town Joins Country Music Hall Of Fame Member Tanya Tucker For Stirring Rendition Of ‘Delta Dawn’ At 2023 CMA Awards

Posted on November 10, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

Prior to taking the stage, Tucker opened up about her next release.

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Lainey Wilson; Photo by CMA

Lainey Wilson Named CMA Entertainer of the Year, Becoming The First Female Artist Since Taylor Swift To Receive The Honor

Posted on November 8, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

“I’ve been in this town for 12 and a half years, and it finally feels like country music, it is starting to love me back,” she shared from the stage.

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Jelly Roll, Wynonna Judd; Photo Courtesy of CMA

Jelly Roll Opens The 2023 CMA Awards With Surprise Collaboration of ‘Need a Favor’ With Country Music Icon Wynonna Judd

Posted on November 8, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

The artists were joined by a choir for their show-stopping performance.

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Kane Brown, SESAC songwriters Christian Stalnecker and Josh Hoge; Photo Courtesy of SESAC

‘Thank God’ Named Song of the Year, Jon Nite Named Songwriter of the Year at 2023 SESAC Nashville Music Awards

Posted on November 6, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

The event was held on Sunday, Nov. 5 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

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Garth Brooks, Jon Pardi; Photo by Chris Hollo

Garth Brooks Welcomes Jon Pardi To The Grand Ole Opry Family

Posted on October 25, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

“I love the Opry and being a part of its family. The future is so bright,” Pardi, the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry shared.

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Wynonna Judd; Photo by Jim Wright

Wynonna Judd Opens Up About Music, Loss, and Faith Ahead Of Back to Wy Tour

Posted on October 10, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

“It’s a deeper feeling that it’s not just show business, it’s not just a performance. This is about fellowship and communicating with the audience,” Wynonna says of her connection to the fans.

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Sara Evans; Photo by Chris Hollo, Grand Ole Opry

Sara Evans On Becoming The Newest Member Of The Grand Ole Opry: ‘This Is Putting My Stamp In Country Music For Eternity’

Posted on October 10, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

Evans was surrounded by her family on this special night.

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