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.

Exile; Photo Provided

Exile Celebrates 60th Anniversary With First Studio Album In 30 Years

Posted on September 12, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

The project includes 16 tracks.

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Drake White, Riley Green, Randy Houser; Photos by Zack Knudsen

Stroke Survivor Drake White Hosts Sold-Out Benefit for the Brain Concert With Riley Green, Randy Houser & More

Posted on August 29, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

In total, “Benefit for the Brain” raised over a whopping $253,000 for various organizations.

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Chris Janson; Photo by Jason Davis for Cumberland Heights

Chris Janson Transforms Ryman Auditorium Into Honky Tonk Revival At Concert For Cumberland Heights

Posted on August 21, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

Launched in 1996, the annual event has raised over $3.5 million.

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Joe Nichols; Photo by Ford Fairchild

Joe Nichols Talks ‘Brokenhearted’ And The Resurgence Of Traditional Country Music

Posted on August 14, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

“When country music’s more receptive to traditional country music, I can carve out my niche in there and have a place at radio,” Nichols explains.

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Chris Janson; Photo by Dustin Haney

Chris Janson Walks Outside the Lines With New Album, ‘The Outlaw Side of Me’

Posted on June 30, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

Janson took a different approach to making the 14-track album, and it paid off.

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Michael J. Fox Teams Up with Brad Paisley, Little Big Town in Nashville For Inaugural Parkinson’s Research Fundraiser

Posted on April 27, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

Paisley and Little Big Town performed during the star-studded event.

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Jimmie Allen and Lexi Allen; Photo by Getty Images for ACM

BREAKING: Jimmie Allen Announces Split from Pregnant Wife Alexis Gale

Posted on April 21, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

Jimmie Allen took to social media on Friday, April 21 to make two major announcements about his personal life. Allen…

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Ashley Gorley; Photo Courtesy NSAI

NSAI Songwriter of the Decade, Ashley Gorley Hosts Night of Hits During Tin Pan South 2023

Posted on April 5, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

Tin Pan South took place March 28 through April 1 in Nashville.

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Brandi Johnson and Cody Johnson. Hallie Ray Light McCollum and Parker McCollum, Kane Brown and Katelyn Brown, Daira Eamon and Lily Rose; Photos by Getty Images for CMT

DATE NIGHT: See The Couples At The 2023 CMT Music Awards

Posted on April 3, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

It was date night at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas.

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Cody Johnson, Billy Gibbons, LeAnn Rimes, and Wynonna Judd perform onstage during the 2023 CMT Music Awards at Moody Center on April 02, 2023 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for CMT)

WATCH: Cody Johnson, Billy Gibbons, LeAnn Rimes, Wynonna Judd & More Pay Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd

Posted on April 3, 2023

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Nicole Palsa

The tribute came on the 50th anniversary of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s first album.

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