• Men's 2018 Fashion
    Fashion

    The Best of Men’s 2018 Fashion (…So Far)

    Though fall fashion is my favorite season to style, I’ve recently found myself enamored with the previews of trends for men’s 2018 fashion. Everything for the cooler spring temps to the warmer sunny days. It looks like 90’s grunge is making its way back to the forefront with an updated touch of class and 70’s inspired short shorts are setting the bar (or length, rather) for the warmer weather. As you start to pack away the cozy sweaters and prepare for the seasons ahead, here’s a list of my must-haves to keep you at the top of the best-dressed list for men’s 2018 fashion. Men’s 2018 Fashion Must-Haves Armie Hammer: Okay, so I suppose…

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    Business

    5 Things To Remember When Doing Taxes

    It’s that dreaded time of year again. Time to do your taxes. With the tax deadline (April 17th) approaching tomorrow, I thought I would share five things that I learned from doing my taxes, for those slackers who are racing to the finish line to meet the deadline. Use automatic import services  If you aren’t self-employed and get a W2, most tax software programs allow you to electronically import data from employers and financial institutions. This can be so helpful, especially if you’re like me, and usually misplace the important documents. ?‍♂️ Leave taxes to the semi-professionals If you don’t understand something when it comes to taxes, Googling the answer…

  • Chattanooga
    Featured,  Travel

    Explore: Chattanooga

    If you’ve been following me on social media, you likely saw hints of my surprise trip to Chattanooga for my birthday in November or Bachelors Party weekend last month. Who knew Chattanooga would play such a pivotal role in my social milestones? My love affair with the small(ish) Tennessee town began after a nonstop night of birthday fun with my #squad in Nashville. I woke up late in the morning the next day, trying to piece together a semblance of why I felt so “tired,” to packed bags and a smirk of Joe’s face that indicated he had a surprise in store. Once semi-hydrated, our quick road trip began. Once…

  • women of country - maren morris
    Entertainment

    Music Monday: Women of Country Edition

    THE WOMEN OF COUNTRY RELEASE TEASERS, VIDEOS, AND SINGLES TO KICK OFF COUNTRY MUSIC’S ACM WEEK. THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, HOSTED BY REBA McINTIRE, AIR SUNDAY, APRIL 15. Today the women of country music are making headlines with their jaw-dropping news, releases, and announcements. Early this morning, it was announced that Carrie Underwood will be debuting her new single at the 53rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM’s). The singer posted a cryptic Instagram post last night. The post seemed to tease potential artwork for a new single, which was confirmed this morning by the ACM announcement. This will be the singer’s first public appearance since an injury…

  • make 2018 count
    Lifestyle

    5 Things To Make 2018 Count

    At the start of every new year, we’re motivated, ready to take on our resolutions to make this year better than the last. “Make 2018 count!,” I can almost hear me telling myself. But, more often than not, at least for me, those goals don’t differ from year to year. If you’re one of those overachievers that nail your resolutions year after year, stop reading and continue doing exactly what you’re doing. It’s probably working. For the rest of us, we need help; we need focus. As we dip our toe into April, there’s a good chance those “resolutions” we made in January are likely already a thing of the…

  • Cassadee Pope Take You Home
    Entertainment

    Cassadee Pope Talks New Single “Take You Home”

    CASSADEE POPE TALKS TO LISTEN! IT’S VETRANO ABOUT HER NEW SINGLE “TAKE YOU HOME,” OUT NOW, RETURNING TO NBC’S ‘THE VOICE’, AND GETTING THROUGH ONE OF THE HARDEST YEARS OF HER CAREER. Those that are long-time readers, know that Cassadee Pope is a regular on Listen! It’s Vetrano. The singer, who started her rise to the top in the pop-punk band Hey Monday and later won the third season of NBC’s The Voice as a solo vocalist, also happens to be my best friend and the maid-of-honor in my upcoming wedding.  Cassadee Pope Take You Home  So when she dropped her new [sexy] single “Take You Home,” last Friday, I knew her loyal fans…

  • Cody Alan
    People

    Nashville Notables: CMT’s Cody Alan

    It wouldn’t be Music City without the city’s rich history in country music. And there’d be a lot less of it if not for CMT’s Cody Alan, delivering the week’s best country music and videos on his radio show, weekly video countdown series and other online platforms. A long time host on CMT and a staple in the country music genre for years, Alan shocked fans when he came out publicly early last year in People magazine. It was a monumental  step for a high profile face in country’s conservative music scene to talk about being openly gay. A step he doesn’t regret taking. I got a chance to chat…

  • Collaboration,  Travel

    Organizing Your First Tour-De-Friends

    Life has gotten so busy that it has become harder than ever to actually hang with your “crew,” which is a total farce. We all need bonding time with our friends or we’ll go so insane; our brains could literally start to melt and then drip out of our ears. And I’m not just talking about grabbing some after-work drinks because, when it comes to some meaningful bonding, that just won’t cut it. The only way you can really, truly connect with your mates is to go on a tour-de-friends. Yup, I’m talking about hitting the road. Of course, there’s probably a part of you that is thinking: bachelor party.…

  • Carrie Underwood
    Entertainment

    Carrie Underwood Delivers Anthem For Super Bowl LII & Winter Games

    CARRIE UNDERWOOD PENS AND RECORDS ANTHEMIC “THE CHAMPION” FOR NBC’S SUPER BOWL LII SHOW OPEN Multi-platinum superstar Carrie Underwood will open NBC’s Super Bowl LII on February 4 with a video filmed last year for her anthemic song, “The Champion.” Underwood has been the face and voice of NBC’s Sunday Night Football show open for the last five seasons. She co-wrote “The Champion” last year with fellow songwriters Brett James, Chris DeStefano, and Ludacris, who Underwood asked to collaborate on the song. NBC Sports will also incorporate “The Champion” into its coverage of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. “When we met with Carrie last year to discuss the Super Bowl open,…

  • andy-cohen
    Entertainment

    Is Real Housewives Coming to Music City?

    ANDY COHEN SHARES HIS CHOICE FOR THE NEXT CITY IN THE REAL HOUSEWIVES FRANCHISE EXCLUSIVELY WITH E! NEWS While walking the red carpet at the 2018 Critics Choice Awards, Andy Cohen told E! News exclusively that he’d had his eye on a certain musical city for the next city in the Real Housewives franchise. “Nashville,” the Watch What Happens Live host told E! News’ Zuri Hall. “It’s a great city, and it has it’s own identity. There’s a lot of super rich people, and country superstars and music. It’s a great town.” So could the Bravo crews be heading south to showcase the lifestyles of the Nashville elite? There’s no…

  • Dan + Shay Tequila
    Entertainment

    Dan + Shay Taste Tequila With New Single

    DAN + SHAY RELEASE “TEQUILA,” THE FIRST SINGLE FROM THE DUO’S THIRD ALBUM, OUT LATER THIS YEAR. Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) released their brand new single on Wednesday. “Tequila,” the duo’s first offering in nearly a year, was co-written by Smyers alongside Jordan Reynolds and Nicolle Galyon. The track is not the typical late-night drinking anthem that the title might allude to, but instead is a heartbreaking tale of love lost and deep regret. Something often felt after a long night with a bottle of tequila. The breakout duo are amping up the momentum from an exceptional 2017, which saw them amass more than 230 million streams,…