Lauren Jo Black -

Hi - I'm Lauren, the Sounds Like Nashville Editor (aka Boss Lady). I reside just North of Nashville with my husband and son. I eat, sleep, and breathe country music. When I'm off the clock, I enjoy spending time with my family and traveling.

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Carrie Underwood Shares Adorable Video of Herself with her ‘Workout Buddy’ Isaiah

This is probably the cutest thing you’ll see all day!

Lauren Jo Black • March 22, 2017

Ashley Monroe Reveals Baby’s Gender with Bikini Shot

Ashley Monroe took to Instagram to reveal the gender of her first child with husband John Danks.

Lauren Jo Black • March 19, 2017

Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert & More to Perform at 2017 CMA Music Festival

The 2017 CMA Music Festival will take place in downtown Nashville June 8-11.

Lauren Jo Black • March 17, 2017

Surprise – Frankie Ballard is Married!

“Someday baby, You’ll accomp’ny me…and that day is today! @oldsmokeysboots has become my wife,” Ballard shared on Instagram. 

Lauren Jo Black • March 12, 2017

Kalie Shorr Covers ‘When You Say Nothing at All’

Watch as Kalie Shorr covers the iconic song, ‘When You Say Nothing at All,’ made popular by Keith Whitley and later by Alison Krauss.

Lauren Jo Black • March 8, 2017

Chris Young Notches Ninth Chart-Topping Single with ‘Sober Saturday Night’

Chris Young sits atop both the Billboard and Country Aircheck radio charts this week with “Sober Saturday Night,” his collaboration with the legendary Vince Gill.

Lauren Jo Black • March 6, 2017

Rory Feek Remembers Joey on the First Anniversary of her Death

“Remembering you. Missing You. Loving You,” Feek wrote in series of posts to social media.

Lauren Jo Black • March 4, 2017

Luke Bryan ‘Fast’ Music Video Tugs at the Heartstrings

Luke Bryan’s life flashes before his eyes in the brand new (and very emotional!) music video for his latest single, “Fast.”

Lauren Jo Black • March 3, 2017

Carrie Underwood Shares Heartfelt Message for Son Isaiah on his Second Birthday

“Where did two years go? My angel is getting so big,” Underwood wrote. 

Lauren Jo Black • February 27, 2017

Colton Swon Engaged to Fellow ‘The Voice’ Alum Caroline Glaser

“She said YES! I get to marry my best friend y’all,” Swon excitedly wrote on Instagram after the proposal. 

Lauren Jo Black • February 26, 2017

Maren Morris, Jon Pardi and More Showcase Talent at CRS New Faces Show

The class of 2017 New Faces of Country Music took the stage Friday evening for an unforgettable night of music inside Nashville’s Omni Hotel.

Lauren Jo Black • February 25, 2017

‘Nashville’ Producer Sheds Light on Connie Britton’s Exit, What’s Next for the Show

Marshall Herskovitz is answering all the burning questions about Connie Britton’s exit from Nashville and what lies ahead for the series. 

Lauren Jo Black • February 24, 2017

Little Big Town Takes ‘Better Man’ to No.1

Little Big Town is kicking off the release week of its seventh studio album with the No.1 song in the country.  

Lauren Jo Black • February 21, 2017

Thomas Rhett and Wife Reveal Baby’s Gender

Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren took to social media to reveal the gender of their baby. Is it a boy or girl? Find out!

Lauren Jo Black • February 18, 2017

Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley Return To Co-Host ACM Awards

The news was confirmed tonight during the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards in a commercial spot that aired during the show’s first hour.

Lauren Jo Black • February 12, 2017

Country Stars Shine on the GRAMMYs Red Carpet

Check out photos of Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, and more on the GRAMMYs red carpet…

Lauren Jo Black • February 12, 2017

Cassadee Pope Engaged to All Time Low’s Rian Dawson

“WE’RE ENGAGED,” Pope announced on Instagram, followed by more than a dozen heart emojis. 

Lauren Jo Black • February 10, 2017

Reba on Her New Album: ‘It’s Something That Will Live Forever’

Reba recently began a new chapter in her career with the release of her very first Gospel album, Sing It Now: Songs of Faith and Hope.

Lauren Jo Black • February 10, 2017

Jamie Lynn Spears Thanks First Responders, Medical Staff Upon Daughter’s Release From the Hospital

“…We are headed home with our baby girl as she continues to recover,” Spears wrote.

Lauren Jo Black • February 10, 2017

Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood Bring ‘The Fighter’ to Country Radio

“I loved the song when I first heard it and was excited to work with Keith on new music,” Underwood says of the track. 

Lauren Jo Black • February 6, 2017