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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Two Years Post ‘Tomatogate:’ Female Country Artists Band Together To Be Heard

Females are still struggling to get their songs heard, but that’s not stopping them from recording great music.

Lauren Jo Black • August 15, 2017

Kenny Chesney Reveals 30-Song ‘Live in No Shoes Nation’ Track List

Chesney’s new live album will feature a number of special guests, including Eric Church, Taylor Swift, and Zac Brown Band.

Lauren Jo Black • August 15, 2017

Glen Campbell Laid To Rest in Arkansas

The legendary performer was buried in a private ceremony in his hometown of Delight, Ark. on Wednesday (Aug. 9).

Lauren Jo Black • August 10, 2017

Dustin Lynch Announces Third Album, Headlining Tour

“This album is a glimpse into the last three years of my life…the travel, the adventures, the relationships and the personal growth,” says Lynch.

Lauren Jo Black • August 9, 2017

Keith Urban Pens Touching Tribute to Glen Campbell

“Universal music, universal stories, universal spirit. No wonder he was a global superstar,” Urban shared. 

Lauren Jo Black • August 9, 2017

Glen Campbell Dead at 81

After a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, Campbell passed away in Nashville on Tuesday, August 8.

Lauren Jo Black • August 8, 2017

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Bring ‘Soul’ to Nashville

Some things just go better together. This holds true for country power couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Lauren Jo Black • August 7, 2017

Dierks Bentley’s What the Hell Tour Rolls Through New Jersey

Dierks Bentley knows how to throw one heck of a party. 

Array • August 7, 2017

Mike Fisher Bids Farewell to Nashville Predators, NHL with Emotional Letter

After 17 years in the NHL, Carrie Underwood’s husband Mike Fisher has decided to hang up his skates. 

Lauren Jo Black • August 3, 2017

Upcoming Soul2Soul Show Cancelled After Faith Hill Placed On Vocal Rest

“Tim & Faith adore their fans and are so sorry to disappoint them,” a statement posted to the venue’s Facebook page reads. 

Lauren Jo Black • August 2, 2017

Waitress Receives ‘Very Generous’ Tip From Frankie Ballard

“Thank you so so much, the littlest things can turn somebody’s day around,” the waitress wrote on Facebook after receiving a 450% tip from Ballard. 

Lauren Jo Black • July 30, 2017

Miranda Lambert Surprises Fans at Little Big Town’s Saturday Night Ryman Show

Lambert joined the group to sing “Dear Old Sun” from her The Weight of These Wings album as well as the Dixie Chicks’ “Goodbye Earl.” 

Lauren Jo Black • July 30, 2017

Luke Bryan Reportedly in the Mix for ‘American Idol’ Judges’ Panel

Luke Bryan just might be on his way to earning a golden ticket to Hollywood. 

Lauren Jo Black • July 27, 2017

Runaway June’s Jennifer Wayne and Naomi Cooke Enjoy the ‘Malibu Life’ with Kenny Chesney

Runaway June’s Jennifer Wayne and Naomi Cooke are soaking up the breezy Malibu life with the one and only Kenny Chesney.

Lauren Jo Black • July 24, 2017

Scotty McCreery Cited for Accidentally Taking Loaded Gun Into Airport

I have learned a lesson that I won’t forget,” the singer says. 

Lauren Jo Black • July 22, 2017

Carrie Underwood: ‘Summertime is all About Love’

Carrie Underwood is soaking up the summer sun and loving life. 

Lauren Jo Black • July 21, 2017

Brantley Gilbert, Luke Combs Rock Atlantic City BeachFest Concert Series

Impending thunderstorms didn’t put a damper on the 2017 Atlantic City BeachFest Concert Series, featuring Brantley Gilbert and Luke Combs.

Array • July 15, 2017

Lindsay Ell Reveals Album Release Date, Track List

Lindsay Ell’s much anticipated debut album, The Project, will feature 12-tracks, nine of which were co-written by Ell.

Lauren Jo Black • July 14, 2017

ICYMI: RaeLynn Takes Over SLN’s Instagram

Fact: There’s never a dull moment when RaeLynn is involved.

Lauren Jo Black • July 14, 2017

Thompson Square Parts Ways with Longtime Record Label

“All good things must come to an end but we look forward to the future and to new beginnings,” Keifer Thompson  shared. 

Lauren Jo Black • July 13, 2017