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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Tyler Hubbard and Wife Reveal Baby’s Gender with ‘Dirt Bikes or Diamonds’ Gender Reveal Party

Will it be a boy or a girl for Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard and his wife Hayley?

Lauren Jo Black • June 8, 2017

Carrie Underwood Stuns with National Anthem Performance Ahead of NHL Playoff Game

Surprise – Carrie Underwood was on hand to sing the National Anthem Monday night ahead of game three of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. 

Lauren Jo Black • April 18, 2017

Sam Hunt Weds Hannah Lee Fowler in Intimate Hometown Ceremony

The “Body Like A Back Road” singer wed Hannah Lee Fowler on Saturday (April 15) in his hometown in Georgia, TMZ confirms. 

Lauren Jo Black • April 15, 2017

Shania Twain To Serve as Key Adviser on ‘The Voice’

Fans can tune in to catch Twain on The Voice beginning Monday, April 24 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).

Lauren Jo Black • April 13, 2017

Alabama’s Jeff Cook Has Parkinson’s Disease

“This disease robs you of your coordination, your balance, and causes tremors,” the 67-year-old shared with The Tennessean.

Lauren Jo Black • April 11, 2017

High Valley’s Curtis Rempel and Wife Welcome Baby Girl

“Thrilled to welcome our amazing baby girl to the family! Millie June arrived on Friday and her mommy and I couldn’t be more in love,” Curtis shares. 

Lauren Jo Black • April 10, 2017


Carrie Underwood on Baby No.2: ‘We’re on God’s Good Timing’

Will Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher add another little one to their family? The superstar weighs in.

Lauren Jo Black • April 6, 2017

Keith Urban’s Daughters Prove They’re His Biggest Fan in Adorable Photo

“When my daughters do this……I’ve ALREADY WON,” he wrote on Instagram. 

Lauren Jo Black • April 2, 2017

Lori McKenna Named ACM Songwriter of the Year

Lori McKenna was presented with the honor by Cam during an ACM Awards songwriter showcase in Las Vegas.

Lauren Jo Black • April 2, 2017

Florida Georgia Line Surprised with Early ACM Awards Wins

“Completely surprised tonight when we were stopped midshow and given two ACM awards,” Florida Georiga Line wrote on Instagram after their show.

Lauren Jo Black • April 2, 2017

Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini Take Us Inside ACM Awards Rehearsals

We caught up with Miranda Lambert and Kelsea Ballerini at ACM Awards rehearsals! See what they told us about their nominations and performances here.

Lauren Jo Black • April 1, 2017

The Cadillac Three’s Jaren Johnston and Wife Welcome Baby Boy

Johnston first announced that he and Evyn were expecting a baby last October while opening for Florida Georgia Line at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena before performing the trio’s hit “White Lightning,” a song he wrote for his wife.

Lauren Jo Black • April 1, 2017

Chris Stapleton: ‘It’s Been a Life-Changing Couple of Years’

We caught up with Chris Stapleton after his rehearsal to chat about returning to the ACM Awards after winning three trophies last year.

Lauren Jo Black • April 1, 2017

Go Inside ACM Awards Rehearsals with Cole Swindell, Brett Eldredge, Rascal Flatts & Brothers Osborne

Our cameras were rolling as Cole Swindell, Brett Eldredge, Rascal Flatts, and Brothers Osborne rehearsed for their ACM Awards performances!

Lauren Jo Black • April 1, 2017

Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley to Poke Fun at Fellow Country Stars at ACM Awards

“We started singling some out, but then it becomes the game of who can handle it,” Bryan explains. 

Lauren Jo Black • March 31, 2017

Florida Teen Visited by Tracy Lawrence Dies From Complications with the Flu

Brandy Szanyi, a longtime Tracy Lawrence fan who had been hospitalized due to complications with the flu has died.

Lauren Jo Black • March 31, 2017

Carrie Underwood Signs Worldwide Recording Contract with Universal Music Group

“It’s so inspiring to me as an artist to feel this excited about the future,” Underwood shared in a press release announcing the news. 

Lauren Jo Black • March 28, 2017

Carrie Underwood Celebrates 100th Appearance at Grand Ole Opry

“I grew up dreaming of one day performing here and maybe even becoming a member. That dream comes true over and over each time I take the Opry stage,” Underwood said. 

Lauren Jo Black • March 27, 2017

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