If a passion for music and a knack for writing make a career, then color Amanda Hensel lucky. She is the product of writers -- apparently when you add two news journalists together, you get one music journalist. She currently resides in 'the live music capital of the world,' where she snagged a journalism degree from the University of Texas. Although she's grounded in Austin, Hensel's name travels -- in her short career, she has cited her passion writing for AOL Music Blog, Fringe Magazine, the Houston Press and various other publications.
10 Best Brooks & Dunn Songs
Which one is your favorite?
Ashley Campbell Issues Statement About Father Glen Campbell’s Death
Glen Campbell died on Tuesday (Aug. 8) following a lengthy public battle with Alzheimer's disease, shaking country music. His daughter, Ashley, issued a statement minutes after the news broke.
Tim McGraw Lands Big Fishing Catch, But Fans Are Only Noticing His Abs
Tim McGraw apparently went fishing on Friday (July 7), but will anyone even notice what he caught?
Chris Stapleton’s Canceled Tour Dates Are Due to Broken Bone, Detached Tendon
This week, Chris Stapleton unexpectedly postponed three weeks of scheduled shows without offering a reason. Late Thursday night (June 1), he explained why.
Garth Brooks Is Keeping the Beard Because Trisha Yearwood Thinks It’s Sexy
Garth Brooks won’t shave his beard until he's told to. The superstar has noticeably been sporting some salt and pepper scruff as of late, so backstage at SXSW 2017, we asked about it.
Garthmania Descends on SXSW 2017
Garth Brooks doesn't do anything small, so it was only fitting that for his first appearance at Austin's SXSW Music Conference & Festival, he went big— like the size of Texas big.
Top 10 Independence Day Songs
Nothing brings out the patriotism in us like Independence Day.