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.
Will Midland Head Up the Top Videos of the Week?
Who's got your vote this week?
Reba McEntire’s ‘Stronger Than the Truth’ Is Heartbreaking [Listen]
It's a painful breakup song that will hit you in the gut.
Miranda Lambert Cancels Final Dates on Her Keeper of the Flame Tour
Roll the red carpet back up, Texas — Miranda Lambert won't be making her homecoming this week as planned. The singer has been forced to cancel the final three dates on her 2016 Keeper of the Flame Tour.
2014 CMA Awards Nominees Revealed
The 2014 CMA Awards nominees have been announced!
Kelly Clarkson Pregnant!
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes ... well, you know! Kelly Clarkson is pregnant, having officially confirmed the news that many were expecting to come soon.
Mindy McCready Dead
Mindy McCready is dead. Local law enforcement has confirmed the news, also speculating that the country singer took her own life. She was 37.