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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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.

Lauren Jo Black • 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

Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini Share Preview of ‘CMA Fest’ TV Special

Country music fans will soon be able to re-live the 2017 CMA Music Festival when ABC airs CMA Fest, hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini.

Lauren Jo Black • July 13, 2017

Natalie Maines Files for Divorce from Husband of 17 Years

Maines, 42, has filed for divorce from her husband, actor Adrian Pasdar, citing irreconcilable differences.

Lauren Jo Black • July 3, 2017

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

William Michael Morgan, Jen Wayne Call Off Engagement

Country newcomers William Michael Morgan and Jennifer Wayne of Runaway June have ended their engagement. 

Lauren Jo Black • April 7, 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