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.
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Kacey Musgraves Marries Ruston Kelly
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Pink might be Lauren Alaina's new obsession. The "Doin' Fine" hitmaker revealed a dramatic new look on Monday night (July 10).
Maren Morris Engaged to Ryan Hurd
Ryan Hurd asked Maren Morris to marry him, and she said simply, "Yes."
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
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Loretta Lynn Suffers Stroke
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