Jessica Nicholson

Nashville-based freelance writer Jessica Nicholson previously served as Managing Editor for MusicRow Magazine, and as a staff writer for Country Weekly Magazine.

Country artist Brittney Spencer
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INTERVIEWIn Conversation: Brittney Spencer

By Jessica Nicholson, January 12, 2021

Baltimore native Brittney Spencer discusses the formation of her new EP, her journey to Nashville, and the uphill battle that female artists face at country radio.

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LONG READGrand Ole Opry: The Show Must Go On

By Jessica Nicholson, June 2, 2021

The Opry’s pandemic performances get commemorative vinyl treatment with the release of the limited-edition LP Unbroken | Empty Room, Full Circle

Country artist Priscilla Block
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INTERVIEWIntroducing: Priscilla Block

By Jessica Nicholson, January 25, 2021

A TikTok viral sensation, Priscilla Block is changing the narrative in country music. She spoke to Holler about her career dreams, whirlwind success, and what's next on her bucket list.

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INTERVIEWCuts The Deepest: Charlie Worsham

By Jessica Nicholson, May 27, 2021

As Worsham shares the songs that have shaped his own music for Cuts The Deepest, he offers some eclectic and vibrant tastes; something that’s influencing his own work with rising success.

Raleigh Keegan
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INTERVIEWIntroducing: Raleigh Keegan

By Jessica Nicholson, June 7, 2021

Raleigh Keegan’s journey is one worthy of its own country song - and as a co-writer on every track on his upcoming album, he’s letting listeners in on the events that have shaped his life.

Holler Country Music
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COUNTRY CLASSICSRandy Travis - The Storms of Life

By Jessica Nicholson, June 7, 2021

Travis’ debut would prove to have an indelible influence on those who quickly followed him and contemporary artists who fly their own flag today.

Holler Country Music
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INTERVIEWIntroducing: Brooke Eden

By Jessica Nicholson, March 29, 2021

With her latest single ‘Sunroof’, Brooke Eden seems to have captured a moment of fresh air, both professionally and personally. Speaking with Holler about the song’s impact, Eden opened up about the significance of her relationship and the emotional journey she’s embarked on towards becoming fully – and unapologetically - herself.

Dylan Scott
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INTERVIEWCuts The Deepest: Dylan Scott

By Jessica Nicholson, July 29, 2021

As Dylan Scott prepares for the release of what he hopes will be one of the most impactful projects of his career, he selects some of the songs and albums that have had the greatest impact on his own music.

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INTERVIEWCuts The Deepest: Lauren Alaina

By Jessica Nicholson, February 24, 2021

Detailing how the music of Christina Aguilera and Martina McBride taught her to sing, and how she has her own ‘Coat of Many Colors’, Lauren Alaina sat down with Holler to discuss the defining tracks and albums of her artistry for Cuts, The Deepest.