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Nashville, Tenn.
Nashville Correspondent — USA Today
As seen in:  USA Today
Covers:  American Idol, Alternative Music, Rock Music, Country Music, Pop Music, Music Festivals, Music Reviews
Doesn't Cover: Business, Local, Health

USA Today's Nashville correspondent. All-around music geek. Motto of the modern journalist: Be cheap, fast and perfect.

Brian Mansfield's Biography

I cover country music, "American Idol" and whatever else strikes my fancy for USA TODAY.
http://usatoday.com/life/music/

Writer of USA TODAY's Idol Chatter blog.
http://idolchatter.usatoday.com

Also write and produce the syndicated radio show "America's Opry Weekend" and Opry Country Classics, a live show, broadcast on WSM-AM, running Thursday nights in the spring and the fall at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

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Oct 01, 2014

89 Thoughts Every Fan Has When Taylor Swift Invites Them To Her House buzzfeed.com/johnmarkc2/89-… via @buzzfeeders

Oct 01, 2014

@JMC289 That's pretty much the best description of the night that I've seen.

Sep 30, 2014

RT @tiftmerritt: Tift's cover of Bessie Smith's 'Sugar In My Bowl' in @USATODAY's What's @brian_mansfield Listening to playlist: usat.ly/1tdVQ2T

Sep 30, 2014

"Pop a Top" singer Jim Ed Brown, @Opry star, has lung cancer usat.ly/YN0DQC via @usatoday

Sep 30, 2014

What's @Brian_Mansfield listening to this week? @BryanAdams @TriggerHippyNet @LadyAntebellum @HerbAlpert usat.ly/1sL1tLP @usatoday

Sep 29, 2014

Hozier's playing the first date on his US tonight at Nashville's @Exit_In. "It's one of the first shows that sold out, too," he says.

Sep 29, 2014

@sahalv13 Good. You? A lot going on 'round these parts, as you might have noticed.

Sep 29, 2014

@ShakeItTay_ I don't predict Grammy nominations. That's a sucker bet. Industry validation has little to do with the joy fans get.



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