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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.

Writer of USA TODAY's Idol Chatter blog.

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… 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:

Sep 30, 2014

"Pop a Top" singer Jim Ed Brown, @Opry star, has lung cancer via @usatoday

Sep 30, 2014

What's @Brian_Mansfield listening to this week? @BryanAdams @TriggerHippyNet @LadyAntebellum @HerbAlpert @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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