By Christina Vinson
Some artists’ records are polished like a baby grand piano: They’re glossy and tuned to perfection, and with every stroke of the ivories, the sound rings at the perfect decibel. That’s not Kip Moore‘s new album — and he’s perfectly fine with it.
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After spending much of the last year adjusting to life with a child — first during her pregnancy, which was announced on Labor Day 2014, then as a new mom – Carrie Underwood is ready to go full steam ahead in her career.
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All-Star Cast Featured Ted Nugent, Jamey Johnson, Alabama and Many Others
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During a recent No.1 party for a trio of Jason Aldean songs, songwriter Chris DeStefano said he loves being a songwriter today, because he can let so many of his influences show.
Leslie Fram started seeing the problems that women were facing in country music when she came to Nashville four years ago to lead CMT's music strategy division.
Heartbreak helped shape the success of Little Big Town, the country band now enjoying crossover success with their hit song, "Girl Crush."
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Leave it to Miranda Lambert to put her money where her mouth is. Especially when it comes to supporting women.
Four-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban has just released a behind-the-scenes documentary that takes viewers into the studio to show them how 'John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16' came to be.
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Country's critical darling talks about old-school influences and divine intervention that contributed to stellar new album, 'The Blade'.
Edgy songwriter for stars like Dierks Bentley and Jake Owen steps into a hazy spotlight in eerie new video
Inspired by Miranda Lambert's song "The House That Built Me"…a few of our favorite country artists tell us about their childhood homes.
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“KICK THE DUST UP” SINGER HAS HIS OWN DUST-UP, BUT TRIUMPHS
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From loud guitars and lasers to songs about girls, girls, girls, a look back at how the Eighties bad boys have been an inspiration in Nashville
Singer stands strong in empowering track, and talks overcoming creative frustrations and role of women on country radio
Underneath all the hair and makeup (and Botox and silicone), the self-deprecating humor and effervescent personality, lies an uncanny talent that has led Dolly Parton to become the most honored woman in country music history.
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By now, if you’re a fan of any type of country music, you have probably heard or read about the “controversy” surrounding Luke Bryan‘s recent interview with Daily Hits Double and his comments about outlaw country.
Famous or not, we’re all in the same boat when it comes to raising babies.
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First it was country music purists vs. Florida Georgia Line. Recently it was Luke Bryan vs. Outlaw Country. Or maybe it began with Outlaw fans dissing Bryan. And then, of course, it’s been the supporters of female artists vs. the country radio programmers who rarely play songs by solo female artists.