Readers Vote on 2014's Best Country Songs

December 23, 2014

Some of you agreed with Rolling Stone Country's picks for the top songs of 2014, while others' colorful language in response to our choices could land them on Santa's naughty list. So, we conducted a social media poll to get your votes on the best country...


Underwood, Shelton Lead New Country Festival

December 18, 2014

Much like Stagecoach following Coachella at the same California venue, the East Coast is getting a huge country music festival that will act as a cousin to an annual rock extravaganza. Organizers of the Firefly Festival in Dover, Delaware — this...


10 Best Country Christmas Albums of 2014

December 12, 2014

It's been an especially busy year for country Christmas albums, as everyone from Sara Evans, Darius Rucker and those Duke boys John Schneider and Tom Wopat have released holiday projects. Even Jamey Johnson emerged from self-imposed seclusion with his...


Watch Carrie Underwood Perform With the Edge

December 2, 2014

Carrie Underwood took part in U2's surprise World AIDS Day (RED) performance in New York's Times Square Monday night. The singer was personally invited by the iconic group's lead singer, Bono, to take part in the event and was joined on stage by...


Carrie Underwood to Perform at New Country Awards Show

November 18, 2014

More performances have been added to the upcoming American Country Countdown Awards, a new awards show that honors country artists based on their album sales and radio airplay. When the inaugural ceremony airs live from Nashville's Music City Center on...


CMAs Writer Spills the Secrets of Brad and Carrie's Banter

November 3, 2014

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood — the pair returning as hosts of the 48th Annual CMA Awards for the seventh time on Wednesday night — have become as big a draw for the annual awards show as the actual trophies. Paisley and Underwood's...


Watch Brad Paisley's Tearful CMA Awards Speech

October 28, 2014

Brad Paisley, who turns 42 years old today, wasn't even 30 when he won his first major CMA Award in 2000, the best new artist trophy known then as the Horizon Award. Ten years later, he'd rise to the upper echelon of the CMAs, nabbing the Entertainer...


Carrie Underwood Makes Big Album Announcement

September 26, 2014

Carrie Underwood revealed plans for her first greatest hits compilation during an appearance on NBC's Today this morning. She also announced the release of a new single from the collection, "Something in the Water," which will be available on Monday. The...


Carrie Underwood Producing TV Series Based on Murderous Song

September 4, 2014

With its sinister storyline of two women at the funeral of the cheating man they presumably killed, Carrie Underwood's 2012 hit, "Two Black Cadillacs" plays out like a movie…. And it didn't take long for Hollywood to catch on. As confirmed by...


Carrie Underwood's NFL Video Co-Stars Revealed

August 20, 2014

When Sunday Night Football returns to NBC next month, country superstar Carrie Underwood will be joined by 11 NFL players for "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night," the opening theme to the highly rated primetime program. (See the complete list of participating...


Watch Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban Cover Petty, Nicks

December 11, 2014

When the Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Carnival Ride tour kicked off in January 2008, it brought together two of the biggest names in country music — Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood — at the height of their careers.  Underwood's...


Carrie Underwood's 'Guns' Are Blazing on Parental Behavior

November 21, 2014

The only song on Carrie Underwood's Greatest Hits: Decade #1 album that fans have not yet heard is "Little Toy Guns," which sounds like it could be the prequel to her 2012 hit, "Blown Away." Though she's keeping it under lock and key until her new compilation's...


Watch Carrie Underwood's 'Water' Logged Video

November 6, 2014

Minutes after performing her Christian-country crossover hit, "Something in the Water," on last night's CMA Awards, Carrie Underwood debuted the song's music video on Twitter. (Watch below.) Directed by Raj Kapoor, the four-minute clip features more than...


Carrie Underwood Doubles Down on 'Greatest Hits' Package

October 31, 2014

Carrie Underwood wraps up 10 spectacularly successful years in one neat little package with the December 9th release of Greatest Hits: Decade #1. The 25-track collection will features four tracks in never-before-released renditions and also includes two...


See Carrie Underwood Cover R.E.M.'s 'Everybody Hurts'

September 30, 2014

Country artists interpreting pop and classic-rock songs is nothing new. Jason Aldean has regularly covered Bon Jovi's "Wanted Dead or Alive" in concert, and just last night on the iHeartRadio Music Festival broadcast, Zac Brown Band played Queen's opus...


Hear Carrie Underwood's Soaring, Spiritual New Single

September 29, 2014

Carrie Underwood is once again wearing her faith on her musical sleeve. It's been nine years since the country superstar released "Jesus, Take the Wheel," the Grammy-winning, double-platinum-selling song that spent six weeks at Number One. Back then,...


Jake Owen Jokes, Carrie Underwood Cries at ACM Honors

September 10, 2014

Rascal Flatts had barely left the stage at last night's Eighth Annual ACM Honors — accompanied by none other than genuflecting quarterback Tim Tebow, who presented the group with an international award honoring their recent European tours —...


Carrie Underwood Expecting a Little 'Fly' Fisher

September 2, 2014

Fly Fisher is coming in Spring 2015. Country superstar Carrie Underwood is pregnant with her first child. She announced the news via Instagram Monday: "In honor of 'Labor' Day, Ace & Penny would like to make an announcement. Their parents couldn't...


Carrie Underwood Joins Michael W. Smith for Christmas Album

August 12, 2014

It's never too early for Christmas. Today, Grammy-winning vocalist Michael W. Smith announced his upcoming holiday album, Michael W. Smith & Friends: The Spirit of Christmas. Set for a September 30th release, the project includes some of country music's...