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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...

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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...

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Watch Natalie Stovall and the Drive Tip Back 'Mason Jar'

August 8, 2014

Nashville upstarts Natalie Stovall and the Drive just dropped their ripping single "Mason Jar" from their upcoming HitShop/Warner Music Nashville debut album. In this exclusive performance, the band is captured in the studio stripping down the Sarah Buxton,...

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Kristofferson to Be Lauded at ACM Honors

July 30, 2014

The ACM Honors — a continuation of this year's ACM Awards to hand out the Academy of Country Music's off-camera awards — has announced its honorees. Kris Kristofferson is one of four songwriters receiving the Poet's Award, Merle Haggard is...

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Watch Lambert, Underwood's 'Bad' New Video

June 26, 2014

In the video for their first-ever duet, "Somethin' Bad," Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood check off seemingly every sexy scenario in the music video playbook. They pose for bad girls mug shots, straddle motorcycles, dress in cat suits, dive away from...

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Songwriter Spotlight: Luke Laird

June 13, 2014

All it took was one visit to the Bluebird Café for Pennsylvania native Luke Laird to know he was destined for Nashville. The then-teenager was a huge country music fan but didn't listen to music like your typical fan; he relished dissecting lyrics...

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Miranda Lambert Talks Being 'Bad'

June 6, 2014

Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood's show-closing duet of new single "Somethin' Bad" elevated an otherwise lackluster CMT Music Awards earlier this week. To hear Lambert recall how she came to the idea of singing with Underwood hints at some divine...

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Beyonce Shows How 'Pretty Hurts' in New Video

April 24, 2014

Beyoncé is this year's Time 100 cover star and to celebrate the occasion, the news outlet has debuted the official video for "Pretty Hurts," the opening track to her surprise 2013 album, Beyoncé. Find Out How Beyoncé Kept Her Latest...

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Flashback: Carrie Underwood Gives Fan His First Kiss

August 7, 2014

"Lip to lip," the 12-year-old fan instructed country superstar Carrie Underwood in Louisville, Kentucky. It was during the 2012 Blown Away Tour when Underwood lived up to the tour's title by giving an onstage smooch to young fan Chase Kurnick.   The...

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Carrie Underwood Hits the Big Screen for 'Sunday Night Football'

July 15, 2014

Sunday Night Football may not return to NBC until September, but Carrie Underwood fans will soon get a look at the singer's latest version of the theme song. 100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time: "Before He Cheats" SNF coordinating producer Fred Gaudelli...

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Carrie Underwood's 'Music' Receives Four Emmy Nods

July 11, 2014

 The Sound of Music Live, starring Carrie Underwood in the lead role of Maria, was nominated for four Emmy awards Thursday: Outstanding Music Direction, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special, Outstanding Special Class Program and Outstanding...

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Nashville's Female Legends and Their Musical Proteges

June 25, 2014

While creating art from life is not exclusive to one gender, in the last few years the ladies of country music have been resetting standards for introspective songwriting. This era of strong female lyricism harkens back to a golden age when the foremothers...

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Carrie Underwood's New Music, New Motorcycle

June 5, 2014

When country's "Thelma," Miranda Lambert, bought her "Louise," Carrie Underwood, a motorcycle as a thank you gift for singing on "Somethin' Bad," it escalated the bond between the two superstars. There was only one thing left for Underwood to do...

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Carrie Underwood Covers Guns N' Roses

June 1, 2014

If the original members of Guns N' Roses ever wanted to reunite without Axl Rose, they might be wise to ask Carrie Underwood to fill his bandanna. Right down to the scarf dangling from her back pocket to her own set of whirling dervish spins, the increasingly...

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Luke Bryan Triumphs at Billboard Music Awards

May 19, 2014

At Sunday's Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line took home the country genre's biggest honors. For Bryan, that meant victories in the Top Country Artist category and in Top Country Album, for his Crash My Party release....

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Madonna Is Top Earning Woman in Music

December 12, 2013

Madonna has topped Forbes' 2013 list of the top-earning women in music, pulling in a staggering $125 million this year. The bulk of Madonna's earnings came from the last leg of her MDNA Tour, which grossed $305 million overall; she also sees income from...

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