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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...