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Download These Patriotic Country Songs for Your Fourth of July Playlist

Country music has a history of supporting the red, white and blue, so here’s a list of the genre’s most patriotic songs.

Laura Hostelley • July 4, 2018

Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina Bring Heat to the ACM Awards Stage

Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina were on fire as they delivered a heated performance of “What Ifs” on the 53rd ACM Awards.

Laura Hostelley • April 15, 2018

Throwback to When Carrie Underwood was Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry

“I was asked by the management here at the Grand Ole Opry to ask you if you would like to be their next member,” Randy Travis said to Underwood.

Laura Hostelley • March 15, 2018

Throwback to Joey+Rory’s ‘Cheater, Cheater’

This week we are taking a moment to remember Joey+Rory’s highest-charting single, “Cheater, Cheater.”

Laura Hostelley • March 8, 2018


Throwback To When Justin Timberlake Sang Alan Jackson on ‘Star Search’

Even at a young age, Timberlake looked like he belonged in the spotlight.

Laura Hostelley • March 1, 2018

Remember When Kelsea Ballerini Jammed Out with Taylor Swift and Rachel Platten?

Before she was a household name, Kelsea Ballerini got to hang out with Taylor Swift for a special backstage karaoke jam session.

Laura Hostelley • February 15, 2018

Remember When Johnny Cash Appeared on ‘Sesame Street?’

Fellow acts, including Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and Waylon Jennings have all brought their talent to the famous street.

Laura Hostelley • February 1, 2018

Throwback to When Leann Rimes and Reba McEntire Made a Salute to Dr. Pepper

The TV spot features Rimes pulling up to a dusty motel in a silver convertible to pick up McEntire for their adventure.

Laura Hostelley • January 18, 2018


Remember When Sugarland Was a Trio?

There once was a time where award-winning duo Sugarland was actually a trio. Here’s what happened to the third member of the band.

Laura Hostelley • January 11, 2018


Remember When Shania Twain and Billy Currington Had a ‘Party for Two?’

“Party for Two” was released in 2004 and it’s still just as catchy as ever!

Laura Hostelley • December 28, 2017

Remember When Carrie Underwood Performed at the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting?

Watch Underwood perform “Do You Hear What I Hear?” at the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting in 2007.

Laura Hostelley • December 14, 2017


Remember When Miranda Lambert Sang an Original Song on ‘Nashville Star?’

Watch as a young Miranda Lambert performs the song “Greyhound Bound for Nowhere” on an episode of Nashville Star.

Laura Hostelley • December 7, 2017

Album Review: Danielle Bradbery’s ‘I Don’t Believe We’ve Met’

Danielle Bradbery has grown up immensely since her last album and seems to have started a new and bright chapter in her career.

Laura Hostelley • November 30, 2017

Remember When Keith Urban Appeared in an Alan Jackson Music Video?

Before he was a superstar in his own right, Keith Urban took odd jobs including one where he played guitar in a music video for Alan Jackson.

Laura Hostelley • November 16, 2017

Album Review: Chase Rice’s ‘Lambs & Lions’

The vulnerability Rice puts on display all throughout Lambs & Lions is a testament to his growth in the genre and shows promise of all that he has left to do.

Laura Hostelley • November 16, 2017


Remember When Taylor Swift Won her First CMA Award?

“This is definitely the highlight of my senior year,” Swift said while accepting the honor.

Laura Hostelley • November 2, 2017

Remember When Kellie Pickler Made the Entire CMA Awards Audience Cry?

Pickler looked flawless taking the stage in a strapless red gown as she sang her auto-biographical song “I Wonder.” 

Laura Hostelley • October 26, 2017

Remember When Loretta Lynn Became the First Female CMA Entertainer of the Year?

Loretta Lynn is one of only five solo female artists to ever take home the top honor at the CMA Awards.

Laura Hostelley • October 19, 2017

Album Review: Carly Pearce’s ‘Every Little Thing’

Carly Pearce’s debut album makes a bold statement for the rising singer on the male-dominated landscape of the country music genre. 

Laura Hostelley • October 12, 2017