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  • Carrie Underwood becomes RIAA's top country artist for digital singles

    Carrie Underwood becomes RIAA's top country artist for digital singles

    It's hard to believe that Carrie Underwood has been stealing our hearts for over a decade now after she won the fourth season of "American Idol" in 2005. Her songs have soared up the country charts and she's nabbed award after award. Her albums have sold millions and she's become the best-selling...
  • Five of the best country songs about football

    Five of the best country songs about football

    Football season is just getting started, but it’s on year-round in the world of country music. From a couple of NFL-themed TV staples to songs about the glory days of high school football, read on for five of the best country music songs that pay homage to football. 5) “Waiting All Day for Sunday...
  • Country Roads: Country music artists embrace new technology

    Country Roads: Country music artists embrace new technology

    Technology is reconfiguring the music industry and not even country singers are immune. From Twitter exclusives to intimate Instagrams, there are a host of new ways for artists to connect with their fans. One of the most recent tools to hit the web is a new live streaming feature on Facebook and...
  • Paul Simon joins the 'All for the Hall' lineup

    Paul Simon joins the 'All for the Hall' lineup

    Paul Simon is joining in to help raise funds for The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Rolling Stone spread the word that Simon is on board to join up with Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Vince Gill and Emmylou Harris for the "All for the Hall" fundraiser which will be taking place at the Best...
  • Carrie Underwood reveals about new album 'Storyteller'

    Carrie Underwood reveals about new album 'Storyteller'

    Carrie Underwood has not put out a new album in three and a half years. On Friday, Taste of Country shared the news that Carrie finally has a new album coming out called "Storyteller." This will be her fifth studio album. It is coming out on October 23 and has her new single "Smoke Break" in it...
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    Carrie Underwood announces new album 'Storyteller' in Facebook Q&A

    Country music superstar Carrie Underwood is back and it sounds like she has some stories to tell. In a live Facebook Q&A on Thursday, Underwood announced Storyteller, her first new studio album since 2012, which is set for release on October 23. The former “American Idol” champion also announced...
  • Carrie Underwood celebrates the working-class in 'Smoke Break' music video

    Carrie Underwood celebrates the working-class in 'Smoke Break' music video

    Carrie Underwood doesn't often explore the everyday routines of the working middle class, but in her brand new traditional-leaning single "Smoke Break," the singer champions the blue-collar individuals of America's Heartland. As the first taste of her forthcoming fifth studio LP, appropriately...
  • Watch: Carrie Underwood thanks radio for epic launch of 'Smoke Break'

    Watch: Carrie Underwood thanks radio for epic launch of 'Smoke Break'

    When life gets tough or the day gets long, sometimes you just need a "Smoke Break." That's Carrie Underwood's advice on her brand new traditional-leaning single, the first taste of her forthcoming fifth studio album, titled Storyteller. The song, which the singer co-wrote with Nashville mainstays...
  • Carrie Underwood is taking Calia to New York Fashion Week

    Carrie Underwood is taking Calia to New York Fashion Week

    Carrie Underwood will be putting aside the singing for one day when she heads off to put the spotlight on her fashion line at New York Fashion Week. Underwood is on fire right now breaking records with her latest single “Smoke Break” from her new album Storyteller which is set to be released Oct. 2...
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    Carrie Underwood reveals true story behind baby being locked in car

    Not long ago Carrie Underwood went to her Twitter page to share that her baby Isiah was locked inside the car and they had to break a window to get him out. At first, it sounded like Carrie was the one that broke the window. On Monday, Taste of Country shared what Carrie had to say about her son...
  • Watch: Brad Paisley celebrates the 'Country Nation' in new music video

    Watch: Brad Paisley celebrates the 'Country Nation' in new music video

    Brad Paisley's music is (in many ways) an essential part of the vibrant fabric of modern country music. It's steeped in tradition but has a forward-thinking way about it; you can certainly feel that on 2014's Moonshine in the Trunk LP. It's a tall-standing 15-track collection that features enough...
  • Lauren Alaina records new song for ESPN

    Lauren Alaina records new song for ESPN

    Lauren Alaina has just recorded a new song called "History" that will be used by ESPN exclusively. This country star got her start on "American Idol" and fans fell in love with her. It is great to see her reaching out and doing new things. On Wednesday, Taste of Country shared about her new song...
  • Carrie Underwood's first Periscope is a must see video

    Carrie Underwood's first Periscope is a must see video

    Country artist Carrie Underwood has joined the world of Periscope and her first video is one that you must see. On Wednesday, Taste of Country went to their page to share about her video, which is almost seven minutes long. Underwood was giving fans a bit of a look at the way things are before a...
  • Carrie Underwood announces she will tour with 'Storyteller' album

    Carrie Underwood announces she will tour with 'Storyteller' album

    It has been an exciting year for Carrie Underwood. From becoming a new mom to recording a new album, she is all about going big. As a part of her upcoming album release, Underwood dropped her new single “Smoke Break.” According to a report from Taste of Country on Tuesday, Carrie Underwood has...
  • Watch: Best country music videos released this summer

    Watch: Best country music videos released this summer

    With the unofficial end of summer upon us, it’s time to look back and rewatch some of the best videos released in country music. From music videos featuring a virtual tour of a singer’s hometown to an homage to a classic film, country music's top acts offered a lot more than the standard motifs of...
  • Carrie Underwood set for 2015 Apple Music Festival

    Carrie Underwood set for 2015 Apple Music Festival

    Carrie Underwood will be taking a little "Smoke Break" during her upcoming promo tour, in preparation of the Oct. 23 release of her forthcoming Storyteller LP, to travel overseas for this year's Apple Music Festival. Set for Sept. 19-28 at London's Roundhouse, a slew of superstar talent will sojourn...
  • Watch: Carrie Underwood performs 'Smoke Break' on 'The Tonight Show'

    Watch: Carrie Underwood performs 'Smoke Break' on 'The Tonight Show'

    Carrie Underwood let the world fade away last night when she dropped by "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" to perform her brand new single "Smoke Break." With guitar in hand (probably a first for the Oklahoma native on live TV), the 32-year-old took the stage with the blue-collar anthem, and...
  • Carrie Underwood announces ‘Storyteller’ song list

    Carrie Underwood announces ‘Storyteller’ song list

    Carrie Underwood had some fun revealing the track list for her new album that is on the way titled Storyteller. Taste of Country shared the news that Underwood headed to Instagram to reveal the song titles that will be included on her latest album with her fans. Underwood made the song list...
  • Chris Stapleton recognized with multiple CMA nominations

    Chris Stapleton recognized with multiple CMA nominations

    CMA announced its nominees for the 49th Annual CMA Awards yesterday, and Kentucky singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton figures prominently with nominations in the New Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, and Male Vocalist of the Year categories. His name recognition may not reach the level of other...
  • Listen: Lauren Alaina eyes 'Next Boyfriend' with new single

    Listen: Lauren Alaina eyes 'Next Boyfriend' with new single

    After a four-year gap since her debut album Wildflower, Lauren Alaina has released the first taste of her sophomore album with the plucky pop-country ode "Next Boyfriend." Enlisting busbee to produce (Lady Antebellum, Shakira, Daughtry), the song (co-written with Emily Weisband and Matt McVaney...
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