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Behind the Song: Carrie Underwood’s ‘Two Black Cadillacs’

“It’s drama, and it’s dark,” said Underwood about “Two Black Cadillacs,” her ACM Award-nominated song. And, she added, “you have to listen to the whole thing,” because you’ll be “sucked in.”

04/03/2014

Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Brad Paisley, More Added to Sunday’s ACM Awards

Bentley and Crow will perform “I Hold On,” Brice will perform his ACM nominated single “I Drive Your Truck,” and Paisley will make the national television debut of his new single “River Bank.”

04/02/2014

Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton Makes History with 11th Consecutive No. 1 Hit for ‘Doin’ What She Likes’

This week, Blake Shelton became the record holder for the most consecutive No. 1 songs in country airplay history.

04/02/2014

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash’s ‘Out Among the Stars’ Debuts at No. 1

Johnny Cash’s posthumous ‘Out Among the Stars,’ initially recorded in the 1980s, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart this week.

04/02/2014

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Interview: Justin Moore Remains a Champion of ‘Traditional’ Country Music

One of the Best New Artist nominees at this year’s ACM Awards, Justin Moore has experimented a bit on his three studio albums but always maintained his deep love of traditional country music.

04/02/2014

Martina McBride

Stream Martina McBride’s New Album ‘Everlasting’

“I love to sing all kinds of music,” McBride told Billboard about “Everlasting,” her album of pop and R&B standards that hits stores next week. Hear the album in full right now.

04/01/2014

Rascal Flatts

Rascal Flatts Reveal ‘Rewind’ Track List

“Payback” is a tongue-in-cheek track that highlights the band’s fun side, as a woman tries to make her boyfriend jealous. “It’s a fun little revenge tune that’s awesome, and I think the girls are going to love that one,” Jay DeMarcus said.

04/01/2014

Nashville stars going on tour

‘Nashville’ Actors Are Going on Tour

The three-city tour will kick off on April 25 in Chicago and continue on May 4 in Washington, DC and May 6 in New York City.

04/01/2014

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Interview: Dan + Shay’s ‘Magical’ Journey to the ACM Awards

“We were just sharing our stories about meeting girls in the summer and that summer love that you had,” Shay said.

04/01/2014