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Loretta Lynn: 5 Bada– Moments She Changed Everything
When Lynn entered country music nearly 60 (SIXTY!) years ago, she changed everything, from what a female country singer could sing about to what a female country singer could achieve.
Top 5 Chris Janson Songs
What's your favorite?
Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts Perform ‘My Town’ in Honor of Troy Gentry at 2017 CMA Awards
Rascal Flatts and Dierks Bentley performed "My Town" in honor of Montgomery Gentry's Troy Gentry at the 2017 CMA Awards.
Dan + Shay Cover Tom Petty’s ‘Free Fallin’’ After Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting
In tribute to both the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting victims and the late Tom Petty, Dan + Shay covered Petty's "Free Fallin'."
Reba McEntire to Host 2017 ‘CMA Country Christmas’
Reba McEntire announced Wednesday (Sept. 13) that she will be hosting this year's 'CMA Country Christmas'.
Carrie Underwood Breaks Silence Following Predators’ Loss, Says She Feels ‘Blessed’
After two days of silence following the Nashville Predators' Stanley Cup loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday (June 11), Carrie Underwood has spoken up.
Maren Morris Takes Home Best Country Solo Performance at 2017 Grammy Awards
Maren Morris won Best Country Solo Performance at the 2017 Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb. 12), for her 2016 single "My Church."
7 Artists Who Should Be in the Country Music Hall of Fame
Can you believe they're not in yet?!
Country Artists Wearing the American Flag [PICTURES]
Country music is as American as football / apple pie / insert-any-other-cliche-phrase-here, so it makes sense that, from time to time, the genre's artists would don some patriotic clothing.