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Blake Shelton Picks Up Fourth Male Vocalist of the Year Award at 2013 CMAs
The third time is usually the charm in life and superstition, but not for Blake Shelton -- unless, of course, we're speaking solely about his wins as a coach on 'The Voice.' For Shelton and his personal career, four is the magic number, as the singer picked up the Male …
Alan Jackson and George Strait Memorialize George Jones With ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’…
We lost the Possum, George Jones -- who is considered one of the greatest country singers ever, if not the greatest country singer ever -- earlier this year. Of course, the 2013 CMA Awards paid tribute to the legend, with Alan Jackson and George Strait performing a duet of 'He St…
Taylor Swift Thanks Country Music’s Elite When Accepting Pinnacle Award at 2013 CMA Awards
If for some reason you need further proof that Taylor Swift is a class act, you needn't look any further than her Pinnacle Award acceptance speech at the 2013 CMA Awards on Wednesday (Nov. 6).
Taylor Swift Delivers Breathtaking, All-Star Acoustic Version of ‘Red’ at 2013 CMA Awards
Taylor Swift turned in an all-star, acoustic version of the title track from 2012's 'Red' at the 2013 CMA Awards. She was joined by Alison Krauss and Vince Gill for this customized, slowed down and (likely) one-time-only version of her love-gone-wrong song.
Little Big Town Were ‘Sober’ by Candlelight at 2013 CMAs
Little Big Town turned in an intimate, candlelit performance of the ruminative but uplifting ballad 'Sober' at the 2013 CMA Awards on Nov. 6.
Censors Mute Kacey Musgraves During 2013 CMAs Performance of ‘Follow Your Arrow’
Looking extra pretty in a ruffly, lemon yellow party dress that showed off her killer legs, Kacey Musgraves -- nominated for six 2013 CMA Awards -- took the stage to perform her thoughtful track 'Follow Your Arrow' during the Nov. 6 broadcast. Unfortunately, she also dealt with t…
Luke Bryan Opens 2013 CMAs With ‘That’s My Kind of Night’ and Florida Georgia Line
Luke Bryan opened the 2013 CMA Awards on Nov. 6 with his latest hit 'That's My Kind of Night.' Of course, he shook his thang, which has become his trademark, and he sparkled, too.
Lauren Alaina Reveals New Song ‘Same Day, Different Bottle’ Is About Dad’s Alcoholism
Lauren Alaina debuted a new song at the CMT Next Women of Country event in Nashville this week -- but not just any song. The teen reveals that the intimate and emotionally resonant track 'Same Day, Different Bottle' is about her father, J.J. Suddeth, who recently completed a stint in …
Jason Aldean Reveals There Were Problems in His Marriage Before Cheating Scandal
In a pre-CMAs special with Robin Roberts, Jason Aldean opened up about the end of his marriage to high school sweetheart Jessica Ussery.
Jake Owen’s Dad Is Officially Cancer-Free!
Great news for Jake Owen. His father, Steve, has been dealing with cancer and accompanying treatments for the better part of 2013, but he is now cancer-free!
2013 American Country Awards Nominees Announced
The 2013 American Country Awards nominees (aka the ACAs) have been announced, and it's Taylor Swift who is leading the charge and reigning supreme with a whopping eight nominations this year.
Kelly Clarkson Marries Brandon Blackstock!
After rumors, innuendo and the decision to swap out a big ceremony in favor of an intimate elopement, Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock are officially married.
Toby Keith Sounds Off About ‘The Hip-Hop Thing’ in Country Music
Toby Keith, who is about to release his new album 'Drinks After Work' on Oct. 29, is sticking with traditional, classic country songs on the album. He isn't about to cave or bend to trends, like adding a little hip-hop flavor in order to increase sales, to gain more traction at radio …
Blake Shelton, Keith Urban Ignite Hilarious Reality Show War of Words
Blake Shelton and Keith Urban serve on the judging panels of competing reality singing shows. So, it's not just the contestants who battle on 'The Voice' and 'American Idol.'