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Jul 18

Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood Stay at No.1 on Top 20

Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert

Photo courtesy 2014 ACM Awards.

Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood made a big debut last week, entering the Top 20 Country Countdown at No. 1 with “Somethin’ Bad.” The pair made it two weeks in a row in the top spot with Neal McCoy and Danielle Bradbery rounding out the Top 3. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill jump 10 spots from No. 14 to No. 4 with “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s” and Haley & Michaels continue their slow rise up the charts, up to No. 5 with “Just Another Love Song.”

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Want to re-watch some of your favorite interviews? Head over to our Top 20 section for videos and photos. You can also catch Top 20 Extras, cast your votes and take a look at the current chart to see where your favorite videos land. This Week’s Chart:

  1. Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood – “Somethin’ Bad”
  2. Neal McCoy – “Can You Do This”
  3. Danielle Bradbery – “Young in America”
  4. Tim McGraw w/Faith Hill – “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s”
  5. Haley & Michaels – “Just Another Love Song”
  6. Lady Antebellum – “Bartender”
  7. Little Big Town – “Day Drinking”
  8. Brad Paisley – “River Bank”
  9. The Band Perry – “Chainsaw”
  10. The Swon Brothers – “Later On” Continue Reading

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Jul 16

Carrie Underwood and Sunday Night Football Theme Come to Theaters

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood photo courtesy Sony Music Nashville.

Carrie Underwood is coming to a theater near you. A new preview of NBC’s Sunday Night Football theme hits theaters on July 25. The clip gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the theme, featuring Underwood and NFL stars. Underwood also performs “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night” during the two-and-a-half minute spot.

NBC Sports announced the news during their presentation at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles on Monday. The cinema promo will air in over 19,000 AMC, Cinemark and Regal theaters nationwide. This is the second season of Underwood performing the song, set to Joan Jett’s “I Hate Myself for Loving You.” Continue Reading

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Jul 14

Carrie Underwood’s ‘The Sound of Music’ Receives Emmy Nominations

Carrie Underwood

Photo courtesy of NBC.

Carrie Underwood made her debut as Maria in The Sound of Music Live!’ in December 2013 on NBC. While Underwood received some criticism for her performance, she can celebrate now that the musical garnered four Primetime Emmy nominations. The TV special was nominated for Outstanding Music Direction, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special, Outstanding Special Class Program and Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special

The broadcast was a live television re-working of the musical on which the Julie Andrews movie was based. Underwood starred as Maria von Trapp alongside Stephen Moyer, Audra McDonald, Christian Borle and Laura Benanti. The special drew a total of 44 million viewers. Continue Reading

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Jul 11

Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood Debut at No. 1 on Top 20

Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert

Photo courtesy 2014 ACM Awards

Talk about a big debut! Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood’s sassy song, “Somethin’ Bad,” entered the Top 20 Country Countdown at No. 1, knocking Danielle Bradbery’s “Young in America” down to No. 2 after it spent three weeks at No. 1. Little Big Town and Tim McGraw and Faith Hill also made impressive countdown debuts, coming in at No. 13 and No. 14, respectively, with their latest videos.

Top 20 Photo Gallery »

Want to re-watch some of your favorite interviews? Head over to our Top 20 section for videos and photos. You can also catch Top 20 Extras, cast your votes and take a look at the current chart to see where your favorite videos land. This Week’s Chart:

  1. Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood – “Somethin’ Bad”
  2. Danielle Bradbery – “Young in America”
  3. Neal McCoy – “Can You Do This”
  4. Chris Young – “Who I Am With You”
  5. Miranda Lambert – “Automatic”
  6. Lady Antebellum – “Bartender”
  7. Haley & Michaels – “Just Another Love Song”
  8. The Band Perry – “Chainsaw”
  9. Luke Bryan – “Play It Again”
  10. Brad Paisley – “River Bank” Continue Reading

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Jul 2

Carrie Underwood Returns for Sunday Night Football

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood photo courtesy Sony Music Nashville.

Fans have been waiting all year for football season to come back around and when the NFL kicks off this fall, Carrie Underwood will be back! She is set to return to NBC’s Sunday Night Football for the 2014 season for another performance of “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night.”

“This year, they were going for a roaming party-concert — lots of lights and they wanted it to feel really high energy,” she told The Hollywood Reporter. While the song will sound similar to last year, she did make a few updates. “I got to go back into the studio and make a few tweaks,” she revealed. Continue Reading

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Jun 27

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Justin Moore and Blake Shelton embrace; Carrie Underwood and Kip Moore spend time helping others; Brett Eldredge celebrates his parents; and Martina McBride and Blake Shelton have a couple of serious questions. Here are our picks for this week’s Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week:

Justin Moore-Blake Shelton Bear Hug

Justin Moore and Blake Shelton photo courtesy of Twitter.com/JustinColeMoore

Justin Moore – JustinColeMoore: Can’t keep his hands off me. @blakeshelton

Taylor SwiftTaylorSwift13: When my mom says “Think you should brush the back of your hair?”, it’s really less of a question and more of a call to action.

Chris Young – ChrisYoungMusic: Saw my grandmother on my dad’s side today. She didn’t recognize me and she thought it was 1945, but she was happy… Love you grandma.

Carrie Underwood – CarrieUnderwood: Back to work now after an amazing week in Haiti with @DanitasChildren Such wonderful children & staff! I miss them… Continue Reading

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Jun 13

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week Miranda Lambert gets some incredible feedback on one of her new songs; Kip Moore and Chris Young discuss injuries; Jason Aldean performs with George Strait; Kix Brooks wife posts a hilarious #TBT; And Charlie Daniels is the picture of contentment. Here are our picks for this week’s Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week:

Miranda Lambert – MirandaLambert: I never thought I would actually hear from the Queen herself!

Kip Moore – KipMooreMusic: Never injured my eye and never left a stage…no clue where that comes from. I’m good

Chris Young – ChrisYoungMusic: Overheard tonight,”That guy has more cuts than Chris Young making dinner!” Haha!!

Jason Aldean at 2014 CMA Music Festival

Jason Aldean at the 2014 CMA Music Festival; photo courtesy of the CMA.

Jason Aldean – Jason_Aldean: A night i will never forget, gettin to sing w Mr. George Strait on his last show. What an amazing night. Continue Reading

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Jun 6

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week Carrie Underwood takes a fan club party selfie; Carrie and Jennifer Nettles deliver an Opry moment; no one wants to play with Taylor Swift; Lucy Hale releases her debut album; and Ashley Monroe could use some canoeing lessons. Here are our picks for this week’s Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week:

Carrie Underwood – CarrieUnderwood: Best. Fans. Ever! Thanks for coming out to the Fan Club Party! I had so much fun singing for ya’! Xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxox

Charlie WorshamCharlieWorsham: pretty dang excited to blow the roof off riverfront stage today… I don’t know if it even has a roof but I’m gonna try anyway! #makemusic

Lucy Hale – LucyHale: Thank u to my friends, family & you for making this a day I will truly cherish forever! Y’all rock and I promise to tweet less tomorrow …

Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Nettles Rock the Opry

Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Nettles photo courtesy of twitter.com/opry.

Grand Ole Opry – Opry: #OpryMoment right here! @jennifernettles and @carrieunderwood sing DOLLY! #womenofcountry #9to5 #Opry @DollyParton Continue Reading

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May 28

Miranda Lambert Gives Carrie Underwood a Motorcycle

Miranda Lambert's Motorcycle Gift for Carrie Underwood

Photo courtesy of twitter.com/carrieunderwood

Forget a handwritten thank you card. Miranda Lambert gave Carrie Underwood a shiny new motorcycle as a way to say thanks for Carrie joining her on their duet, “Somethin’ Bad.” The pair debuted the song with a live performance on the Billboard Music Awards on May 18.

“Well, it’s not every day @mirandalambert buys you a motorcycle! Next stop, motorcycle driving lessons!!! #RansTheBest” Carrie tweeted, sharing a photo of her sitting on the bike. Continue Reading

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May 23

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood are the duo everyone is talking about; Brad Paisley hangs out with Darius Rucker and a couple of cartoon characters; Dierks Bentley and his band host The Today Show; and Jake Owen spends some time at the races with his little girl. Here are our picks for this week’s Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week:

Miranda Lambert – MirandaLambert: Welcome country’s new duo… Oklahoma Texas Line. @carrieunderwood #BBMAs

Blake SheltonBlakeShelton: I swear I’ve listened to “Something Bad” by @mirandalambert and @carrieunderwood 10 times today already!!!! It makes me like.. “You go gurl!” or “Oh no she di-ent!” or “B*tch you don’t know me!” or “Talk to the hand cause the face ain’t listening!”

Lauren AlainaLaurenAlaina: Oh man. The legs on stage at the billboard awards with Carrie and Miranda. #nicework #somethingbad #hotmamas

Darius Rucker Poses With Scooby Doo

Photo courtesy twitter.com/bradpaisley

Brad Paisley – BradPaisley: Hey look, it’s Scooby and Shaggy posing with a Darius Rucker cardboard standup. @dariusrucker Continue Reading

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