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Jul 25

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

Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert

Photo courtesy 2014 ACM Awards

Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood have made it three weeks at No. 1 on Top 20 Country Countdown with “Somethin’ Bad!” Scotty McCreery made a big countdown debut, entering the chart at No. 2 with “Feelin’ It.” Kenny Chesney’s“American Kids” also debuted on the countdown, coming in at No. 19.

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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. Scotty McCreery – “Feelin’ It”
  3. Tim McGraw w/Faith Hill – “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s”
  4. Neal McCoy – “Can You Do This”
  5. Danielle Bradbery – “Young in America”
  6. Lady Antebellum – “Bartender”
  7. Little Big Town – “Day Drinking”
  8. Haley & Michaels – “Just Another Love Song”
  9. Brad Paisley – “River Bank”
  10. The Band Perry – “Chainsaw” Continue Reading

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Jul 25

Miranda Lambert Helps an Animal Shelter in Need

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Miranda Lambert photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville.

Miranda Lambert’s love of animals is well-known, especially her passion for rescuing dogs. She recently shared her emotional story of helping a pet shelter in Tishomingo, Okla. where she lives with husband Blake Shelton. The yellow lab her parents had when she was born started it all.

“He slept under my crib and I think he was the one who started my love of dogs,” she said. “I feel like they love you for you, you know. That’s why I have six.”

Watch Miranda Lambert’s story below: Continue Reading

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Jul 22

Inaugural Route 91 Harvest Festival Set for Las Vegas

Jason Aldean

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

Las Vegas is gearing up for its first ever country music festival. The inaugural Route 91 Harvest Festival is set for October 3-5 at The Lot across from Luxor Hotel & Casino. Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton have been announced as headliners.

“It’s exciting to see the Route 91 Harvest Festival come to fruition,” Chris Baldizan, Senior Vice President of Entertainment for MGM Resorts International, said. “With an amazing lineup of talent over three days, our guests will experience country music at a unique, one-of-a-kind venue right on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. It’s great to have a partner like Live Nation who shares our passion and vision for entertainment.” Continue Reading

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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

Justin Moore and Thomas Rhett Discuss Upcoming Tour With Miranda Lambert

Justin Moore

Justin Moore photo by Kristin Barlowe, courtesy of BMLG.

Miranda Lambert kicked off her Platinum Tour earlier this month, and she’s bringing Justin Moore and Thomas Rhett along with her. Both Moore and Rhett are looking forward to touring with Lambert. Moore even rearranged his summer plans to go on the tour.

“She asked us out, and we weren’t really looking for another tour to do, especially since we’ve kinda got our own thing going now,” he said. “But, not unlike Randy [Houser] and Josh [Thompson] and me going out together, it’s really fun to go out and tour with people who you’re actually friends with. The fact that she’s on my album, plus we’re such good friends, I thought it’d be a fun change of pace for us.” 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 4

Danielle Bradbery Remains at No. 1 on Top 20

Danielle Bradbery

Danielle Bradbery photo by of Angela Talley.

It’s three weeks at No. 1 for Danielle Bradbery’s “Young in America” on Top 20 Country Countdown! Neal McCoy and Chris Younground out the Top 3 with Lady Antebellum making a big countdown debut, coming in at No. 6 with “Bartender.” New videos from Brad Paisley and Luke Bryan also enter the countdown this week, coming in at No. 14 and No .17, respectively.

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. Danielle Bradbery – “Young in America”
  2. Neal McCoy – “Can You Do This”
  3. Chris Young – “Who I Am With You”
  4. Miranda Lambert – “Automatic”
  5. The Band Perry – “Chainsaw”
  6. Lady Antebellum – “Bartender”
  7. Haley & Michaels – “Just Another Love Song”
  8. Luke Bryan – “Play It Again”
  9. Dierks Bentley – “Drunk On A Plane”
  10. Dolly Parton – “Home” Continue Reading

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Jun 27

Danielle Bradbery Goes Two Weeks at No. 1 on Top 20

Danielle Bradbery

Danielle Bradbery’s 2013 debut album. Photo courtesy of BMLG.

Danielle Bradbery makes it two weeks at No. 1 with “Young In America” on this week’s Top 20 Country Countdown! Chris Young and Neal McCoy round out the Top 3 with Dolly Parton making an impressive countdown debut, coming in at No.5 with “home.”

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Besides counting down this week’s Top 20 music videos, host Nan Kelley was also celebrating the first full week of summer! She headed to Kampgrounds of America, where she enjoyed the great outdoors and, of course, s’mores.

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. Danielle Bradbery – “Young in America”
  2. Chris Young – “Who I Am With You”
  3. Neal McCoy – “Can You Do This”
  4. Miranda Lambert – “Automatic”
  5. Dolly Parton – “Home”
  6. The Band Perry – “Chainsaw”
  7. Luke Bryan – “Play It Again”
  8. Dierks Bentley – “Drunk On A Plane”
  9. Joe Nichols – “Yeah”
  10. Haley & Michaels – “Just Another Love Song” Continue Reading

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Jun 20

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 Blake Shelton celebrate Blake’s birthday, Taylor Swift introduces her newest family member, Luke Bryan sets the Miley Cyrus record straight, Kip Moore is letting go of the hate and Brad Paisley hangs out with Ludacris. Here are our picks for this week’s Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week:

Miranda Lambert – MirandaLambert: HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my best friend in the whole world! blakeshelton I love you! (And your dimples!)

Blake Shelton's Birthday

Blake Shelton photo courtesy of instagram.com/mirandalambert.

Blake Shelton – BlakeShelton: Few things in my life have made my heart swell up like the birthday text I got from Earl Thomas Conley this morning.. #hero

Luke Bryan – LukeBryanOnline: Why is everyone asking if I’m doing a duet with miley? Not true.

Taylor Swift – TaylorSwift13: Meet Olivia Benson. Continue Reading

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Jun 20

Danielle Bradbery Takes Over at No. 1 on Top 20

Danielle Bradbery

Danielle Bradbery’s 2013 debut album. Photo courtesy of BMLG.

Danielle Bradbery takes over at No. 1 with “Young In America” on this week’s Top 20 Country Countdown, knocking Chris Young to No. 2 after spending three weeks at the top of the chart. Neal McCoy has a big debut with his latest, “Can You Do This,” entering the chart at No. 3. Jana Kramer and Justin Moore make their countdown debuts as well, coming in at No. 19 and No. 20, respectively.

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Besides counting down this week’s Top 20 music videos, host Nan Kelley also welcomed Hunter Hayes to the studio! Nan and Hunter sat down to discuss his new album, Storyline, and his headlining You’re Not Invisible Tour.

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. Danielle Bradbery – “Young in America”
  2. Chris Young – “Who I Am With You”
  3. Neal McCoy – “Can You Do This”
  4. Miranda Lambert – “Automatic”
  5. The Band Perry – “Chainsaw”
  6. Luke Bryan – “Play It Again”
  7. Dierks Bentley – “Drunk On A Plane”
  8. Cassadee Pope – “I Wish I Could Break Your Heart”
  9. Lee Brice – “I Don’t Dance”
  10. David Nail – “Kiss You Tonight” Continue Reading

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