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Apr 11

Carrie Underwood Continues Her Run at No. 1 on Top 20

Carrie Underwood Continues Her Run at No. 1 on Top 20

Carrie Underwood photo by James White, courtesy of Sony Music Nashville.

Carrie Underwood makes it yet another week at No. 1 on Top 20 Country Countdown with her “Blown Away Medley!” Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert round out the Top 3 with their latest videos while Florida Georgia Line moves up to No. 15 with their latest video, “This Is How We Roll,” featuring Luke Bryan.

See photos from the ACM Awards >>

Top 20 Photo Gallery »

Plus, host Nan Kelley headed to Las Vegas for the ACM Awards! She caught up with the night’s big winners, including Miranda Lambert, Justin Moore and The Band Perry. She even scored some time with Entertainer of the Year winner George Strait!

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. Carrie Underwood – “Blown Away Medley”
  2. Blake Shelton – “Doin’ What She Likes”
  3. Miranda Lambert – “Automatic”
  4. Little Big Town – “Sober”
  5. Chris Young – “Who I Am With You”
  6. Keith  Urban – “Cop Car”
  7. Lady Antebellum – “Compass”
  8. Luke Bryan – “Drink A Beer”
  9. Katie Armiger – “Safe”
  10. Cassadee Pope – “I Wish I Could Break Your Heart” Continue Reading

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Apr 11

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Lauren Alaina posts a “Transformation Tuesday” featuring Carrie Underwood; Taylor Swift bakes cookies with Olympian Gracie Gold; The Band Perry apologizes to Sheryl Crow; and Luke Bryan and wife Caroline post a poolside selfie. Here are our picks for this week’s Top 10 Country Tweets Of The Week:

Lauren Alaina & Carrie Underwood

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/Lauren_Alaina.

Lauren Alaina – Lauren_Alaina: How about this for a #TransformationTuesday lol. I’ve always loved miss @carrieunderwood

Sheryl Crow – SherylCrow: Overall a great night at the #ACMs. Whew! I’m tired! Still picking confetti out of my hair! @ACMawards

The Band Perry – TheBandPerry: Sorry @SherylCrow!!! We love you! xxkP

 

Kip Moore climbs a rock wall in Las Vegas

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/KipMooreMusic.

Kip MooreKipMooreMusic: my Vegas high… Thanks red rock gym Continue Reading

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Apr 8

Miranda Lambert Sets Record with ACM Awards Win

 Miranda Lambert wins 3 ACM Awards

Miranda Lambert poses in the press room with the Best Female Vocalist award during the 49th Annual Academy Of Country Music Award. (Photo by Steven Lawton/FilmMagic)

Miranda Lambert had an ACM Awards to remember. She performed her new single, “Automatic,” for the first time on national television and paid tribute to Merle Haggard and his 50 years in country music by performing “Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down” and “I’m a Lonesome Fugitive” with George Strait. She also won her fifth consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year award, setting an ACM record for the most consecutive wins in that category.

See photos from the 2014 ACM Awards >>

In all, Miranda took home three ACM trophies, including wins for Single Record of the Year  for “Mama’s Broken Heart” and Vocal Event of the Year for “We Were Us” with Keith Urban. “Tonight has not even begun to sink in yet. It probably won’t for a week,” Miranda said. “I can’t believe that this is my job. I got a picture with George Strait and Garth Brooks, I hung out with Trisha Yearwood and practically stalked Faith Hill. It was a great night.” Continue Reading

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Apr 4

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Carrie Underwood’s trainer proves she puts in time at the gym while Carrie says goodbye to How I Met Your  Mother; Lady Antebellum is honored by the GRAMMYs; Blake Shelton is back to mocking his celebrity and Brad Paisley pulls an April Fools’ joke; Plus, Thomas Rhett and Justin Moore share a birthday phone call. Here are our picks for this week’s Top 10 Country Tweets Of The Week:

Carrie Underwood does a pull-up

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/OpreaFitness.

Oprea Personal FitnessOpreaFitness: Check out @carrieunderwood killin it on her pull-ups today!! Awesome job!

Carrie Underwood – CarrieUnderwood: Tonight is the final episode of @HIMYM_CBS. I feel like 5 of my friends are moving away & I’ll never see them again. Been a great 9 seasons!

Brad Paisley – BradPaisley: The name of the new tour is going to be “The Barnacles, Bouys, and Bouncy Castles Tour”

Thomas Rhett Facetimes with Justin Moore

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/ThomasRhett.

Thomas Rhett – ThomasRhett: Fun fact: @JustinColeMoore and I share a birthday. Better fact: it’s today. Happy birthday brother. Continue Reading

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Mar 28

Carrie Underwood Keeps Her No. 1 Streak Alive on Top 20

Carrie Underwood Keeps Her No. 1 Streak Alive on Top 20

Carrie Underwood photo by James White, courtesy of Sony Music Nashville.

Carrie Underwood remains at No. 1 for an eighth week on Top 20 Country Countdown with her “Blown Away Medley.” Blake Shelton and Little Big Town round out the Top 3 while new videos from Hunter Hayes, Tim McGraw and Brett Eldredge made their countdown debuts.

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. Carrie Underwood – “Blown Away Medley”
  2. Blake Shelton – “Doin’ What She Likes”
  3. Little Big Town – “Sober”
  4. Keith  Urban – “Cop Car”
  5. Luke Bryan – “Drink A Beer”
  6. Katie Armiger – “Safe”
  7. Lady Antebellum – “Compass”
  8. Cassadee Pope – “I Wish I Could Break Your Heart”
  9. Brantley Gilbert – “Bottoms Up”
  10. Rascal Flatts – “Rewind” Continue Reading

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Mar 28

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Brad Paisley channels Legos and gets punked by Chris Young; Carrie Underwood comments on the spring snow earlier this week while Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley enjoys the sun a little too much; and Luke Bryan goes fishing with hit songwriter Dallas Davidson. Plus, Dierks Bentley celebrates a special No. 1. Here are our picks for this week’s Top 10 Country Tweets Of The Week:

Luke Bryan goes fishing with Dallas Davison

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/DavidsonDallas.

Dallas DavidsonDavidsonDallas@LukeBryanOnline Row cropping em at new pond

Dierks Bentley – DierksBentley: thank YOU for calling/tweeting Country Radio. I Hold On is the number 1 song in the country today! this one means more to me than any other.

Taylor Swift – TaylorSwift13: I keep hiding things in secret spots in my apartment and then forgetting where I hid them. Would’ve been the worst pirate ever.

Brad Paisley as a Lego movie character

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/BradPaisley.

Brad Paisley – BradPaisley: Inside Lego Movie joke. I think I’m “The special. ” Continue Reading

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Mar 28

Will Carrie Underwood Continue Her No. 1 Run on Top 20?

Top 20 Country Countdown host Nan Kelley

Nan Kelley, host of Top 20 Country Countdown.

The weather is warming up and so is Top 20 Country Countdown, with videos from some of country’s hottest stars! Host Nan Kelley will count down this week’s Top 20 music videos, chosen by you, from our studio on Music Row.

Top 20 Photo Gallery »

Carrie Underwood has made it seven weeks at No. 1 with her “Blown Away Medley.” Can she do it another week, with Little Big Town, Keith Urban and Blake Shelton all vying for the top spot? Tune in tonight at 8/7c to find out! Check the full schedule » Continue Reading

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Mar 24

ACM Announces Off Camera Award Winners

ACM Announces Off Camera Award Winners

The Academy of Country Music has announced the winners of the non-televised awards. The recipients of the ACM Special Awards, Industry Awards, Studio Recording Awards and Songwriter of the Year honorees will be honored at the 8th Annual ACM Honors event on September 9, 2014 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

SPECIAL AWARDS

Career Achievement AwardToby Keith and Ronnie Milsap will receive the Career Achievement Award, honoring an individual artist, duo, group or multiple artist collaboration that have advanced the popularity and acceptance of country music through their endeavors in the entertainment industry in multiple areas during the preceding calendar year.

Cliffie Stone Pioneer AwardBob Beckham will receive the Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award, honoring individuals who are pioneers in the country music genre, posthumous. He is remembered as a true fan of music who took chances on unknown songwriters such as Larry Gatlin, Jerry Reed, Ray Stevens and many more. The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame recognized him with the inaugural Mentor Award in 2008. Bob died in 2013.

Crystal Milestone AwardMerle Haggard will be honored with the Crystal Milestone Award, which is given to an artist or industry leader to commemorate a specific, remarkable achievement. Merle was the ACM’s first Entertainer of the Year when the award was presented in 1970. That win marked the Academy’s first Triple Crown achievement, as he had already received the Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year award for 1965 and the first of six Male Vocalist of the Year awards the following year. Two of his songs, “Okie From Muskogee” and “Are the Good Times Really Over” received Single Record and Song of the Year awards in 1969 and 1982, respectively. In 2014, he will celebrate the milestone of 50 years in country music. Continue Reading

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Mar 21

Carrie Underwood Continues Her No. 1 Run on Top 20

Carrie Underwood Continues Her No. 1 Run on Top 20

Carrie Underwood photo by James White, courtesy of Sony Music Nashville.

Carrie Underwood remains at No. 1 for another week on Top 20 Country Countdown with her “Blown Away Medley!” Blake Shelton moves into No. 2 with his latest video, “Doing What She Likes” while Little Big Town jumps up to No. 3 with their “Sober” video. Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan make their countdown debut with “This Is How We Roll,” coming in at No. 20.

Top 20 Photo Gallery »

Plus, it’s basketball season on Top 20! Host Nan Kelley got into the b-ball spirit by heading to Atlanta, Georgia for some one-on-one time with the world famous Harlem Globetrotters. Drew and Jonathan Scott of HGTV’s the Property Brothers also dropped by the court to join in on the fun!

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. Carrie Underwood – “Blown Away Medley”
  2. Blake Shelton – “Doin’ What She Likes”
  3. Little Big Town – “Sober”
  4. Katie Armiger – “Safe”
  5. Luke Bryan – “Drink A Beer”
  6. Keith  Urban – “Cop Car”
  7. Gary Allan – “It Ain’t The Whiskey”
  8. Keith  Urban w/Miranda Lambert – “We Were Us”
  9. Lady Antebellum – “Compass”
  10. Cassadee Pope – “I Wish I Could Break Your Heart” Continue Reading

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Mar 14

Carrie Underwood Stays at No. 1 on Top 20

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood photo by James White, courtesy of Sony Music Nashville.

Carrie Underwood continues to “blow away” the competition with her “Blown Away Medley,” making it yet another week at No. 1 on Top 20 Country CountdownKatie Armiger, Blake Shelton and two videos from Keith Urban, one featuring Miranda Lambert, round out the Top 5. Plus, Cassadee Pope and Rascal Flatts make countdown debuts with their latest videos. Host Nan Kelley was on hand to count down this week’s chart, chosen by you!

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. Carrie Underwood – “Blown Away Medley”
  2. Katie Armiger – “Safe”
  3. Blake Shelton – “Doin’ What She Likes”
  4. Keith  Urban – “Cop Car”
  5. Keith  Urban w/Miranda Lambert – “We Were Us”
  6. Luke Bryan – “Drink A Beer”
  7. Little Big Town – “Sober”
  8. Gary Allan – “It Ain’t The Whiskey”
  9. Lady Antebellum – “Compass”
  10. The Band Perry – “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely” Continue Reading

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