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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.

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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. 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 22

Watch Lady Antebellum’s “Bartender” Music Video Starring Kate Upton

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Lady Antebellum photo by Joseph Llanes, courtesy of The GreenRoom.

Lady Antebellum enlisted a couple of famous friends for a drink-off in their new music video for their latest single, “Bartender.” The trio premiered the video, starring Kate Upton and Arrested Development’s Tony Hale, Thursday morning on NBC’s Today. Directed by Shane Drake, the video stars Kate and her friends on a girls’ night out, which ends with bartender Tony slinging his best shots in an effort to win an epic drinking battle.

“I think we definitely captured the spirit of the song, but we also threw in some unexpected twists that the fans will love,” Charles Kelley said. “Kate and Tony took what could have been just another music video to a really cool place. I mean, pretty much every guy in America is in love with Kate Upton. And if I’m being totally honest, Dave and I now both have a little man-crush on Tony, too. He’s hilarious! Hands-down my favorite video we’ve ever done.”

Watch the “Bartender” video below: Continue Reading

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May 23

Fan Fair X Announces Full Schedule of CMA Music Festival Events

X will mark the best daytime spot in Nashville during CMA Music FestivalJune 5-8 at AT&T U-verse’s Fan Fair X located at the new Music City Center. Fan Fair X will be open all four days of CMA Music Festival with doors opening at 9:00a each day. A full schedule of music, meet-and-greets and more is planned.

LeAnn Rimes will kick things off on Thursday, June 5, at the Artist of the Day. She will cut the ribbon, officially opening Fan Fair X. Following the ribbon cutting, she will perform and answer fan questions on the CMA Close Up Stage before heading over to sign autographs at CMA Central, CMA’s autograph hub in the heart of Fan Fair X.

CMA Close Up Stage

Each morning during the Festival, a different Artist of the Day will take to the CMA Close Up Stage to kick off the day’s events. Opening day features LeAnn Rimes discussing her new VH1 TV show that will be shown in the CMA Screening Room. Friday’s Artist of the Day will be Sara Evans, who will be joined by longtime video director Peter Zavadil to discuss her career and share an insider look at her video highlights. Craig Morgan will be Artist of the Day on Saturday, and Sunday’s Artist of the Day will be Lady Antebellum.

Kix Brooks will also make an appearance at CMA Close Up Stage. He will host his American Country Countdown radio program from Fan Fair X on Saturday, June 7 at 11:15a CT, where he will be joined by special guests. He will also donate a package from his Arrington Vineyards winery as part of the Keep the Music Playing Silent Auction in Fan Fair X, benefiting music education.

At noon on Thursday, June 5, Billy Ray Cyrus will preview his upcoming film, Like A Country Song, in the CMA Screening Room. Afterward, he and other cast members will head to the CMA Close Up Stage for a question and answer session. He will sign autographs on Saturday, June 7.   Continue Reading

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May 8

10 Beautiful Country Moms

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of 10 Beautiful Country Moms. If you don’t see your favorite country mom on this list, let us know by commenting below!

Sara Evans photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville.

Sara Evans – When Sara married husband Jay Barker, her brood swelled to seven. Sara frequently tweets photos of her large family at school functions, hanging around the house and enjoying family outings.

Martina McBride and daughters Ava, Delaney & Emma. Photo by Cheryl Ecton.

Martina McBride – Martina and husband John have three daughters (above) and are navigating the teenage waters with two of them. As her oldest, Delaney, prepares to leave the nest, Martina hopes she’ll remember Mom’s words. “I hope, I pray that she hears the mom voice going, ‘Make good decisions,’ so it’s really important,” Martina said.

Shania Twain photo by Mark Abrahams, courtesy of Sandbox Management.

Shania Twain Despite the ups and downs in her personal life, Shania has remained a dedicated mother to her son, Eja. She once said in a Redbook interview that her greatest hope was for him to grow up “to be well-rounded, humble and honest, without having to be deprived to develop that character.”

Reba McEntire photo courtesy of The Valory Music Co.

Reba McEntire – Anyone who follows this redhead on Twitter knows she is her son Shelby’s biggest fan. Shelby, a race car driver, can count on his mom to be tweeting with pride from track side during his races.

Faith Hill photo by Andrew Southam, courtesy of Warner Bros. Nashville.

Faith Hill – Not only is Faith married to Tim McGraw, she’s also the mother of three beautiful girls. Faith puts family first, taking her girls out on the road with her during tours and keeping their lives as normal as possible, despite their parents’ celebrity status. Continue Reading

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Apr 22

Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood & Wife Kelli Expecting Their First Child

Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood and wife Kelli

Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood and fiancee Kelli Cashiola were married Saturday, April 14, 2012. Photo by Skip Hopkins, courtesy of The Greenroom.

Congratulations to Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood and his wife Kelli! The couple will welcome their first child in September. They made the announcement through Lady Antebellum’s Twitter account.

“So excited for a new Baby A on the way in Sept! And it’s a boy!!! -Dave & Kelli” they wrote. 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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Apr 1

George Strait & Darius Rucker Ready for the ACM Awards

George Strait & Darius Rucker Ready for the ACM Awards

George Strait photo by Jill Trunnell, courtesy of Essential Broadcast Media

George Strait was humbled to hear his name listed among the artists up for Entertainer of the Year at this weekend’s ACM Awards. He last won the award in 1989 although he has been nominated in the category several times.

“To be here and still being a part of the business and nominated for awards and current and everything, it’s just unbelievable,” George said. “And I’m enjoying every bit of it.”

Darius Rucker is also headed to Las Vegas for the ACM Awards. He is up for three awards for his cover of “Wagon Wheel” which features Lady Antebellum — Single, Song and Vocal Event of the Year. Lady A wasn’t on the first cut of the song, however. The trio was added to the track following a conversation between Darius and his producer, Frank Rogers. Continue Reading

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Mar 17

Eric Church, Toby Keith & Lady Antebellum Added to ACM Awards

Eric Church, Toby Keith & Lady Antebellum Added to ACM Awards

Eric Church, Toby Keith and Lady Antebellum with Stevie Nicks have been added to the list of artists scheduled to perform during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, the ACM Awards will air live from Las Vegas on April 6 at 8/7c on CBS.

Previously-announced performers include Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line and The Band Perry. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. Continue Reading

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Mar 6

Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum & Jake Owen to Headline Watershed Music Festival

Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum & Jake Owen to Headline Watershed Music Festival

Tim McGraw photo courtesy of The Green Room.

Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum and Jake Owen will headline Watershed Music Festival, set for August 1-3 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington, overlooking the picturesque Columbia River Gorge. Billy Currington, Eli Young Band, Joe Diffie, Randy Houser, Justin Moore, Kip Moore, Cassadee Pope, Eli Young Band, Chase Rice, Dallas Smith and more are also set to perform.

“After I performed there last year I knew this was the kind of festival I would want to come back and play as many times as I can,” Kip Moore said. “It’s such an iconic and beautiful place to play and adds to what is already a great vibe. And there are tons of hardcore fans, which just amps it up to an insane level.” Continue Reading

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Jan 30

Lady Antebellum Witnesses Surprise Marriage Proposal

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Lady Antebellum photo by Joseph Llanes, courtesy of The GreenRoom.

A meet-and-greet before Lady Antebellum’s recent show in Bozeman, Montana turned unforgettable when a man dropped down to one knee and proposed to his girlfriend. The trio witnessed the proposal unfolding and made their way to them to offer congratulations and a serenade.

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The whole proposal was caught on film, including the band allowing the couple to pick which song they wanted to hear. They chose “When You’ve Got A Good Thing” and proceeded to dance for the first time as an engaged couple. Watch the proposal and serenade below on the latest episode of Lady A’s Webisode Wednesday video series: Continue Reading

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