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Top 10 Songs By Lori McKenna
Dang, she's good!
12 Country Songs That Are … Well, a Little Dirty
Double entendre, puns, unexpected turns of phrase -- the best country stars and songwriters don't shy away from a literary device.
10 Things You Might Not Know About Martina McBride
Think you're McBride's ultimate fan? Let's find out!
8 of Country Music’s Best Concert Traditions
There's nothing like a concert: the spectacle of live music, the experience of seeing songs you love brought to life ... and the possibility of the unexpected.
18 Swoon-Worthy Country Music Quotes About Love
Country music centers so strongly on storytelling, and one of its favorites stories to tell is a love story.
It’s Twin Girls for Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott
Grand Ole Opry Remembers Troy Gentry: ‘Our Stage Will Never Be the Same’ [WATCH]
Country Music’s Best Guitarists [PICTURES]
While rock legends such as Jimi Hendrix and Slash typically dominate the "best guitarist ever" conversations, country music is no slouch when it comes to producing legendary shredders.
Top 10 Country Music Songs of 2016
The Boot counts down 2016's very best country songs.
Country Stars Who Got Engaged or Married in 2016
A number of country stars have celebrated love this year with an engagement or a wedding.