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Top 10 Dan + Shay Songs
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Story Behind the Song: Carrie Underwood, ‘Jesus, Take the Wheel’
Underwood's first single from her debut album, 'Some Hearts', spent six consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and earned a Top 10 spot on the Christian Songs chart (No. 4), a Top 20 spot on the Hot 100 (No. 20) and Top 30 spot on the Adult…
She’s Got a Way With Words: Dolly Parton’s Best Quotes
She's got a way with words!
31 Years Ago: Reba McEntire Makes Her Film Debut in ‘Tremors’
McEntire appears in the movie 'Tremors' opposite Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward.
Alan + Denise Jackson — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Jackson and his wife Denise have come a long way from their high school courtship in Newnan, Ga.
31 Years Ago: Randy Travis Hits No. 1 With ‘It’s Just a Matter of Time’
On Dec. 2, 1989, Travis had a good reason to celebrate.
Top 10 Country Thanksgiving Songs
We all have plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Top 10 Dierks Bentley Songs
Bentley's songs are some of the most daringly original tracks in the last 15 years of country music.
Country Music’s Nastiest Breakups
Country artists have a reputation for penning lyrics that tell tough stories, but one of the hardest things that some stars have to go through isn't always covered in the biggest hits: band breakups.
66 Years Ago: Patsy Cline Signs Her First Recording Contract
On Sept. 30, 1954, Cline signed her first recording contract with Four Star Records.
41 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings’ ‘Greatest Hits’ Album Certified Platinum
On Sept. 7, 1979, Jennings' 'Greatest Hits' album was certified platinum, for sales in excess of one million units.
New Music Rundown: 2020’s Country, Americana, Bluegrass + Folk Album Releases
These new albums all arrived in 2020.