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A Few Reasons Why This Carrie Underwood/"Something in the Water" Lawsuit Seems Super Fishy

Ron McNeil and Georgia Lyons recently filed a lawsuit in federal court stating that, Carrie Underwood and her co-writers on "Something in the Water" stole the song from them.

Their lawsuit reads, "the hook on the infringing work, as released on the album, is structurally and lyrically identical, and substantially similar melodically to plaintiffs' composition of the same title."

The duo is also claiming they sent the song to Underwood, but "never heard back" and then she released the song.

Ummm...okay, now something's fishy.

Carrie Underwood probably gets sent a song every 2 hours from songwriters. Lots of those songwriters probably "don't hear back." She's Carrie Underwood.

You know what else is fishy? Ol' Ron McNeil's website. I know I work for the Internet and might have more knowledge on websites than a lot of people, but this is not the website of a hit songwriter.

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Ellen Got 'Deleted Scenes' from Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made Do" Video

Remember that time Ellen DeGeneres performed with Taylor Swift at the Staples Center? It was an absolute masterpiece of entertainment.

But, most of what these two ladies do could be considered masterpieces.

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Kelsea Ballerini's "High School" is Definitely About a Guy You Know

There's not going to be a sophomore slump for Kelsea Ballerini, not even when it comes to the song, "High School."

The tune is off Ballerini's upcoming Unapologetically and is the third release from the project. Her current single "Legends" is in the Top 30 at country radio.

Ballerini's "High School" is a songwriter's song-- a bittersweet, slow, nostalgic tune written solo by Ballerini. It's her "Better Man."

Ballerini wrote the song in her hometown bedroom to make sure she should could still do it on her own, ""When you write a song by yourself, there's a different level of vulnerability that you can tap into...I started relying on other people's creativity so much that I stopped believing in myself enough to write a song by myself," she told Time.

Though much of Unapologetically is about a rough breakup and finding love with Morgan Evans, "High School" is more of a reflection on how much Ballerini has changed since moving to Nashville, getting a record deal and racking up three No. 1 singles, "it's not necessarily about the boy that the song is referring to: it's about that moment when you realize you've outgrown your young self. You've changed, and you've evolved and you don't fit somewhere anymore."

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Eric Church Releases Second Set of 30 Live Recordings With More To Come

Eric Church's 61 Days in Church project is in full swing.

The singer has recorded over 200 live performances from his 61-date Holdin' My Own Tour and he's releasing the recordings to the public. Church initially released 30 live recordings from various stops across North America on Sept. 1 and has now released 30 more songs. That's a lot of songs, with more to come.

The songs performed by Church consist of catalogue cuts and singles as well as cover songs inspired by each tour stop.

"I had so much fun learning songs that were unique to whatever city we found ourselves in," Church said. "I learned a lot about each place, and it was special to see the crowd react to the songs that were only for them. I'm glad we recorded it and can relive it forever."

The North Carolina native partnered with Apple Music to release over 100 live recordings. The songs will be available on Apple for a two-week period and will then become available on all streaming services. Physical releases of all the songs will be made available soon.

30 New Live Recordings Released

  1. "I'm Gettin' Stoned"
  2. "It Makes No Difference"
  3. "Drink In My Hand"
  4. "Alberta"
  5. "Smoke a Little Smoke" (Acoustic)
  6. "Sundown"
  7. "Chattanooga Lucy" (feat. Joanna Cotten)
  8. "Get Up Jake"
  9. "Don't Do It"
  10. "Like Jesus Does" (feat. Joanna Cotten)
  11. "Up On Cripple Creek"
  12. "Pledge Allegiance to the Hag"
  13. "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man"
  14. "Creepin'"
  15. "My Town"
  16. "Livin' Part of Life"
  17. "Ophelia"
  18. "The Hard Way"
  19. "Memphis Medley" (How I Got to Memphis/Walking in Memphis)
  20. "Kill a Word" (feat. Joanna Cotten)
  21. "Better Man"
  22. "Lightning" (Acoustic)
  23. "Jolene"
  24. "Can't Take It With You"
  25. "Portland" (feat. Joanna Cotten)
  26. "Mr. Misunderstood"
  27. "The Shape I'm In"
  28. "Hell On the Heart"
  29. "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
  30. "Young and Wild"

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21 Most '90s Country Music Album Covers of the '90s

The 1990s were quite the decade for country music. By the mid '90s annual country music sales were topping in over $2 billion and it was the most liked genre of music from coast to coast.

The hair was big (and long), the hats aplenty and the album artwork aligned with all the stars in those days of fabulously outlandish graphics and fonts.

There was never a better (worse?) time to let your friend with a new computer and a deep knowledge of ClipArt to take a shot at album artwork.

21 Most '90s Country Music Album Covers of the '90s:

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Kenny Chesney Spreads Awareness With Love for Love City—"People Really Aren't Seeing How Devastating These Hurricanes Have Been"

Kenny Chesney has been living in the U.S. Virgin Islands for over two decades, so when Hurricane Irma and subsequently Hurricane Maria came through and devastated most of the islands, Chesney needed to do something. He wanted to help the many friends he made over the years on both the U.S. and British Virgin Islands

That's why Chesney created Love for Love City Foundation. The foundation was started to identify pressing local needs, create opportunities for companies to donate supplies, food, physical goods or transport and people to contribute to the ongoing rebuilding of the islands.

"Getting supplies in is hard. Finding places for workers to stay is even harder now that Hurricane Maria has done so much damage to St. Croix," Chesney says. "Because it's so hard to get even the basic supplies in, let alone the news media, people really aren't seeing how devastating these hurricanes have been."

Chesney has already been doing everything he can to help out, including using his private plane to transport supplies such as, food, water, medical supplies, generators, tools, clothes, tarps and camping equipment, to those in need. The plane was also useful when Chesney transported two teen boys, who were stranded, over to the states to be with their mother.

"With all the crisis across the country, it's so easy to feel overwhelmed, or to respond to the first person who reaches out. In St. John and the other surrounding islands, there is so much more to the needs than just materials," Chesney adds. "We have to get the equipment necessary there… We need to figure out how to shelter workers rebuilding the community… We have to understand, too, that entire communities have been wiped out. Right now, making sure the people in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands aren't forgotten in all the other equally troubling stories is critical."

The "Living in Fast Forward" singer wants everyone to know that Love for Love City is the sole charity that he is affiliated with. Other charities claiming to be associated with or working with the singer are not to be trusted.

Donations to Love For Love City can be made HERE.

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Darius Rucker's New Song 'Don't' Is all About Love That Lasts

Country music has a way with words that works contrary to our expectations. Midland doesn't have a drinking problem, in fact, they're pretty good at it. Thomas Rhett's "Marry Me" is anything but a proposal. And Darius Rucker's new love song "Don't" isn't about a couple arguing, it's a reassurance that he will be there through thick and thin. If his gal ever thinks he might leave, he has one word for her: don't.

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We LOVE Teachers But Jimmy Fallon's #Myweirdteacher Proves There Are Some Very Weird Ones

As students, we thought all of our teachers we a bit weird, some in the best ways, like that crazy aunt you absolutely love. Others left you wondering, "Is he a real person or an alien trying to be human?" Jimmy Fallon's hashtag challenge round up the latter. As adults, we know that these are just adults trying to add some spice into their lives or do something to make themselves laugh during the day. No matter the reason every teacher has something special about them.

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(Listen) Dierks Bentley's Powerful "Hold The Light" Written For Feature Film Based On Real Life Tragedy

Dierks Bentley is venturing into new territory by writing and recording a song for a major motion picture—something the singer has never done before.

The song, "Hold The Light," is an ominous tune that features Bentley's distinct vocals, with the help of Bon Iver's S. Carey. It was written by Bentley, Carey, the film's composer Joe Trapanese and songwriter Jon Randall to be featured in the film "Only The Brave," about an elite crew of firemen—The Granite Mountain Hotshots— from Prescott, Arizona who battled a wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona in 2013, that claimed the lives of 19 of their members. The film stars Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Connelly, James Badge Dale, Andie MacDowell and Taylor Kitsch.

"This is at the top, if not the most meaningful experience I've ever been a part of," said Bentley. "It hits me harder than any other song I've had a chance to be a part of. Over the last couple years I've met and gotten to know Brendan, the sole survivor, and my mom has met with some of the guys' families, and it's still unfathomable to put yourself in any of their shoes. But, our goal was to create a message of hope and love. I'm honored to have been a part of it."

The real life story hits close to home for Bentley, who hails from Phoenix. Following the tragic incident in 2013, Bentley organized and hosted the Country Cares Concert in Arizona, which raised more than half a million dollars for the families of the Granite Mountain Hotshots.

"Working on this song with Joe, Dierks, and the whole crew was a true honor," added Carey. "My brother-in-law has been a wildlands fire fighter for the last several years so I had a somewhat personal starting point for the creative process. I'm extremely thankful to be able to honor these men, these true heroes, in the form of a song in a beautiful, powerful film."

"If it wasn't known / that our love will carry on / that I will be the wind / that echoes on the canyon wall / one more day with you to walk around our neighborhood / we will never know like it was understood / you never say goodbye / just let me hold the light, Bentley kicks off the song.

"If you've given up, I will call an end to this / I will be your rock from my perch / If you walk the ridge, you will find the marks, the scars / kneel down by the tree under the setting star / you never say goodbye / just let me hold the light.

"We never say goodbye / I'll see you on this side / or the other where the desert sun kisses the sky / baby hold the light and keep it in your eyes and promise that you'll dream of me beyond the walls of time / in the end we lay beside / just look up at the light.

Just let me hold the light / just let me hold the light."

Listen to "Hold The Light" and watch the trailer for "Only The Brave."

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