Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan Go Shirtless

You know what? Even country music superstars get over-heated and need to  cool down every now and then. For Dierks Bentley, if was on stage during a tour stop in Tampa, Florida. #dierksbentley #tampaamphitheater #Tampa #July #2015 A photo posted by @kathymosley on Jul 6, 2015 at 8:59pm PDT   And Luke Bryan, like a … Read more

10 Splashiest Country Music Videos

Country music artists love water, especially in their videos. Whether the clip is a fun-loving and breezy summer adventure or has a far deeper and more profound meaning, pools, rivers, oceans, lakes and the like have served as the vehicle to unravel the story. The early days of MTV and CMT allowed artists to utilize the visual medium in a way they never could before, giving them license to take their lyricism to new heights. Of course, we now live in the day of YouTube, a refocusing of what videos mean for singers. But, when you look back at country’s history in relationship with videos, you’ll find that water is an inescapable force in the storytelling model.

Country Outfitter takes a look at some of the most prolific and defining music videos of all time, ranging from the youthful glow of Leann Rimes’ debut single to Carrie Underwood’s 2014 career-solidifying moment.

Water is in marvelous form as we take a stroll down memory lane in our 10 Splashiest Country Music Videos:

“Blue” by Leann Rimes (1996)

“Tell Me I Was Dreaming” by Travis Tritt (1994)

“Chattahoochee” by Alan Jackson (1992)

“Something in the Water” by Carrie Underwood (2014)

“Old Blue Chair” by Kenny Chesney (2004)

“Knee Deep” by Zac Brown Band featuring Jimmy Buffett (2010)

“Cry” by Faith Hill

“Water” by Brad Paisley (2010)

“Standing Knee Deep in a River Dying of Thirst” by Kathy Mattea (1992)

“If I Die Young” by The Band Perry (2010)

 

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15 Manners Every Good and Decent Person Should Know

Southerners like to think good manners are all about Southern traditions and only come from Sunday dinner eons ago. Not quite– though Southerners love to harp on manners and doing things with Southern hospitality, most manners are manners every good and decent person should know. And teach to those that come after them. 15 Manners … Read more

Keith Urban Fell Off a Mechanical Bull on Live TV

Australia’s hottest export, Keith Urban, recently found himself filling in as a guest host for the Australian morning show, “Sunrise” and did his best to impress his new co-hosts. Urban volunteered to ride a mechanical bull and didn’t fare too well. He started off strong, but once the bull made its first big movement, Urban … Read more

Kelsea Ballerini Covers Katy Perry

Wearing fringe and playing an acoustic guitar like a (girl) boss, Kelsea Ballerini boldly covered Katy Perry‘s GRAMMY-nominated, “Dark Horse.” It was nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. “Dark Horse” was originally released in 2013 and praised for its experiment with urban music and big vocals. Kelsea  played the hit during … Read more

Jana Kramer Wows Grand Ole Opry Crowd with “I Got The Boy”

Admittedly, Jana Kramer is moved to tears when she hears “I Got The Boy,” but songstress held it together during a recent Grand Ole Opry performance. Kramer wowed the crowd with her third single, which she calls, “a complicated series of emotions.” Kramer is playing select shows throughout the summer, for more information visit www.janakramer.com. … Read more

Brian Kelley and Wife Get Sexy for Tribe Kelley Photo Shoot

Brian Kelley isn’t just one-half of the mega-hit making duo, Florida Georgia Line, he’s also half of the brains behind the clothing line, Tribe Kelley. Kelley and his wife, Brittney Cole, launched the clothing line in late 2014 and have since launched an online store and a pop-up shop in Nashville during CMA Music Festival. … Read more

Luke Bryan Sings Moving Version of National Anthem

Luke Bryan loves America. And knows all the words to the “Star-Spangled Banner.” Luke sang a moving version of the song during a recent New York City performance. During the video you can hear fans passionately singing along, even as he cleared his throat to hit a high-note. Luke posted the video to his Facebook … Read more