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Little Big Town’s Video for “Happy People” Features Their Cute Kids, Shane McAnally’s Cute Kids and A Slew of Happy People

Little Big Town’s new single “Happy People” is a timely release during these chaotic times. Written by Lori McKenna and Hailey Whitters, it’s more about actual happy people and how to be one of them, rather than a political look at who you love, what you do or how you protest it. The foursome recently … Read more

Kenny Chesney’s New “Rich and Miserable” Video is an Intense Look at Materialism, America and So Much More

Typically, Kenny Chesney isn’t one to make political statements. And technically, his new video for “Rich and Miserable” is less political and more a deeper look at materialism and the American dream. Before we hear a single note or catch a glimpse of Chesney, actor John C. McGinley serves as college professor asking a room … Read more

Just a Reminder: The ACM Gave the CMA an ACM Award

In case you had changed the channel or nodded off for a few minutes towards the end of the 52nd Annual ACM Awards, you may not have fully realized what was taking place as the Video of Year winners took the stage. In celebration of the 50th Annual CMA Awards last fall, the CMA commissioned … Read more

See All the Hottest Looks From the 2017 ACM Awards Red Carpet

Sure, the ACM Awards are about trophies and performance but we’d be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge the beautiful gowns, cowboy hats and blue jeans walking the red carpet. (Spoiler Alert: You won’t recognize Dustin Lynch!) See your favorite stars’ looks: Carrie Underwood View this post on Instagram The amazing @carrieunderwood.. fierce as ever! 🔥#ACMs … Read more

Miranda Lambert’s Acoustic Performance of “Vice” With Her Songwriters Will Bring You to Your Knees

During an evening dedicated to Nashville songwriters performing and sharing stories together Miranda Lambert made a brief surprise appearance to remind everyone why she’s the reigning ACM Female Vocalist of the Year. https://www.instagram.com/p/BSVJvPVjs3k/?taken-by=acmparty Miranda surprised audience members during the ACM Party for a Cause Songwriter Showcase presented by ACM, AIMP, Combustion Music, Creative Nation and … Read more

Midland’s “Drinkin’ Problem” is About to Be Your Favorite Country Song

If you have never ventured out to the west Texas town of Midland, you don’t have a problem. If you still haven’t heard of Midland, the country music trio, you could be in hot water, because they are serving up some country music gold right now. Midland sounds like Dwight Yoakam had a baby with … Read more

Legendary Nashville Songwriter Shane McAnally Performs “American Kids” With His Adorable Daughter

Shane McAnally is sharing some seriously precious videos on social media lately. The singer-songwriter is the mind behind the majority of your favorite country songs. OK, that’s an exaggeration, but the man has written a lot of hits. He sat down with his daughter, Dylan, to play one made famous by Kenny Chesney and the … Read more

Legendary Nashville Songwriter Shane McAnally Made the Parenting Move of the Century After His Daughter Cut Her Own Hair

I will never forget the day that I let my next door neighbor play “beauty shop” with real scissors. I was five and she was seven, so she had to know what she was doing, right? So, so wrong. My mother nearly killed me when saw that not only was my long, gorgeous brown hair … Read more

11 Nashville Songwriters We Are Currently Obsessed With

Country music is about stories. But who are the faces behind those stories? One Country takes a look at 11 current songwriters we are absolutely digging — it should be noted: several of these storytellers are veterans at their craft and have been working Nashville for a number of years, but have also scored some … Read more