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Listen to Sugarland’s New Song, “Babe,” Featuring Taylor Swift

Listen to Sugarland’s New Song, “Babe,” Featuring Taylor Swift

Sugarland released a new song, “Babe,” from its upcoming sixth studio album, Bigger, which drops on June 8. The new album, which was co-produced by Julian Raymond and Sugarland’s Kristian Bush and Jennifer Nettles, features 11 songs, 10 of which were co-written by Kristian and Jennifer. The outlier is “Babe,” a song penned by Taylor…MORE

Top 15 Best-Selling  Country Albums of All Time, According to the RIAA

Top 15 Best-Selling Country Albums of All Time, According to the RIAA

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is celebrating its 60th anniversary of honoring music’s best through its Gold and Platinum Awards Program. The RIAA trademarked the Gold record (500,000 units) and formalized the industry practice of presenting awards to artists for music sales achievements, including the Platinum Award (1 million), Multi-Platinum Award (2 million+)…MORE

Watch: Keith Urban, Maren Morris, Jason Aldean, Chris Janson and More Smack Down Country Music Misconceptions

Watch: Keith Urban, Maren Morris, Jason Aldean, Chris Janson and More Smack Down Country Music Misconceptions

From line-dancing in cowboy boots to saying “y’all” through missing teeth, country music artists and their fans can be subjected to particularly cartoonish caricatures and stereotypes. Elaina Doré Smith, co-host of national radio show Nash Nights Live, got some of today’s biggest country music stars together to put these misconceptions to rest in a hilarious new…MORE

Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan & Toby Keith Are Country Music’s Top Earners on Forbes’ 2016 List

Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan & Toby Keith Are Country Music’s Top Earners on Forbes’ 2016 List

While they couldn’t top Taylor Swift ($170 million), One Direction ($110 million) or Adele ($80.5 million), a handful of country crooners made Forbes’ 2016 World’s Highest-Paid Musicians list, including Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan and Toby Keith. Forbes’ list measured pretax income from June 1, 2015, to June 1, 2016 before deducting management fees.…MORE

Taylor Swift Talks Writing, Relationships, Rejects and New Album “Red”

Taylor Swift Talks Writing, Relationships, Rejects and New Album “Red”

Originally published in the October 29, 2012 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Ensconced in a comfy office on Music Row where she’s been doing interviews all day, Taylor Swift looks casually chic in a sleek pair of black pants and sleeveless black top with white accents. Bestowing a hug before she settles back onto a…MORE

Taylor Swift: Blonde Ambition

Taylor Swift: Blonde Ambition

Originally published in the December 3, 2007 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Taylor Swift has a platinum album, award nominations and another hit song, all before she turns 18—and she’s ready for more! It’s not so unusual—an artist has just written a new song, and wants to try it out on a captive audience. A…MORE

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Rose Colored

Rose Colored

Maggie Rose will drop her new album, Change the Whole Thing, on Sept. 21, with upcoming tour stops in Nashville (Sept. 26) and Atlanta (Sept. 27).