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Top 5 Jamey Johnson Songs
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Country Stars’ Side Hustles: 14 Artists Who Do More Than Sing
These country stars have cooking shows, clothing stores and more!
Loretta Lynn: 5 Badass Moments She Changed Everything
When Loretta Lynn entered country music more than 60 (SIXTY!) years ago, she changed everything, from what a female country singer could sing about to what a female country singer could achieve.
Top 10 Country Songs About Beer
10 Country Stars Whose Debut Singles Hit No. 1
These 10 country artists found success immediately.
5 Reasons We Still Love Garth Brooks as Chris Gaines
Twenty-two years ago, Garth Brooks pivoted at the height of his fame to do something ... uh, let's call it "unexpected."
2019 in Country Music: The Year’s 10 Most Unforgettable Moments
Within the country music world, 2019 was a year marked by exciting highs and devastating lows -- and a little bit of weirdness in between.
Top 10 Country Songs About Fall
Happy fall, y'all!
Whoops! 12 Unforgettable Country Concert Onstage Mishaps
A country music concert can be a full-contact sport!
12 Country Songs That Are … Well, a Little Dirty
Double entendre, puns, unexpected turns of phrase -- the best country stars and songwriters don't shy away from a literary device.
Top 10 Country Songs About Tequila
After whiskey, tequila just might be the preferred spirit of country singers.
Top 5 Movies About Country Music
There's no shortage of country music representation on screens big and small.