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Eric Church’s ‘Sinners Like Me': All the Songs, Ranked
Did we get it right?
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.
Jason Aldean’s Debut Album: All of the Songs, Ranked
Aldean released his self-titled debut album on July 26, 2005.
2019 in Review: The Year’s New Country, Americana, Alt-Country, Bluegrass and Folk Albums
It's been a good year for new music!
Whoops! 12 Unforgettable Country Concert Onstage Mishaps
A country music concert can be a full-contact sport!
Country Stars Who Are Sober
Some of its biggest stars -- yes, even the ones who sing drinking songs -- are sober.
All of Clint Black’s Albums, Ranked
Do y'all agree?
9 Times Hollywood Has Misrepresented Country Music
Don't believe everything you see on the screen ...
What Is the Music Modernization Act, and Why Should Country Fans Care About It?
Country music fans who were on social media this summer likely saw songwriters, musicians and politicians tweeting about something called the Music Modernization Act, or the MMA. They were advocating for its passage ... but what the heck is it?