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Behind the Song: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill – ‘Meanwhile Back at Mama’s’

When Jaren Johnston, Tom Douglas and Jeffrey Steele initially wrote the ACM Award-nominated song “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” they never intended for it to be a duet.

03/16/2015

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Behind the Song: Keith Urban – ‘Cop Car’

“Never have I heard the song written from the point of view of a guy who’s in the back of a cop car with handcuffs on, watching a girl go completely redneck crazy at the cops,” Keith Urban said.

03/16/2015

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Behind the Song: Dierks Bentley – ‘Drunk on a Plane’

One of 2014’s biggest country hits was almost a song about a hurricane.

03/16/2015

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Behind the Song: Lee Brice – ‘I Don’t Dance’

“It’s really simple,” said Lee Brice of “I Don’t Dance,” his ACM Award-nominated song, “but it’s so true and to the point.”

03/16/2015

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Behind the Song: Kenny Chesney – ‘American Kids’

“‘American Kids’ was that one thing that I was looking for that was different,” Chesney said. “There’s not that many of those songs around. We’re an industry of chasers and copycats, we really are. That’s just the way it is.”

03/16/2015

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Behind the Song: Luke Bryan – ‘Drink A Beer’

“I walked up onto my tour bus that same night and played it for my bus driver and the band. I think it floored them too. We were blessed to get our hands on that one.”

03/16/2015

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Behind the Song: Florida Georgia Line – ‘Dirt’

Instead of riding the bro-country wave of success into more party anthems, FGL threw country music fans a curve ball with “Dirt,” the first single from the band’s sophomore album, the aptly-titled ‘Anything Goes.’

03/16/2015

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Behind the Song: Miranda Lambert – ‘Automatic’

If you want to know how Miranda Lambert really feels about the current state of the world—particularly its reliance on technology—just listen to “Automatic.”

03/16/2015

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Behind the Song: The Cadillac Three – ‘The South’

An ode to the South, the Cadillac Three name-drop several Southern states that represent the lifestyle the trio grew up in.

03/16/2015

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Behind the Song: Florida Georgia Line – ‘This Is How We Roll’

Sometimes all it takes for a hit song is writing it with your friends.

03/16/2015

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Behind the Song: Kacey Musgraves – ‘Follow Your Arrow’

“I just thought it was a cute little song we were writing for Kacey’s friend. I didn’t know that it would be so revolutionary,” Brandy Clark says.

03/16/2015

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Kathy Griffin Quits E!’s ‘Fashion Police’: Doesn’t Want to ‘Contribute to a Culture of Unattainable Perfectionism’

After only seven episodes, Kathy Griffin is leaving E!’s Fashion Police. But, the bawdy comedian’s reason may surprise you.

03/13/2015

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Prince Surprises Everyone By Dropping New Track ‘What If’

What if Prince just surprised us all this Friday morning (March 13) with a brand new track? Well, don’t wonder, it happened.

03/13/2015

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Rihanna Documentary In The Works From Peter Berg

Berg and Rihanna first worked together professionally on the film Battleship, which he directed and in which she starred.

03/12/2015

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ACM Awards Performers Announced: Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, More

The 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards are a month away, and the first performers have just been announced.

03/11/2015

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Watch Alabama Shakes Bring ‘Don’t Wanna Fight’ To ‘Letterman’

If you’re looking for the best rock band of the moment, here you go.

03/10/2015

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Oscars 2015: Who Will Win Best Actress?

Radio.com profile all five nominees for Best Actress at the 2015 Academy Awards.

02/19/2015

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Oscar Best Picture Recap: Who Will Win the 2015 Academy Award?

Of the eight films nominated for Best Picture at the 2015 Oscars, only one was a blockbuster. In case you missed some of them, here’s our take on all of them.

02/17/2015

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Kanye West: Beck ‘Should Have Given His Award to Beyonce’

He also said the Kardashian’s should own part of E!.

02/09/2015

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GRAMMY Winners 2015: See the Full List

See the full list of winners at this year’s GRAMMYs.

02/08/2015

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How Ferguson Came to the GRAMMYs

Pharrell, Beyonce, John Legend and Common got in on the protest.

02/08/2015

Sam Smith (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Sam Smith Wins GRAMMY Record of the Year for ‘Stay with Me’

Album of the Year was the only big one that eluded him.

02/08/2015

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Kristen Wiig Stars in Sia’s ‘Chandelier’ GRAMMY Peformance

We know Sia isn’t so keen on showing her face in public (so, hey, why not record a pop album?), but her GRAMMY performance tonight was some other-level shy stuff.

02/08/2015

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Beyonce, Common, John Legend Bring Old and New Gospel to GRAMMY-Ending Performance

The performance featured a classic gospel song, and one that’s surely destined to be.

02/08/2015