One Dude Shows How You Can Actually Help Women in Country Music

Though there's been newfound attention paid to whether country music's female artists are getting their due, it's been hard to tell whether the industry is reacting accordingly. Well, now it looks like a small portion of it is: SiriusXM plans to actually play more records by women on its airwaves – at least for this… » 8/11/14 5:20pm 8/11/14 5:20pm

This Country Song About Date Rape Was Inspired by Steubenville

Earlier this year, country artist Kira Isabella released "Quarterback," a radio friendly country song that takes some tired modern tropes of pop country — a nerdy freshman girl who plays trumpet in the marching band pining after the quarterback she never thought would notice her — and turns them on their head when the… » 8/02/14 2:15pm 8/02/14 2:15pm

Keith Urban Fans Watch as Man Rapes 17-Year-Old At Outdoor Concert

Over the weekend, a 17-year-old girl attending a rowdy Keith Urban concert outside of Boston broke away from her friends with a man she'd just met. Minutes later, the man was sexually assaulting her out in the open as more than a dozen passersby watched, with some even taking cell phone videos. » 7/30/14 5:40pm 7/30/14 5:40pm

The Video for 'Girl In A Country Song' Puts the Dudes in Short-Shorts

Quickly capitalizing off the success of "Girl In A Country Song", country duo newcomers Maddie & Tae have released the video for their "groundbreaking" new pop song. As they promised, the video is a play on the country music videos their song lambasts: Maddie & Tae have switched things up and put some dudes in "… » 7/28/14 11:50am 7/28/14 11:50am

Country Music Eager to Give Women Awards, Hesitant To Play Their Songs

This year's Country Music Award nominees were announced on Tuesday, and, if a person were to judge the state of country music from the list — dominated by the likes of Kacey Musgraves, Miranda Lambert, and Taylor Swift — they'd probably think that maybe these women were getting country stations to play their damn… » 9/11/13 5:50pm 9/11/13 5:50pm

Kacey Musgraves is Your New Favorite 'Country' Singer, Especially If…

She's 24. She's low-key. She's from Sulphur Springs, Texas. She used to yodel. She sings about regular women and their regular concerns and feelings, and yet, in its own quiet, catchy way, something about her work feels utterly revolutionary. Maybe it's that the songs on Same Trailer Different Park feel notably… » 3/13/13 6:30pm 3/13/13 6:30pm

Here's That Toby Keith Song About Red Solo Cups You Didn't Ask For

From the mind of Toby Keith comes "Red Solo Cup," a tune that is sure to be the most popular music single about plastic cups this year! It's pretty much exactly what you would expect an homage to an inanimate party object to be, but be warned: This song is incredibly infectious and after watching, you just may have… » 10/11/11 6:55pm 10/11/11 6:55pm