We’re kicking off a week-long series of features on murder ballads. Inspired by recent hits, Radio.com will look at the poem-cum-song’s evolutions in country music, its uses as a tool to raise social consciousness around race issues, as a storytelling device in rap, and the recent turning-of-the-tables to songs sung about vengeful women. Check back every day for a new dive into the dark corners of murder ballads.
Carrie Underwood joined Mick Jagger on stage in Toronto for a high-energy version of “It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll.”
No sooner had Carrie Underwood played the final notes on her Blown Away Tour (which concluded last night in Abbottsford, British Columbia), then did she turn her attention to her home state of Oklahoma. And in a big way, too…
Carrie Underwood says she’s just not ready to be a mother yet. In a recent interview that will be published in the June issue of Marie Claire, the the 30-year-old country star opened up about her life, career, and plans for the future. Which, for the time being at least, don’t include motherhood.
NBC revealed today that they have selected Carrie Underwood to replace Faith Hill on “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night,” the song used to open Sunday Night Football. The country superstar will takeover the opening theme starting this fall.
Carrie Underwood’s role in the upcoming made-for-TV version of The Sound of Music will not be a knock-off of Julie Andrews’ in the 1965 film.
When it comes to fashion at the ACM Awards you never know what you’re going to get. The red carpet could be a sea of cowboy boots and taffeta on the or filled with well-tailored suits and high fashion gown. This year’s awards show luckily had a little bit of both.
At the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, the New Zealander took home three statues: Best Alternative Music Album for Making Mirrors, along with Best Pop Group/Duo Performance and Record Of The Year for “Somebody That I Used To Know” featuring Kimbra.
Everyone from Kelly Clarkson to Richard Marx to Josh Groban was giving their critiques of the night’s highs and lows.
The songwriting team of Josh Kear and Chris Tompkins have done it again. After landing their first GRAMMY together for writing Carrie Underwood’s 2008 hit “Before He Cheats,” they landed another one this year for Carrie’s smash 2012 hit “Blown Away.”