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Twenty years ago, Garth Brooks pivoted at the height of his fame to do something ... uh, let's call it "unexpected."
The Chicks’ ‘Fly': All the Songs, Ranked
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Do you agree with our No. 1 pick?
Top 10 Country Music Choruses
You'll want to sing along to them all!
Top 10 Fiddle Songs in Country Music
Which one is your favorite?
The 10 Most Unforgettable Country Music Moments of the 2010s
Here's a look back at the decade's biggest headlines ...
Top 10 Country and Americana Music Videos of the 2010s
These are the very best country and Americana music videos of the 2010s.
2019’s Top 10 Country and Americana Music Videos
This year's best clips have heart, share a message ... and aren't afraid to get really (really) weird.
2019 in Review: The Year’s New Country, Americana, Alt-Country, Bluegrass and Folk Albums
It's been a good year for new music!
Loretta Lynn: 5 Badass Moments She Changed Everything
When Lynn entered country music 60 (SIXTY!) years ago, she changed everything, from what a female country singer could sing about to what a female country singer could achieve.