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Carrie Underwood Premieres Super Bowl Opening Theme Song, "Waiting All Day For A Super Bowl Fight" [LISTEN]

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With the Super Bowl just days away, Carrie Underwood has unveiled her Super Bowl opening theme song. Titled "Waiting All Day For A Super Bowl Fight," the country star sings about "kicking into high gear," "running and hitting with all their might" and other football-themed stuff. She even name drops NBC as well as the two competing teams, the Patriots and the Seahawks.READ MORE

Carrie Underwood at 2014 CMA Awards

Carrie Underwood "Little Toy Gun" Music Video Teaser from 'Greatest Hits: Decade #1' Features Gorgeous Escapism

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Carrie Underwood's new music video for her new single from Greatest Hits: Decade #1 single "Little Toy Gun" isn't going to officially be released until tomorrow (Jan. 30), but that doesn't mean the top-earning American Idol alumna doesn't have a little something to tide her fans over. Ahead of the official clip's debut, on Wednesday (Jan. 28), Underwood issued a dramatic sample.READ MORE

Luke Bryan

Country Music Stereotypes: Trucks, Girls, Whiskey & How Lyrics Have Changed Over the Past Decade

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We charted lyrics from 30 country songs, including this week's Top 10 (Jan. 24), the Top 10 from the final week of Florida Georgia Line's record breaking run (Aug. 24, 2013) and the Top 10 from a decade ago (Jan. 15, 2005).READ MORE

Carrie Underwood at 2014 CMA Awards

Florida Georgia Line, Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley Lead Faster Horses 2015 Festival Lineup

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Hold on to your horses, because the Faster Horses 2015 initial lineup has been announced. Today (Jan. 22), the annual country music festival in Brooklyn, Michigan, announced its first round of performers, and it features some big names. We're talking Carrie Underwood level big.READ MORE

Carrie Underwood perfroms at the 2014 American Country Countdown Awards

Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson Top 'American Idol' Highest Earners List for 2015

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There's no denying that American Idol has been able to make some major stars throughout its 13 seasons. From Carrie Underwood to Kelly Clarkson to Adam Lambert, the reality competition has been a major launching pad for the U.S. music scene in the last decade. And now, following the premiere of American Idol's 14th season, Forbes has released its annual list of the top-earning alums from the long-running program.READ MORE

Little Jimmy Dickens

Little Jimmy Dickens Dead at 94, Country Artists React to Oldest Grand Ole Opry Star's Death [PHOTOS]

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Grand Ole Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens has died. The country singer was hospitalized for a stroke on Dec. 25, six days after turning 94. Dickens performed right up until the end of his life, gracing the Opry stage on Dec. 20 for a big birthday bash. As Rolling Stone Country points out, the singer was best known for comedic tunes like "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose" and "Take an Old Cold Tater (and Wait)."READ MORE

Chris Martin performs with U2 at World Aids Day

5 Times Square Music Events from 2014 That Weren't 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve'; Featuring U2, Kanye West, Michael Jackson and More

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Happy New Year to those who read this article seven hours late, and happy preparation for the new year to those of you reading it today. Right now most of the music world's attention is on Times Square for another night of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, featuring performances from Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line and Idina Menzel. Midtown's main tourist attraction has long been the headquarters for the American celebration of another year coming to close but this isn't the only time big name musical acts have stopped by. Here are five other musical events you may have missed in the last year as you were clawing your way toward the Bubba Gump's location for lunch.READ MORE

Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks Tops Billboard's Country Albums Chart with 'Man Against Machine' Moving Carrie Underwood to No. 2

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Garth Brooks returned to the recording scene with "Man Against Machine" in November and his legions of devoted fans couldn't be happier. The album took over the top spot on Billboard's country charts recently. It's the artist's ninth studio effort and his first in 13 years. It dethroned Carrie Underwood's greatest hits collection, which is now at the No. 2 spot.READ MORE

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Carrie Underwood Christmas Plans: Country Star Wants Her Future Kids to Know 'Mom Always Tried'

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While there will be plenty of logistics and details to work out when the new kid is born, Underwood is concerned with making Christmas an important part of the child's life.READ MORE

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Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert to Headline Big Barrel Country Music Festival [FULL LINEUP]

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The good people at Red Frog Events, who put on the Firefly Festival every year, are getting a little country in 2015. The company announced the Big Barrel Country Music Festival today, Dec. 18, which will be held at Firefly's site, Dover International Speedway in Delaware. Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert will headline the event scheduled for June 26 to 28 — the weekend after Firefly. Tickets go on sale today, "Billboard" notes. For a three-day pass ($99), concert-goers will be able to see a mix of popular country artists and acts on the fringes of the genre, like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Sturgill Simpson and Hurray for the Riff Raff. Legends like Loretta Lynn and Merle Haggard will also perform. Additional acts include: Jake Owen, Chris Young, Gary Allen, Eric Paslay, Jon Pardi, Dan + Shay, Cassadee Pope, Charlie Worsham, Jana Kramer, The Oak Ridge Boys, Joel Crouse, Chris Stapleton, The Del McCoury Band, Shakey Graves, Billy Joe Shaver, Nikki Lane, Jackie Lee, Logan Mize, Wade Bowen, Kaitlin Rose, Steven Lee Olsen, The Felice Brothers, The Stray Birds, Sam Lewis and The Deslondes.READ MORE

J. Cole

J. Cole Charts Year's Highest Hip-Hop Sales Week with '2014 Forest Hills Drive'; Taylor Swift and Pentatonix Stay Strong

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J. Cole debuts at no. 1 with the year's highest-selling hip-hop debut, '2014 Forest Hills Drive.' Taylor Swift and Pentatonix keep sales up.READ MORE

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Bruce Springsteen, Chris Martin Perform with U2 at World AIDS Day Concert: The Boss Sings 'Joshua Tree' Classics [WATCH]

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It is not an easy task to fill in for an iconic frontman like Bono on epics like "Where the Streets Have No Name" and "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" from U2's "The Joshua Tree," but leave it to Bruce Springsteen to make it look easy. The Boss joined the band onstage last night, Dec. 1, for the A (RED) Thank You concert. Bono could not make the World AIDS Day performance due to a recent bicycle accident, but Springsteen and Coldplay's Chris Martin were quick to help. Kanye West and Carrie Underwood also performed. Had Springsteen decided to where some shades, he would have looked just like the Irish frontman. The Boss strolled out on stage during The Edge's shimmering guitar intro to "Where the Streets Have No Name" and looked supremely confident. Springsteen brought a little of that hardened, New-Jersey grit to the Joshua Tree hit. The band opted for another classic from the 1987 album with "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For," which Springsteen dedicated to Bono. Both performances were superb. Check them out in the video below. Former President Bill Clinton introduced U2 with Martin. They ran through 2000's "Beautiful Day" and 1987's "With or Without You."READ MORE

Brad Paisley, Steven Tyler and Jennifer Nettles

CMA Country Christmas: Steven Tyler, Brad Paisley, Alan Jackson and More Play Holiday Favorites [WATCH]

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The 2014 edition of the "CMA Country Christmas" special aired last night, Dec. 1, and it featured some big names and classic tunes. Brad Paisley, Alan Jackson and Little Big Town were on hand to spread some holiday cheer. Aerosmith's Steven Tyler stopped by, and the whole event was hosted by Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles, who has been in control of the show for the last few years. Carrie Underwood, Hunter Hayes and Lucy Hale all contributed songs. A few of the highlights from the show came in the form of duets between artists of the country persuasion and guests from other genres. Tyler and Paisley teamed up for a revved-up version of "Run, Run Rudolph" that showcased the country star's guitar chops. The Aerosmith frontman has let on recently that he will be working on his next solo effort in Nashville, so this is a nice welcome to the scene. Check out the harmonica solo at 3:25:READ MORE


[LIVE STREAM]: Bruce Springsteen and U2, Carrie Underwood, Kanye West to Play 'A (RED) Thank You' Concert for World AIDS Day [WATCH]

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Kanye West, Carrie Underwood and a special configuration of U2 will all be playing the A (RED) Thank You concert tonight, Dec. 1, for World AIDS Day. Bono's organization planned the event in Times Square, but because of his recent bike accident, the iconic frontman will have to sit this one out. Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay's Chris Martin will take turns fronting the Irish rock outfit, which will be billed as "U2 Minus 1." The festivities, presented by Bank of America, start at 7:30 p.m. and we have a live stream of the concert below. (RED) was founded in 2006 by Bono and Bobby Shriver. The organization has raised more than $275 million since its inception for the fight against AIDS. According to (RED)'s website, the world is closer to raising its first AIDS-free generation with special treatments that prevent the disease from spreading from a mother to her child. Tonight's concert is to celebrate the work that has been done so far and promote the cause in order to eradicate the disease. "This year is a World AIDS Day like no other," Bono said in a statement. "The world reached a tipping point in the fight against AIDS — more people were newly added to life-saving treatment than were newly infected with the virus." According to U2's website, Springsteen and Martin "graciously donated their time and talents to save the World AIDS Day event from cancellation."READ MORE

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Kanye West, Carrie Underwood To Perform Tonight For World Aids Day, Chris Martin & Bruce Springsteen To Stand In For Injured Bono

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Following Bono's Nov. 16 bike accident in Central Park, adjustments have been made to the lineup for the World AIDS Day (RED) concert in Times Square tonight. Kanye West and Carrie Underwood will perform at the event while Chris Martin (Coldplay) and Bruce Springsteen will stand in for Bono with U2 members Adam Clayton, The Edge and Larry Mullen Jr., according to U2's website.READ MORE

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