Deana Carter Reprises Role in Family Movie “A Very Country Wedding”

Deana Carter new movie role A Very Country Wedding

Deana Carter has a lot to celebrate on Saturday, July 6. First, she’s starring in new movie, A Very Country Wedding, for UPtv. And second, she is celebrating her one-year wedding anniversary with husband Jim McPhail, whom she married in a Florida ceremony in 2018. “We’re going to go back to the venue where we got … Read more

YEAR IN REVIEW: 2018’s Country Music Weddings

Scotty McCreery Wedding day marriage

Love is in the air. 2018 saw a handful of country artists, including Maren Morris, Deana Carter, Scotty McCreery and Kane Brown, tie the knot with the loves of their lives. In private ceremonies surrounded by family and friends, country artists saw their dream weddings play out. Whether in the California Redwoods, the mountains of … Read more

13 Can’t Miss Looks From ACM Honors Red Carpet

ACM Honors red carpet looks

The stars came out Wednesday night for the 2018 ACM Honors Awards, a ceremony that celebrates the special award honorees and off-camera category winners from the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards. Honorees included Dierks Bentley, Matraca Berg, Sam Hunt, Alan Jackson, Darius Rucker, Mickey & Chris Christensen (posthumously), Eddie Miller (posthumously), Rob Potts (posthumously) and Norro Wilson (posthumously). The show, hosted by Lauren Alaina and Jon Pardi, included special performances by Kassi Ashton, … Read more

Jackie Verna’s Slightly Updated Version of “Strawberry Wine” on “The Voice” Was Really, Really Great

In not-so-shocking fashion, fans of “The Voice” chose a lot of country songs for contestants during the show’s Top 11 performances. #TeamAdam’s Jackie Verna was able to show off her musicality with the ever-impressive Deana Carter hit, “Strawberry Wine.” Though it’s hard to quantify, this has to be one of the most covered songs of … Read more

Maren Morris Covering Deana Carter’s “Strawberry Wine” Might Be the Greatest Thing We’ve Ever Heard

I know people say things like “Adele could sing the phone book and sound good” or “Ronnie Dunn” could read the McDonald’s menu and I’d buy it, but that’s how I feel about Maren Morris‘ vocal and genre range. The singer-songwriter can truly do it all and she’s still a bit underrated in my opinion. … Read more

10 ’90s Country Hits That Are Still Super Relevant Today

2017 is awash in ’90s nostalgia, from revivals and/or spin-offs of “Full House” and “Will & Grace” to “Twin Peaks” and a slew of other projects in development. It’s inherently cool to relive the ’90s, for better or worse. But you’ll most likely just feel old. Music appears to be rehashing many of the sounds … Read more

5 Country Songs That You Won’t Believe Are 20 Years Old

Twenty years ago, Billboard‘s Country Airplay chart looked a different than it does today and really, not all that different. For starters, multiple women were on the charts– Deana Carter, Reba McEntire, Terri Clark. Patty Loveless, Lorrie Morgan, Mindy McCready, Martina McBride, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Trisha Yearwood could all be heard on the radio. … Read more

Deana Carter’s Acoustic Performance of “Strawberry Wine” Will Take You Straight Back to 1996

“Strawberry Wine” has been one of my favorite songs since its release in 1996. Granted, I was 10 at the time, so I really had no idea what it was about, but that didn’t stop me from singing it at karaoke. It’s been more than 20 years since the song — and its album Did … Read more

Deana Carter’s “Once Upon a December” From “Anastasia” is Still One of the Best Christmas-y Songs Out There

I’m a sucker for a melancholy song. It’s not a Christmas song, per se, but “Once Upon a December” from the “Anastasia” soundtrack has been essential for me this time of year ever since it was released in 1997. It’s like “Die Hard” or “While You Were Sleeping.” The song — like those movies — … Read more

16 Songs Every ’90s Girl Still Sings in the Shower

Maybe it’s just nostalgia, but I consider the ’90s to be a renaissance in country music. Yes, I recognize that I was coming of age during this time, but it gave birth to some of the best female country singers (and songs) in the history of the genre. These women were singing songs that spoke … Read more

9 Songs That Date Themselves

You probably don’t realize how much technology there is in country music. Over the past 60 years, America has grown leaps and bounds. The advances in simple technologies has become part of our culture and thus part of our music. Here is a list of songs — while still being completely awesome — date themselves … Read more

Kelsea Ballerini Joins Super Elite Group of Women in Country Music

Kelsea Ballerini called “Dibs” on the top spot for both the Mediabase and Billboard Country Airplay charts this week, making her the newest member of a very elite group of women in country music. With her second consecutive No. 1 single off a debut album, Kelsea is one of only five women– and the first … Read more