Every couple weeks, we take a hard listen to the music in which millions of Americans soak.
Questions raised by this round of top country music singles: Did you know country stations are the only radio home for new songs (like Blake Shelton's) built on Babyface-style slow-bump R&B heartbeat rhythms ... More >>
This list of the year's best country albums is assembled with two important premises in mind: First: If the people who record and listen to these records consider them country, than they're damn well country. Purists who argue that country should still sound like '68, '76, '84 or whenever are in the ... More >>
Michael Becker/FOXOh boy, here we go. I can't possibly overemphasize how not excited I was to watch this Idol finale: Two perfectly decent singers who stick entirely within their genre--the exact same genre, even--and who both ran out of interesting tricks and wrinkles weeks ago. TMZ had a st ... More >>