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Blake Shelton

How Did Blake Shelton Convince His Mom To Duet With Him On ‘Cheers, It’s Christmas’?

According to Blake, it didn’t take too much arm twisting, but she did have one concern.

11/28/2012

Eli Young Band (photo by Kurt Wolff/CBS Local)

Eli Young Band Says ‘Say Goodnight’ Was ‘A Different Kind Of Song For Us’

It’s “kind of a sappy love song,” said bandmember Jon Jones — the type of song that is “tough for the four of us to sit down and write.”

11/28/2012

Carrie Underwood in Detroit

Carrie Underwood Says ‘Two Black Cadillacs’ Is Dark But ‘Juicy’

With a narrative centering around infidelity and murder, Carrie Underwood’s new single, “Two Black Cadillacs,” isn’t exactly a lighthearted number. But it sure is compelling.

11/26/2012

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Hunter Hayes’ ‘Wanted’ Turns Into Crossover Radio Single

Hunter Hayes’ recent Number One single “Wanted” is now earning him new fans among Top 40 listeners. In a video interview he explains that the song “was written to tell a girl how I felt about her. It didn’t actually work but I’m okay with that.”

11/19/2012

Rasal Flatts (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Rascal Flatts’ Gary LeVox On New DVD, Near Break-Up & Tonight On ‘Chelsea Lately’

RASCAL FLATTS: ALL ACCESS & UNCOVERED DVD is available today and Gary LeVox talks with Detroit station 99.5 WYCD about the DVD documentary, the inner struggles, and something new in the works.

11/19/2012

Blake Shelton (R) with Cee Lo Gre

‘Voice’ Coaches Blake Shelton And Cee-Lo Green Each Have Christmas Albums This Year

In a CBS Local interview, Blake tells how he first found out about Cee Lo’s album — and the song his “Voice” buddy recorded that really is “something I would never have thought of.”

11/16/2012

Keith Urban (photo by Kurt Wolff/CBS Local)

Keith Urban Talks ‘American Idol’ Drama — ‘We’re Just Getting Our Groove’

“There’s a learning curve in any job, right?” a good-natured Keith says about the well-publicized spat between certain judges during “Idol” auditions.

11/16/2012

Taylor Swift at the EMAs

Taylor Swift Gets Silly With British TV Host Alan Carr

She talks antiques, relationships, music, and drinking in a funny interview with the “chatty” TV host. She even tries out a “naughty” alter ego.

11/14/2012

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Brett Eldredge Is Looking For His ‘Don’t Ya’ Leading Lady

“‘Don’t Ya’ just came out as a fun thing,” Brett tells us. “I’m sure it will have a pretty girl. If I could find a pretty girl out there, wherever you are.”

11/08/2012

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Covers Cosmo, Talks Favorite Lyrics, Dating Strategies, And Having ‘A Bunch Of’ Kids

As the cover star for the December issue of “Cosmopolitan,” Taylor Swift dishes on lyrics, motherhood, and dating. “I’ve had a lot of dark and twisty situations happen,” she says, and they’re “not interesting to me.”

11/02/2012

Toby Keith

Toby Keith Explains His Inspiration Behind ‘I Like Girls That Drink Beer’

He also talks about shooting the song’s video, saying “that’s what our crowd looks like every night.”

10/31/2012

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Jerrod Niemann Embraces New Technology On ‘Free The Music’

“One thing about Nashville is we always respect our forefathers and sisters who built country music before us. It’s exciting to take old technology [and] transform it into a new sound in our own way.”

10/31/2012

Taylor Swift (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

‘I’m Never Telling’ Says Taylor Swift On Who Inspired Which Song

Ever since Taylor Swift’s first album, there has been a tremendous amount of speculation regarding the inspirations behind her chart-topping songs.

10/30/2012

Toby Keith (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Toby Keith Talks Road Rage, Solo Cups And The Best Song He’s Ever Written

Here’s a take-home lesson for everyone: Don’t ever get in a road-rage confrontation with Toby Keith.

10/30/2012

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood Chimes In On Hayden Panettiere’s ‘Nashville’ Character

Hayden Panettiere has said her TV character is based, at least in part, on Carrie Underwood. So how does Carrie feel about that?

10/25/2012

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