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George Strait honored America's service men and women during the weekend before Veteran's Day. Read more...

Chris Young - Aw Naw

"Aw Naw" was released in May 2013 as the first single from Chris Young's fourth studio album, A.M.."Aw Naw" debuted at number 32 on the Read more...

Justin Moore - Point At You

"Point at You" debuted at number 57 on the U.S. Billboard Country Airplay chart for the week of March 30, 2013. It also debuted at number 33 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of April 6, 2013. It also debuted at number 97 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of June 15, 2013. It also debuted at number 100 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart for the week of August 10, 2013. Read more...

Carrie Underwood - See You Again

"See You Again" tells the story of moving onwards after experiencing the death of a loved one in life. The lyrics provide hope and promise through Underwood's strong Christian faith that one will reunite with every fallen loved one in the afterlife. The song's opening consists of a solo piano, followed by a backing chorus and band kicking in shortly after. "See You Again" was originally one of three songs written for the 2010 feature film The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Of the three songs that Underwood, Hodges, and Lindsey co-wrote for the film, the workers behind the project opted to choose "There's a Place For Us." Underwood pushed to include "See You Again" on her fourth studio album, Blown Away, during the writing process of the album.

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Luke Bryan - Crash My Party

Bryan debuted the song at the Academy of Country Music awards in April 2013, which he hosted with Blake Shelton. Read more...

Florida Georgia Line - Get Your Shine On

"Get Your Shine On" debuted at number 47 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of October 20, 2012, sixteen weeks prior to its release as a single. It also debuted at number 52 on the U.S. Billboard Country Airplay chart for the week of December 22, 2012, due to unsolicited airplay seven weeks before being released to radio. It also debuted at number 96 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of February 9, 2013 and number 91 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart for the week of February 16, 2013. In May 2013, it became the duo's second consecutive number 1 single, making them the first artist to reach the top of the country charts with their first two singles since Easton Corbin in April–October 2010, and the first duo to do so since Brooks & Dunn in September–December 1991. As of May 2013, the song has sold 1 million copies in the United States. Charts and certifications

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Kenny Chesney - When I See This Bar

When asked by Country Music Television if the song referred to any particular bar, Chesney said that "There is, and I think we all have that place. You had your group of friends, you fell in love at that place, you fell out of love at that place, you met a lot of really interesting people and, over time, you don't realize that it's becoming a really important spot in your life. And then life has a way of taking each one of you and moving you along, and you don't really notice at the time, but all of a sudden, you're just not there anymore. And that's the root of this song. I think when we see that bar or we see that place, we don't see four walls. We see the laughter, we see the faces, we hear the music."[1] Read more...

Keith Urban - Little Bit Of Everything

Little Bit of Everything" is about a man who expresses "a whole assortment of other desires to live life to its fullest." The song's concept came from a conversation that songwriting duo The Warren Brothers (Brad Warren and Brett Warren) had with Kevin Rudolf over their varied musical interests. According to Brett, the song was sent to Urban, who is friends with the Warren Brothers, but he was initially unaware that they wrote it. Read more...

Taylor Swift - Red

Taylor previewed the track on the October 1, 2012 episode of ABC's Good Morning America. The song finds Swift playing with the idea of colors in relation to her emotions about a relationship. Before playing the track, Swift explained its meaning: "I wrote this song about the fact that some things are just hard to forget," she said, "because the emotions involved with them were so intense and, to me, intense emotion is red." Swift explained that she decided to name the this song as her album title, as its lyrics encompass the entire theme of the project. "Thinking about what that means to me and all the different emotions that are written about on this album – they're all pretty much about the tumultuous, crazy, insane, intense, semi-toxic relationships that I've experienced in the last two years," she noted. "All those emotions – spanning from intense love, intense frustration, jealousy, confusion – in my mind, all those emotions are red. There's nothing in between; there is nothing beige about any of those feelings." She explained to Billboard magazine. "I think the reason I said that was because I made the record exactly the same way I made the last three. I knew I hadn't jumped out of my comfort zone, which at the time was writing alone and working with Nathan. [Red] the song was a real turning point for Red the album. When I wrote that song my mind started wandering to all the places we could go. If I were to think outside the box enough, go in with different people, I could learn from and have what they do rub off on me as well as have what I do rub off on them." Read more...

Carrie Underwood - Blown Away

With each of her first three albums having been multi-platinum number one records, Carrie Underwood arrives at her fourth with nothing more to prove. So when she front-loads Blown Away with explosive rock and pop-flavored tracks ("Good Girl," "Blown Away") that are more Pat Benatar than Patsy Cline, it's an aesthetic choice, not a career move. After all, in her American Idol days, Underwood did perform Benatar's "Love Is a Battlefield," in addition to Martina McBride tunes. Of course, the album has its share of earthy, mandolin-chugging songs, too, and since Underwood co-wrote most of this album it's clear the small-town Oklahoma gal hasn't abandoned her roots ("Thank God for Hometowns" drives that point home even further). By the time she launches into the country-reggae of "One Way Ticket" there's no question this album is 100% Carrie. Read more...