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  1. interview
    Maren Morris Owns Her Space“This is music. It’s supposed to be fun. Can you just listen to the record and decide for yourself if it makes you feel something?”
  2. interview
    Carrie Underwood Is Not Fazed“It was all about taking more ownership over what I was doing in my artistry.”
  3. how to write a song in 2018
    In the Write: The Evolution of Country Music in NashvilleNashville’s new generation of country artists are more involved in crafting their own songs. Some of the most distinct perspectives belong to women.
  4. The 10 Best Country Albums of 2017From Jason Isbell to Lee Ann Womack, Kelsea Ballerini, Willie Nelson, and more.
  5. Luke Bryan Finds Safety in Country’s Middle GroundHe never takes himself more seriously than he should.
  6. On Her Self-Titled Debut, Taylor Swift Captured the Drama of Teenage HeartbreakIt was also the first and last time Taylor was a believable underdog.
  7. How Shania Twain Built Her Legend in 7 Revolutionary StepsWith her new album out now, we look back at seven ways she changed pop and country music.
  8. Kelsea Ballerini Is Already Country Music’s Biggest StarCountry music might be insular, but it’s also where some of the biggest pop stars find their footing.
  9. a long talk
    Eric Church on Mr. Misunderstood, Aging, Success“I see the guys now; there’s a lot of them that are my age but try to act like they’re 25.”
  10. Eric Church on Mr. Misunderstood, Aging, Success“I see the guys now; there’s a lot of them that are my age but try to act like they’re 25.”
  11. nashville's new guard
    The Rise of the Country-Music SuperproducerMusic Row’s analogue to Mike WiLL Made-It isn’t far off — luckily, without the vocal watermark.
  12. mr. misunderstood
    Eric Church, Mr. Misunderstood of Country-RockEric Church fuses rock and country quite well yet again on his new album, but it goes deeper than the sound.