The American Country Music Awards were held Sunday evening, and we imagine anybody who loves country music at all was busily flipping between the ACMs and “Mad Men” all night. Country music’s finest — along with some random famous country fans like Kaley Cuoco and Dog the Bounty Hunter — showed up for the festivities, and most (most!) of them wore some pretty lovely gowns. But it wouldn’t be a country music awards show without somebody going a little overboard with the rhinestones, feathers or sparkle. Click through to see last night’s fashion winners and losers.
I’m moving to Nashville in 10 days, so obviously I’ve been listening to a lot of country music. I’ve discussed the many merits of country before, but recently I’ve discovered how many bits of wisdom are written into these twangy songs. Read on for 10 life lessons–some serious, some funny–and the country tunes that inspired them… Keep reading »
“I hope [the viewers] don’t think all the ladies of country music are that scandalous, because I promise you we’re not. I hope people don’t think it’s all backstabbing and everybody sleeping with everybody else. That’s really not [the case], at least to my knowledge. There might be all kinds of stuff going on that I don’t know about, but not in my world. People really are pretty open and friendly and normal.”
–Country superstar Carrie Underwood tells Rolling Stone that the constant drama on the prime time soap opera (and my new favorite show) “Nashville” isn’t quuuuiiiite an accurate representation of life in Music City. However, she does concede that the televised version of Nashville’s dining scene is pretty spot on: “I love watching the show because I’m like, ‘I eat there!’” [Rolling Stone]
“We country folk, we like our big hair. I am certainly no exception. I just feel like … maybe it makes the rest of me look smaller. I’m not sure of my reasoning, but that’s the number-one thing I do, when someone fixes my hair, I put my fingers in it and make it look bigger.”
–Carrie Underwood tells People magazine that she totally abides by the old southern saying, “The higher the hair, the closer to God.” I’m seeing Carrie in concert this Sunday, and will definitely be foofing my hair up as much as possible in her honor. Apologies in advance to whoever is sitting behind me. [People]