This week, we had to type the word, “songwriterly,” because some country stars are bad at talking and having opinions.
We’re saving this week’s best story for last.
Break out the eye-drops, gang, this one’s a longread!
The 49th Annual Country Music Association Awards will be handed out on Wednesday, November 4. Once again, the ceremony is hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood.
Here are the personal picks and predictions from the Country Universe staff.
Throughout 2015, there have been rumblings of a backlash against the prevailing trends at country radio, and that backlash is certainly reflected in the year’s crop of CMA nominees.