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Female country artists continue to speak out about the misguided perception that they're not as bankable as the males.  Kacey Musgraves says it's because the suits are afraid of change. . . while CAM says the solution is to inject more diversity into the Nashville power structure.

Carrie Underwood played the first Opry Goes Pink show back in 2009, and next month, she’ll return for the Grand Ole Opry’s 10th annual edition of the special charity night, which raises money to help end breast cancer. Carrie will start the night by flipping an oversize light switch to turn the Opry’s iconic backdrop pink. Then, she’ll go on to play two shows at the Opry on Friday, October 26.

Keith Urban is taking fans behind-the-scenes of his new video for “Never Coming Down.” He filmed the clip at a popular club in New York City with director Curtis Smith, who was also at the helm for Keith’s “Blue Ain’t Your Color.”

Boot Barn , America’s largest western and work wear retailer, is proud to announce the full launch of Idyllwind – Fueled by Miranda Lambert. Idyllwind is now available at all 233 Boot Barn stores nationwide and on Boot Barn’s e-commerce sites: www.bootbarn.comwww.idyllwind.comwww.sheplers.com, and www.countryoutfitter.com.

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It just wouldn't be a true Thanksgiving without watching this classic WKRP clip. 

Hey, guys: If you want to look more attractive to women, ditch the razor. A survey of more than 8,500 women shows that clean-shaven men don't cut it, and men sporting 10 days of beard growth are the most attractive.

We turn the clocks back this weekend, which means we get an extra hour of sleep on Saturday night. But the time change can still mess with you and make you feel more tired than usual. Here's how to prevent that . . .

Dumplin’, the movie featuring a new soundtrack by Dolly Parton, is coming to Netflix December 7.

How do I know that we taught our daughter right? She introduced us to Car Masters: Rust to Riches yesterday!

Carrie Underwood took control of the stage at the American Music Awards this week to perform a stark and emotional performance of “Spinning Bottles,” which she co-wrote with Hillary Lindsey and David Garcia for her new album, Cry Pretty.