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CMA Faces Backlash Over Beyonce-Dixie Chicks Duet

Beyonce wasn't country enough for some critics

(Newser) - The surprise collaboration of Beyonce and the Dixie Chicks at the Country Music Association Awards was still rocking the music world on Thursday, but not all were impressed by the electric performance—and some country fans unleashed their anger on social media. The Beyonce-Dixie Chicks performance, which can be seen... More »

3 Things You Need to Know About the CMAs

Obama got dissed, Underwood baby's gender got revealed, and Lambert won big

(Newser) - Missed the CMA Awards last night? Three highlights to discuss on your lunch break:
  • The president got dissed ... again: Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley were back as co-hosts, and, just like last year, they made sure to get in an Obama joke, TMZ reports. "I'll be the first
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Taylor Swift, George Strait Among Big Winners at CMAs

Strait wins top honor for third time

(Newser) - The Country Music Association Awards paid tribute to the past, present, and future, giving George Strait his third entertainer of the year trophy last night while also awarding a quartet of 20-somethings who are helping to stretch the ever-fluid boundaries of the genre. Strait won the CMA's top honor... More »

Gwyneth Sings, Plays at CMAs

But Miranda Lambert wins the night

(Newser) - It was a night of crossovers at yesterday’s Country Music Association Awards: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and pop singer Kelly Clarkson both debuted on the country stage. Paltrow performed the single from her upcoming movie Country Strong, and Clarkson was on hand to sing a duet with Jason Aldean, E!... More »

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