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The Best Country Music of 2014
23 Dec 2014 // 8:06 PM
Take more than a quick glance at country music in 2014 and you'll see a varied landscape -- in terms of gender, age, experience and song content.
The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 100-81
5 Oct 2014 // 8:14 PM
PopMatters' picks for the best albums of the 2000s begins with a series of albums that spans epic metal, ornate indie folk, and a terrifying work of electronic music.
Miranda Lambert: The Weight of These Wings
7 Dec 2016 // 2:55 AM
After a prolonged silence in the wake of her very public divorce, Miranda Lambert opens up, takes the high road and harnesses her heartbreak to create one of the best country albums of 2016.
Miranda Lambert: Platinum
3 Jun 2014 // 8:06 PM
Here's a chart-baiting country album that also happens to be an exploration of the spoils, perils, and hypocrisies of female stardom.
Miranda Lambert - "Vice" (Singles Going Steady)
2 Aug 2016 // 8:15 AM
Taken as a whole, it's a low-stakes commercial country soap opera with lofty ambitions but little authenticity.
Guessing the 2015 Grammys
29 Jan 2015 // 3:48 AM
PopMatters predicts a night of newcomers, huge sweeps, and some love for two theme songs from 2013.
Stagecoach Is Now the World’s Biggest Country Music Festival
28 Apr 2015 // 7:37 AM
“I feel like country music is more popular right now than it’s ever been,” said Miranda Lambert.
Miranda Lambert trades in her gunpowder and lead for puppy-dog slippers
2 Oct 2009 // 12:46 AM
Miranda Lambert phoned the morning after, and she was wired and tired. The night before, the critically acclaimed country star had performed her much-anticipated new