Table of Contents

updated 03/12/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 03/12/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

6 ON THE SCENE
Country stars out on the town

9 ROUNDUP
The latest on Garth Brooks, Trace Adkins and more

16 MAKE ME A COUNTRY STAR!
Hollywood types try to become down-home crooners

18 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TAYLOR!
Taylor Swift celebrates her 18th

20 MY FAVORITE THINGS
LeAnn, Martina and Blake reveal their must-haves

25 NINE NEW STARS WORTH LISTENING TO!
Hot, new (and free!) music

30 IF I WERE 17 AGAIN ...
Behind Brad Paisley's new hit

32 THE MOST ROMANTIC THING I'VE EVER DONE

34 BEST LOVE SONGS

37 THE BOOTS STARS LOVE
Favorite styles of the famous

41 I REALLY LOVE MY...
A-list accessories

44 COVER: CARRIE TELLS ALL
Carrie Underwood opens up about her career and love life

50 A COUNTRY BOY'S PARADISE
Inside Alan Jackson's home

59 FABULOUS FIREPLACES
Celebs bare their hearths

62 STARS AT PLAY
How your faves have fun

68 THE FIT PARADE
Keeping in stage shape

73 KIX BROOKS UNCORKED!
His guide to wine

76 TRISHA'S HOME COOKING
Yearwood shares a recipe from her new cookbook

78 GARY ALLAN'S PUERTO VALLARTA
The singer's ideal vacation spot

80 PICTURE PUZZLE

ON THE COVER
Photograph by Stewart Shining. Hair & Makeup: Melissa Schleicher; Stylist: Zoe Joeright/Artists by Timothy Priano; Prop Stylist: Ellen Summers/Zenobia. Top: Samantha Treacy; Jeans: Fidelity; Earrings: Roundtree & Richardson; Bracelet: Chan Luu. (Insets) from left: Bill Davila/Startraks; Kathy Hutchins/Hutchins Photo; George Holz; Bryan Bedder/Getty

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