Table of Contents
updated 03/12/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 03/12/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Country stars out on the town
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...
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