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Carrie Underwood: I Trust Mike More than Anyone | Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood: I Trust Mike More than Anyone

Originally posted 11/07/2013 09:05AM

They may go weeks without seeing each other, but Carrie Underwood is very clear that trust is a non-issue in her marriage to hockey player Mike Fisher.

"If he goes to a bar with his friends, a tabloid is going to report about it. Same goes for me. Trust is what it is," the singer tells Redbook magazine.

“Either you trust someone or you don’t. And I’ve never trusted anyone more than I trust Mike,” she says.

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Little Big Town on the Meaning of 'Sober'

Little Big Town Dishes on What Their Song 'Sober' Means to Them

Originally posted 11/06/2013 06:45PM

For Little Big Town members Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman, all you need is love to understand the meaning of their hit song, "Sober," which will be performed by the band on Wednesday's Country Music Awards.

"'Sober' reminds me of ... when Jimi [Westbrook] and I first fell in love," Fairchild tells PEOPLE of the ballad, adding that it stirs memories of the pair's trips to a drive-in theater from the start of their relationship.

For Schlapman, the song is a reminder of past heartbreak.

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3 Big Reasons to Watch the CMAs Tonight

3 Big Reasons to Watch the CMAs Tonight

Originally posted 11/06/2013 06:15PM

Producers have some surprises in store for tonight's CMA Awards – and PEOPLE has all the details!

Fans know that Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley – who are hosting the show on Wednesday for the sixth straight year – always bring the fun, but this time around they'll be getting a little help from some unexpected people.

The pair will be performing with the cast of A&E's hit Duck Dynasty. "Look who's gracing us with their presence tonight," Paisley Tweeted along with a pic. "So psyched."

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Who Deserves to Win Entertainer of the Year?

CMA Awards 2013: Who Deserves to Win Entertainer of the Year?

Originally posted 11/06/2013 12:15PM

Wednesday is country music's biggest night as the industry's top stars step onto the red carpet and the Nashville stage for the 47th annual CMA Awards.

Up for the show's top honor as entertainer of the year are three male stars, one country icon and one female singer with a penchant for roping her own personal dramas into the lyrics of her songs.

But who will take home the big prize? Take our poll below!

Jason Aldean has had a tough year with a divorce in the works and a recent tour bus accident that killed a man, but the Georgia native's career continues red hot with his latest record, "Night Train."

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Say Cheese, Y'all! See CMA Stars' Silly Selfies

Say Cheese, Y'all! See CMA Stars' Silly Selfies

Originally posted 11/07/2013 02:00PM

PEOPLE is in Nashville prepping for country's big night – and letting singers steal our phones to snap some pics


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Country Stars Will Collaborate with Rockers at CMA Awards

Country Stars Will Collaborate with Rockers at CMA Awards

Originally posted 10/21/2013 09:00AM

It's no secret that one of the best parts of the CMA Awards is the killer collaborations the show brings together. And this year promises to be no different.

Zac Brown Band – nominated for Vocal Group of the Year – will be hitting the stage alongside Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl, PEOPLE has learned exclusively. And that's just for starters.

One of the CMT Artists of the Year, Hunter Hayes, will be performing with Jason Mraz, just as the two paired up earlier this summer at CMA Fest. And Taylor Swift, one of this year's top nominees, will be singing with Alison Krauss and country music legend Vince Gill.

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Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton Earn Top CMA Awards Nominations

Country Music Association Awards – Watch Nominations Live

Originally posted 09/10/2013 08:00AM

Six artists, including Taylor Swift and Blake Shelton, received multiple nominations for the 2013 Country Music Association Awards.

Swift and Shelton received two nominations each, as did Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida-Georgia Line and Kacey Musgraves – as the nominees in the top five categories were revealed live on Good Morning America on Tuesday.

Swift, Shelton, Aldean and Bryan will be competing, along with George Strait, for entertainer of the year.

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They're Back! Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley to Host CMA Awards

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley Will Host 47th Annual CMA Awards

Originally posted 08/13/2013 10:00AM

They're on a roll!

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will host the 47th annual CMA Awards on Nov. 6 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.

It will be the pair's sixth consecutive time co-hosting the event known as "Country Music's Biggest Night."

Fellow stars Little Big Town enthusiastically made the announcement during Monday night's broadcast of CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock. (Watch a clip below.)

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Jen Aniston's All Dressed in Black – But Whose Weekend Wedding Dress Out-Royaled Kate's? | Jennifer Aniston, Kelly Clarkson, Princess Madeline

What You Missed Over The Weekend

Jennifer Aniston's LBD, the Wedding Dress that Could Dethrone Kate & More from the Weekend

Originally posted 06/10/2013 06:00AM

While you were at the beach, we were out spotting stars and royals. Keep fantasizing about that perfect swimsuit, and we'll keep you up-to-date:

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How Miranda & Blake Will Celebrate Their Big CMA Wins

Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton: How They'll Celebrate Their Big CMA Wins

Originally posted 11/02/2012 01:15PM

They had a big, emotional night in front of millions at the Country Music Association Awards. Now, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are ready to savor their success with something even more rare – a little quiet time together.

"We're going home for Thanksgiving," Lambert said after Thursday's awards. "We'll have four days there, and again for Christmas. We never see each other, so we cherish every moment together."

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