From Kellie Pickler's ballroom quickstep to Blake Shelton's loud mouth advice, see how country has gone pop culture
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Updated: Monday Jun 02, 2014 | 03:00 PM EDT
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On Dec. 5, 2013, Carrie Underwood stepped into the iconic role made famous by Julie Andrews during NBC's live broadcast of The Sound of Music, playing Maria Von Trapp opposite True Blood's Stephen Moyer as the Captain. The musical took over Twitter, where Underwood's performance was met with less-than-positive reviews, prompting the country crooner to Tweet in response, "Plain and simple: Mean people need Jesus."
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