Academy of Country Music Awards 2014

Country Strong: Nashville's Happily Married Couples

You won't hear any of these longtime loves singing the blues. Find out how they've kept in tune with one another in good times and in bad


McEntire, Kelly Clarkson's stepmom-in-law, is an expert at long unions – she and Blackstock have been married since 1989. Her best advice: If something's bothering you, tell your spouse – pronto! "I used to not speak and [eventually] I'd tell him and he'd be like, 'That's it? That's why you've been sulled up for three days?'"