"Little Toy Guns": Carrie Underwood Takes Aim With An Emotionally Charged Tale

I'm not sure I ever fully realized this until now, but I am a full-fledged Carrie Underwood stan. (What do we call ourselves, anyway? Carriers? Underlings? Little Underwoodsman? Please advise.) From "Jesus Take The Wheel" to "Before He Cheats" to "Blown Away" to last year's "Something In The…


Carrie Underwood Is Not The Singer Of "Pretty Girl Rock," So Please Stop Asking

In case you were busy last night, you might have missed this important dispatch from "Jesus, Take The Wheel" songstress and Idol alum, Carrie Underwood. Nice lady checking me out at the grocery store: "Anybody ever tell you that you look like Keri Hilson?" Me: "No." ;) —…


Introduucing...Ashlyne Huff!

Sounds like: Carrie Underwood, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez Genre: Pop rock, country, dance pop Meet Ashlyne Huff, a Nashville-bred singer-songwriter. Huff is the daughter of the incredibly accomplished, award winning country producer and guitarist Dann Huff, whose production credits can be found in…


Introduucing...Nikki + Rich!

These two are Nikki + Rich, a newly signed soul pop act from Warner Brothers Records. While I was intrigued from the beginning, it was this slick, stylishly crafted intro video that sealed the deal for me. And now, a brief summation: Nikki & Rich are Nikki Leonti, a California-born pastor’s…


Introduucing...Orianthi!

This one's a bit unexpected, but hey...musical diversity, right? Also, I think I love her name. It seems a bit late to be "introducing" Orianthi, the 24-year-old guitarist from Adelaide, Australia. Seeing as she's already shared the stage with Santana, Carrie Underwood, and Steve Vai (not to…


Indistinguishable Dolls

What I've been told is that this the new Pussycat Dolls album cover for their upcoming album, Doll Domination, but my eyes are simply telling me otherwise. In order of appearance on the sleeve, is this or is this not: Sarah Harding, Dannii Minogue, Tila Tequila, Kimberley Walsh, and Carrie…