Songwriter Shane McAnally: Our Daughters Inspired "Female"

Following its debut on the CMA Awards, Keith Urban's song "Female" has been heralded by many as a welcome rebuttal to the long list of sexual harassment and sexual assault-related storylines in recent weeks. The song also has its critics, however, who've accused its writers of everything from "mansplaining" to poor songwriting (watch such a clip…

Country Stars Reveal 2017 CMA Awards Nominations

Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert lead the 2017 CMA Awards nominations list with five each, followed by Little Big Town with four. One of LBT's nominations (Song of the Year for "Better Man") even made Taylor Swift a CMA nominee for the first time in three years having wrote the song. The big news was revealed this morning…