The 'Highest-Paid Country Musicians' list from Forbes features familiar faces at the top this year. Taylor Swift earned $64 million in the past year, but the highest-paid country star was another artist who made most of his earnings from endorsements and a successful restaurant venture.
Carrie Underwood has taken over the musical introduction for NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' from singer Faith Hill. Carrie Underwood is also starring on the network's live holiday production of 'The Sound of Music.'
Brad Paisley's new album, 'Wheelhouse,' includes a song titled 'Accidental Racist.' 'Accidental Racist' follows a man with a Lynyrd Skynyrd shirt with a Confederate flag who is confronted by a Starbucks clerk about his choice in attire.