2009 IBMA Awards Winners; Women In Bluegrass; Plethora of New Videos

Brody Vercher | October 2nd, 2009

  1. Chris D.
    October 2, 2009 at 12:30 pm

    The video for “White Liar” is awesome, and “Keep You” is fantastic as well. I like the video for “Cowboy Casanova”, it has sweet costumes, but I would have rather seen a bunch of guys pounding the guy to a pulp.

  2. Dan
    October 2, 2009 at 1:54 pm

    I loved how CMT dished out a lot of music videos at once. It was very exciting.

    Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Miranda Lambert’s videos were my three favorites!

    I thought Sugarland, Billy Currington, and Michelle Branch’s videos were good.

    Kenny and Keith were okay.

    Tim McGraw was my least favorite.

  3. Dan Poltrictzky
    October 2, 2009 at 2:06 pm

    I agree with Dan, But my top 3 would be: Miranda lamberts, Sugarlands, and Reba’s.

  4. Nicolas
    October 2, 2009 at 3:51 pm

    Love the new MirLam, Carrie, Reba, and Michelle Branch videos! =)

    Sugarland’s was also pretty good

  5. Chris N.
    October 2, 2009 at 4:04 pm

    Are we saying “MirLam” now? Is that a thing?

  6. Stephen
    October 2, 2009 at 4:44 pm

    Lambert’s and Underwood’s were brilliant. Speaking of Lambert, I can’t get over how great of an album Revolution is.

  7. Drew
    October 2, 2009 at 5:21 pm

    Some good stuff in those last videos. Just watched Tracy Byrd and Tracy Lawrence and I’ll have to check out a few of the others.

  8. Russ
    October 2, 2009 at 5:25 pm

    The fact that Jamey Johnson was in Miranda Lambert’s as the preacher makes it all that much more MirLam

  9. Nicolas
    October 2, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    Miranda Lambert nicknames = ‘Ran or MirLam

    Is there a problem with me referring to her as such as a fan?

  10. Lee S.
    October 2, 2009 at 6:32 pm

    Jamey Johnson being in the Lambert video sold it for me. Loved it.

    I’ll need to watch the others after work.

  11. Stormy
    October 2, 2009 at 7:04 pm

    Nicolas: Not unless you do it to her face.

  12. Rick
    October 2, 2009 at 7:27 pm

    Thanks for the Amy Farris link to comments posted by those who knew her and honor her memory.

    Music Fog sure gets a lot of cool artists to record those videos in their motor home. Its rare they feature a new video these days that I don’t find to be interesting in some way or another.

    I’ll take a pass on all the new music videos at CMT, but I might watch the fan club videos for Josh Turner, Sara Evans, and the Two Tracy’s as their music will at least be identifiable as “country music” from a historical perspective.

  13. Saving Country Music
    October 2, 2009 at 7:48 pm

    Trace Adkins might want to be careful. As time time goes on, the most conspicuous “no comment” is not Capitol’s, but his.

  14. Chris N.
    October 2, 2009 at 8:16 pm

    “MirLam” is fine by me, I’m just trying to keep up with this stuff.

  15. Razor X
    October 2, 2009 at 8:17 pm

    Are we saying “MirLam” now? Is that a thing?

    I like “RanBert” better.

  16. Razor X
    October 2, 2009 at 8:38 pm

    Was “Life’s A Dance” really such a groundbreaking record that its 17th anniversary warrants a blog entry from CMT?

  17. Rick
    October 2, 2009 at 8:44 pm

    I prefer “LamMir” just for how it sounds…

  18. Leeann Ward
    October 2, 2009 at 9:38 pm

    I kind of wondered the same thing, Razor X, though I like the song pretty well.

  19. Paul
    October 2, 2009 at 10:54 pm

    Interesting show…

    I found this article about country music… is it true?

    http://stuffblackpeopledontlike.blogspot.com/2009/10/99-country-music.html

  20. Steve M.
    October 2, 2009 at 11:25 pm

    I think you meant to post that link in the Buddy Jewell thread.

  21. Noeller
    October 3, 2009 at 8:43 am

    -I’m really bored of the fan nicknames. Just me, I know. And Razor – Reckon Scott Adams of Dilbert fame, might have a lawsuit case against “RanBert” :)

    -Jamey Johnson is God, so seeing him do the Preacher role is fitting.

    -Have always considered “Life’s A Dance” to be one of the most important songs in my development as a Country fan.

  22. Saving Country Music
    October 3, 2009 at 1:13 pm

    I bagged a Lam Mir in 1947 when I was on a six month sabbatical touring the Archipelago. The steamboat chef boiled the Lam Mir meat until it was falling off the bone, and then served it in a white wine brine with hints of rosemary.

    Of course, this was all well before the LamMir’s numbers were threatened by a human-to-tree-dwelling-bipedal-rodent strain of typhoid, and the Lam Mir was placed on the endangered species list.

  23. Vicki
    October 3, 2009 at 5:53 pm

    Listening to Miranda’s CD to right now. I absolutely love “The House that Built Me”. I think this is going to be another Album of the year winner for her. I was listening to David Nails CD too. Not bad for a first CD. One song skips and thought darn, store won’t take it back since I opened it so glad it’s on a song that’s so so.

    AS for Videos: Carrie’s is Fantastic! Miranda’s is fun! I still don’t understand Sugarland’s video yet. I may get boo’d here but I really love Kenny’s song “I’m Alive”. It’s beautiful.

  24. Josh
    October 4, 2009 at 10:34 am

    Definitely dig the Miranda Lambert video…Jamey Johnson being preacher man is telling and the best choice. Ms. Lambert has more of my respect and eye out now.

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