A Blog about Modern Country Music has updated to include new pages about topics like country music award shows, country pop, and Taylor Swift., a blog about the latest in country music, has published new pages entitled “Country Music Award Shows,” “Country Pop,” and “Taylor Swift Biography.”

The page “Country Music Award Shows” from describes the three major award shows held for country music: the Academy of Country Music Awards, the Country Music Association Awards, and the CMT Music Awards. The page explains that the Academy of Country Music Awards began in the 1960s to celebrate country music made in the western U.S., while the Country Music Association Awards began in the 1950s and awarded country music made throughout the United States. The CMT Music Awards, contrastingly, is a more recent award show that honors country music videos.

“Country Pop” explores this radio-friendly crossover genre on The page chronicles country pop’s roots in the 1970s with the rising popularity of artists like John Denver and Kenny Rogers. It also details the hits by country pop artists made in the 1990s and 2000s, including those by well known female country singers like LeAnn Rimes, Shania Twain, and Carrie Underwood.

“Taylor Swift can be considered the brightest young star in the country music genre” according to the page “Taylor Swift Biography” on Not only is Swift a talented singer, but she also writes her own songs and has played the guitar since age 12, the page states. Her sophomore album, Fearless, has sold even more copies than her debut album, with hit singles like Love Story and You Belong to Me to dominate the music charts.

About was launched in January of 2010, and wrote blog entries about topics like country singers Jessica Harp and Carrie Underwood. Site Owner Barbara Pittinger appreciates classic country music like Dolly Parton or Johnny Cash, but is more interested in the country artists of today. Website Business is responsible for designing and maintaining the site structure of

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Posted On: Lawndale, NC April 1, 2010

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