Carrie Underwood on Country Radio: 'Strong Women Who Totally Deserve It Are Not Getting the Same Opportunities'
Carrie Underwood recently sat down with Elaina Smith of the Women Want to Hear Women podcast, where the conversation turned to the gender disparity in country radio -- and the lack of female representation on the airwaves. "Even when I was growing up, I wished there was more women on the radio, and I had a lot more than there are today," Underwood said. "I think about all the little girls that are sitting at home saying, 'I want to be a country music singer.
' It ' s a song that needed to be sung ': Carrie Underwood says powerful new track The Bullet is about gun violence and 'partially motivated' by Stephen Paddock' s 2017 mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival.
She added that it was a song that ' needed to be sung .' Listen to Carrie Underwood ' s track ' The Bullet ' off her new album, 'Cry Pretty.' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited ' It ’ s a beautiful and powerful song ': Carrie Underwood has addressed the controversial topic of gun
Carrie Underwood has addressed the controversial topic of gun violence in a new song called The Bullet.
The track, which is from the star's upcoming album Cry Pretty, was 'partially motivated' by the Mandalay Bay mass shooting that saw gunman Stephen Paddock kill 58 people and injure more than 800 at a 2017 Las Vegas country music festival.
Speaking to magazine, the 35-year-old said: 'It’s a beautiful and powerful song, and I thought for a long time whether or not I was the one to deliver its message.'
Carrie Underwood to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Country star Carrie Underwood will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Sept. 20. Guest speakers at the unveiling include the two men she’s shared the most TV time with since she won “American Idol” in 2005 — Simon Cowell, who was a judge during her Season 4 rise to fame, and fellow country star Brad Paisley, with whom she’s co-hosted the CMA Awards telecast for the last 11 years. Cowell and Paisley will be joined in emceeing duties by Leron Gubler, president and CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
Listen to Carrie Underwood ' s track ' The Bullet ' off her new album, 'Cry Pretty.' Take a close listen to track 8 off Carrie Underwood ’ s new release, and you’ll hear her heartbreaking reaction to the 2017 Las Vegas shooting and her thoughts on gun violence . It ’ s a song that needed to be sung .”
Produced by Carrie Underwood & David Garcia. [Verse 1] Line of limousines leaves one by one The prayers been prayed, the hymns been sung Black mascara' s already run But the tears keep flowin' You can blame it on hate or blame it on guns But mama' s ain't supposed to bury their sons Left a hole in
Hesitant to say anything that could become too controversial, the songstress continued: 'Unfortunately, too many events have happened and not just on a grand scale… any word I say right now is gonna be wrong.'
Without revealing any specific political stance, Underwood explained that 'many people' will be able to relate to the song, from police officers to the military to 'people who were in the wrong place at the wrong time.'
She added that it was a song that 'needed to be sung.'
Fans will be able to listen to The Bullet when the singer's sixth studio album, Cry Pretty, drops on September 14.
Carrie Underwood Shows Glimpse of Baby Bump in New Music Video
Baby on board!
Lyrics to " The Bullet " song by Carrie Underwood : Line of Line of limousines leaves one by one The prayers been prayed, the hymns been sung Black mascara' s already run But the tears keep flowing You can blame it on hate or blame it on guns But mamas ain't supposed to bury their sons Left a hole
Carrie Underwood ’ s highly personal and fiercely intimate ‘Cry Pretty’ album debuts on Friday. “ It ’ s a song that needed to be sung ,” said Underwood . The song was 'partially motivated' by the Mandalay Bay mass shooting that occurred at the 'Route 91 Harvest Festival' in Las Vegas on October 8th 2017.
Fellow country singer Jason Aldean was the headline act at the Route 91 Harvest Festival last October when Stephen Paddock opened fire on innocent civilians.
Aldean was in the middle of his set when Paddock opened fire from the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay, which left 59 people dead and over 800 injured in America’s deadliest mass shooting.
The attack had a profound effect on the country superstar's view on guns.
Aldean is a gun owner, but later came out to say that the laws surrounding the purchase of guns are flawed.
‘It's too easy to get guns, first and foremost,’ he told the. ‘When you can walk in somewhere and you can get one in 5 minutes, do a background check that takes 5 minutes, like how in-depth is that background check?
Carrie Underwood Shares the ‘Really Sweet’ Things Her Son Isaiah Does to Prepare for a Sibling
She also admitted that she’s been listening to him sing to see if he has any musical talents.Carrie Underwood’s 3-year-old son, Isaiah, is getting ready to be a big brother!
Country superstar Carrie Underwood has 13 songs on her sixth studio album, “Cry Pretty,” released Friday. But two tracks in particular have been “Love Wins” is a soaring ballad about people coming together in a divisive culture. “ The Bullet ” is a devastating account of the aftermath of gun violence .
Carrie Underwood has released a new song off her upcoming sixth studio album Cry Pretty. “We wanted that song to be hopeful and to maybe make somebody stop and think about that .” “Love Wins” is one of two songs on Cry Pretty that nod to political issues — “ The Bullet ” is a commentary on gun
‘Those are the issues I have. It's not necessarily the guns themselves or that I don't think people should have guns. I have a lot of them.’
Christophe Maé regrets his collaboration with Johnny HallydayIn 2008, Christophe Maé wrote a title for Johnny Hallyday. But ten years later, the singer seems to have many regrets about this collaboration.
Months after the death ofwho left many fans inconsolable, remembers everything he owes to one favorite artists of the French. In an interview given to , the one who became famous thanks to the musical The Sun King remembers his first collaboration with the rocker.
It all started when Johnny Hallyday attended a concert of Christophe Maé . After the show, the lightning performer then made a proposal that he could not refuse: "I'm going on the road in a short time, if that tells you, I'll take you with me and you do my first games ... "
Following this first collaboration, Christophe Maé then studied the writing of a song for the Taulier. In 2008, he composes the song Etreintes Fatales which comes out on October 27th of the same year on the album Ça n'finira jamais. But it seems that Christophe Maé is not very satisfied with the title and obviously keeps a somewhat bitter memory. He considers that it is "not the song of the century". "It's hard to compose for the others, it's funny because I did not compose for many other artists: Line Renaud, Johnny Hallyday, Serge Lama," he explained during the interview. the interview.
"When I composed this song, which speaks just about a couple, of a strong relationship, I imagined the melody sung by Johnny, but what escaped me was the realization I had not heard that song arranged like that, if it was to be done again, I would have gone to the studio and I would not let things be like that ... ", regrets Christophe Maé.
Carrie Underwood Breaks Down in Tears as She Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame .
Carrie Underwood received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, overcome with emotion as she thanked her family and fans for her incredible career.The 35-year-old singer had difficulty getting through her speech as she cried happy tears. Underwood referenced her small town roots in her speech after receiving kind words from both her American Idol mentor, Simon Cowell, and singer Brad Paisley, and said she was able to achieve success through believing in herself as well as others' support."How is this my life?" Underwood marveled.