Behind the Song: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill – 'Meanwhile Back at Mama's'When Jaren Johnston, Tom Douglas and Jeffrey Steele initially wrote the ACM Award-nominated song "Meanwhile Back at Mama's," they never intended for it to be a duet.
Behind the Song: Florida Georgia Line - 'This Is How We Roll'Sometimes all it takes for a hit song is writing it with your friends.
Behind the Song: Carrie Underwood's 'Two Black Cadillacs'"It’s drama, and it’s dark," said Underwood about "Two Black Cadillacs," her ACM Award-nominated song. And, she added, "you have to listen to the whole thing," because you'll be "sucked in."
Behind the Song: Blake Shelton's 'Mine Would Be You'Some songs can take a bit of time to really sink in and win over fans as well as the artists. That wasn't the case, though, with "Mine Would Be You," the No. 1 hit from Blake Shelton.
Behind the Song: Lee Brice's 'I Drive Your Truck'"She couldn't even say it -- she couldn't say 'I drive his truck.' She was like, 'no, I don't want to do it today.' And I was like, 'oh yeah we are!'"
Behind the Song: Florida Georgia Line's 'Cruise'Songwriter Chase Rice and both Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line go 'behind the song' and talk about the origins of FGL's first No. 1 hit "Cruise," which has been nominated for Two ACM Awards.
Behind the Song: The Band Perry's 'Better Dig Two'"It was our first single for our sophomore release, which some say is the most scrutinized piece of music an artist ever puts out," Kimberly Perry told Radio.com. Now the video for the song has been nominated for an ACM Award.
Behind the Song: Keith Urban's 'We Were Us'Songwriter Jimmy Robbins and singer Keith Urban talk about the origins of "We Were Us," the No. 1 duet between Urban and Miranda Lambert that has been nominated for Vocal Event of the Year at the ACM Awards.
Behind the Song: Blake Shelton's 'Boys 'Round Here'"'Boys Round Here' pretty much represents who I am as a human being," Shelton said of his ACM Award-nominated hit. Songwriter Dallas Davidson and producer Scott Hendricks offer details on the story behind the song.
Behind the Song: Miranda Lambert's ACM-Nominated 'Mama's Broken Heart'"I feel like women in my grandmother's generation were expected to put on a pretty face and not really show their crazy sides," Kacey Musgraves said, describing the ideas behind the three-time ACM-Award nominated song she cowrote with Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally. "Now, it's a bit different."
Behind the Song: Tim McGraw's 'Highway Don't Care'It's a moody anthem that serves as the closing song on his 2013 album' Two Lanes of Freedom.' McGraw was drawn to it's "timeless" quality.
Behind the Song: Kacey Musgraves' 'Merry Go 'Round'"When we were about to pick the first single I really lobbied for 'Merry Go 'Round' because I'm out there every night and I can tell you, hands down this is the one people are connecting with. I'm really glad that was my first thing to say to the world."
Behind the Song: Hunter Hayes' 'I Want Crazy'“‘Crazy’ was just my way of saying, ‘That’s real love. When you feel like you’ve gone crazy. That’s when you’ve actually gotten something right.’”
Behind The Song: Vampire Weekend's 'Diane Young'Frontman Ezra Koenig on about how their hit single from the GRAMMY-nominated 'Modern Vampires of the City' went through a rough ugly duckling stage until they figured out that vocal effect—you know the one.
Behind the Song: Darius Rucker's 'Wagon Wheel'“When I heard ‘Wagon Wheel’ at my daughter’s high school talent contest, I just thought, ‘Man some day I’m going to cut the song for a record.' It was one of those lightning bolt things that I can’t even explain."