The 20th season of The Voice sees Blake Shelton still making drinking jokes; the late Cee-lo Green replaced by his son Dee-lo; that Adam guy still leering at Christina Aguilera's now belly-button level cleavage.
Chad Brock headlines the Country Thrownout Hip Tour with openers Jeff Bates and Andy Griggs.
Thomas Rhett's son (Rhett Akins' grandson) Thomas Akins gets a publishing and recording contract, completely by talent and in no way because his dad and grandfather were in the industry.
Martina McBride spotted drunkenly playing quarter slots at New Orleans casino, wearing a "Dirty Grandma" t-shirt.
Country music experiencing a revival thanks to the "neo-fake-outlaw" movement which credits Eric Church as its godfather.
Impressionable teen listens to Brantley Gilbert album backwards - goes on to cure Herpes, invent tornado-proof mobile homes.
Hank IV signs with Curb Records; stricken from father and grandfather's wills.
Country rap now its own genre with independent Billboard chart. Cowboy Troy runs cutthroat record label loosely modeled after Suge Knight's Death Row.
Lady Gaga photographed by paparrazi entering a Target dressed as somebody who used to be famous.
Casey Donahew Band, biggest selling country group in history breaks up. Melinda Donahew blamed.
Taylor Swift wins CMA Lifetime Achievement Award but is unable to mug the "Taylor shocked face" due to years of botox injections.
Justin Moore becomes a proud grandpa for the first time, frequently sitting on his new grandson's lap to read him stories.