Best Of 2017: Country Albums

Country music gives a lot of itself every year, but 2017 was pretty special. That's especially true when it comes to its albums. They were eclectic, and more than a few were just plain stellar. Here's a look at our Top Five.

Keith Urban's Love Song Secret

It's no secret that Keith Urban is really good at writing love songs. There's a method to all that love madness, though, and now he's sharing some of it in a new interview.

Songwriter Shane McAnally: Our Daughters Inspired "Female"

Following its debut on the CMA Awards, Keith Urban's song "Female" has been heralded by many as a welcome rebuttal to the long list of sexual harassment and sexual assault-related storylines in recent weeks. The song also has its critics, however, who've accused its writers of everything from "mansplaining" to poor songwriting (watch such a clip…