Here's some of the week's biggest headlines and stories:
- The Avett Brothers joined Randy Travis in Franklin, TN to shoot CMT's Crossroads
- Kelly Clarkson debuted her new single "Don't Rush" with country crooner Vince Gill
- Lady Gaga impressed a crowd with a stripped down version of her single "Marry the Night"
- Carrie Underwood adds 40 dates to her 'Blown Away Tour', which will keep her and opener Hunter Hayes on the road through the Spring of 2013
- Gwen Stefani covered Nylon magazine and her band No Doubt joined inside
- Pop's infectious newcomer, Carly Rae Jepsen, debuted her new video for "This Kiss"
- Taylor Swift announced her 'Red Tour' with Ed Sheeran and covered Elle & Cosmo
- Lana Del Rey covered GQ & Tatler magazines
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