COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS
TOP OF THE CHARTS: Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney's Hemingway's Whiskey is the nation's overall number-one album after selling 183,000 copies its first week out. Last week's number-one debut, Zac Brown Band's You Get What You Give, gets bumped to number-two on the country chart.
Billy Currington's Enjoy Yourself slides a spot to number-three, and Jamey Johnson's Guitar Song lands at number-four. Lady A rounds out the Top 5 with Need You Now.
Carrie Underwood says her new husband Mike Fisher is the piece of the puzzle that had been missing from her life. She tells People magazine's Country Special, "He makes me a better person."
But with winter ahead of us, Carrie is bracing herself for the cold winter in Ottawa, where they have a home. She says, "I can't do my cute heels in the winter!"
The issue of People's Country Special with Carrie on the cover is on newsstands now.
Taylor Swift has won a trademark infringement suit against 16 individuals who sold fake merchandise including T-shirts during her 2009 Fearless Tour. According to the Associated Press, a federal judge permanently barred the counterfeiters from selling merchandise bearing her name or likeness.