After angering fans and participants in reality television shows like ‘The Voice’ and ‘American Idol’ on Monday, Eric Church issued a press release in which he attempted to clarify his comments. He also apologized… sort of. Carrie Underwood didn’t seem to take notice of Church’s remarks, as she was too busy promoting her new album ‘Blown Away,’ which hit stores and iTunes today. Read our interview and see a full list of Blown Away Tour dates in the roundup below.

Also included are a few non-country music stories, like which pop star had a baby and a look at the new Batman movie trailer.

Today on Taste of Country:

Carrie Underwood Announces 2012 Blown Away Tour Dates

Eric Church Defends Comments About Reality Shows, Apologizes to Miranda Lambert and Others

Billy Ray Cyrus Reprises His ’90210′ Role

Win a Trip to Meet + See Lady Antebellum on Their Own the Night 2012 World Tour

Jimmy Wayne Jumps to Blake Shelton’s Defense in Eric Church Drama

Carrie Underwood Dishes on New Song ‘Do You Think About Me’ – Exclusive Video

Lionel Richie Pulls Out of ‘Duets’ Show

Pistol Annies to Make Special Appearances at Select Miranda Lambert Shows

Eric Church’s Comments – Readers Poll

The Many Hats of Tim McGraw

Taylor Swift Shows Inner Tigress at Dianna Agron’s Circus-Themed Birthday Party

Lady Antebellum to Perform on Star-Studded ‘The Voice’ Finale

Can You Guess the Artist in This Yearbook Photo?

George Jones to Make His Return to the Stage at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch

Carrie Underwood Discusses Anxieties, ‘Blown Away’ and Life as a Wildflower

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