Little Big Town had nothing but kind words for Swift, who actually sent them "Better Man" as a "no pressure" listener to them via e-mail, as the band's Karen Fairchild explained to Billboard. "So then you have to take it and really go, 'Can we embody that and make it our own?'" "She couldn't be with us tonight".
Fairchild went on to say that Swift couldn't be at the awards this evening, and the group gave her a shout out saying, "Taylor, wherever you are, thank you for this lovely song and for loving songs and loving Nashville". The first award from the reputation era is a country award for Swift's incredible talent in songwriting.
As country radio DJ Bobby Bones read her name out loud, T Swift looked confused, and uncertain, cocking her head to the side as if she didn't hear correctly.
Self-Driving Bus Crashes Less Than Two Hours After Debut
Navya has a fleet of 50 autonomous shuttle buses deployed worldwide, and says that it has carried over 200,000 passengers so far. Las Vegas police Officer Aden Ocampo-Gomez said the truck reversed until one of its tyres hit the front of the shuttle .
Syrian troops break into last IS-held town
The commander said hundreds of members of the Iran-backed Lebanese Shia Hezbollah militia had taken part in the fighting. Baghdadi took control of what was then known as the Islamic State of Iraq in 2010 after the death of its former leader.
Donald Trump in China for talks on North Korea and trade
China pulled out all the stops for President Donald Trump's Beijing airport arrival: honor guard, marching band, jumping children. Trump laughed at the antics of acrobats, then was serenaded by Chinese opera singers in elaborate headdresses and heavy make-up.
Martellus Bennett released by Packers
When Bennett returned from the bye, he offered only a one-word explanation for what led him to that decision: "Life", he said. The Packers' other two tight ends, Richard Rodgers and Lance Kendricks, have a total of 12 catches this season.
Gordon and Hosmer both win another Gold Glove
Gordon's five Rawlings Gold Glove Awards are second-most among active Major League outfielders, trailing only Ichiro Suzuki's 10. Goldschmidt, 30, captured his third Gold Glove distinction to cap a stellar season that puts him firmly in the MVP conversation.