COUNTRY BEAT: Martina McBride, Garth Brooks, Mary Chapin Carpenter ...

McBride at prayer vigil; Brooks postpones 'Beer' release; Carpenter cancels New York taping.

COUNTRY BEAT: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Loretta Lynn, Shania Twain ...

Carpenter readies new album; Lynn's condition "good"; Twain expecting.

COUNTRY BEAT: Mary Chapin Carpenter, BR5-49, Reba McEntire ...

Carpenter to Cambodia; BR5-49 to Strait tour; McEntire's all-woman tour.

Country Beat: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Dixie Chicks, Marty Stuart ...

Carpenter's song follows Lieberman's acceptance speech; Chicks turn down deal with Coke; Stuart inducts newest Opry member.

Mary Chapin Carpenter Charms Outdoor Crowd At Biltmore Estate

Singer unveils 10 new songs in North Carolina lawn concert.

Mary Chapin Carpenter To Tour North America

Folk-influenced country artist will work on next album while playing summer dates.

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Lucinda Williams' Car Wheels In Gear

Singer/songwriter's new album is her first in six years.