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DOUBLE THE FUN
Talk about a big night! Taylor Swift picked up two trophies at Tuesday's BMI Country Music Awards in Nashville – for her hits "Our Song" and "Teardrops on My Guitar," which was named country song of the year. "I did not see that coming at all," she told the Washington Post of nabbing the big prize.
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COUNTRY WIVES CLUB
Where's Keith? Nicole Kidman mingled with the Nashville crowd, sharing a chatty moment with Faith Hill, who was accompanied by husband Tim McGraw, inside the award dinner.
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There he is! When she wasn't chatting up fellow guests, Kidman stood by her man, who was honored for his songs "Everybody" and "I Told You So" at the ceremony. On Monday, Urban played a similarly supportive role when his wife was honored at the Glamour Women of the Year awards in New York. When she accepted her trophy, Kidman paid her husband a moving tribute.
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Taking a break from rehearsals for Wednesday's Country Music Association Awards, Carrie Underwood steps out (in an Alberto Makali dress) at the BMI awards, where she was honored for co-writing the song "All-American Girl." "We're not over-prepared, but we're definitely not under-prepared," Underwood told the The Tennessean of her CMA co-hosting gig with Brad Paisley. "I've been watching old episodes of old CMA Awards, and I think we're good to go."
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THREE TIMES A 'LADY'
Newcomers Lady Antebellum – Dave Haywood, Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley – stuck together on the red carpet at the BMI awards. But the trio, who are up for new artist of the year and vocal group of the year at the CMAs, are hoping to meet new friends on Wednesday. "It will be pretty amazing to look out in the audience and see Kenny Chesney and George Strait sitting there watching you," Kelley told PEOPLE Tuesday.
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COUNTRY'S FIRST COUPLE
Honored for their duet "I Need You," Tim McGraw and Faith Hill held on tight to each other at the ceremony, at BMI's Music Row headquarters in Nashville.
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