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March 4, 2014 at 1:32 PM

Women edged out by ‘bro-country’ party song trend?

Carrie Underwood says there seems to be room "for only a few women" in country these days. (Katherine Bomboy-Thornton / ABC)

Carrie Underwood says there seems to be room “for only a few women” in country these days. (Katherine Bomboy-Thornton / ABC)

By Jon Bream / Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

MINNEAPOLIS — It was a one-two punch in the gut from two of country’s biggest stars.

Last fall, Zac Brown declared Luke Bryan’s “That’s My Kind of Night” the “worst song I’ve ever heard.” This winter, Carrie Underwood called out country radio, saying, “Women really do seem to get the short end.”

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