- Huff Po: "Pregnant Carrie Underwood Is A Vision In White"
- Rolling Stone: "Its nominees were unexpected, but its winners were told in advance. Audience members were encouraged to drink and tweet from the on-set "Twitter bar." And the hosts didn't crack any Taylor Swift jokes.... In a musical genre of awards show after yet another awards show, the inaugural American Country Countdown Awards certainly made a unique mark."
Red carpet interviews (click)