It’s country music week on the ‘Today’ show as Kathie Lee Gifford takes a vacation. So far, Josh Turner and Lee Brice have filled in, and two more country stars are planned for later this week. Taylor Swift also found time to sit down and chat about her new song ‘Eyes Open,’ and a stuffed animal has an important message regarding this year’s ACM Awards.

Check out all the top country headlines from Tuesday and a few others from around the web — including which metal band is going to appear on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ — in the Taste of Country Daily Roundup.

Today on Taste of Country:

Kellie Pickler to Co-Host ‘Today’ Show Friday

Toby Keith Announces 2012 Live in Overdrive Tour Featuring Brantley Gilbert

Keith Urban Shares Amazing Video of Kids Covering ‘For You’

The Band Perry, ‘Postcard From Paris’ – Lyrics Uncovered

Eric Church Changes Diapers on Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour

Stuffed Bulldog Reminds Fans to Vote Jason Aldean for ACM Entertainer of the Year

Potato Salad Recipe by Bridgette Tatum

George Strait Confirms Name of New Grandson

Taylor Swift Spills About Writing ‘Eyes Open’ for ‘The Hunger Games’ Soundtrack

Casey James, ‘Casey James’ – Album Review

Miranda Lambert, Chris Young + Jerrod Niemann Perform Live in Denver – Exclusive Pictures

Lady Antebellum to Open for Bruce Springsteen in London

Can You Guess the Artist in This Yearbook Photo?

Rodney Atkins Says ‘Every Day is Brighter’ Thanks to Fans’ Prayers During Divorce

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