The final country contestant in this spring’s reality television shows was eliminated on Thursday night when Skylar Laine received the fewest viewer votes. She’ll bounce back on the American Idols Live Tour, but when can we expect a new single? Read the story of how she was given the pink slip, plus see how country stars get dolled up to visit the Kentucky Derby in today’s Daily Roundup.

Also included are a few non-country music stories, like the death of the Beastie Boys‘ rapper MCA and links to classic videos starring the New York-born artist. Also. find the trailer for the new ‘Spider Man’ movie.

Today on Taste of Country:

Skylar Laine Eliminated From ‘American Idol’

Country Fashion at the Kentucky Derby

Taste of Country’s Carrie Underwood Contest Winner Announced

Billy Currington, David Nail + Kip Moore Roll Into Lowell, Massachusetts – Exclusive Pictures

Win a Copy of ‘Joyful Noise’ Starring Dolly Parton on Blu-Ray

Frank Ortega to Attempt World’s Largest Tequila Toast on Cinco de Mayo

Picture of the Week: Carrie Underwood Splurges on New Music

Miranda Lambert Is Privy to Blake Shelton’s Flirty Ways

Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch Dead: Country Stars React

Brightest Country Music Future – Readers Poll

Ayla Brown Dishes on Her Self-Titled and Why Turner Is Afraid of Her

Skylar Laine Looks to Miranda Lambert as Inspiration for the Future

Little Big Town, ‘Pontoon’ – Lyrics Uncovered

Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert + More Donate Goods for Auction Benefiting Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Chuck Wicks’ ‘Stealing Cinderella’ Inspires Professor to Write a Book

Eli Young Band Thank Fans With Free Songs

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