It was a big day for Carrie Underwood. Not only did she release the first single from her upcoming fourth studio album, but she joined Twitter after years of giving the social media platform the cold shoulder. Within just an hour, the 'American Idol' bombshell had 10K followers.

However, it was a sad day for Thomson Square, as they said goodbye to a special family member. These are just two headlines from a day packed full of country music news. Scroll through and catch up on anything you missed in today's Taste of Country Daily Roundup.

Today on Taste of Country:

Thompson Square Singer Shawna Thompson's Father Dies
Carrie Underwood Joins Twitter
Miranda Lambert Covers Lady Gaga's 'You and I' in North Carolina
Can You Guess Whose Tattoo This Is?
Taylor Swift Responds to Prom Request With Invite to 2012 ACM's
Clint Black, Bill Anderson + Bob DiPiero Involved in Bus Crash
This Week's Best Tweets: Chris Young, Jerrod Niemann Share Embarrassing Moments From the Road
Rascal Flatts Give Sara Evans a New Car
Mindy McCready's Son to Be Kept in Foster Care
Picture of the Week: Jake Owen Growls Like a Panther
Vince Gill Parts Ways With His Record Label
Zac Brown Auctions Off Harley Davidson Motorcycle to Help Baby With Muscular Dystrophy
Hunter Hayes, 'Wanted' - Song Review
The Band Perry Debut New Love Song 'It Burns for You'
Thompson Square Cancel Show Due to Family Illness
Carrie Underwood, 'Good Girl' - Song Review
Skylar Laine Makes Top 24 on 'American Idol' With Reba McEntire's 'Fancy'

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