Yeehaw! Stars like Hayden Panettiere, Kelly Clarkson, Nicole Kidman, and Matthew McConaughey have all stepped out of their comfort zones to get into the Nashville groove. Click through to see some famous faces that have gone country!
To prep for her role in Country Strong, the Gossip Girl star turned to the industry's biggest powerhouses. "I went to the Grand Ole Opry and saw Carrie Underwood and went to a few honky-tonks, too," the star tells Extra. "...I was definitely inspired by Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift."