Free agent signings, old teammates dissing each other and trophies are being handed out. No, we're not ripping headlines from the sports pages. It’s the HITS High 5.

We had two big deals this week: Arizona Zervas is heading to Columbia and, we’re told, Ant Saunders has signed with David Massey's Arista.

Taylor Swift and Big Machine got into a war of words over some upcoming performances. Taylor swung first, Big Machine countered and Tay-Tay got in another shot.

Garth Brooks won the big prize at the 53rd Country Music Association Awards, but the femme-centric night may prove to be more important for shuttling in a new wave of post-classic country. The big shots at the CMA Awards sent us some pics. In case you’re wondering, here’s who won.

Alicia Keys will be returning for a second time as emcee of the Grammy Awards.

HITS Nashville Editor Holly Gleason was awarded the prestigious Media Achievement Award at CMA Awards.