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'There's a problem with sexism in country music': Why Samantha Bee's late-night show went to 'investigate' Nashville; The late-night TBS show interviewed artists from Tanya Tucker to Margo Price about the genre's problems.

Jan 16, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

TBS's "Full Frontal With Samantha Bee" is known for its takes on politics, but on Wednesday night, the late-night show dove into a new divisive topic: country music.

Armed with cowboy hats and plenty of jokes about tomatoes (we will explain why shortly), correspondents Sasheer Zamata and Amy Hoggart headed to Nashville to investigate sexism in country music. It's a much-discussed subject in Nashville these days, particularly in regard to country radio, as female singers account for approxi...