I reported in January that Carrie Underwood and Mike hoped to become parents this year. She’s pregnant and put a photo up yesterday of their dogs wearing ‘big brother,’ and ‘big sister’ t-shirts. She’s due next spring. As for names, Mike’s thinking about Fly, so the baby’d be Fly Fisher.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Kenny Chesney had a 2-hour free show at the U of Georgia Saturday night for CMT’s new ‘Instant Jam’ series debuting Sept. 27. Posters were put around town Saturday morning telling people to go to a sorority house where 500 wristbands were given away in just eight minutes.
Jason Aldean’s new album ‘Old Boots, New Dirt,’ can now be pre-ordered at iTunes; it’s out October 7. Tonight on-line at BuzzFeed he’ll revealed details about it.
Tomorrow Little Big Town and Darius Rucker are on Good Morning America to reveal the nominees for the CMA Awards. Darius will also perform.
Monday, September 1, 2014
Jake Owen was at Nashville’s Center Hill Lake this weekend on his brand new purple boat. He also showed off his wakeboard skills by nailing a 360°!
Poor Chris Young had quite a Labor Day weekend. He dropped his phone somewhere in the ocean.
Thomas Rhett’s dad is Rhett Akins and he’s not only his biggest fan, he’s also his biggest critic. Thomas says, “after the show dad will come backstage and say it was awesome or he’ll have a list of things I ‘shoulda done better.”
Eric Church's new Chief Cares charity has provided beds and clothing for kids in an orphanage in Nepal. They’re bringing aid and Bibles to Haitians and are funding no-kill animal shelters.
Finally - Jerrod Niemann’s favorite color is clear. He says “so then you could see things for what they really are.”
Friday, August 29, 2014
Brad Paisley’s on The View today and on his new album, he has a tune called ‘Country Nation’ where he name checks 18 college sports mascots, so to celebrate the start of the college football season, Brad’s encouraging fans to wear their favorite team’s colors today.
Tonight CMT will air a two-hour special, George Strait: The Cowboy Rides Away. It was filmed at his final tour date in Arlington, Texas last June with Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Faith Hill and more.
When Keith Urban played the House of Blues in New Orleans earlier this week, it was a packed crowd of 350 and so intimate, fans at the back of the room could spot the hole in his Johnny Cash T-shirt. I hear Keith was also the sweatiest guy in the place.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Garth is holding a press conference September 4 at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL.
Speaking of Garth, Trisha says now that they're finally on the same label, we can expect that duets album they’ve been talking about for years now.
Brad Paisley pranked Blake Shelton a few years ago by replacing the contents of a stick-on air freshener with raw chicken on Blake’s bus. The smell got so bad in just a few days, they practically tore the bus apart trying to find out where it was coming from.
Speaking of Brad, tomorrow he’s on Good Morning America then he’ll chat and perform on The View. Also tomorrow Lee Brice is on FOX & Friends.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Kenny Chesney co-directed a football documentary about South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier called The Believer and it airs tonight on the SEC Network.
Brad Paisley’s well known for his tour pranks and a memorable one was in 2011 right before opener Darius Rucker sang. Brad's crew smeared his mic with hunks of stinky Limburger cheese then as he sang, a large guy in a diaper sprinkled Darius with purple glitter and confetti.
Carrie Underwood says her iPod’s full of random tunes like the Supremes and Four Seasons because of her mom, CCR and the Stones because that’s what her dad played growing up, there’s also 80s rock and rap because Carrie says that’s what her husband likes.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Florida Georgia Line are throwing a massive tailgate party in Jacksonville, FL Oct. 31 at the Florida Georgia game and ticket’s go on-sale Saturday.
Monday, August 25, 2014
According to my insiders, the first single Garth was going to release, 'Tacoma’s’ been changed to, 'People Loving People.’ It should be out the first week of September and the guy who wrote its written hits for Keith Urban, Blake Shelton and Jason Aldean.
Brad Paisley’s ‘Moonshine in the Trunk’ is out today with 15-tracks and guest vocals from Carrie Underwood and Emmylou Harris plus his youngest son Jasper’s on harmonica. Buy the ZinePak at Walmart and you’ll get to see photos and more from his time recording.
The Primetime Emmy’s are tonight on NBC. The Voice where Blake Shelton’s a judge has been nominated for ten and Carrie Underwood’s The Sound of Music Live has four nods.
Its official, Carrie Underwood is singing during the Super Bowl, but she’s not the halftime show. NBC says she’ll record a special opening song for the big game.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Garth’s last Chicago show Sept 5 at 10:30 PM goes on sale tomorrow morning. He’s also a recipient of ASCAP's once-a-century Centennial Awards for songwriting at a ceremony November 17 in New York City.
Saturday, Trisha Yearwood’s Southern Kitchen has its 5th season debut on the Food Network then Sunday she’ll be on QVC’s In The Kitchen with David.
Eric Church and his wife have launched Chief Cares, a charity that’s sent aid to kids in Nepal and Haiti and they’ve also helped Nashville’s Humane Society. If you buy the Chief Cares platinum seats on his tour, the majority of the purchase price will go to the charity.
Billy Currington was just seen at Nashville bar Loser’s. He made good on a fan’s request and had an impromptu concert in the bars parking lot.