Friday, August 17, 2018

Miranda Lambert on aretha franklin “greatest of all time &

We lost legend Aretha Franklin yesterday to cancer, she was 76. Miranda Lambert tweeted, “greatest of all time.” Jon Pardi wrote, “one of my favorites. Rest in peace queen of soul!” Scotty McCreery tweeted, “she paved the way for every entertainer who came after her.” And Tim McGraw wrote, “there will never be another.”  

Real Country, the new 8-episode singing competition with judges Jake Owen, Shania and Travis Tritt debuts on the USA Network November 13. Shania will also be the show’s executive producer and they’ll include several guest appearances too from Trace Adkins, Wynonna, Big & Rich and Willie Nelson.  

Blake Shelton’s friend and fellow Voice judge Adam Levine is promoting a new fragrance by Yves Saint Laurent. When asked when scent Blake wears, Adam said, “it’s called ‘Oklahoma Stank’ and the accents would be body odor, farm work, hunting and lameness."  

Finally - Cole Swindell’s new album, ‘All of It’ is out today. Tonight, Dierks Bentley sings on ABC’s WE Day special to celebrate young people that make a difference in the world.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley on retirement & Sugarland sing on Live with Kelly & Ryan today

Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley often brings his 2 ½ year old son Ward on tour with him and so far he’s been on over 100 flights and has visited multiple continents. Charles says, “Ward has seen more in 2½ years than I saw in my first 24 years.” Charles adds, “I want him to be proud of what I’m doing and hope I’m a good example for him.” As for retirement one day, Charles reveals he’s eyeing Positano, Italy.

Blake Shelton’s nickname Toad, came from his mother Dorothy. As a child, Blake was always bringing animals home he found so she started calling him Toad.

Darius Rucker loves comic books so much he buys about 60 a month. His favorites include Wolverine, Batman and Captain America. Darius even has a secret storage unit for them. Some are quite valuable and some he donates to an orphanage he’s been involved with for many years.

Sugarland sing on Live with Kelly & Ryan today.

Finally - tomorrow Cole Swindell performs on NBC's Today show.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Eric Church has been seen recently without his trademark sunglasses & Blake shelton's an a new youtube series debuting today

Eric Church has been seen recently without his trademark sunglasses. He says he wears them on stage and TV because he’s 6’3” and the hot lights fry his contacts, irritating his eyes. The lights also made his contacts pop out during shows so he couldn't see. Some have also suspected Eric recently had surgery to fix his eyesight.  

A new series called ‘Sugar’ debuts today on YouTube premium. Blake Shelton will be on the 8-episode show that features a different artist each week giving a surprise pop-up performance to fans who’ve given back to their community.

Luke Bryan beat Garth Brooks to become country music’s biggest earner on Forbes list of the top money making country stars. Luke made $52 million, thanks to a ton of shows, being a judge on Idol and endorsements like Chevrolet. The rest of the Top 5 were Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown Band and Blake Shelton.  

Finally - Dierks Bentley says he’d be incomplete without his children and he thinks they’re the greatest character builder in a marriage. Dierks and his wife want their kids to have balance so they often go to Nashville’s Second Harvest food bank and put together backpacks for kids.