Tuesday, July 26, 2016

At Florida Georgia Line’s show Saturday in WI, a sheriff on his way to talk to the guys about security stuff was told no uniformed officers were allowed backstage, per the band. Then in the middle of the concert, the sheriff heard the guys wanted an out-of-town escort after the show but he said he wouldn’t spend “one tax dollar assisting them” so they left on their own and tweeted, "we have nothing but love and respect for the police. We’re bummed anyone got a different impression." 

Jon Pardi grew up in California, but his current hit, ‘Head Over Boots’ was born in Texas. He was visiting his dad near San Antonio when he went to a club and was inspired to write a song that would make people wanna dance. Jon woke up the next morning and over coffee wrote, ‘Head Over Boots.’ 

Reports have surfaced that after Carrie Underwood’s done touring late this year, she wants to try for another baby. Sources say she always wanted a big family and for them to be close in age. Another source claims in 2017 Carrie wants to focus on family and not music.

Finally - years ago, Blake Shelton knew the mullet he used to have looked really bad, but he says he kept it just to annoy people.

Monday, July 25, 2016

On Saturday, Carrie Underwood posted a video of her 17-month old son Isaiah playing in his kiddie pool on their deck. Her husband was filming as Isaiah did his best belly flop.   

Kenny Chesney’s duet with P!nk, ‘Setting The World On Fire’ is at radio July 28. The tune’s on his new album, ‘Cosmic Hallelujah,’ out October 28.  

Blake Shelton doesn't have a password on his phone and says, “if I ever lost it, all they're gonna find is 80's music and pictures of Gwen Stefani and deer."  

Keith Urban tells The Rolling Stone if he could change his childhood, he’d have liked a more intimate house. His dad was an alcoholic and a physical disciplinarian. Keith said, “I don't recall him ever telling me he loved me. I'd do a gig I thought was fantastic and all he'd say is, 'when you speak, you've got to slow down.'” Keith says all he ever wanted was his dad’s approval. 

Finally – Dan + Shay say the ultimate tribute is when a fan gets their lyrics or autograph tattooed on them.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Blake Shelton’s been selected for jury duty in Richmond, KY for a criminal trial starting next month. Blake owns property there and based on Kentucky law, just like everyone else, he can be asked for jury duty. His publicist says he’s happy to fulfill his civic duty. The trial could last as long as 3-weeks. 

The Country Music Hall of Fame opens ‘Homegrown: Zac Brown Band’ today thru next July. Among the artifacts are a giant dragon's head & a glow-in-the-dark skeleton costume; both stage items plus there’s Zac’s trademark beanie and a real stuffed coyote they’ve taken on tour before. 

Keith Urban’s reading a book called, ‘Elvis and Nashville’ and it’s written like a diary and documents the connection between Elvis and Music City. When he played the Opry in 1954, the Opry manager told him not to quit his day job so Elvis never played the Opry again. 

Finally – Luke Bryan says his first kiss happened in the summer of 1988 while he and his date were at the movie theater watching ‘Big’ with Tom Hanks.