Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Carrie Underwood Is Pregnant and Due Next Spring



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.

Blake and Miranda Turn Down Million Dollar Gig



Blake and Miranda have turned down a million dollar weekend gig in Vegas at Caesar’s Palace. They countered with $1.25 million but Caesar’s said no.

Kenny Chesney Had Unannounced 2-Hour Free Show Saturday Night



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.

Pre-Order Jason Aldean’s ‘Old Boots, New Dirt,’ Now



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.

Luke Bryan Falls....Again!



In Indiana last weekend, Luke Bryan had his 3rd fall off-stage this year.

Little Big Town and Darius Rucker Announce CMA Nominees


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

Happy Labor Day





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



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 on CMT it's George Strait: The Cowboy Rides Away



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.

Miranda Lambert credits Kenny Chesney as Teacher



Miranda Lambert credits Kenny Chesney with teaching her how to run a happy tour and says, “his great spirit and love of relaxing just leaks throughout the entire camp.”

Keith Urban Just Played the House of Blues in New Orleans



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.

Brad Paisley, Sara Evans + Rascal Flatts on MDA Telethon


Sunday, Brad Paisley, Sara Evans & Rascal Flatts are on ABC’s MDA Telethon.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Garth Holds Press Conference September 4



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.

Jake Owen Takes Daughter Pearl on First Fishing Trip



Jake Owen’s 33 today. Yesterday he went fishing with his 19-month-old daughter Pearl.

Brad Paisley Pranked Blake Shelton Really Good



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.

CMT Crossroads Pairs Lee Ann Womack and R & B’s John Legend



Sept. 26 CMT Crossroads will pair Lee Ann Womack and R & B’s John Legend.

Shania’s 49 Today


Happy birthday to a woman who scientists say has the perfect facial features, Shania’s 49 today.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Kenny Chesney Co-directs Football Documentary About Steve Spurrier



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.

Remember When Brad Paisley Pranked Darius Rucker



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's iPod’s Full of Random Tunes



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.

Toby Keith Just Opened Big Dog Daddy’s Ice House



Toby Keith’s opened Big Dog Daddy’s Ice House in Norman, OK, a sports bar named after one of his tunes. The menu includes Philly cheese steaks, pizza and burgers.

Jake Owen Loves Fruit Loops Star Toucan Sam



Jake Owen says his favorite character from a box of cereal is Fruit Loops star Toucan Sam.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Florida Georgia Line Are Throwing Massive Tailgate Party



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.

FGL's Brian and Wife Create Tribe Kelley



Not only is Brian from FGL 29 today, he and his wife Brittney have created, Tribe Kelley, a clothing line to launch this winter. They’re calling it free-spirited, hippie-esque clothes that may include some fringe.

Luke Bryan Perform on Fashion Rocks September 9



Luke Bryan’s been added to perform on Fashion Rocks September 9 on CBS. He joins previously announced performers Miranda Lambert and The Band Perry. 

Tim McGraw's Never Been to Youtube



Tim McGraw says he’s never been to youtube and he’s just recently learned how to text and e-mail. Now I know why it takes him forever to answer a chat question on Facebook.

Brett Eldredge is Not Afraid to Find 'The One'


Brett Eldredge is single and not afraid to find the right one. He says, “somebody who doesn’t take themselves too seriously is good and if they take longer than three hours to get ready that’s not good.”

Monday, August 25, 2014

Garth Changes First Single



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’ Out Today



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.

Country is Represented on Primetime Emmy’s Tonight



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.

Carrie Underwood Will Sing During the Super Bowl, But...



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.

Kenny Chesney's Been in a 'Cocoon' This Summer



Kenny Chesney says this summer he feels like he's been in a cocoon in the studio making music so he can go on the road next year. He says he really misses it!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Garth’s Last Chicago Show Goes on Sale Tomorrow Morning



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.

Keith Urban Live Chats Saturday on Facebook


Keith Urban’s answering your questions live Saturday night on his Facebook page.

Trisha Yearwood’s Southern Kitchen has 5th Season Debut Saturday



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.

Brad Paisley Performs on Season Finale of Rising Star on Sunday



The season finale of Rising Star airs Sunday night on ABC and judge Brad Paisley will perform.

Eric Church and His Wife Launch Charity



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 Has Impromptu Concert in Parking Lot


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.