Friday, October 20, 2017

Chris Young goes live today on Amazon’s Facebook page and Luke Bryan just got his wife an upgraded wedding ring

Chris Young’s new album ‘Losing Sleep’ is in stores today. He wrote the title track after being trapped by bad weather on his tour bus with some songwriting friends. Chris said all they had was two jars of peanut butter and a lot of time to write together. Chris will have a live Q & A today on Amazon’s Facebook page at 1 ET/noon CT/11MT/10 PT. 

Luke Bryan just got his wife Caroline a major upgraded wedding ring for their 10th anniversary. She now has a massive diamond ring that Luke picked out himself. 

Dierks Bentley wrote a song for the movie, ‘Only the Brave’ that’s in theaters today. It’s the true story of 19 elite firefighters that were killed battling a 2013 wildfire in Dierks’ native Arizona. 

Darius Rucker’s 5th country album, ‘When Was The Last Time’ is out today with guest vocals from Lady A’s Charles Kelley, Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean

Finally - tomorrow night Zac Brown Band perform on Austin City Limits on PBS.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Jake Owen just listed his Nashville home and Miranda Lambert calls herself a bad celebrity

At last night’s CMT Artists of the Year Jason Aldean was the final honoree and told the crowd, “we’ve been tested beyond our worst nightmares the past few months. Heartbroken doesn’t even begin to explain how some of us feel. But we have the power to overcome anything that threatens our way of life or our freedom. We will get through this together.” 

Jake Owen just listed his Nashville home that used to be owned by Loretta Lynn. It’s nearly 5,000 sq ft on 12 acres and has a music room, workout area and a closet as big as a bedroom. Jake is asking 1.5 million as he recently moved to a farm. 

Miranda Lambert’s on the cover of November’s Redbook magazine out October 24. She reveals her life basically revolves around music and mutts. She calls herself a bad celebrity because she hates cameras and the spotlight and Miranda’s favorite way to spend a night off is watching Shark Tank and Tiny House Nation eating grocery store pizza in her yoga pants. 

Finally - the 1st round of performers for the CMA Awards include Garth, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett & Carrie Underwood.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Luke Bryan has offered a challenge to Blake Shelton and CMT Artists of the Year airs tonight

American Idol judge Luke Bryan has offered a challenge to his good friend, Voice judge Blake Shelton. Luke bet Blake four horses, seven cows, 15 deer stands and 45 acres that he is able to spot all forms of talent far better than Blake can. 

Kenny Chesney has just announced his 2018 Trip Around The Sun Tour with openers Thomas Rhett, Old Dominion and newcomer Brandon Lay. You can get more info at

Following devastating hurricanes and the Vegas shooting, this year’s CMT Artists of the Year will be a night of hope and healing through music. Jason Aldean will be honored and perform so will Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan and Chris Stapleton. It will air live on CMT tonight.

Garth offered a look into his upcoming ‘Anthology Part 1’ last night in Nashville with an impromptu show at The Bluebird CafĂ©. He also invited writers of some of his biggest hits in a show that lasted two hours with just 90 fans able to make it in the door. 

Finally - Thomas Rhett’s Home Team clothing line he sells at pop up stores includes limited-edition items are super pricey. His anorak pullover goes for $475 and his shorts will set you back $275.