Monday, November 7, 2016

Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Facebook page has a contest where your dog’s likeness could be made into a stuffed animal she’ll add to her next pet line. There’s a weekly Friday prize then Nov. 16 she’ll pick the grand Prize Winner. 

Kenny Chesney asks fans to put their cell phones away at his shows because technology’s stifling his ability to connect with them. One time he went to shake hands with a fan in the front row and realized she was watching the show through her phone. 

Sam Hunt majored in philosophy at the University of Alabama-Birmingham and at 22 moved to Nashville and parked cars for a hospital before he got a record deal. Sam says it might surprise us that one of the first albums he ever bought was Conway Twitty’s Greatest Hits. 

Forbes highest paid women in music 2016 is out and only one country star made the Top 10, Shania, making $27.5 million. Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert earned double-digit millions, but not enough to get on the list. 

Finally - George Strait will perform at a concert honoring Tom Petty as the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year February 10 in Los Angeles.