Monday, October 23, 2017

Jason Aldean helps survivors of the Vegas shootings and Shania’s a guest judge on Dancing with the Stars

Jason Aldean has released his cover of Tom Petty’s ‘I Won’t Back Down’ and all proceeds are going to the Direct Impact Fund to help survivors of the Las Vegas shootings. 

Shay Mooney from Dan + Shay married former Miss Arkansas Hannah Billingsley Friday night between two oak trees on his family property in Arkansas. During the reception, Shay got emotional performing a song he’d written for her. They’re honeymooning now in Cancun. 

Chris Janson’s hobby is searching Craigslist and eBay for cars. He’s also so into chiropractic, he’ll watch it on YouTube. Chris is planning to write a book that’s a style guide for guys on where to find the best boots, shirts and cigars. 

Carrie Underwood has no problem with spiders and snakes, its turtles that scare her but she won’t say why. Carrie did say she would rescue a turtle tho if she ever saw one trying to cross a busy road. 

Finally – Shania’s a guest judge on Dancing with the Stars tonight and she’ll perform too.

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.