Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Jason Aldean is 40 today and says, “I still feel like I'm 30 even tho my knees and back hurt when I get out of bed, I still have a lot of gas left in the tank. I look at Tim McGraw and Chesney who are 10 years older and if they’re still doing it, so can I!”
You can buy pre-sale tickets today at musicofmerle.com for ‘Sing Me Back Home; a Tribute to Merle Haggard’ at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena April 6. Among the stars singing Hag tunes are Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney, Dierks Bentley, Willie, Jamey Johnson & John Mellencamp.
Granger Smith is touring again after falling off stage last December, breaking ribs and puncturing a lung. He had lots of help getting better tho. His 5-year-old London and 3-year-old Lincoln would put his socks on because he couldn’t bend over. As for his tour rider this year, Granger says the essentials include unsalted almonds, apples and bananas.
Curtis Rempel of new duo High Valley is counting the days till next month when his wife has their second child. They still don’t know if it’s a boy or a girl so they have two names picked out.
Finally - Maren Morris tweets, “fake lower eye lashes are giving me life right now.”
Posted by Nashville Kat at 8:24 AM
Monday, February 27, 2017
Season 12 of The Voice returns tonight and tomorrow night. Blake Shelton says, “I have one goal - to win. It just feels good to say to that person, ‘I knew you could do this.’ Blake’s had the most winners so far with five. Adam Levine and Alicia Keys are back, so is Gwen Stefani.
A couple at Garth’s show Friday in Edmonton, Alberta were his five millionth concert goers. She got a new Lexus SUV, he got a Nissan truck. They also got $5,000 to spend on Amazon, a $5,000 Edmonton Mall shopping spree, a trip to the Wynn Hotel in Vegas and a ton of Garth and Trisha merchandise.
Keith Urban was at last night’s Oscars with his wife Nicole Kidman. Today she’s being roasted on social media for her strange clapping. She kinda bends her fingers back in a Y shape like a seal and it looks like her palms don’t even touch. One person wrote, “I've never seen anyone clap like that unless they have wet nail polish.”
Lady A perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live’s Mash Up Monday with R&B group Bell Biv Devoe.
Finally - congrats to Chris from LoCash as his wife Kaitlyn’s expecting their third child this fall.
Posted by Nashville Kat at 7:39 AM
Friday, February 24, 2017
Little Big Town’s new album, ‘The Breaker’ is out today. They wrote three of the 12 tracks and the rest were from friends like Taylor Swift who wrote, ‘Better Man.’ They also kick off their residency at the Ryman tonight that runs for the next several months.
Tickets for Florida Georgia Line’s tour with newcomer Chris Lane and Nelly go on sale today.
Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike want to end modern-day slavery so they put a red ‘X’ on their hands yesterday. The ‘Run by the End It Movement’ hopes to bring worldwide attention to modern-day slavery and human trafficking that affects over 27 million people globally.
Jason Aldean says his most embarrassing moment was the time he pushed his wife’s friend in the pool and as he tried to get away, he ran face first into a sliding glass door and not only broke all the glass out, he also took it off the tracks.
Tonight on CBS Darius Rucker’s on Hawaii Five-O plus he and John Mellencamp tape CMT’s Crossroads to air in a few months.
Finally - Sunday, Lady A do the Daytona 500 pre-race show.
Posted by Nashville Kat at 7:45 AM