Friday, August 31, 2018

Miranda Lambert added two kittens & luke bryan gets paid under the table

Fans from 49 states will be at Dierks Bentley’s Seven Peaks Music Festival this weekend in Colorado. Performers include Miranda Lambert, Dan + Shay and Brothers Osborne. Dierks also made sure there are more Porta Potties for girls than for guys.  

Miranda Lambert added two adopted kittens to her Flying Pistols Farm yesterday; tabby siblings, Mac and Cheese. She now has 19 dogs and cats.  

Luke Bryan learned his work ethic early when he got his first job before he could even drive. At 12, he worked at a grocery store stocking shelves and cleaning produce. Luke was paid under the table to peel off all of the brown lettuce. He also worked for his dad on the farm, driving tractors through cotton all day and spraying pesticides that turned Luke’s hair green.  

Faith Hill’s the 3rd performer at Aretha Franklin’s funeral in Detroit today.  

Finally - CMT Crossroads with Brett Eldredge and Meghan Trainor debuts Monday night. Brett says, “she’s got a funky, swaggy thing to her music no one else is doing.”

Thursday, August 30, 2018

I have the latest on miranda lamberts split & Gretchen Wilson saddened by recent arrest

Earlier this week we found out Miranda Lambert and boyfriend Evan Felker had split. Now a source reveals to PEOPLE magazine Evan’s the one that caused it. The insider said, “he knew what he was ‘allowed’ to do based on her rules and he broke them. He did something she wasn’t going to approve of, she assumed he did it and he didn’t deny it.”  

As for Gretchen Wilson’s recent arrest, she’s saddened by the whole thing and is embarrassed the situation got to where it did. Gretchen says, "it's been really frustrating for me not to be able to talk about it. I'm reading the headlines and they got it all so wrong!'"  

Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town just wrapped their Bandwagon tour. One day Karen and Kimberly walked onto Miranda’s bus and spotted a sequined backpack. They said how much they liked it and Miranda told them she got it at Dollar General for just $12.” Kimberly said, “I love that she doesn’t try to hide who she is.”  

Finally - Thomas Rhett listens to everything from Eric Church to rapper Post Malone and says, "my roots are country but it doesn’t matter what genre it is. If it’s good music, it’s good music.”

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

who was subbed in the cms'a & Dolly Parton’s new 8-epsisode Netflix series shoots next month

The CMA nominations came out yesterday. Chris Stapleton leads with 5 nods. Midland had 3 and Miranda Lambert has two nominations. A few left off the ballot were Blake Shelton, Garth, Eric Church and Brett Eldredge. There were also no females in Entertainer of the Year. Miranda headlined two of her own tours and should have been a contender.  

Dolly Parton’s new 8-epsisode Netflix series will shoot next month in Atlanta. It seems to focus around World War II and we still don’t know if Dolly will be in it. Right now they’re casting men to play soldiers and amputees to play wounded veterans. They also need extras to portray 1940’s townspeople. The first day of shooting is September 11 and it’ll premiere sometime next year.  

The funeral for Aretha Franklin will be online & several stations including Fox News and CNN. It starts at 10 AM ET Friday. 20 will perform including Faith Hill, Stevie Wonder & Jennifer Hudson.  

Finally - Florida Georgia Line will headline the World’s Biggest USO Tour next month, live from Washington, D.C. It happens Sept. 12 and be livestreamed all over the world at USO.org/tour.