Thursday, April 30, 2020

Thomas Rhett's on The Kelly Clarkson Show today & michael ray and carly go live on instagram

Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren are on The Kelly Clarkson Show today from their home in Nashville. Thomas will perform and Lauren’s gonna talk about her upcoming book that’s out August 18.

In February Florida Georgia Line posted on social media practically begging Carrie Underwood to collab with them. Now we hear Carrie said she'd love to but she just doesn't have the time.

Carly Pearce will be on the Country Music Hall of Fame's Instagram Live today at 2 CT. Her husband Michael Ray will take over the Opry's Instagram page at 6. Also Matt Stell plays live on Facebook at 5:30 CT. I also hear Facebook will soon let artists charge for live videos if they want. Facebook will also expand their Stars tipping option, so singers can get a penny for every time a fan clicks on a star imogi.

Finally - Nicole Kidman’s revealed what her nickname for husband Keith Urban is, "mellow muso." Muso is Australian slang for musician.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Kane Brown is quarantining with his mother-in-law. & Willie Nelson is 87 today

Kane Brown is quarantining with his wife, daughter and his mother-in-law. Because of that Kane’s had to relocate his man-cave to his wife's closet. The backdrop for his video game setup are Katelyn's clothes and shoes.

Even with COVID-19, Luke Combs wedding date is still fine as of right now so it must be sometime this fall. He says they’re currently picking out napkins and stuff like that. Luke says his main job is picking the music and his official title is ‘good time engineer.’

Nicole Kidman knew Keith Urban was the one when they met at an industry event but it was after he took her for a ride on his Harley to Woodstock, New York that she fell in love. He even made a picnic for their trip. Nic says Keith balances her out as he’s “pretty much the flip side of neurotic.”

Finally - Willie Nelson is 87 today and Michael Ray turns 32. Luke Bryan’s on The View and Live with Kelly and Ryan. Brad Paisley’s on The Talk. Carly Pearce performs on Billboard’s Facebook page at noon CT then at 4 CT she goes live with Pandora.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

the ACM Awards head to Nashville & Eric Church won’t tour until there's a coronavirus vaccine

For the first time ever, the ACM Awards will be live from Nashville September 16 on CBS. It will include multiple venues like the Opry House, Ryman Auditorium and the Bluebird Café. Keith Urban will still host but no word yet if an audience will be there.

Luke Combs will have a concert this weekend to raise money for bartenders and waiters who are out of work right now. The stream will be on all of Luke's socials at 7 PM CT Friday and you can donate by going to Virtual-Tips.org.

Eric Church won’t tour again until a coronavirus vaccine has been found. He says he’s willing to wait as long as it takes for concerts to be safe again.

Scotty McCreery’s selling his Somewhere in Quarantine Tour T-Shirt. Part of the proceeds go to the MusiCares Covid-19 Relief Fund and you can get the shirt at ScottyMcCreery.com.

Finally - Justin Moore and his wife will soon put a garden in. They live in Arkansas with their four children under the age of 10, three dogs; two are Great Danes, three horses, three cows and two cats.

Monday, April 27, 2020

we sadly lost a legend

We lost a legend a few days ago, Harolf from the Statler Brothers. Read more here.

luke bryan lights twitter up & Kenny Chesney will livestream from his home May 1

Luke Bryan’s NFL Draft performance Saturday lit Twitter up. Football fans didn’t appreciate him cutting in and wrote, “does Luke Bryan just repeat the same phrase over and over in all his songs? I hate country but he seems worse than most.” Another added, “I seriously doubt Luke Bryan could win any given local county fair talent contest.”

Kenny Chesney will kick off the release of his new album, ‘Here and Now,’ with a livestream from his home May 1. He’ll answer questions and more on either his Facebook page or kennychesney.com.

While making face masks to give out during the pandemic, a Houston resident also sent some to Willie Nelson. He ended up signing them so she could auction them off and use the money to make more.

Finally - Kane Brown's daughter Kingsley is almost 6 months old and Kane says she just found her tongue, so she sticks it out all the time. Being in quarantine, Kane’s not missing any of her milestones and says he can’t wait for her to start crawling and her first words.

Friday, April 24, 2020

Luke Bryan performs on saturday's NFL draft & 90s country stars play live today

Luke Bryan will perform 'Play it Again' Saturday during the NFL draft at 11 AM CT on ESPN, the NFL Network and ABC. Speaking of Luke, Sunday night, American Idol returns. The show will be live-to-tape so producers can edit footage. The twist is there’s only four episodes meaning multiple eliminations. Sunday night 20 are cut to 10. Producers say it’ll be more cutthroat with less room for error.

Happy 30th birthday to Carly Pierce today. At 16, Carly started singing at Dollywood so she and her parents moved to Pigeon Forge, TN. She performed there five times a week and did several shows a day. Carly was also told to lose weight while working at Dollywood.

90s country stars play live on CMT’s Facebook page today at noon CT. There will be songs and stories from Collin Raye, Aaron Tippin, Pam Tillis, Lorrie Morgan, Terri Clark, Billy Dean and more.

Finally – Cameron from Midland's wife had their daughter Saturday. They named her Billie Pierre and she joins 4-year-old brother, Kitt Cassidy.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Garth Brooks has a new job & Carly Pearce is live on Instagram today

Garth Brooks is his family’s designated grocery shopper and he loves the job! He says Nashville now has aisles that only go one way and there’s also lines at the checkout to keep people 6 feet apart.

To celebrate ‘I Hope You’re Happy Now’ hitting the Top 10, Carly Pearce and Lee Brice will have a show on Carly’s Instagram page today at 5 CT.

Dan from Dan + Shay has four rescue dogs and he and Shay use their music to raise money for shelter animals in Nashville. Dan’s dogs are always on the road and he says they’ve been to more states than most people have.

Chris Janson wrote a tune about the Covid pandemic called, ‘Put Me Back To Work.’ For the tunes upcoming video Chris is asking you to send pictures of real people working.

Finally - Dolly Parton starts her day at 3 AM with coffee, toast & jelly. After that she works out and does a little writing.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Midland are on YouTube today & maren morris answers internet troll

Maren Morris shared a makeup-free selfie on Instagram yesterday and some guy wrote, “stop with the Botox.” Maren told him he was wrong. She also shared that she and her husband just watched their hundredth episode of The Office.

We may have a new duo; Lady A’s Dave Haywood and his wife Kelli. They posted a video with a parody to Phil Vasser’s ‘Just Another Day in Paradise;’ Just Another Day In Quarantine.’ Bandmate
 Charles Kelley wrote, “now I know why you haven’t answered my texts. This is gold!” When they got married 8-years-ago, Kelli was VP of marketing/brand management for Warner Music Nashville.

I wonder if Shania and her husband are sheltering at their home in the Bahamas. It’s on the island of New Providence in a gated community. It’s 7,000 square feet with 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and an acre of sandy white beach. They paid around 11 million dollars. They also have a mansion in Switzerland overlooking Lake Geneva.

Finally - Midland are on YouTube today at noon CT.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Luke Combs just got chickens * Michael ray goes live tonight

Luke Combs and his fiancé are sheltering at their Tennessee home. He does things around the house, writes songs and they just got chickens. They also planted a garden and Luke says he finds joy in the quiet. They can’t see any neighbors. Luke’s day includes hunting, riding ATVs and looking for morel mushrooms in the woods.

Brett Eldredge’s album, ‘Sunday Drive’ is out July 10. He’s currently training for a marathon or at least a half marathon. After several weeks now, he’s built up to 9-miles a day. Brett says he’ll make his own marathon if he has to. He’s also been playing piano a lot and doing video games.

If Jake Owen ever has to fill out an application maybe for a new doctor, I always wondered how he fills out the occupation part. He puts down entertainer. If it asks for employer, Jake always writes self-employed.

Michael Ray and friends play their Honky Tonk Tuesday tonight 7 CT on Instagram Live.

High Valley has a 6-tune EP, ‘Grew Up On That’ out May 22. Yesterday Brad and Curtis also shared they’re cancelling their Canadian tour with Eli Young Band that was going to kick off in May.

Finally - Shania’s one of several artists participating in a Canadian benefit show for those affected by the pandemic. ‘Stronger Together’ will air across TV, radio and streaming platforms April 26. Shania will also perform on an online concert, Canada Together, tonight at 6:30 CT.

Monday, April 20, 2020

Keith Urban gets a haircut & Willie Nelson's on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Keith Urban performed Saturday night on One World: Together at Home but what stole the show was his hair. Looks like Nicole gave him a pixie like bob where the back and front are the same length. It’s as long as where the top of the ear is.

This weekend Carly Pearce tweeted, “it’s officially the last week of my 20s. I’ve discovered I have way more gray hair than I thought & I just ordered stronger wrinkle cream.”

Blake Shelton’s on his Oklahoma ranch with Gwen, her three sons and her brother and his wife. Blake says they’re very self-sufficient there. Gwen’s learned to make sourdough bread and they’ve been planting a garden and Blake’s building a fence.

During this pandemic, Miranda Lambert’s learned how important home is. She’s been working on a garden and teaching her New York husband how to fish. 

Tenille Townes performs on American Songwriter magazines Facebook page at 2 CT today.

Finally - tonight Willie Nelson and his sons Lukas and Micah are on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

Friday, April 17, 2020

Brad Paisley dyes his wife's hair & Brett Eldredge has a new single out

Brad Paisley helped his wife Kimberly color her hair yesterday. As he applied dye to her roots he said, “this is gonna ruin everything I’ve worked toward in my image.’ Kim said, “thank you. I love you,” to which Brad replied, “no you don’t. You’re using me for my talents.” Brad acted like it was his first time but I could tell he’s done it before. He got no dye on her forehead, that’s a rookie mistake and he went along her hair line like a pro! Saturday night if you set up a Zoom party and invite Brad at 615-235-5921, he’ll crash as many as he can. 

Keith Urban, Maren Morris and Lady A perform on One World: Together At Home, Saturday to fight COVID-19. It airs on ABC, NBC, CBS, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more. The digital streams start at 2 PM ET Saturday and the networks start at eight.

Brett Eldredge has a new single out today, ‘Gabrielle,’ almost 2-years since his last one. It’s about a love that didn’t work out and Brett says it’s something that happened to him. The album it’s on is ‘Sunday Drive’ and you can pre-order that now.

Finally - American Idol has moved to at-home performances. Luke Bryan will appear from his house in Nashville. The show airs Sunday on ABC.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Lauren Alaina on breaking her toes & Kane Brown gets into poison ivy

Lauren Alaina broke two toes taking the trash out at night in the rain. On her way back in she grabbed a light she’d left on the porch then slipped. In making sure the light didn’t break Lauren broke her toes instead. The middle one was just hanging so she made a splint with some cardboard. Doctors said that toe will take 12 weeks to heal.

Kane Brown was out on his property yesterday. He said a few days ago it’s really wooded and yesterday he ran into some poison ivy.

Luke Combs debuted a new song last night, ‘Six Feet Apart.” He wrote, "it's a mystery I suppose / Just how long this thing goes / there will be light after dark / Someday when we aren't six feet apart."

Jake Owen’s
been doing nightly elementary school trivia with his first grader Pearl on Zoom along with a few of her friends. Jake says his trivia also includes sound effects.

Tyler from Florida Georgia Line’s
in awe over his wife Hayley’s clothes folding skills.

Finally - Thomas Rhett and Little Big Town are on ABC’s Disney Family Singalong tonight.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Lauren Alaina just broke two toes & brad paisley may join your next zoom chat

Jake Owen says it’s been great to be at home and have more time with his daughter Paris. He’s also been doing yard work around the farm and Face Timing with his daughter Pearl who’s in Florida.

Lauren Alaina just broke two of her toes while sheltering at home but she’s not telling us how she did it.

Brad Paisley says if you want to invite him to your next ‘Zoom’ party, text him at 615-235-5921. Brad says, “I’m not busy and I obviously now do birthdays.”

Being at home has brought Garth and Trisha even closer. He says, “the more I find out about her, the more I find out about myself.”

Midland will release their next single, "Put The Hurt On Me’ on their YouTube channel today. 


finally - tonight at 7 CT Luke Combs will have a live concert on Facebook and Instagram.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

blake shelton shows off his mullet & Michael Ray is live tonight on Instagram

Blake Shelton was on the Tonight Show last night and had Gwen Stefani shave Jimmy Fallon’s initials into his quarantine mullet. They didn’t show up tho cause Blake has so much grey hair. Jimmy said he looked like Joe Exotic from Tiger King. Miranda Lambert posted a throwback photo yesterday taken with Joe Exotic. It was during Hurricane Harvey when she went to Houston to help relocate shelter dogs. Joe volunteered and Miranda said she never knew who he was.

Tim McGraw did a puzzle of Elvis yesterday only to find out part of Elvis's ring finger was missing. Tim never said if he was able to find that one missing piece.

Chris Janson calls himself a tight wad and believes money’s something you save. The other day Chris bought a range finder at Bass Pro using an expired coupon. He was seen arguing with the salesperson saying the coupon was only 18 hours expired.

Finally - Michael Ray has a show tonight on Instagram. He’ll also have a few guests and they’ll play their favorite classic country songs. It starts at 7pm CT.

Monday, April 13, 2020

luke combs gives crocs away & Blake Shelton and Jimmy Fallon team up tonight

Luke Combs and Crocs just donated thousands of pairs to those risking it all on the front lines right now. Luke writes, “thank you to every worker at hospitals all over the world. Y’all are the real heroes.”

Tonight Blake Shelton and Jimmy Fallon team up virtually on The Tonight Show. Blake and Gwen will also sing. Lady A are on NBC’s Songland and Biography: Kenny Rogers debuts on A & E. Tomorrow Chase Rice performs on Good Morning America from his farm in Nashville.

Trisha Yearwood clicked like on a funny line actress Bette Midler posted this weekend, “can a brisket be considered an emotional support animal?”

Finally - Make-A-Wish boy Ethan Payne got to meet Luke Bryan in 2016 and now he’s released a song about what happened that day. He played a tune for Luke at a meet & greet then was asked if he wanted to play in front of 50,000 people and Ethan said, ‘yes!’ The song is ‘Luke’s Guitar’ and it’s really good!

Friday, April 10, 2020

Jason Aldean’s donated $200k & Big & Rich have new video out

Jason Aldean’s donated $200,000 to a hospital in his hometown of Macon, Georgia. The money will buy Covid-19 testing equipment, protective gear and be used to purchase meals for healthcare workers on the frontlines.

Thomas Rhett has a concert tonight on Facebook and Instagram at 8 PM CT. Farm Aid will live stream Saturday at farmaid.org with Willie, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews. Also Saturday, Lauren Alaina is on Trisha Yearwood’s cooking show. Sunday night on A & E’s, Biography will feature Dolly Parton then right after that, Willie Nelson.

Big & Rich have new video out, ‘Stay Home.’ A funny look at what we’re all going thru. One line said, “I’ve got one roll of toilet paper and I’m down to my last square.”

This fall, Florida Georgia Line's Tyler and his wife will have three kids under the age of three after baby boy Hubbard gets here. Liv is now two and brother Luca is 7-months-old.

Finally – Maren Morris is 30 today and Maddie & Tae's album, ‘The Way it Feels’ is out.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Michael Ray has a couch concert today & Carrie Underwood's house is spotless

Michael Ray has a couch concert today on Instagram Live at 3 PM CT to raise money for musicians. Thomas Rhett will have a home concert tomorrow night on Facebook and Instagram to benefit the American Red Cross.

Carrie Underwood
says being at home is going well and they hang out on their acreage a lot when the weather’s nice. Every day she tries to come up with some kind of craft to entertain her 5-year-old Isaiah. Carrie adds, “my house is also spotless.”

Dolly’s been married to Carl Dean for 54 years next month. She says they laugh all the time and they’re good friends but Dolly’s always said the marriage works because she’s gone a lot for her job. As for living in self-quarantine now Dolly says separate rooms are pretty much essential.

Finally - when Sam Hunt moved to Nashville, he parked cars for a hospital and he’d help people get in the hospital for their appointments. Sam did that for several months then got a publishing deal letting him write songs full time. He never had another normal job again.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

John Prine died from Covid-19 yesterday & Kenny Rogers: A Benefit For MusiCares airs tonight

73-year-old legendary singer/songwriter John Prine died from Covid-19 yesterday. Miranda Lambert called him ‘the one and only.” Chris Janson wrote “most every country singer has sang lyrics written by John at one time or another.” George Strait, Miranda Lambert and Johnny Cash all sang tunes John wrote.

Kimberly Paisley posted a video of Day 26 at their home showing us they have everything they need. Kim also revealed the reason for her new found peace; a bound and gagged Brad Paisley on the floor by the fridge, not able to say a word.

To follow guidelines and keep everyone safe, Luke Bryan’s pushing back the release of his album, ‘Born Here Live Here Die Here’ to August 7. His tour will hopefully start July 10.

Kenny Rogers: A Benefit For MusiCares airs tonight on CMT with Rascal Flatts, Jennifer Nettles, Randy Houser & more. Sam Hunt’s on Late Night with Stephen Colbert.

Finally - Scotty McCreery’s doing two Facebook Lives & one Instagram show this afternoon.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

luke bryan mistaken for blake shelton & Carly Pearce goes live tonight

Luke Bryan was one of the performers on ACM Presents: Our Country Sunday night, but one TV station had a snippet of Luke’s performance with Blake Shelton's name on the screen as the artist singing. Luke posted, "I just gotta work harder." Blake saw it and accused Luke of having a spray on tan.

Keith Urban, Nicole and daughters Sunday and Faith are home now playing games like Apples to Apples and Uno. There’s also lots of music in their house, dancing and being in their backyard. Kane Brown’s been passing his time watching Netflix, playing board games and X-Box and hanging out with his dogs. They live in the woods so Kane’s on his 4-wheeler a lot too.

Keith Urban will take part in One World: Together At Home, in support of the fight against COVID-19. It’ll be hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel and airs April 18 on basically every network.

Finally - Carly Pearce will have a show on Instagram Live tonight at 6:30 CT.

Monday, April 6, 2020

Eric Church says don’t fear, be brave and endure & thomas rhett shaves his beard off

ACM Presents: Our Country last night had Keith Urban kick it off. He thanked the frontline workers and reminded us we will get through this. Luke Bryan dedicated his tune to anyone putting themselves in harm’s way during this crisis. Eric Church assured us we should have hope, don’t fear, be brave and endure.

Carly Pierce wants to hear from us about TV show suggestions or anything else you want to chat about. You can text Carly at 615-257-9552.

Kane Brown recently got a Furbo dog camera. It’ll notify you if you’re dog’s barking while you’re away from home. It’s also does clicker training and it’ll let you remotely throw treats to your dog when you’re gone.

Sam Hunt just got a new puppy. Copper’s a German shorthaired pointer and Sam will use him for bird hunting.

Carrie Underwood’s
encouraging fans to be safe during this time and says, “stay at home as much as possible and practice social distancing. Working together, we can stop the spread of COVID-19. Do your part, stay apart.”

Michael Ray says he believes music is medicine, especially in times like we’re living right now.

Finally - for the first time in five years, this weekend Thomas Rhett shaved his beard off and said he immediately felt 10 years younger.

Friday, April 3, 2020

ACM Presents: Our Country airs Sunday & Sam Hunt’s album is out

ACM Presents: Our Country airs Sunday night on CBS. Gayle King will host the two-hour special featuring country stars performing from their homes. Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker pay tribute to Kenny Rogers. Other performers include Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Luke Combs, FGL, Lady A, Miranda, Little Big Town, Old Dominion, Thomas Rhett, Blake & Gwen, Shania, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban.

Speaking of Keith, he, Nichole and family are self-isolating at their Nashville home. Their 9-year-old daughter Faith played an April Fool’s Day trick on them especially meant for her mom. She projected the image of a tarantula onto a lamp shade and Nichole screamed!

Chase Rice has a concert on Instagram and Facebook tonight to help music professionals in need. He’ll also sing a few songs from his upcoming album at 6 PM CT. Brantley Gilbert has an Instagram concert tonight at 8 PM CT, so does Brad Paisley.

Finally – in stores today, Sam Hunt’s album, ‘Southside’ and Ashley McBryde’s record, ‘Never Will.’

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Jon Pardi’s postponed his May wedding & Keith Urban has a video premiere today

Jon Pardi’s postponed his May wedding due to the pandemic. His fiancé Summer tweeted, “we’d be selfish to keep our wedding date and put our guests at risk.” Tonight at 8:30 PM CT Jon will have a live show on Instagram.

Dolly has just donated a million dollars to Vanderbilt University. Her doctor friend there told her about the exciting advancements they’re making towards research of the coronavirus for a cure. 
Dolly will also be reading a bedtime story tonight on her Imagination Library YouTube channel starting with ‘The Little Engine That Could.’
Happy 34th birthday to Chris Janson today. I hear Chris once made $4,700 in tips one night at Tootsie’s in Nashville. That night Tootsie’s even got fined for breaking fire hazard codes by having such a big crowd.

Finally - Keith Urban has the YouTube premiere of his video for 'God Whispered Your Name' today at 11 AM CT. Keith will also be on-line to answer your questions about the video.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Garth & Trisha Live airs tonight & Sam Hunt just got a bidet

Jason Aldean and his wife recently sent a Panera lunch to pharmacy staff in New York who they heard were "working their tails off." Jason and Brittany are staying at their beach home in Florida right now with their kids.

Sam Hunt’s wife just got a bidet from Amazon. He told her to send it back cause he didn’t want anyone to have to use it. Sam doesn’t want it in his house and even tho he’s never tried one, he says it just seems like a bad idea.

Kane Brown thinks his wife's going crazy because when she gets groceries now she takes them out of the bag before she comes in the house and she washed all 100 pieces with a Clorox wipe.

Garth & Trisha Live airs tonight on CBS. It’s an intimate concert from their home studio. They and CBS will donate $1 million to charities dealing with COVID-19.


Finally – Lady A’s Hillary Scott turns 34 today.