Friday, April 16, 2021

The ACM Awards are Sunday & Eric Church’s ‘Heart’ is out today

The first of Eric Church’s three-part, ‘Heart & Soul, ‘Heart’ is out today. It’s been 20 years since Blake Shelton released ‘Austin’ and today it’s out on vinyl. Tim McGraw’s ‘Here On Earth’ Ultimate Edition is also out with a few new songs and there’s also two versions of ‘Here on Earth.’

The ACM Awards are Sunday on CBS. Keith Urban & Mickey Guyton will host from the Opry, Ryman and Bluebird Cafe. Performers include Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Alan Jackson, Lady A, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Maren Morris. Little Big Town will be without Phillip Sweet who has Covid but he’s feeling better.

Blake Shelton was in Orlando yesterday to help open his newest 'Ole Red. Blake said opening a restaurant during the pandemic's a challenge, but he thinks it will fit in well.

Finally - The ACM Music Event of the Year was given out yesterday to Carly Pearce & Lee Brice for 'I Hope You’re Happy Now.' Tonight Jon Pardi’s on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Ashley McBryde’s on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.