Thursday, June 10, 2021

the CMT Awards were last night & Midland's Mark Wystrach’s in an upcoming film

At the CMT Awards last night, Video of the year was Carrie Underwood and John Legend’s ‘Hallelujah.’ Female video Gabby Barrett’s ‘The Good Ones.’ Male video Kane Brown ‘Worship You.’ The Duo/group video went to Little Big Town’s ‘Wine, Beer, Whiskey and Collaborative video was Chris Young and Kane Brown’s ‘Famous Friends.’ Carly Pearce’s dog June was her date. Lindsay Ell wore a cast because she broke her foot running after her dog when she left her bus door open. She has to wear it for eight weeks.

Midland's Mark Wystrach’s in the upcoming film ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye.’ About the life of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker. Jessica Chastain plays Tammy and Mark plays Gary Paxton; a country singer and producer of 60s hits ‘Alley Oop’ and ‘Monster Mash.’ Tammy’s crush on him was the beginning of the end for Tammy and her husband. Gary was also married at the time. To this day, Gary will not talk to the press about it.

Finally – tickets go on sale today for Blake Shelton’s Friends and Heroes tour with opener Lindsay Ell. Select dates have appearances by Martina McBride, Tracy Byrd & Trace Adkins.