Nashville News: Thursday, 12/17
Carrie Underwood has added some international dates to her Storyteller tour.
She's added two more C2C Festival performances to the schedule -- one in Sweden and another in Norway. She's already headlining C2C shows in London, Glasgow and Dublin. C2C
is Europe's biggest country music festival.
The tour kicks off on January 30th in Jacksonville, Florida. She will be at the Q in Cleveland on May 18th!
Kacey Musgraves's "Biscuits" tops Billboard’s list of the 10 Best Country Songs of 2015, as chosen by critics.
Chris Stapleton's "Tennessee Whiskey" takes second place, while Cam's "Burning House" comes in third. Little Big Town’s
"Girl Crush" and Brantley Gilbert’s "One Hell of an Amen" round out the top 5 respectively.
Nashville News: Wednesday, 12/16
Dierks Bentley will replace Blake Shelton as co-host of the Academy of Country Music Awards.
Dierks will join Luke Bryan on April 3rd for the 51st ACM Awards, which will air live from the MGM Grand Arena
in Las Vegas on CBS. Luke says, “When we found ourselves searching for a new co-host, I didn’t have to look much further than my own circle of friends, so Dierks was a natural choice."
Billy Curringtonis getting ready for a new tour for early next year. The Summer Forever tour makes its first stop in
San Antonio, Texas on February 19th and wraps up in Tampa, Florida on April 16th.
Kelsea Ballerini will join him on several dates.
Lee Brice's "Drinking Class" checks in as the most played country song of 2015, according to Billboard.
Frankie Ballard's "Young and Crazy" takes second place on the year-end chart, followed by Brett Eldredge's "Lose My Mind,"Dustin Lynch's "Hell of a Night" and Cole Swindell's "Let Me See Ya Girl."
Nashville News: Tuesday, 12/15
Congratulations to David Nail and his wife Catherine who welcomed twins over the weekend.
Baby boy Lawson Brent Nail and girl Lillian Catherine Nail made their world debut on Saturday. Both mom and
the babies are happy and healthy.
David’s next album, Fighter, is due in early 2016.
Blake Shelton scores his 21st number-one hit on Mediabase this week with “Gonna.” It’s the fourth number-one from his current album Bringing Back the Sunshine, following “Sangria,” “Neon Light” and the Grammy-nominated hit “Lonely Tonight.”
The season nine finale of The Voice airs tonight on NBC.
Luke Bryan is back to host the 2016 ACM Awards, but Blake Shelton is not. So who will be his new co host? In a new
promo video, Luke teases about the new co host and all signs point to Dierks Bentley, but no official announcement
has been made...
Nashville News: Monday, 12/14
Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors drew nearly 13 million viewers for NBC last Thursday night beating its
competition for the night.
The movie, which starred Jennifer Nettles, also scored the highest rating of any original movie on any of the major
networks since CBS's Jesse Stone: Benefit of Doubt in 2012.
It's NBC's largest overall audience -- other than sports programming -- since Carrie Underwood headlined The Sound of Music Live in December 2013.
Love Jason Aldean? Love Vegas? Now you can have both on your phone- sort of.
Jason has helped develop a gaming app for all phone platforms that lets you play slots named after some of his
biggest hits. He says, "I’ve spent many nights in Vegas working for that jackpot. If you can’t actually be in Sin City,
it’s pretty cool that my fans will have this to play from anywhere, whether they’re big gamblers or just want to kill
The download is free and available through hiswebsite or an app store.