Nashville News: Thursday, 2/18
Chris Stapletongot the biggest boost from Monday's Grammy Awards.
Traveller was the top-selling album in the day after the show. Sam Hunt's Montevello came in seventh on the list
of Grammy top-sellers.
Little Big Town's "Girl Crush," Carrie Underwood's "Heartbeat" and Sam Hunt's "Take Your Time" were among the top-selling singles after the show.
Congratulations are in order for Luke Bryan. His latest album Kill the Lightshas been certified platinum.
Luke released Kill the Lights last August and it debuted at No. 1 on both the BillboardTop 200 and Top Country Albums
charts. Kill the Lights includes his latest No. 1 single, “Home Alone Tonight” featuring Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town.
The album was named the best-selling country album of 2015, as well as the tenth biggest selling album on the all-genreBillboard Top 200 Year-End list.
Luke kicks off his 2016 Kill the Lights Tour tonight, on which he will perform in over 60 cities and five stadiums with
Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch. They will all be at Blossom for 2 nights- August 11th and 12th!
Nashville News: Wednesday, 2/17
Blake Shelton got some Gwen Stefani love in her live video for "Make Me Like You" during the Grammy Awards.
During the video, Gwen performed in front of a bar called "Blake's." The clip also included women reading tabloid
magazines with the headline, "Gwen Pregnant With Alien Baby" -- a not-so-subtle reference to recent rumors that she's having a baby with Blake.
Congrats to Sam Hunt- his album Montevallo was certified double platinum. The album has produced 3 platinum
selling #1 singles, including ‘Leave the Night On,’ ‘House Party,’ and ‘Take Your Time’ in addition to the platinum selling
hit ‘Break Up in a Small Town.’
Nashville News: Tuesday, 2/16
Chris Stapleton was the clear country winner at the Grammy Awards last night. He picked up two Grammys -- Best Solo Country Performance for the song "Traveller" and Best Country Album for Traveller.
Little Big Town grabbed its second Grammy. They won in the Best Country Duo/Group category for "Girl Crush."
They also won the same award in 2012 for "Pontoon."
In addition, songwriters for the song won the Grammy for Best Country Song for "Girl Crush."
Dustin Lynch makes his debut on Late Night With Seth Meyerstomorrow night.
After his appearance, he'll rejoinLuke Bryan's Kill the Lights tour in Evansville, Indiana on Thursday. We will get to see
Dustin twice when the tour stops at Blossom this summer on August 11th and 12th.
Nashville News: Monday, 2/15
Kelsea Ballerini has put a stop to the rumor that she's dating Dustin Lynch.
Kelsea and Dustin took a spontaneous selfie in Nashville last week. Little did the close friends know that the photo
would go viral, having been shared more than 500 times. She says, “I dig Dustin. We’re buds. We saw each other,
he was like, ‘Kelsea let’s take a picture.’ I was like, ‘Yeah!’ All of a sudden, it’s like ‘Lyncherrini.’”
Granger Smith scores his first number-one on the Mediabase chart this week with his debut single “Backroad Song.” Hetweeted, “We have proven that
with relentless persistence, unwavering faith and a lot of fight, some dreams really do come true.”