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Wednesday, 01 April 2020 06:27

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, 4/1/20

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CMA Music Fest is canceled...Luke Bryan is back at #1... The CMA Music Fest, which was to take place June 4th through 7th in Nashville, has been canceled for this year.In a statement, the CMA said, "After careful deliberation, and in following the latest guidance from national, state and local authorities, we are sad to announce that CMA Fest will not take place in 2020."All tickets will be honored next year. Refunds will be issued to those who request…
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 06:22

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, 3/31/20

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Craig Morgan has a new album ready...So does Kip Moore... Craig Morgan will release his new album God, Family, Country on May 22nd.The album has five new tracks and some remastered songs from previous records. He says, "I feel like I have some of the most quality songs I've ever recorded, and there is a new energy here. After all I've been through, I'm at one of the most inspired places I've ever been." Kip Moore will release his…
Monday, 30 March 2020 06:38

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, 3/30/20

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Joe Diffie passed away yesterday... Joe Diffie died yesterday from complications of the coronavirus at the age of 61, after being diagnosed last week. He rose to popularity in the 90s, had 5 #1s and charted more than 30 singles, including "Third Rock From The Sun," "Bigger Than The Beatles," "John Deere Green" and "Pickup Man." Joe was an ACM Award and Grammy winner. He was inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 1993. He is…
Friday, 27 March 2020 06:28

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, 3/27/20

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ACM announced at home performers...Thomas Rhett reschedules some shows... The Academy of Country Music has announced performers for the ACM Presents: Our Country special, airing in place of the postponed ACM Awards. Those who will be sharing performances from their homes are Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Sheryl Crow, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town,Tim McGraw, Old Dominion,Thomas Rhett, Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban. There will also be special collaborations between Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker, Kane Brown and John Legend, and Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani.ACM Presents: Our Country airs on…
Thursday, 26 March 2020 06:22

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, 3/26/20

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Rhett Akins is a dad again...Lee Brice has a new family member... Singer, songwriter Rhett Akins and his wife, Sonya, recently welcomed a baby boy. They took to social media to share the news about their son Brody James Akins. Rhett is Thomas Rhett's father, so that means Brody is his new baby brother and Brody is now the new uncle to Thomas and Lauren's three little girls. A total modern family!   Lee Brice and…
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 06:24

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, 3/25/20

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Jake Owen is finally back at #1...Willie Nelson delays his next album... Congratulations to Jake Owen. His single, "Homemade" is at the top of the Mediabase country singles chart, making it his first number-one single since 2018's "I Was Jack (You Were Diane)" and his 8th total number-one. Willie Nelson's 70th solo studio album, First Rose of Spring , is waiting to be heard in the summer.The album was originally supposed to come out on April 24th. It's now…
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 06:20

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, 3/24/20

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The ACMs get a new date...Maren Morris is a mom... The Academy of Country Music announced that this year's postponed ACM Awards will now air on September 16th on CBS with Keith Urban still on board as host.The ACM Awards were originally set to take place April 5th, but instead the ACM Presents: Our Country special will air- a night of acoustic at-home performances and interviews with select artists, along with clips of previous awards shows. More details about the September ACM Awards will be…
Monday, 23 March 2020 06:24

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, 3/23/20

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Kenny Rogers passed away...Zac Brown Band canceled tour... The legendary singer, songwriter, actor and Country Hall of Famer Kenny Rogers died this past Friday. He made 65 albums, sold over 190 million records, was a 2013 inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame he won many awards including an ACM for Entertainer of the Year three Grammys. He retired from touring in 2018. Kenny was 81 years old. Zac Brown has decided to cancel his tours for the rest…
Friday, 20 March 2020 06:36

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, 3/20/20

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Eric Church is talking whiskey...The ACMs are doing a special special... Eric Church is featured in the documentary Chasing Whiskey - The Untold Story of Jack Daniel’s.Fans know that Jack is Eric's favorite whiskey. As of right now, the documentary is set to hit theaters on May 11th. The Academy of Country Music came up with something great- ACM Presents: Our Country, will air airing in place of the ACM Awards on April 5 on CBS. The special will feature…
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