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Sarah Kay's Nashville News, Week of 6/4/18

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Friday, 6/8

A Glen Campbell bio-pic is in the works…
Sugarland’s album is here and the video for Babe is coming…

 

A bio-pic on Glen Campbell is in the planning stages.
Glen’s widow Kim Campbell said that James Keach, who directed the acclaimed documentary I'll Be Me, is "working on it."
Kim wasn't ready to suggest someone to play her husband, who died last August. But she noted, "Glen's gonna be tough to cast." Any prospective actor, she said, has "got some tough shoes to fill."

And Sugarland’s new album ‘Bigger’ is available as off today- their first since 2010’s ‘Incredible Machine.’ The video for their latest single “Babe” is set to premiere tomorrow. They teased it earlier this week showing off a Mad Men vibe with Taylor Swift shorting a red hairdo.
Sugarland kicked off their Still the Same tour last month- their first in 6 years and they will stop at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown on July 13th!

 

Thursday, 6/7

Blake Shelton won big at the CMT Music Awards…
Dolly Parton headed to Netflix… 

Blake Shelton was the big winner at the CMT Music Awards- he won the night's top award, Video of the Year- he also won Male Video of the Year for “I’ll Name the Dogs.”
The night's other big winner, Carrie Underwood, won her 18th CMT Music Award -- the most of any artist -- for "The Champion" featuring Ludacris.

Dolly Parton has signed a production deal with Netflix.
Dolly will produce a series of TV movies, each based on one of her songs like her 2016 NBC special Coat of Many Colors. She'll also appear in some of them. They'll start streaming in 2019.

 

Wednesday, 6/6

Garth Brooks to give us new music and to tour again…
Maddie of Maddie and Tae is engaged… 

Garth Brooks is going back on tour! 
He announced that he'll head back on the road and will have new music coming soon. He added the new tour will be like nothing he's ever done before. 
He'll announce dates and cities in the coming weeks. 

Maddie Marlow of Maddie and Tae is officially off the market! 
  
Her longtime boyfriend, Jonah Font, popped the question last week, before they went Mexico to celebrate seven years together.
He proposed to her while the two were laying in bed the night before they left for the trip.She talked about the details of the proposal in an interview with People, saying, "I always told him I wanted a really intimate proposal — nothing over the top — so it was perfect!"

Maddie and Tae will be at the Country Fest on Saturday, June 16th!

 

Tuesday, 6/5

Kellie Pickler to star in a Hallmark Channel holiday movie…
FGL headed to Vegas…
Luke Combs is back at #1… 

Kellie Pickler is set to star in the new Hallmark Channel holiday movie called Christmas at Graceland.
She will play a stressed-out big city financial executive who decides to move to Memphis to save a mom-and-pop bank that's on the verge of going under. Once she gets there, she runs into an ex who reminds her of her old dreams of being a singer -- and I bet you can guess what happens next.
Christmas at Graceland will be filmed at Graceland, and will feature some Elvis tunes as well as originals from Kellie.

Florida Georgia Line are the latest country artists to head to Las Vegas for a residency. 
They'll play Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino for 5 dates in December.  
Tyler Hubbard says,  “From writing on the back of tailgates, to selling out our first stadium tour last summer, and now bringing good music and good vibes to the Strip, BK and I just feel so blessed. It’s Vegas, baby! We can’t believe it!”

Last week, Luke Combs was "One Number Away" from being at the top of the Mediabase Country Airplay chart. This week, he is at numero-uno. This is Luke's third number-one single.

 

Monday, 6/4

Cole Swindell to release his third album…
More performers announced for the CMT Music Awards 

Cole Swindell will release his third album, All of It, on August 17th. 
He will release "Reason to Drink," a new track from the album, on June 15th. Cole released his last album two years ago. 

Carly Pearce, Devin Dawson, LANCO, Lindsay Ell, Russell Dickerson and Walker Hayes have joined the lineup for this week's CMT Music Awards. 
They join previously announced performers Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Dan and Shay, Darius Rucker featuring Charles Kelley, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley featuring Brothers Osborne, Florida Georgia Line, Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan and Sam Hunt.
CMT Music Awards, hosted by Little Big Town, air live from Nashville on June 6th on CMT and CMT.com.

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