Eric Church and his wife, Katherine, have welcomed their second child together.
The couple’s second son was born on Feb. 15 and his name is- Tennessee Hawkins Church. They
plan to call him Hawk. He joins older brother Boone McCoy Church, who was born in October of 2011. Boone and Hawk- sounds like they should be in the movie Top Gun- love it!
As Jason Aldean looks ahead to marrying Brittany Kerr, he finally feels that he can put the past
behind him and be comfortable with their relationship.
He says, "Honestly, it feels a lot better than it ever has. I think that people see [us as] something real and legitimate. It wasn't some random crazy thing. It feels different than it ever has now, and it allows us to actually enjoy it a little bit and not walk around with our helmets on. It's been cool lately."
Nashville News: Thursday, February 19th
Toby Keith is on his way to the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Toby has earned his way for writing most of his hits. Also on the list of inductees are Bobby Braddock, Willie Dixon,Robert Hunter andJerry Garcia,Cyndi Lauper and Linda Perry. The ceremony will take
place in New York City on June 18th.
The nominees for the ACM's New Artist of the Yearhave been whittled down to three contenders--Sam Hunt,Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell.
The final round of fan voting starts on April 8th at VoteACM.com. The fan voting combined with the
voting professional membership will determine the winner.
The award will be given out at the 50th ACM Awards on April 19th on CBS.
Kanye West was spotted out in New York this week with an unlikely dining partner -- Taylor Swift.
The two of them were seen without any other entourage. That has people wondering if a collaboration really is in the works.
The two have generally kept their distance since hisVMAsstage rush in 2009. But the ice seemed to
be thawing when they posed for a photo together at this month'sGrammy Awards. And then he told
Ryan Seacrest's that he and Taylor have been thinking about making a record together. Let the
rumors continue to swirl!
Nashville News: Wednesday, 2/18/15
If you find yourself in Nashville on Monday the 23rd, and you love Kip Moore- you are in luck!
He is giving you a shot at music video stardom because looking for extras to be in the clip to his latest single, "I'm to Blame." All you have to do is have your own transportation and have a fun personality, as this video is full of characters.
If you do show up, you won't get rich -- the talent fee is $25 bucks and a meal on the set.
Though it would be hard for Little Big Town to top their induction into the Grand Ole Opry,
they do have a couple of things on their bucket list.
Kimberly Schlapman tells the Huffington Post,"Honestly, we really, really want to be on
Saturday Night Live. And this might sound silly, but we really wanna do Sesame Street.
We want to get on there and do a Sesame Street-version of one of our songs. Our kids would love it!"
They even have the song picked out -- "Tomato," a takeoff of their song "Tornado."
Nashville News: Tuesday, 2/17/15
Christina Aguilera is headed for the TV show Nashville.
She will play pop superstar Jade St. John, who, after playing Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, stays in
town to check out the music scene, record a country album and apparently causes some havoc.
The multi-episode storyline is expected to air this spring. Nashville airs Wednesday nightson ABC.
The rumors are starting to swirl about who will perform at next year's Super Bowl halftime show, and
among the names in the mix are Elton John and Taylor Swift.
According to Hollywood Life, "Taylor Swift is on NFL's short list to be the halftime show for next year's Super Bowl. It's basically hers if she wants to do it." The report goes onto say that with the game
being held in Santa Clara, California, southeast of San Francisco, the NFL is interested in having
Elton John perform.
Nashville News: Monday, 2/16
Florida Georgia Line just scored their seventh number one on theMediabasechart with “Sun Daze.” Itis their second number-one from their gold-selling albumAnything Goes.
The new Willie Nelson autobiography, It’s a Long Story: My Life, lands on May 5th, just days after the country legend’s 82nd birthday. The new book chronicles the most-talked about aspects of Willie’s life- including his youth in Abbott, Texas, his journey in music, his
many wives and his legal wrangling with the IRS.
Fans who’ve been eagerly anticipating a new Reba McEntirealbum won’t have much longer to wait.
Reba has announced the release of an allnew studio album, Love Somebody, on April 14.
The upcoming project features 12 songs from a diverse collection of Nashville’s top songwriters,