Nashville News: Friday, 3/27
Taylor Swift is number-six on Fortune magazine's new list of the world's greatest leaders ahead of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, the CEO of
General Motors and the director of the FBI. The magazine
says, "Taylor Swift didn’t become the highest-paid woman in the music
business by accident. Pop’s savviest star has crossed swords with Spotify,
embraced corporate sponsorship and moved to secure dozens of trademarks
(including phrases like 'This sick beat').
The only other entertainer on the list is Jimmy Fallonat number-45.
Nashville News: Friday, 3/20
Now you can give good face like Reba. Reba McEntire has teamed up with with her longtime
make-up artist Brett Freedman to develop the REBA BEAUTY line of cosmetics.
The first product in the line is a slim, shiny lip color called Reba Deluxstix. It'll be available starting
April 7th on Amazon.com and Reba.com. More products are expected to be
rolled out over the next year.
Miranda Lambert has reached a social media milestone. She's reached one million followers
on Instagram. She's no slouch on other social media, either -- she has more than 4.6 million followers on Twitter and more than 8 million on Facebook.
Nashville News: Friday, March 13th
Keith Urban won two trophies at Australia's Country Music Channel Awards, which took place in Brisbane.
He picked up the honors for International Artist of the Year, as well asInternational Video of the year for "Cop Car."
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Nashville News: Friday, 3/6/15
The Band Perry have been at work on their third album and have called on Pharrell Williams for an assist.
The sibs say, "He’s like a huge country music fan, and he also really loves what we do with harmony.
One thing that we worked on with him was this song where all three of us sing different interwoven
vocals on the verse and on the chorus.”
The new album is expected this year. No word on a title or the name of the song Pharrell is working
Nashville News: Tuesday, February 24th
Keith Urban has just begun work on the followup to his album Fuse, but he admits that he's not
exactly sure where the record’s going.
He says, "I sort of like the unknowingness of it. I get in the studio and don't know what we're gonna do
and that can be enlightening, or it can be incredibly frustrating."
To help with getting the album done, Keith is just touring a few fairs and festivals.
The following is the list of the 11 most popular Lent sacrifices from last year, as compiled by the Washington Post based on Twitter mentions:
school (11,330 tweets);
social networking (4,087);
fast food (3,830);
homework (2,687); and
Nashville News: Friday, February 20th
Tim McGraw will perform on Sunday when he steps in for the Glen Campbell to sing "I'm Not Gonna
Miss You" on the Oscars.
The song, which is up for an Oscar for Best Original Song, is from Glen's documentary I'll Be Me.The
film chronicles his final year of touring and his battle with Alzheimer's.
When you think of the best places in the world to spend Valentine's Day, you probably picture the usual romantic getaways – Paris, Hawaii, maybe New York City. But what about the flip side? The least romance-sparking spots in America? Well, the folks at WalletHub went the extra mile and compiled a list of the absolute worstspots to spend Valentine's Day, based on a number of considerations including: nightlife options, number of jewelry or chocolate shops, even the weather forecast for the big day. So what's at the top – or bottom – of the list?
Detroit, Michigan, which ranks near the bottom in every category.