Nashville News: Friday, 6/5
Little Big Town’s ‘Girl Crush’ is crushin’ it as the song continues to move digital singles in record
numbers for the the group! With this week’s total sales, it helps LBT crack the one million mark for
digital single sales since its release. And in other Little Big Town news, Drake White has just been
added to their Pain Killer tour!
Willie Nelson will make a cameo in the upcoming comedy flick Zoolander 2.
Willie was invited to be in the movie by Owen Wilson, who plays model Hansel McDonald in this
movie and the original. He tells Access Hollywood, "Well, Owen and I are good buddies and we stay pretty
close in touch. Woody[Harrelson] and all these folks -- we hang out a lot in Maui. [Owen] is the one who asked me if I wanted to do it. I said, 'Let's do it.'"
The movie premieres February 2016.
Nashville News: Friday, 5/29
Jake Owen is enjoying every minute he has on Kenny Chesney's Big Revival tour.
And though he's been on the road with Kenny in the past, he's still in awe of him.
Jake says he's still has a lot to learn as he dreams of headlining larger venues himself.
We can see Jake and Kenny at the Q in Cleveland on July 9th!
Nashville News: Friday, 5/22
Luke Bryan: Dirt Road Diary --one of the Country Music Hall of Fame's largest temporary
exhibits-- is officially open.
The exhibit features lots of memorabilia, including his first piano, his school backpack, stage outfits,
the script to his high school musical --Annie Get Your Gun-- and more.
The Dirt Road Diary exhibit runs through November 8th.
Nashville News: Friday, 5/15
Trisha Yearwood is the latest star to get an exhibit in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Trisha Yearwood: The Song Remembers When will trace her journey from growing up in small-town Georgia to becoming one of the most influential women in country music.
The exhibit opens July 3rd and runs until the end of the year.
Top 5 Reasons You Should See a Movie By Yourself:
5. You will almost never have trouble finding a seat
4. You can claim both armrests
3. You don't have to share your popcorn with anyone
2. There will always be other SOLO movie goers
1. You can see whatever YOU want!!!!
Nashville News: Friday, 5/8
Miranda Lambert is the guest editor of the June issue of Country Living magazine. She's also on the cover.
Inside, Miranda says her favorite place to write songs is at the home she shares in Oklahoma with
Blake Shelton. She says, "I write best when I'm home on my porch with my guitar. There's something
calming about looking out at wide-open spaces and trees as far as you can see. The country is perfect for letting your mind
drift to a creative place."
Join WQMX’s Sue Wilson and WONE’s Tim Daugherty for Hope Walk to benefit Stewart’s Caring Place Cancer Wellness Center, this Saturday May 10th at the Fairlawn Community Center on Smith Rd in Fairlawn. Hope Walk: is a 2.3 mile walk and family event that raises money to make it possible for Stewart's Caring Place to offer services free-of-charge to those who have been touched by cancer. Registration details or make a donation to support Sue and Tim’s fund raising effort HERE
Nashville News: Wednesday, 4/29
Rapper Nelly is definitely making a country album.
Nelly has a pretty tight relationship with the Nashville music community, having collaborated
with Tim McGraw and Florida Georgia Line. His manager tells Billboard, "He may be one of the first hip-hop artists to jump into that space in an authentic way...so we think he has an opportunity to
grow that base even more."
The EP will be titled Heartland, but there's no word yet on a release date.
Nashville News: Friday, 4/24
Trisha Yearwood is an award-winning country singer and now she’s also
the author of a bestselling cookbook.
She recently released her third cookbook, Trisha’s Table:
My Feel-Good Favorites for a Balanced Life, and it debuted at No. 7 on the New York Times
bestsellers list! The cookbook revolves around her desire to lead a healthy, balanced lifestyle.
Most of the recipes focus on the lighter aspect of food, but there are a few “splurge” recipes, as well.