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Monday, 22 May 2017 06:27

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, Week of 5/22/17

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Thursday, 5/25

The CMT Music Awards adds more performers…
Tim and Faith love spending time together…

The CMT Music Awards will feature some great pairings including Florida Georgia Line and The Chainsmokers, Lady Antebellum with Earth, Wind and Fire, and Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood. 
They join previously announced performers Blake Shelton, Brett Eldredge, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Thomas Rhett. More performers will be announced soon.
The awards, hosted by Charles Esten from the TV show Nashville air on June 7th live from Nashville.
Voting is now open at CMT.com.

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill spend a lot of time together at home and on the road during their Soul 2 Soul tour and they wouldn't have it any other way. 
Tim says he loves watching his wife sing and perform every night and watch the magic she creates on stage. They feel like they are creating a legacy that their three daughters will have after they are gone.
And, apparently the two share a lot of PDA when they are performing together. Tim and Faith will be at the Q in Cleveland on August 17th!

 

Wednesday, 5/24

Miranda Lambert has a lot of pets…
Lady A is planning on having a blast on the road…

Miranda Lambert is known for love of animals, but it’s been awhile since she has let us know about a total head count.
According to a recent post on Facebook, she has seven dogs, four cats, five horses and two mini-horses. Miranda usually brings at least one dog on the road with her, and she still has her Redemption Ranch animal shelter in Oklahoma. 

Lady Antebellum promise a good time on their You Look Good tour -- onstage and offstage. 
Charles Kelley tells Rolling Stone, "It should be a party. And we have a lot of fun backstage. We aren't one of those bands that sits on our bus all day. We pull out the ping-pong table, and invite everybody in to have a drink."
Lady A are working up some songs that all three acts on tour can do together during the show. Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young are on the road with them.
The tour kicks off Friday in Bakersfield, California and stops at Blossom on July 21st. 

 

Tuesday, 5/23

Jason Aldean is having a son…
Lee Brice is giving us new music…
Rascal Flatts will be back in Vegas soon…

Jason Aldean and his wife are expecting a baby boy! The couple revealed the gender in a cute video on Instagram yesterday that featured Jason's two daughters from his first marriage. 

It has been nearly three years since the release of Lee Brice's last album, I Don't Dance and like his fans- he is ready for new music too!
Lee announced the release of a self-titled album is set to drop on November 3rd, which features his new single, "Boy." 
He opened up about the project, saying, "Writing this record was a personal and vulnerable experience. Every song is a snapshot of who I am right now. I’ve labored over every word and every note, and I can’t wait to share it.”

Rascal Flatts will be back in Las Vegas in the fall for another residency.
The band is booked for at least eight shows at the Venetian beginning October 6th. It's being called Rascal Flatts - A Night to Shine and tickets go on sale June 2nd. This will be the band's third Vegas residency. They previously had a standing gig at the Hard Rock.
Before they head to Vegas they will be at Canal Park in Akron on August 5th!

 

Monday, 5/22

Brad Paisley made music for the Cars 3 soundtrack…
Carrie Underwood is headed for the Oklahoma Hall of Fame…

Brad Paisley has contributed two instrumental tracks to the Cars 3 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The songs, "Truckeroo" and "Thunder Hollow Breakdown," are featured in a demolition derby scene.
The movie and the soundtrack come out on June 16th. 

Carrie Underwood will be inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame on November 16th. 
She says, “I’ve always been proud to say I’m from Oklahoma. The people, culture, and environment molded me into the person I am today. It’s such an honor to be recognized among such great company by the Oklahoma Hall of Fame!” 
Past inductees include Toby Keith, Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton.

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