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Sarah Kay's Nashville News, Week of 7/10/17

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Wednesday, 7/12

Garth Brooks is making a bunch of money…
Cassadee Pope and her boyfriend have called it quits…

Garth Brooks tops Forbes's list of the World's Highest-Paid Country Musicians.
He clocks in at a huge $60 million this year so far. Next on the list is Kenny Chesney, whose paycheck is $42.5 million. Luke Bryan comes in third with a $42 million payday. Dolly Parton takes fourth place, having made $37 million, and Toby Keith and Florida Georgia Line tied at number-five with $34.5 million each. 
The list is based on record sales, touring, endorsements and business ventures. 

Cassadee Pope and All Time Low drummer Rian Dawson have called it quits. A rep for the couple has confirmed the break-up , saying they remain friends. 
Cassadee and Rian got engaged in February and had been together since 2009.


Tuesday, 7/11

Thomas Rhett and Maren Morris are at #1…
Miranda Lambert’s album is platinum…

Thomas Rhett's "Craving You" featuring Maren Morris has taken the number one spot on the Mediabase airplay chart this week.
The song wasn't written as a duet, but when Thomas decided he needed a female to sing harmony, he immediately thought of Maren. 
He said, "Her voice is so unique and so soulful and powerful. And she came in the studio and nailed that song in like an hour."

33 weeks after its release, Miranda Lambert's The Weight of These Wings is platinum, meaning its sold more than a million copies.
Released on November 18th, the 24-song album is Miranda's sixth studio album. It won Album of the Year at the ACM Awards in April and features the single, "Vice," which was nominated for multiple Grammy and ACM awards on its own. 


Monday, 7/10

Miranda Lambert is on the cover of Cosmo…
Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd are engaged…

Miranda Lambert graces the cover of Cosmopolitan’s first country issue.
Inside she's asked, if she could have dinner with anyone, who would it be. She says, "I’d pick Elvis, and we’d eat chicken fried steak and drink a lot."
And she says the one thing she knows about love is: "It’s big and it’s worth it."
You can pick up the premiere copy tomorrow. 

Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd are engaged! They made the announcement yesterday on her Instagram page. She posted a series of 3 pictures featuring her, Ryan and her engagement ring with the simple caption- “Yes.”

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