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Tuesday, 28 November 2017 06:30

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, Week of 11/27/17

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Friday, 12/1

Rolling Stone loves Chris Stapleton
Chris Young added more tour dates…
Glen Campbell to be honored on a tv special…

Rolling Stone is out with its 50 Best Albums of 2017 list.
Chris Stapleton's From A Room: Volume 1 clocked in at number-30. Margo Price took the 16 spot with All American Made. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit's The Nashville Sound landed at 21.

Chris Young has added 12 dates to his Losing Sleep tour.
The new shows in April and May will include special guests Kane Brown, Morgan Evans and Dee Jay Silver. They will all be at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus on May 3rd.

Glen Campbell will be remembered by Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker on a TV special later this month.
The Year in Memoriam 2017, hosted by Robin Roberts, airs December 18th on ABC. The following night, she'll host The Year: 2017.


Thursday, 11/30

Chris Stapleton to tour with The Eagles…
Brett Eldredge to headline his first solo tour…

The Eagles have announced a 2018 tour and they are bringing along a few friends with them on the road- including a big name in country music. Chris Stapleton is one of the special guests on the cross-country tour, along with James Taylor and Jimmy Buffett. The Eagles have announced 12 dates so far with plans to book many more throughout the year.

Brett Eldredge is set to head out on his first headlining tour in the spring. 
He'll hit the road on April 4th in Idaho and wrap on May 5th in New York.
Brett says, “I have been very fortunate to be on some massive tours in my career, but my first major solo headlining tour is something I have wanted to give to my fans for a long time! I cannot wait!”
He's bringing newcomers Devin Dawson and Jillian Jaqueline with him. In the meantime, he'll head out on Blake Shelton's Country Music Freaks tour.


Wednesday, 11/29

Chris Stapleton leads the country Grammy nominees…
LANco gets a #1 song and an album release date…

Chris Stapleton is the Grammy 2018 frontrunner in the country categories. He received three nominations: Best Country Solo Performance for "Either Way," Best Country Song for "Broken Halos" and Best Country Album for From a Room: Volume 1. Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town and Midland each earned two nods.
The Grammys air live on CBS on January 28th.

Hot on the heels of their first number-one hit "Greatest Love Story," LANco have announced their debut album, Hallelujah Nights.  
Frontman Brandon Lancaster says, "We all go through more of the same experiences than we realize, and songwriting is a process of observing those moments. Our stories have different people, different names, different places, but they all have the same emotions attached to them. To me, this album is about glorifying the reality of life.”
Hallelujah Nights comes out on January 19th.


Tuesday, 11/28

Tim and Faith’s album is at #1…
Cole Swindell to headline his first tour…

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's album The Rest of Our Life is at the top of Billboard's Top Country Albums chart.  
It also takes the number-two spot on the Billboard 200 all-genre album chart -- right behind Taylor Swift's Reputation. 
This is Tim's 16th number-one album and Faith's fourth. 

Cole Swindell will go on his first headlining tour next year. 
His Reason to Drink tour gets going on February 15th in Pennsylvania and wraps up on April 7th in Los Angeles.
Lauren Alaina and Chris Janson will be his openers. 

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