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Sarah Kay's Nashville News, Week of 12/4/17

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Friday, 12/8

Luke Bryan says 2018 is his year…
Little Big Town among the artist to be featured at the Country Music HOF in 2018…


Luke Bryan has a big 2018 lined up. 
First- his Crash My Playa concert in Mexico in January, then a tour kicking off in February that will take him to Australia for the first time, followed by his debut as a judge on the American Idol reboot. 
Luke thinks 2018 could be the best year of his career. In addition to all that, his sixth studio album, What Makes You Country, is available as of today.

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has announced its exhibition line-up for 2018. 
Little Big Town, Ralph Stanley, The Judds and Emmylou Harris will get displays. 
Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town says, “Having an exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is something we wouldn’t have ever known to dream of for ourselves, it is beyond a dream come true.”
Also, the American Currents: The Music of 2017 exhibit opens on March 9th and will feature Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Maren Morris, Randy Travis and Chris Young, with more to be announced.


Thursday, 12/7

Keith Urban is selling his Tennessee home…
Kacey Musgraves and Kane Brown to sing for adoption special… 

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman are selling their Franklin, Tennessee home. 
The home has four bedrooms, four full baths, two half baths and is around 5,100 square feet. The house includes an office and a gym and the property also has a guest cottage. 
All you need to make an offer is $3.45 million.

Kacey Musgraves and Kane Brown will be among the performers on the 19th annual edition of A Home for the Holidays, which celebrates families whose lives have been changed through adoption.
Kelly Clarkson and Josh Groban will host and perform as well. The hour-long special, which will air on CBS on December 19th, will focus on four couples who have moving stories about building families through adoption.


Wednesday, 12/6

George Strait is the Texan of the Year…
Sugarland confirms new music and a tour…

Of course we knew George Strait is the King, but now he's also Texan of the Year. 
The Texas Legislative Conference will honor him for his work in raising funds for victims of Hurricane Harvey. George will get the award on March 22nd. 

Sugarland will be back with new music by the end of this month, even more next year and they will tour in 2018 -- and they say it's like riding a bike. Jennifer and Kristian said they were never breaking up when they decided to do solo projects, but as the years passed, fans and they themselves started wondering if they'd ever make music together again, and if they could. Not to worry though, Kristian says it felt like no time had passed when they got together to write. 2018 seems to be the year for Sugar!


Tuesday, 12/5

Garth Brooks is finally back at #1…
Eddie Montgomery to tour next year…

For the first time since 2007, Garth Brooks has the number-one song in country music. "Ask Me How I Know" peaks at the top of the Mediabase Country Airplay chart this week.
Garth scored his first number one with "If Tomorrow Never Comes," 28 years ago this week.

Despite Troy Gentry's death, Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry will tour alone next year to support their final album, Here's to You.
He says, “I’m anxious to get back out on the road and play some new music for our friends and fans. Next year marks the 20th anniversary of our band -- we’ve got lots to celebrate and look forward to in 2018.” 
The tour begins January 19th in South Dakota and he will stop at the Thirsty Cowboy in Medina on March 16th. 


Monday, 12/4

Jason and Brittany Aldean welcome their son, Memphis…
Kelsea Ballerini is a married woman…

Congratulations to Jason and Brittany Aldean on the arrival of their son, Memphis!
The couple's first child was born Friday afternoon in Nashville. Jason took to social media to post a pic of the happy family saying, “So blessed today to see my little man come into the world. In a year that has been a rollercoaster ride, this is what its all about. I cant wait to see what life has in store for this kid.”

After months of planning, Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans finally tied the knot over the weekend! 
On Saturday, they said "I do" an intimate beach wedding in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Kelsea says she's looking forward to "everything" about marriage.

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