Nashville News: Friday, 3/4
Randy Houser and his fiancee Tatiana are in the middle of planning their wedding. But the groom isn't letting on where
or when the big event will take place. Tatiana is from Australia, so it's possible that they'll get married down under. Randy
and Tatiana announced their engagement last May.
Reba McEntire finalized her divorce from husband Narvel Blackstock in October, and in a new interview, reveals the split
wasn’t her idea — at all.
She says, “I didn’t want it in any shape, form or fashion.It was really hard to make the adjustment when someone’s not
happy. I just want everybody to be happy in their lives because our lives are too short to be miserable,.”
The two remain friends and still have a close professional relationship.
Nashville News: Friday, 2/26
Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman appeared as guest judges on Project Runway All Stars
last night. The contestants created looks for the ladies to wear to this year’s ACM Awards.
Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line and Cam are the first performers announced for
the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards.
After Kenny's performance on the show, he'll head down to the Las Vegas Festival Grounds to close out the fourth
ACM Party for a Cause.
The ACM Awards, hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, will air live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, April 3rd on CBS.
Nashville News: Friday, 2/19
TheAcademy of Country Music has announced the nominees for Song of the Year and Songwriter of the Year.
This year, the Academy gave songwriters a role in narrowing the field for Song of the Year nominees. The group says,
“Songwriters are at the inception of all of this; we’re privileged to have their expertise in choosing the most well-crafted
SONG OF THE YEAR NOMINEES:
"Burning House" – (Cam)
"Girl Crush" –(Little Big Town)
"Nobody to Blame" – (Chris Stapleton)
"Raise ‘Em Up" – (Keith Urban f/ Eric Church)
"She Don’t Love You" – (Eric Paslay)
The 51st Academy of Country Music Awards, hosted byLuke BryanandDierks Bentley, will air live from Las Vegas,
April 3rd on CBS.
Little Big Town and Kelsea Ballerini are part of the ABC TV special The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60,
celebrating Disneyland's 60th birthday.
Little Big Town will sing "Steve McQueen," which is played in the park's Cars attraction, while Kelsea will sing "Part of
Your World" fromThe Little Mermaid.
The show airs Sunday on ABC.