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Monday, 18 June 2018 06:19

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, Week of 6/18/18

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Friday, 6/22

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are next level…
Miranda Lambert takes a shot a social media…


When Blake Shelton started dating Gwen Stefani, he thought it was just a rebound for both of them. 
He had just divorced Miranda Lambert and she had split from her husband, Gavin Rossdale. 
But now Blake sees it differently- he recently said, "Now here we are going on three years later and every day that goes by feels like a stronger bond between the two of us and it constantly feels like it's going to the next level."

Miranda Lambert has taken a shot at social media, saying it causes drama where there isn't any. 
She says, "With social media, it’s a whole other thing. And it’s such [nonsense]. I’m thankful for the drama of it all, because it gets sillier and sillier. They make up so many lies, no one can know the truth. The truth is it’s in my music if you listen close enough. I took three months off all socials in 2015. I loved it. I wrote 75 songs in six months because I wasn’t using my mind staring at mindless [garbage]."
Miranda will join up with Little Big Town for their joint Bandwagon tour next month.


Thursday, 6/21

Tim and Faith talk about what keeps them together…
Dierks Bentley’s album is at #1… 

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have been happily married for almost 22 years. So what's their secret?
They spend a lot of time together on the Soul 2 Soul tour and at home,but they each carve out "me time." Faith tells People magazine, “We both have our daily routines and we have our own dressing rooms. We each have our own space to retreat to so we do get time to ourselves.”
The issue of People featuring Tim and Faith hits newsstands on Friday. 

Dierks Bentley scored the seventh Billboard No. 1 album of his career as “The Mountain” peaked this week’s Top Country Albums chart.
The album includes his 17th No. 1 single “Woman, Amen,” which reached the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and the Mediabase chart earlier this month.


Wednesday, 6/20

Midland to headline their own tour…
Luke Combs is back singing after vocal rest… 

Midland will headline their own Electric Rodeo tour this fall after they wrap their stint on Thomas Rhett's Life Changes tour.

They'll get things started in Tucson, Arizona on October 24th and finish up on December 12th in Springfield, Illinois. Tickets go on sale Friday. 

Luke Combs is finished with his doctor-mandated vocal rest.
He made the announcement of his recovery on social media by saying- "Yup! I’m back at 100 percent and CAN’T WAIT to rock for all of y’all the rest of the year."
Luke was put on vocal rest shortly after his performance at CMA Fest. He'll be back on the road on Thursday and he will be at Blossom on August 23rd with Jason Aldean!


Tuesday, 6/19

David Lee Murphy is finally back at #1…
The country Teen Choice Awards nominees are out… 

David Lee Murphy has scored his first number-one hit as an artist in 23 years with "Everything's Gonna Be Alright" -- his collaboration with Kenny Chesney. 
He said, "It's so special to me to me because it's been a couple of years since I've had a song that's been on the radio. And to have one where I go out now and everyone sings along with me. I can't tell you how thankful I am."

The first wave of nominations for the Teen Choice Awards are in, and Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris and Thomas Rhett have made the cut in the Choice Country Artist category. 
Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha are early contenders for the all-genre Choice Collaboration category. 
You can vote now at the Teen Choice website. The awards will air live on August 12th on FOX.


Monday, 6/18

Chris Lane to release his second album…
Scotty McCreery is a married man… 

Chris Lane announced he will release his sophomore album, Laps Around the Sun, on July 13th.
The album features 14 tracks, including his single "Take Back Home Girl" featuring Tori Kelly, as well as a duet with Danielle Bradbery.
Chris says, “I’ve learned a lot. With my first record, I was trying to figure out exactly what kind of sound I wanted to have, and now I know. I know what I truly love and what kind of artist I want to be.” 

Scotty McCreery is a married man! He and his girlfriend of six years, Gabi tied the knot in North Carolina over the weekend.
According to People magazine, the couple danced to Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love" for their first dance and shared several special moments. They met in high school and they've been going strong ever since.

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