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Monday, 06 August 2018 06:19

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, Week of 8/6/18

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Friday, 8/10

Brett Young has yet to receive any wedding gifts…
Thomas Rhett and his wife are discussing more kids…

 

Brett Young is set to marry his fiancee Taylor this year, but he has yet to receive any wedding gifts.
He says, "We haven't gotten any yet, probably because we haven't announced a wedding date. Maybe they think we're full of it and it's not gonna happen. I don't know. But I get some great fan mail, and we do get gifts every once in a while, but nothing specific to the wedding yet."
Those gifts from his fans- whiskey and Skittles - two of his favorite things.

After adding two children to his family rather quickly, Thomas Rhett says that more may be on the way.
During a recent interview he said that he and his wife Lauren have been discussing the idea of growing their family with three more kids in just a few short years.
He said, “Lauren wants to have five kids before she turns 34. That is her plan. So you can probably expect three new babies in the next five years. She’s the boss.”
Thomas admits that he and Lauren are more than open to adopting again. Life changes for reals!

 

Thursday, 8/9

Carrie Underwood set to tour in 2019 and she is pregnant with baby #2… 

Carrie Underwood had a big day yesterday- first she announced her tour.
The Cry Pretty Tour 360 will kick off May 1st 2019 in Greensboro, North Carolina and land her in 55 arenas across the U.S. and Canada through October. Carrie will be joined on tour by Maddie & Tae and Runaway June. They will stop at the Q in Cleveland on October 16, 2019. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 17th. 

Than she announced the reason why she was waiting until mid 2019 to tour- she and her husband, Mike Fisher, are also expecting their second child.
Carrie shared the big news in a video saying, "Mike, Isaiah and I are absolutely over the moon and excited to be adding another fish to our pond.”
She did not reveal when the baby is due, but it has to be before May 1st when she's scheduled to kick off the tour.

 

Wednesday, 8/8

Kenny Chesney’s new album is at #1…
Brett Eldredge is headed to CMT Crossroads…

 

Kenny Chesney’s newest album Songs for the Saints debuted at number 1 on Billboard’s Country Albums chart and at number 2 on the all genre Billboard 200 chart. This is Kenny’s 17th studio album.

Brett Eldredge and Meghan Trainor will be the next to team up for CMT Crossroads. The two have worked together before on Brett’s Christmas album, and yes they will be singing Meghan’s hit “All About That Bass.” Their episode is set to air on September 3rd.

 

Tuesday, 8/7

Keith Urban is back at #1…
Keith Urban and Thomas Rhett to help out on The Voice… 

Keith Urban has yet another number-one.  
"Coming Home" featuring Julia Michaels has the spot top of the Mediabase Country Airplay chart this week. This is the first number-one by Julia Michaels at country radio. The late Merle Haggard is credited as a co-writer on the tune because Keith used his famous guitar lick from "Mama Tried." This is Merle's first number-one single since 1987. This is Keith's 24th number-one single.

And Keith Urban along with Thomas Rhett will be joining The Voice this season. The each will serve as advisors during the battle rounds when the show begins in September- Keith for Team Blake and Thomas for Team Kelly. Season 15 of The Voice premieres on NBC on September 24th.

 

 

Monday, 8/6

Brad and Carrie to host the CMAs again…
Sugarland gaining new fans with new song…


Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will host the CMA Awards for the 11th time on November 14th. The CMA nominations will be announced on August 28th from 32 Bridge Food and Drink, which is Luke Bryan’s brand new restaurant and bar on Broadway in Nashville. Luke along with Dan + Shay and Sugarland will announce the nominees!

When Taylor Swift reached out to Sugarland in the hopes they would record her tune "Babe," they never imagined she would agree to be on the track.
Now, months later, they're finding that her appearance on their album has brought them new fans -- all the Swifties, to be exact. Taylor has even added the song to her set list on her reputation stadium tour.
Sugarland are out on their Still the Same tour through next month.

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