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Monday, 29 October 2018 06:26

Sarah Kay's Nashville News, Week of 10/29/18

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Friday, 11/2

Kelsea Ballerini is performing at the Victoria’s Secret Holiday Special…
More performers announced for the CMAs


Kelsea Ballerini is one of several artists who will headline this year's Victoria’s Secret Holiday Special.   
She joins musical guests including Bebe Rexha, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Shawn Mendes and more. 
The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show will air on Sunday, December 2nd on ABC.

Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert, Garth Brooks, Luke Combs, Midland and Brett Young have signed on to perform at the 52nd annual CMA Awards. 
They join previously announced performers Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan and Shay, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Kacey Musgraves, Pistol Annies and Thomas Rhett.
The CMA Awards, hosted by Carrie and Brad Paisley, will air live from Nashville on November 14th on ABC.


Thursday, 11/1

Blake Shelton to tour in 2019…
Brett Young to be honored for his songwriting… 

Blake Shelton will bring both country newcomers and legends on the road with him in 2019. 
His Friends and Heroes tour kicks off on February 14th. The tour will feature new and old country artists -- John Anderson, Trace Adkins, The Bellamy Brothers and Lauren Alaina. 
Blake says, "I think that this is going to be a great opportunity for the country music fan base to be re-introduced to these guys and, selfishly, I’m just excited to share the stage with them! It’ll be great to have Trace back out on the road with us, and I can’t wait for one of my newer friends and heroes, Lauren Alaina, to blow these crowds away."

2018 has been the year of Brett Young. Now, he will be honored at the ASCAP Country Music Awards as this year's ASCAP Country Songwriter Artist of the Year. 
The award is earned by the songwriter who has written and recorded at least two songs that, collectively, have amassed the greatest airplay during a certain time period.
His chart-topping songs "In Case You Didn't Know" and "Like I Loved You" will also be honored an event that takes place in Nashville on November 12th.


Wednesday, 10/31

Reba’s CMA Country Christmas has an air date…
Jon Pardi is getting into fashion… 

The ninth annual CMA Country Christmas is set to air on December 10th on ABC.
For the second year in a row, Reba McEntire will host the show, which is filled with Christmas classics and one-of-a-kind collaborations.
She'll be joined by Tony Bennett, Dan and Shay, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Brett Young and more.

Jon Pardi is getting into fashion as the new face of Wrangler Retro. 
He will appear in all of the national television, print, radio and online marketing campaigns promoting the cutting-edge jean and shirt collection. But as far as we can tell, there will still be dirt on his boots.


Tuesday, 10/30

Kelsea Ballerini to headline a tour next year…
Luke Combs is number one on another chart… 

Kelsea Ballerini will headline the Miss Me More tour next year.
Named after her latest single, the tour will stop in 14 cities. Brett Young and special guest Brandon Ratcliff will join her.
Kelsea says, "The message of 'Miss Me More' means so much to me and that’s why I’m so excited to announce this tour. It's about being bold and unapologetically standing up for yourself. I can’t wait to sing it with everyone next April!"

Luke Combs officially has his fourth consecutive number-one single this week, on yet another chart. "She Got the Best of Me" has risen one spot to top the Mediabase Country Airplay chart. He is certainly going places!


Monday, 10/29

Dierks Bentley is ready to tour in 2019…
Lady A is headed to Vegas… 

Dierks Bentley just wrapped his Mountain High tour and he’s ready for next year. 
The Burning Man tour starts with several dates in Canada in mid-January before heading to the U.S. in February. His openers will be Jon Pardi, Tenille Townes and Dierks's '90s band, Hot Country Knights. 
Tickets go on sale Friday.

To celebrate a decade of making music together, Lady Antebellum is headed to Las Vegas. They will take up residency at the Palms Casino Resort’s Pearl Concert Theater.
The Our Kind of Vegas residency will begin in February, with dates running throughout February, May and August. While details of the show’s production are still in the works, the group plans to embrace the Vegas show experience, while inviting their friends from Nashville out as surprise guests.

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