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Sarah Kay's Nashville News, Week of 11/26/18

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Friday, 11/30

Jana Kramer got the boy…
Luke Combs got engaged…


Jana Kramer and her husband Mike Caussin welcomed their son, Jace Joseph on Thursday.
She got the boy, The couple has a daughter, Jolie Rae, who will be three in January.

Luke Combs is engaged! He popped the question to his longtime girlfriend Nicole Hocking.
The couple shared the news with joint posts to Instagram.
“She said yes a while ago but this is a way better place to take pictures than the kitchen. Can’t wait to spend forever with you.” Luke posted with a picture of the two in Hawaii in with a gorgeous sunset in the background.


Thursday, 11/29

Garth and Trisha adopted a puppy…
Riley Green to perform at the GrandOle Opry… 

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are new parents! The couple adopted a new puppy named Millie! Trisha took to Instragram to introduce us all to the new pup. She is a rescue and Trisha stressed the importance and awareness of adopting from shelters, saying- “You can save a life, have new best friend and give a homeless pet a forever home at the same time.”

The Grand Ole Opry started a new campaign in 2019: Opry NextStage, which features yearlong collaborations with rising country artists Tegan Marie, Riley Green, Tenille Townes and Travis Denning.
Each Opry NextStage artist will perform on the Grand Ole Opry at Ryman Auditorium in December. Riley Green will be performing at our studios for a special WQMX Tree of Lights VIP Pre- Party on Saturday and you can get tickets and details at wqmx.com!


Wednesday, 11/28

Carrie Underwood’s due date revealed…
Kelsea Ballerini has NYE plans… 

Carrie Underwood hasn't shared the due date of her second child, but the secret is out!

Tae of Maddie and Tae spilled the beans during an interview, saying, "[He's due in] January! And we've already offered to babysit."
The reason she knows is because Maddie and Tae along with Runaway June, are set to serve as opening acts on next year's Cry Pretty Tour 360. And Carrie let it split she was having another baby boy while she hosted the CMAs earlier this month.

Kelsea Ballerini will help ring in 2019 on the West Coast portion of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest.
Also performing on the left coast are The Chainsmokers, Foster the People, and Charlie Puth. 
More performers will be announced for the Times Square celebration, as well as the New Orleans party. 


Tuesday, 11/27

Kane Brown has a number one album…
Jimmie Allen has a number one single… 

Kane Brown recently joined Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood as the only country artists in 2018 to have an album debut at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart.
Kane’s sophomore album, Experiment, reached No. 1 on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Top Country Albums charts.
And there is more, Kane has become the first male country artist to top the Billboard 200 chart with a sophomore album in more than 20 years, following Tim McGraw’s Not a Moment Too Soon in 1994.

Jimmie Allen’s debut single, “Best Shot,” reached No. 1 on both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase charts last week.
Jimmie joins Darius Rucker as the only African-American country artists to hit No. 1 with their debut singles. Darius did it in 2008 with “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It.”
Jimmie said, “If someone asked me two years ago if I thought that this would be my life today— my song would be the No. 1 song on country radio, I would have honestly said ‘no,'” says Jimmie. “Did I think it would happen eventually? Absolutely! Just not this soon. I’m humbled and grateful.”
And things keep getting better for Jimmie- “Best Shot” is remains at #1 yet again this week!


Monday, 11/26

Jake Owen and his girlfriend are having a baby…
Cody Johnson is loving his first single… 

Jake Owen and his girlfriend, Erica Hartlein, are expecting a baby.
The new baby will join Jake’s daughter from his first marriage, Pearl- who just turned 6. She's his first and only child with ex-wife Lacey Buchanan, whom he split from in late 2015.
Jake and Erica, an interior designer, have been together since at least 2017, but he hasn't been forthcoming about their relationship on social media. They did, however, walk the ACM Awards red carpet together earlier this year.

Cody Johnson is witnessing his first mainstream hit with "On My Way to You." He recently signed a deal with Warner Music Nashville, and admits that he's shocked by the success of his latest single.
He said, "When it came down to picking the single, I had a few ideas of what I thought we were going to pick—but I truly left it up to the label. I said, 'You guys tell me what you think.' [They said] 'How about 'On My Way to You?' I was surprised they got behind the countriest thing that I put on that record."
This song the first single from Cody’s upcoming album, Ain’t Nothing to It, which will be out on Jan. 18.

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