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Sarah Kay's Nashville News, Week of 12/3/18

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Friday, 12/7

Billboard announced their Best of Year End Charts

 


Billboard announced their Best of Year End Charts and Chris Stapleton is the man! Chris is Billboard's Top Country Artist for 2018 -- an honor he also took in 2016. He re-claimed the position after dropping to number-two last year behind Sam Hunt.
Here's the rest of the best of Billboard's Year End Charts
Country Airplay Artist of the Year - Thomas Rhett
Top Country Album of the Year - Luke Combs - This One's for You
Top Female Country Artist - Carrie Underwood
Top Duo or Group - Florida Georgia Line
Top Country Song - "Meant to Be" - Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha
Top New Country Artist - Jordan Davis
Number-one Country Airplay Song of 2018 - Kane Brown - "Heaven"

 

Thursday, 12/6

Blake Shelton to host an Elvis tribute…
Chris Stapleton has a candle… 

Blake Shelton will host the Elvis All-Star Tribute Special on February 17th on NBC.
The show will pay tribute to the Singer Presents…Elvis special, which aired on December 3rd, 1968.  The show is better known as his '68 Comeback Special because it was Elvis Presley's first live TV appearance since 1961. 
The complete list of performers won't be announced until next year.

Looking for the perfect gift for that hard to shop for Chris Stapleton fan in your life? 
Look no further than the Stapleton Candle designed by Chris's wife Morgane. The scent is a combination of ginger, rich mahogany and deep wood. It burns for 60 hours and costs $58!

 

Wednesday, 12/5

Esquire has named its Top Country Albums of 2018
Tim McGraw is headed to Cuba… 

Esquire has named its Top Country Albums of 2018.
This year's picks feature a good mix of artists. At #5 is Dierks Bentley with The Mountain, followed by Kacey Musgraves at #4 with Golden Hour. In at #3 is Brandi Carlisle with By the Way, I Forgive You. Eric Church is the runner up at #2 with Desperate Man and in at #1 is Pistol Annies with Interstate Gospel.  

Tim McGraw is inviting fans to join him in Havana, Cuba for four days and nights of music and cultural activities.  
He'll headline two shows, and the concerts will also feature some of Cuba's best musicians. 
Tim McGraw: One of Those Havana Nights takes place May 23rd through May 27th.

 

Tuesday, 12/4

Kane Brown is back at #1…
Keith Urban is having fun this NYE… 

Kane Brown officially has his third number-one single.
"Lose It" jumps two spots this week to number-one on the Mediabase Country Airplay chart. This song follows “Heaven” and “What Ifs” with Lauren Alaina to make it to the top spot.

Nashville's New Year's Eve celebration, headlined by Keith Urban, will be part of NBC's New Year's Eve show. 

The festivities will be hosted by Carson Daly and Chrissy Tiegen from Times Square in New York City. 
More musical performers will be announced soon.

 

Monday, 12/3

Jake Owen is having another girl…
Tim McGraw is ready to help people work out… 

It's another girl for Jake Owen! 
Jake and his girlfriend, Erica are expecting a daughter. He made the annoucement at a recent show and told the audience, "I'm good at making girls."
Jake's daughter Pearl, with his ex-wife Lacey, is six years old. 

Tim McGraw loves to work out! He famously quit drinking years ago and got himself into wicked good shape.
And for those looking to work on their fitness just like Tim, he has partnered with some people and is opening his own line of health clubs, which will be under the name Trumav Fitness.
Tim said, “Physical fitness is something I value. It can help you lead your best life. We want to help you find what works for your fitness goals and give you a community that can inspire you to achieve them.”
The flagship club is set to open in Nashville in January.

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