September 3, 2015
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Sony Music NashvilleChris Young is a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan, even though he lives in Nashville, home of the Tennessee Titans. His allegiance to the Cowboys was set before the Titans came to Music City in the late '90s.Chris tells Sports Illustrated, "When I was growing up we didn’t have the Titans so it was like just pick a team near you. I was always a die-hard Cowboys fan."Recently, Chris got to see the Cowboys in action while attending a day of the team's training camp. Afte
09/02/2015 07:00:00pm
Show DogToby Keith played an invitation-only show in his hometown of Norman, Oklahoma Tuesday night. The concert took place at Toby's venue Hollywood Corners and will air on TNT next month.According to The Norman Transcript, Toby's performance is part of the State Farm Neighborhood Sessions series, which brings stars back to their hometowns to honor those who inspired them along the way.Toby, who lives in Norman, told the crowd most of the songs they were hearing were actually written in t
09/02/2015 03:00:00pm
Pearl RecordsGarth Brooks is taking his World Tour to Phoenix October 23 and 24. It's the first time Garth has played the city in 19 years.As always, Garth's wife Trisha Yearwood will join him on the bill for the shows at Phoenix's Talking Stick Resort Arena. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 11 through Ticketmaster.com.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
09/02/2015 11:12:00am
Webster PRBig & Rich's Big Kenny and his wife, stylist Christiev Alphin, run a hectic household raising their four sons in Nashville. You can get a glimpse into that world on their one-hour special, Big Kenny and Family, premiering Wednesday night on TLC.The idea for this special has been brewing for about five years now. Friends of the celebrity couple started telling them they should really capture their "crazy, big life" with a TV show. At first, that idea didn't sit well with Christi
09/02/2015 11:00:00am
ACMJason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert were on hand for the 9th Annual ACM Honors Tuesday night at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Luke was honored with the Gene Weed Special Achievement Award for scoring six #1 hits off his last album, Crash My Party. His tour mate, Randy Houser, paid tribute to Luke by performing one of those chart-toppers, "Roller Coaster."Jason honored his heroes, Career Achievement Award recipients Alabama, with a medley of their hits, "Tennessee River," "Love in t
09/02/2015 06:00:00am
Brad Lovell/Iconic EntertainmentKelsea Ballerini and Chase Bryant are giving free acoustic performances at New York City's Bryant Park this month. The appearances are part of the 3rd Annual Nashville's New Music in New York Series, in association with the Grand Ole Opry.Kelsea will kick off the series September 9 and Chase will follow September 28. The performance stage will be decked out with the Opry's signature microphone and a replica of the circle of wood form the center stage of the
09/01/2015 07:00:00pm
Sony Music NashvilleChris Young's new album, I'm Comin' Over, is due out November 13, featuring the hit title track. That song gives you a taste of what to expect on the new project.Chris says, "’I’m Comin’ Over’ is honestly such a sonic bridge for me, between what I sounded like on the last record and what we’ve done on this one."You can order special deluxe versions of I'm Comin' Over at ChrisYoungCountry.com. Look for Chris to perform "I'm Comin' Over" on ABC'
09/01/2015 03:00:00pm
CMAKeith Urban and Carrie Underwood are performing on the premiere week of NBC's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon next week.Look for Keith to appear on the season opener on Tuesday, September 8. Carrie will sit down for a talk and give a performance on Thursday, September 10.The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon airs weeknights at 11:35pm ET on NBC.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
09/01/2015 02:33:00pm
Comstock/ThinkstockBrad Paisley hails from which town in West Virginia? ANSWER: Glen Dale.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
09/01/2015 11:00:00am
CMARascal Flatts' latest single, "I Like the Sound of That," is a "smooth and catchy" track co-written by pop star Meghan Trainor and Dan + Shay's Shay Mooney.Flatts bass player Jay DeMarcus says, "The melody is so infectious, the lyrics are fresh and we're absolutely thrilled that it's our new single and we can't wait for people to hear this!"Jay adds that "I Like the Sound of That" is one of the most fun tracks on the band's latest album, Rewind, available now.Copyright © 2015, ABC
09/01/2015 11:00:00am
Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockBrad Paisley will appear on ESPN's College GameDay Saturday, September 5 for the season opener between the University of Alabama and the Wisconsin Badgers at AT&T Stadium in North Texas.Congratulations to The Oak Ridge Boys' William Lee Golden, who married longtime friend Simone Staley Saturday in Nashville.Chris Young will perform on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! Wednesday night.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
09/01/2015 06:00:00am
Blue Chair/SonyKenny Chesney is chilling out at his place in the Virgin Islands this week after closing out his 2015 Big Revival tour over the weekend in New England. Kenny and his co-headliner, Jason Aldean, performed for more than 120,000 fans over two shows at the home of the New England Patriots, Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts.Kenny says of the trek, "There was so many unbelievable moments, so many great moments. So many moment's we'll never forget. All the faces. Every
09/01/2015 06:00:00am
Big Machine RecordsBy the time Tim McGraw hits the stage for a two-hour concert, he's already put in a few hours of intense workouts with his band and crew. That kind of training helps Tim make sure he's giving the audience everything he's got."I think that if you work really hard before the show, and you get conditioned that by the time the show hits that you’re really ready to go," Tim explains.He sees the group workout sessions as a team-building exercise, too.Tim adds, "For us, i
09/01/2015 06:00:00am
Black River EntertainmentKelsea Ballerini has made a big splash in the country world with her debut album, The First Time. The project has produced her debut #1 hit, "Love Me Like You Mean It," as well as her latest single, "Dibs." There are plenty of more potential hits on the project, but Kelsea already has an eye towards her sophomore album.She tells West Virginia's The Exponent Telegram, "Songwriting is something I do all the time. It was hard for me to pick songs for this album, [The Fi
08/30/2015 06:00:00am
Big Machine RecordsMore than two decades into his career, Tim McGraw is still heavily invested in the album-making process. He's currently working on his next studio album, which will feature his latest hit, "Top of the World."I think as an artist, part of what you do is you feel important about what you do, about your music," Tim tells the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "It counts, and it matters to you, and that's what it feels like to me right now. It may not matter to anybody else, but it m
08/29/2015 06:00:00am