October 27, 2016
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BMLGNot only will Jennifer Nettles reprise her role as Dolly Parton’s mother in the sequel to the successful TV movie Coat of Many Colors next month, she’ll also help bestow the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award on the most famous daughter of Sevierville, Tennessee during next week’s CMA Awards show.“With it being the 50th anniversary of the CMAs, it is a night of celebrating country music across the board, and who better to celebrate than the queen herself, y
10/27/2016 06:00:00am

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Hank Williams, Jr.’s four-disc boxed set, A Country Boy Can Survive, is now available at Walmart.            Newcomer Jordan Rager’s debut EP Southern Boy comes out this Friday. The title track features his duet with ACM Entertainer of the Year Jason Aldean.If you missed CMA nominees Dierks Bentley and Elle King Tuesday on CBS This Morning, you
10/27/2016 06:00:00am
ABC/Paula LoboJason Aldean flipped the ceremonial switch at the Opry Tuesday night, turning the iconic barn pink and kicking off a night to bring awareness to breast cancer. The ACM Entertainer of the Year brought his 11th annual Concert for the Cure to the Grand Ole Opry House this year, playing two shows alongside Hillary Scott & the Scott Family, Chris Young with surprise guest Cassadee Pope, Montgomery Gentry and more.As is his tradition, the “A Little More Summertime” h
10/26/2016 07:00:00pm
ABC/Image Group LACan Luke Bryan or Kenny Chesney take down Justin  Bieber? That’s the question at this year’s Billboard Touring Awards, as the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year and the “Setting the World on Fire” chart-topper compete for Top Package honors against the Biebs’ Purpose Tour.Miranda Lambert, Sam Hunt and Old Dominion joined Kenny for the Spread the Love trek, while Little Big Town 
10/26/2016 07:00:00pm
EMI Records NashvilleEric Church won’t hit the road again until his Holdin’ My Own Tour kicks off in January, but you won’t have to wait that long to get a preview of the five-time CMA nominee’s new show.The North Carolina hitmaker will release his second live album November 4 exclusively at Walmart. Mr. Misunderstood On the Rocks Live & (Mostly) Unplugged was recorded back in August during Eric’s two-night stand at Colorado’s legendary Red
10/26/2016 03:00:00pm
Country Music AssociationRandy Travis continues to make a remarkable comeback after his devastating stroke three years ago. First, he stunned the world by singing “Amazing Grace” at his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum earlier this month, and just this week, he showed up in the audience at Garth Brooks’ Ascend Amphitheater show in Nashville, looking remarkably healthy. Now comes the news he’ll be on next month’s historic CMA Awards.Prom
10/26/2016 03:00:00pm
ABC/Eric McCandlessJust days after wrapping the initial leg of their Dig Your Roots Tour, Florida Georgia Line is already planning part two. They'll kick off their winter trek in January, with Dustin Lynch and Chris Lane set to pump up the crowd before the duo takes the stage.“They are both electric, young performers and great friends of ours!” Brian Kelley says.“They fit into our vibe perfectly and we know our fans are going to love this new experience,” Tyler Hubbard ag
10/26/2016 03:00:00pm
Capitol NashvilleWith only one more date remaining on the Kill the Lights trek, tourmates Luke Bryan and Little Big Town have clearly become family after spending most of the year on the road together.  Still, Luke maintains he’s barely survived, trying to keep up with the hard-partying quartet.Last week at CMT’s Artists of the Year gala, the CMA Entertainer of the Year maintained LBT has actually taught him a thing or two about the morning after. Earlier thi
10/26/2016 06:00:00am
Heidi Gutman/ABCFor the seventh year in a row, Jennifer Nettles will be back to host the annual CMA Country Christmas special on ABC, and there’s never been a more appropriate time for her to do it. This Friday, the female half of Sugarland is releasing her first solo holiday collection, titled To Celebrate Christmas.The show itself will be taped Tuesday, November 8, making its home at the Grand Ole Opry House for the second time. As usual, the CMA is encouraging audience members to bri
10/25/2016 07:00:00pm
Reviver RecordsJust a week after they celebrated the very first number-one of their career with “I Know Somebody,” LOCASH is set to sing the national anthem before Game Two of the World Series. You can catch Preston Brust and Chris Lucas performing “The Star Spangled Banner” Wednesday on FOX, before the Cleveland Indians take on the Chicago Cubs at Ohio’s Progressive Field at 8 p.m. ET.Meanwhile, the duo is following up their recent chart-topper with their new si
10/25/2016 03:00:00pm
ABC/Image Group LATonight in Nashville, Jason Aldean flips the symbolic light switch to turn the Opry’s iconic barn pink for breast cancer awareness. For the ACM Entertainer of the Year, it’s a cause that’s been close to his heart for a long time.  “I lost a really good friend of mine to breast cancer when she was about 29 years old, and [she] left behind two really young daughters,” Jason recalls. “And that happened right about the time my care
10/25/2016 11:01:00am
Debby Stanuch visits with Anne Criss from AR Master Naturalists!
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