Eric Paslay, Brett Eldredge and Kacey Musgraves are among the 133 million Americans getting into St. Patrick’s Day today; and, Eric Church, Toby Keith and Lady Antebellum with Stevie Nicks are the latest performers added to the ACM Awards lineup. Get details on these stories in today's Music City Minute with Tammy Swanson.
Don't miss the 4th Annual Southern Bancorp Hope Concert benefiting the kids at St Jude Friday, April 17, at 7 p.m. inside the Holidome at the Holiday Inn in Blytheville. The show features Emily Minor, Crab Apple Lane, Ray Scott and David Adam Byrnes. Tickets are just $20 in advance or $25 at the door the night of the show. Grab your tickets now at the Thunder Country 96.3 studios at 125 South 2nd Street in Blytheville! The evening features appetizers all night long, our celebrity auction and a cash bar. You must be 21 years of age or older to attend!
Luke Bryan kicks off the 47th annual CMA Awards tonight with his hit "That's My Kind of Night"; Tim McGraw's "Southern Girl" has become his 35th number-one of his career; the Entertainer of the Year category at tonight’s CMA Awards includes the most nominated artist in the history of the show –- George Strait --as well as two-time Entertainer of the Year winner Taylor Swift and reigning trophy-holder Blake Shelton. Get details on these stories in today's Music City Minute with Tammy Swanson.
Lady Antebellum hit Facebook Monday to reveal their new single “Compass,” and from the upcoming Golden Deluxe album, which hits stores November 12th; A judge in Michigan last week sentenced 42-year-old Brian Keith to four to 20 years in prison after he plowed through the front gate of Kid Rock’s home earlier this summer causing $29,000 in damage; and, Willie Nelson’s missing stuffed armadillo will be returned to Texas this week. Get details on these stories in today's Music City Minute with Tammy Swanson.
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood are both suing their record label, Sony Music, for $10 million dollars each; Luke Bryan's Crash My Party is the nation's top-selling country album for a second straight week; and, Florida Georgia Line have joined the lineup of performers for the Billboard Music Awards on May 18th. For details on these stories and more, be sure to check out Music City USA on Facebook.
Randy Houser has scored his third number-one hit on the Mediabase chart this week with “Goodnight Kiss"; and, If you were looking for a mansion in Canada, you'll have to keep searching -- Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher’s love nest outside Ottawa has just sold for $1.95 million. For details on these stories and more, check out Music City USA on Facebook!
Zac Brown Band sold out two shows at Boston 's Fenway Park -- and now have a show at another historic baseball stadium; Eric Church has declared war on scalpers after helearned that more than 900 tickets to his nearly sold-out September 16th show in Minneapolis were bought by scalpers, he cancelled those tickets and put them back into the system for sale to his fans; and, Brantley Gilbert has been forced to stay away from the gym in recent weeks as he recovers from a hernia with four tears in his stomach. For details on these stories and more, check out Music City USA on Facebook.
The Band Perry is helping out Blake Shelton by mentoring his team on The Voice this week; Dierks Bentley's "I Hold On" has become his 11th chart-topper; and, The Academy of Country Music's New Artist of the Year nominees Brett Eldredge, Kip Moore and Justin Moore will perform on the Academy of Country Music Awards on April 6th. Get details on these stories in today's Music City Minute with Tammy Swanson!
The shirtless wonder Tim McGraw channeled his inner superhero on Monday, jetting out of a body of water with a water-powered jetpack; and, Scotty McCreery was all a-Twitter over the weekend when the North Carolina State University men’s basketball team scored a bid to the NCAA tournament. Get details on these stories in today's Music City Minute with Tammy Swanson.
Congratulations to Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill, who will become a grandfather this summer; Carrie Underwood, Toby Keith and Rascal Flatts are among the artists are being honored with special awards from the Academy of Country Music; and, a new biography on the late George Jones will be available on April 8th. Get details on these stories in today's Music City Minute with Tammy Swanson!