If you follow Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren, on social media you know that they like to keep their posts very positive. "We love to share the way that we live our life because we do feel we are called to use our platform to spread positivity and love and realness to people that follow us because I don't want anybody ever thinking that we are anything different than normal, because we are," Thomas explains.
Reba McEntire has signed on to join the cast of the new animated movie, "Spies in Disguise". The movie stars Will Smith as the world's most awesome spy and Tom Holland will play his gadget inventor. Reba's role in the movie was not released. The movie will hit theatres on December 25th.
How would you like to go on a double date with one of country music's couples? The dating app Bumble is giving people a chance to go on a double date with either Carly Pearce and Michael Ray, Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell, Kane and Katelyn Brown or Scotty and Gabi McCreery. It's a new campaign called "Country Couples for a Cause". Four of the app's users and their guests will win a unique date with one of the country couples, which will also be planned by them. Bumble will donate $25,000 to the country couple's charity of choice.
Jennifer Nettles gets to play a nasty character in her new movie, Harriet. The movie documents the life of Harriet Tubman, the famed abolitionist who escaped slavery and helped free dozens of other slaves with the Underground Railroad. Jennifer plays a woman who is on the hunt for Harriet. The movie will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, which runs September 5th to the 15th. It will open in theatres on November 1.
The Academy of Country Music announced some of the performers for the upcoming 13th annual ACM Honours ceremony, which takes place August 21. Keith Urban, Chris Janson, Maddie & Tae, Barbara Mandrell, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes and Trisha Yearwood will be providing the entertainment. More performers are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. Brooks & Dunn, Martina McBride, Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves are just some of the people who will recognized during the event.
It looks like it's going to be another girl for Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren. They shared the announcement and the gender reveal on Instagram yesterday. Lauren says that she has been experiencing a lot of morning sickness and has been showing since about 7 weeks, so it's been hard to keep the baby a secret. Both of their daughters are excited about the baby. Willa Gray, 3, prays for her sister every night, and Ada, 1, loves to touch mom's belly and talk to the baby.
Keith Urban will be releasing two of his albums on vinyl to honour special milestones in his career: the upcoming 20th anniversary of his debut album and the 10th anniversary of Defying Gravity. Both albums will be available on September 13.
George Strait is re-releasing Strait Out of the Box: Part 1. It's a four-disc package that features 72 songs. It will be available September 13, which is almost 24 years to the day that it was originally released on September 12, 1995.