Luke Combs announced on Thursday that the title of his new album is Gettin' Old. It sounds like the perfect follow up to his album Growin' Up. The 18-song collection will be released on March 24th. "This album is about the stage of life I'm in right now," Luke shared on social media. "One that I'm sure a lot of us are in, have been through or will go through." One day after Gettin' Old is released, Luke will start a massive world tour with stops in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Ireland and more.
Luke Bryan has apologized to Dustin Lynch after video of his introduction of Dustin at Crash My Playa started to go viral on TikTok. In the clips, Luke is heard saying, "The longest standing representative of Crash My Playa. No one has drank more liquor, no one has vomited more, no one has taken more drugs, no one has taken more IVs, no one has passed more STD tests than this next gentleman right here. He has got a clean bill, he does not have diseases, give it up for Dustin Lynch." In a video posted on his Instagram stories, Luke says that Dustin is one of his "dearest friends on the planet" and that his introduction was "complete sarcasm." He explained that he has spoken to Dustin and that they are "all good and I apologize to anybody that doesn't understand my humour and sarcasm."
Little Big Town will hit the road for 10 new dates this spring and summer on their Friends of Mine Tour. The tour kicks off April 13th. They are promising that some yet-to-be-named "special guests" will be joining them.
Brandi Carlile and Luke Combs are among this year's performers at the 65th annual Grammy Awards. Brandi, a six-time Grammy Award winner is up for seven nominations. Luke has three nominations at this year's ceremony. The 2023 Grammy Awards will air live February 5th at 8pm on CBS. Trevor Noah is hosting the show this year.
Tracy Lawrence will be honoured for his philanthropic efforts during the 2023 Country Radio Seminar. He will receive the CRS Humanitarian Award during the New Faces of Country Music showcase on March 15th. Most of his charity work revolves around homelessness. Tracy's annual Turkey Fry and Benefit Concert has provided 73,000 meals since it began. His Mission: Possible initiative has raised more than $2 million and the Mission: Possible Celebrity Golf Classic raised $800,000 in its first two years.
For the third straight year, a country artist will sing the National Anthem before the Super Bowl. Chris Stapleton will perform during the pre-game ceremonies on February 12th. The game begins at 6:30pm from State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Rihanna is the halftime performer.
Brooks & Dunn will be back on the road again this year with their Reboot Tour. The new show dates are a direct result of fan demand. The tour kicks off May 4th and will continue into mid-June. Scotty McCreery will be joining them as a special guest. "Having been a huge fan of their music all my life, going out on the road with Kix and Ronnie is a dream come true for me," Scotty says. "I can't wait for this tour to begin!"
Willie Nelson is turning 90 this year and he's celebrating with a two-day concert in Los Angeles this April. The event is being held at the Hollywood Bowl and will feature dozens of performers, including Neil Young, Chris Stapleton, Miranda Lambert, Snopp Dogg and more. Willie has a new album "I Don't Know a Thing About Love" coming in March and a documentary that is premiering at Sundance.