Jon Pardi and his fiancee, Summer, were supposed to get married this spring. Unfortunately, those plans had to change because of COVID. The couple is getting married sometime this month. Jon has a plan for his perfect bachelor party. "I just think a bachelor party should be fun and it should mean a lot for your friends in that time in your life," he shares. "So, maybe a good fishing trip, like deep-sea fishing would be fun, you know. Take a nice boat out, go deep-sea fishing, eating fish, get a good drunk on, get sunburned and have a good time."
Granger Smith will release Country Things, Vol. 2 on November 27th. It's the follow-up to Vol. 1, which was put out back in September. Combined together they represent his 10th studio album. Granger explained why he put the album out in two parts, saying, "The whole project is collectively 16 songs. I thought that was a little much to digest all at once, and I'd already careved them down as much as I could."
In 2008, Tim McGraw starred alongside Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon in Four Christmases. He played Dallas, an amateur UFC cage fighter who is the younger brother of Brad, played by Vince Vaughn. But he has never watched the movie. "I can't look at myself like that for an hour and a half, two hours - heck no," Tim revealed druing a recent interview. "I don't even like to hear myself, much less look at myself."
Kip Moore is trying to raise awareness of the effect the pandemic is having on independent music venues in Nashville with his video for his new single "Don't Go Changing", by performing in five empty Nashville clubs that are in financial ruin. Kip explains how the idea came about, "I knew that I was probably going to shoot a new video for this song, so we were just kind of brainstorming on things we can do. So I was like, 'How can we just try to bring awareness to MVAN. Maybe we can get it to be about that.' Hopefully, fans get involved. That was kind of the whole thing just us brainstorming together."
According to Entertainment Tonight, Gwen Stefani's children with her ex-husband were involved in Blake Shelton's proposal plan every step of the way. A source says that he has gotten very close to the kids in the five years that he's been dating Gwen. Blake also made sure that he asked her father's blessing before he proposed.
It turns out the hand injury that Garth Brooks suffered on his farm could have been much worse. Instead, he's a little sore and might lose a fingernail. Garth had been building a deck, and was putting away his tools when he grabbed the back of a chop saw and it "collapsed" on his hand. He said that he has successfully played guitar since the accident. Garth was forced to postpone a livestream event to celebrate his new album and single with Trisha Yearwood after the incident on October 21st.
Yesterday, Rascal Flatts member Jay DeMarcus announced that his father, Stanley Wayne DeMarcus or "Wayno", had passed away in the morning. Jay is named after his father, but because neither his father or mother liked the names Stanley or Wayne, they took the Jr. and started calling him Jay. "I could never explain in just a few words how important the musical bond was that we shared - it meant everything to me," Jay wrote in a post that shared pictures of him with his dad.
The first round of performers for the upcoming CMA Awards have been announced. In addition to performances by hosts Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker, you'll also get to see Eric Church, Luke Combs, Florida Gerogia Line, Miranda Lambert, Ashley McBryde and Maren Morris. There will be collaborations from Lady A and Darius Rucker, Thomas Rhett featuring Reba, Gabby Barrett and Charlie Puth, and Hillary Scott with Chris Tomlin. The show will air live from Nashville on November 11th.