Darius Rucker has joined Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Justin Timberlake and others who are investing in bringing a Major League Baseball team to Nashville. Darius will also join the advisory board, which includes Kix Brooks, Eric Church and Larry Gatlin. The proposed expansion team would be called the Nashville Stars. Their stadium would be located near Nissan Stadium, home of the Tennessee Titans. If it's approved, this would be the first expansion team added to the MLB since the Arizona Diamondback and Tampa Blue Rays were added in 1998.
During an appearance on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Carrie Underwood revealed that her 5-year-old son Isaiah was playing Santa's helper this year by giving his younger brother Jacob a hand with his Christmas list. Carrie said that Isaiah asked for Spiderman toys and other superhero items. As for the list he wrote for his brother, he just requested "random baby toys." Carrie joked, "So you think it's going to be sweet but then he really didn't put much thought into it."
Now that Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are officially engaged, don't expect to see a wedding anytime soon. They both want to wait until they can do it right. In a recent interview, Blake said that quarantining together during the pandemic was enough to convince him to ask Gwen to marry him. When he was asked about a wedding date, he said they don't have one yet but are hoping to do it sometime next year. "For now, we don't even have it planned when or anything because we're just like anybody else in the world," Blake admits. "We have no clue what's coming, but hopefully it's getting better."
Florida Georgia Line have a new album coming in 2021. Their fifth studio album, Life Rolls On, will be released on February 12. The announcement was made on social media with a post that read, "It's time y'all! Humbled and excited to announce our fifth studio album, #LifeRollsOn, is out February 12th. This year has been a wild ride and if there's one thing we've learned, you have to keep your head up high. This new music truly represents where we are in our lives right now and we can't wait for y'all to hear it."
Chris Lane and his wife, Lauren Bushnell, are expecting their first child. The couple celebrated their first wedding anniversary in October, and now they are celebrating their baby news. Lauren says that they ended up taking 10 pregnancy tests because they didn't believe it. They recently had an ultrasound done and Lauren says that it "feels even more real seeing the ultrasound and hearing the heartbeat."
Chuck Wicks and his wife, Kasi, welcomed a baby boy on Friday (Dec. 4). Tucker Elliott Wicks was born at 2:30 pm, and, according to his dad, he's "as healthy as an ox!" Kasi, who is Jason Aldean's sister, has three daughters from a previous marriage. The couple, who married in July 2019, had to undergo IVF treatment after running into fertility issues.
Tebey is going to release a new album in 2021. It's called "The Good Ones" and will be out on January 22nd. The original plan was to finish up the album in early 2020 but then the pandemic hit. Tebey and his producer, Danick dupelle, weren't able to get together for a few months so everything was put on hold. Tebey says one of the positives that came out of the delay is his latest song, 'Happened On A Saturday Night', never wouild have been written and it wouldn't have been on the album had it been released in early 2020.
Most everyone has a Christmas wish list of some kind. The women of Runaway June do. Naomi Cooke is wishing COVID19 would go away forever. Amen to that. Natalie Stovall is on board with Naomi and is hoping one day soon her entire family can get together again in the same room. Wouldn't that be nice. Jennifer Wayne says she wishes that all dogs who need a home get one. No doubt Miranda Lambert would second that wish.