‘Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle Of Love’ received an Emmynomination in the “Television Movie” category
Well, Kid Rock’s been making some headlines this week and just as you’d expect from this American Bad-Ass, he set the record straight and revealed that he has worked out a “unique deal with BMG, Broken Bow, CAA and Live Nation. Not one to keep his fans waiting, Kid Rock released new music at midnight “Po-Dunk” and “Greatest Show on Earth.”
- Lady Antebellum headlines Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series today on ABC
- Tune in to the AT&T* AUDIENCE Network concert special “Keith Urban: Live From Phoenix” airing tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT via DIRECTV Ch 239, AT&T U-verse Ch 1114 and on-demand through DIRECTV NOW
- Chris Stapleton performs on the Today Show’s Citi Concert Series onTuesday
- Brett Young will perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday night
- Parmalee perform on Fox and Friends Summer Concert Series on July 28th
ON THE JUKEBOX
The Top 10 Country Albums on Billboard’s 2017 Mid-Year list are: 1. Chris Stapleton, From A Room: Volume 1 (484,000) 2. Chris Stapleton, Traveller (396,000) 3. Keith Urban, Ripcord (381,000) 4. Florida Georgia Line, Dig Your Roots (287,000) 5. Brantley Gilbert, The Devil Don’t Sleep (284,000) 6. Zac Brown Band, Welcome Home (274,000) 7. Brett Young, Brett Young (250,000) 8. Sam Hunt, Montevallo (243,000) 9. Thomas Rhett, Tangled Up (240,000) 10. Little Big Town, Breaker (210,000)
Here’s Billboard’s 2017’s Mid-Year Top 10 Selling Digital Country Songs 1. Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road” (1,246,000) 2. Brett Young, “In Case You Didn’t Know” (603,000)3. Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood, “The Fighter” (525,000) 4. Jon Pardi, “Dirt On My Boots” (439,000) 5. Little Big Town, “Better Man” (400,000) 6. Luke Combs, “Hurricane” (380,000) 7. Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color” (375,000) 8. Florida Georgia Line featuring Backstreet Boys, “God, Your Mama, and Me” (318,000) 9. Lady Antebellum, “You Look Good” (306,000) 10. Thomas Rhett, “Craving You” (244,000)
ON THE HOUSE
FRONT OF THE HOUSE
Alan Jackson has officially opened all four floors – including the rooftop – of AJ’s Good Time Bar, the first and only completely artist-owned establishment on Broadway in Nashville. Filled floor-to-ceiling with items from Jackson’s own collection of career and personal memorabilia, the honky-tonk offers locals, fans and visitors an unparalleled experience, including a drink menu highlighted by “Alan’s Drink” – Jack and Water, which is Alan’s own beverage of choice.
Garth Brooks talks about his upcoming special stop on his World Tour With Trisha Yearwood…as he heads to his home state and prepares to thrill its capital city with four concerts in a period of just over 24 hours as the tour visits Oklahoma City for a pair of shows Friday evening…and two more Saturday afternoon and evening
Drake White reveals how his parents are the inspiration for the song title to his latest single (and The Rock’s fav love song) “Makin’ Me Look Good Again”
Loretta Lynn has postponed her album release and cancelled her 2017 tour.Reba McEntire, Brandy Clark, Lee Ann Womack along with surprise guests Martina McBride, William Michael Morgan, Hunter Hayes and Andrea Pearson helped raise more than $50,000 benefitting the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America at City Winery inNashville
Luke Bryan reached the #8 spot on Billboard’s all-genre Top 50 money makers of 2016.
Jay DeMarcus (Rascal Flatts) is set to join film producer Travis Cloyd and writer Gregg Russell later this year as they produce the coming of age adventure film, ALL SHOOK UP. Guy Griffithe of Bridgegate Pictures is set to executive produce. DeMarcus will take the reigns alongside Cloyd and Russell on the project, ALL SHOOK UP, which follows two young boys as they search for a thermonuclear bomb buried in the marsh off the Georgia coast. Based on the actual 1958 event that occurred during the height of the Russian Cold War, a scrambled Air Force jet fighter collides with an American B-47 bomber resulting in a 7,600 pound bomb being dropped off the coast of Savannah, Georgia. The nuclear bomb remains unfound and “irretrievably lost” to this day.
Photo L-R: Matt Graham, BRND MGMT; Midland; Pete Fisher, ACM CEO
The Academy of Country Music® welcomed Big Machine Label Group recording trio Midland to the office while they were in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy,Midland performed their current single, “Drinkin’ Problem,” and other songs from their self-titled EP, Midland.
ON THE BAR WALL
(LtR Greg Oswald (Co-Head, WME Nashville), Rob Beckham (Co-Head, WME Nashville), Brian Jones (WME), Chris Janson, Kelly Janson (KJM), Joey Lee (WME), Tom Lord (Red Light Management)
Chris Janson has signed with WME for representation in all areas, including music, television, endorsements and more.