Home » 2017 » November » 15

Kelsea Ballerini books “Dancing with the Stars”, following a big debut for “Unapologetically”

ABC/Image Group LAKelsea Ballerini‘s sophomore album is Unapologetically a hit.

The Knoxville, Tennessee native moved more than 44,000 copies of her record in its first week, enough to debut at #3 on Billboard‘s country albums chart, and at #7 on the all-genre ranking.

Meanwhile, the set’s lead single, “Legends,” has made a place for itself in country’s top 20. Kelsea will sing her hit next Tuesday morning on Live with Kelly and Ryan, before performing on the season 25 finale of Dancing with the Stars that night.

You can catch Live with Kelly and Ryan following Good Morning America on most …read more

From the CMA Awards to the Grammys, Carrie Underwood lands another major hosting gig

Comments Off on From the CMA Awards to the Grammys, Carrie Underwood lands another major hosting gig

ABC/Image Group LA Carrie Underwood has certainly proven herself by co-hosting the CMA Awards ten times with Brad Paisley, and now she’s gotten a call from the Grammys.

The American Idol winner will team up with John Legend to host a new two-hour retrospective marking six decades of the biggest honor in all of music.

Blake Shelton and Keith Urban are also set to appear on the special, alongside legends like Elton John, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen and Sting, as well as current pop stars like Justin Timberlake, Alicia Keys and Pink.

Grammys Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special premieres Friday, November 24 …read more

Continue reading …

Darius Rucker and Brett Young headed for the College Football Playoffs

Comments Off on Darius Rucker and Brett Young headed for the College Football Playoffs

ABC/Image Group LADarius Rucker and Brett Young will warm up the crowd in Atlanta next year before the College Football Playoff National Championship.

Brett and Darius will take the stage on Monday, January 8 as part of AT&T Playoff Playlist Live! In Centennial Olympic Park. Gates open at Noon ET for the free show in downtown Atlanta.

“Heck yeah! Can’t wait to hang with fellow College Football fans…” Darius tweeted after the announcement. The “If I Told You” hitmaker is a die-hard fan of the South Carolina Gamecocks.

Pop stars Jason Derulo, Charlie Puth, The Chainsmokers …read more

Continue reading …

It’s A Free Frei Friday Plus the Closeout Sale Continues at Frei Chevrolet in Marquette

Comments Off on It’s A Free Frei Friday Plus the Closeout Sale Continues at Frei Chevrolet in Marquette

Marquette, MI  –  November 15, 2017  –  If you’re not out deer hunting, but you are hunting for a new vehicle, get the best deal in town at Frei Chevrolet! This Friday is a Free Frei Friday. The staff at Frei are celebrating you with the continuation of the 2017 Closeout Sale, plus a day […]

Continue reading …

Thomas Rhett and Maren Morris aren’t “Craving” a spot on “Forbes”‘ 30 Under 30 list — they’ve already got it

Comments Off on Thomas Rhett and Maren Morris aren’t “Craving” a spot on “Forbes”‘ 30 Under 30 list — they’ve already got it

ABC/Image Group LAThomas Rhett and Maren Morris have more in common than just a #1 duet with “Craving You.”

Both recent collaborators make Forbes‘ new “30 Under 30: Music” list.

Calling TR “one of the most financially successful acts in the Class of 2018,” the magazine points out the father-of-two is now able to pull in a quarter-million-dollars a night on tour.

Forbes cites the #1 debut of Maren’s debut album Hero and her nomination for the Best New Artist Grammy as some of the reasons she made the list.

Christian artist Lauren Daigle, who’s recently …read more

Continue reading …

Carrie Underwood undergoes wrist surgery after serious fall last weekend

Comments Off on Carrie Underwood undergoes wrist surgery after serious fall last weekend

ABC/Image Group LACarrie Underwood continues to be on the mend, after a hard fall Friday night outside her Nashville home that left her with a broken wrist, and several cuts and abrasions.

“I just wanted [to] let everyone know that I’m doing great,” she tweeted Wednesday morning. “Had surgery on my wrist [Tuesday] & all went well…even though I’ll be setting off airport metal detectors from now on…I’m so thankful for the doctors, nurses, family & friends who’ve been taking such great care of me.”

The ten-time CMA Awards host was forced …read more

Continue reading …

Let the snark begin! Blake Shelton’s status as “People”‘s Sexiest Man Alive gets Twitter talking

Comments Off on Let the snark begin! Blake Shelton’s status as “People”‘s Sexiest Man Alive gets Twitter talking

PeopleBlake Shelton‘s never been shy about voicing his opinions on social media, and now that People has proclaimed him its Sexiest Man Alive, the Twitter-verse seems to be matching wits with him.

“Blake Shelton isn’t even the sexiest man at this Waffle House,” @kittykaresless quipped.

“Blake Shelton is sexy if you like a guy who’s always about to lean in and tell you about hearty, healthy, American dog food,” Louis Virtel tweeted.

Ira Madison III even brought the Oklahoma native’s significant other into it: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are …read more

Continue reading …

An autobiography and a love letter from Trisha: Garth Brooks reflects on “The Anthology”

Comments Off on An autobiography and a love letter from Trisha: Garth Brooks reflects on “The Anthology”

ABC/Image Group LA

It’s not uncommon for an autobiography to feature an endorsement on the back cover, but even Garth Brooks admits the person who wrote his might be a little biased: His wife Trisha Yearwood penned the blurb for the first edition of The Anthology.

“I got a love letter from the woman of my dreams,” Garth smiles, “just saying how proud she was of me that I could even write. I thought that was kinda harsh…” he trails off as he laughs.

“We both kind of read it together,” he explains, “because I wrote my part …read more

Continue reading …

Country star trivia

Comments Off on Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockTwenty-six years ago this week, Garth Brooks took this Billy Joel ballad to the top of the country chart. Can you name it? ANSWER: “Shameless.”

Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

…read more

Continue reading …

Luke Bryan on Blake Shelton being “People”‘s Sexiest Man Alive: “Am I being punked?”

Comments Off on Luke Bryan on Blake Shelton being “People”‘s Sexiest Man Alive: “Am I being punked?”

PeopleBackstage Tuesday night at the annual CMA Country Christmas taping in Nashville, Luke Bryan could hardly believe the news: Blake Shelton is People‘s Sexiest Man Alive for 2017.

“I’m speechless,” Luke said, as he feigned disbelief. “He’s taken so many things from me, and now this. Who in the hell is choosing this? Am I being punked? And we’re sure that ya’ll didn’t Photoshop my face over his face and change the names out?” he joked. “Alright, well I guess we’re all stuck with it.”

Chris Young wasn’t quite so hard on the star of The Voice.

“You …read more

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 212