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Kelsea Ballerini’s tour is “Unapologetically” a sell-out

ABC/Paula LoboKelsea Ballerini‘s latest tour is Unapologetically a success.

All the shows on her upcoming Unapologetically Tour have sold out, with the exception of three. As of Friday, there were still some seats available for her stops in Clearwater, Florida; Santa Barbara, California and Columbus, Ohio.

Kelsea made the announcement on her socials, promising something special for the remaining concert that sells out first. The “Legends” hitmaker is in rehearsal now for the trek that kicks off February 8 in Birmingham, Alabama.

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ABC RadioA giant salad, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, and lots of booze — that’s basically the Dierks Bentley road diet in a nutshell.

The “Woman, Amen” singer admits his food choices on tour are a bit unorthodox, but there is some design to his eccentric tastes.

“My whole life revolves around energy management,” Dierks explains to People. “I have to walk on stage at 9:30 like peaking energy, which is a really weird thing because when I’m off the road, I’m usually heading towards bed at that point. It’s this crazy energy swap you …read more

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Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for TargetSunday will be a busy night for Maren Morris: She’s nominated for a Grammy, she’ll perform a tribute to the victims of the Las Vegas tragedy with Eric Church and Brothers Osborne, and she’ll star in a new commercial for Target.

The spot features “The Middle,” Maren’s new collaboration with deejay/producer Zedd and electronic duo Grey. It’s a moment she believes is very much in keeping with the spirit of music’s most prestigious night of awards.

“Grammys, it’s an iconic awards show,” Maren says. “It’s all-genre, and I feel like meeting in ‘The Middle,’ me and …read more

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Marquette, MI  –  January 26, 2018  –  This week’s snow storm must have reminded everyone that it’s time for a new vehicle because the Frei Chevroletshowroom was packed today! Between the great deals, free Brett Young tickets, and all of that 100th Anniversary Silverado talk, people were filing in to the dealership all day. Major Discount was […]

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Valory Music Co. If you’d like to get look at Thomas Rhett‘s mini-me, all you need to do is check out his wife Lauren‘s socials.

Lauren posted a new photo with nearly-six-month-old daughter Ada Friday, as she and TR prepared to head to New York City for the Grammys.

“One more hug from my baby before we head off to NYC for Grammy weekend,” Lauren added. “Willa Gray was still asleep so my Ada James snuggles had to be enough this morning to hold me over all weekend.”

Willa Gray, of course, is Lauren and Thomas’s two-year-old they adopted …read more

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Maren Morris FT Vince Gill – “Dear Hate” 103-FXD Song of the Day

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Marquette, Michigan – January 26th, 2018 – Maren Morris FT Vince Gill – “Dear Hate” is your new music add and song of the day for this Monday on 103-FXD! Maren Morris FT Vince Gill – “Dear Hate” is a powerful new song and can be heard today on 103-FXD. #1 in NEW Country – […]

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Country star trivia

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Comstock/Thinkstock Twenty-six years ago this week, Tracy Lawrence went to #1 with this song, which he recently re-recorded with Luke Bryan for his new Good Ole Days album. Can you name it? ANSWER: “Sticks and Stones.”

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The Recording AcademyOn Sunday night’s 60th Annual Grammys, country will lead the way, as the music community remembers the fans we lost in the past year, as a result of violence at concerts both in Las Vegas, Nevada and Manchester, England.

Grammy Executive Producer Ken Ehrlich tells ABC Radio the idea for the emotional moment in the show came from the performers themselves.

“We treasure the relationships with have with artists, and artists talk to us, and tell us,” he says. “And this year in particular, there was an awful lot of talk, particularly in the country community, but also with Ariana …read more

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Broken Bow RecordsJason Aldean has released a new single and a lyric video.

“You Make It Easy” is Jason’s first single release since his October 1 performance at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas, where a mass shooting unfolded that left 58 people dead.

After the massacre, Aldean took to Saturday Night Live‘s famed Studio 8H stage to play a cover of Tom Petty‘s “I Won’t Back Down.” He eventually got back on the road to resume his tour, and also took part in November’s all-star Country Rising concert that benefited …read more

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Nashville notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock The Nashville Scene named Midland Best New Act and the trio’s “Drinkin’ Problem” the #1 Single of 2017 in the magazine’s annual Country Music Critics’ Poll.

Caroline Watkins is the second recipient of Miranda Lambert‘s Women Creators scholarship at Nashville’s Belmont University. The reigning CMA Female Vocalist of the Year established the fund in 2015, which will provide the sophomore with more than $40,000 during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Lynyrd Skynyrd launches their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour May 4 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Hank Williams Jr., Charlie Daniels and others will join the legendary band on …read more

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