Sam Hunt is telling his fans that he hopes to have a new album on its way in early 2020. He revealed that he is scheduled to hand in his finished sophomore album to his record label by January 1. "We have four songs finished, so I've got another handful to go," Sam shared. "We'll be recording through October and November." His first album earned Sam four number one singles. He's been keeping out of the spotlight since he got married in 2017.
Zac Brown Band's new album, The Owl, debuted at number one on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart. It was number two on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart. Zac Brown Band have scored five consectutive number one albums since the release of You Get What You Give in 2010.
Lady Antebellum, Clint Black, Mac McAnally, Chet Atkins and DeFord Bailey are all going to be inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame on October 22nd. The Walk of Fame is a tribute to artists of all genres who have contributed to the world through song and made a significant contribution to the music industry with a connection to Music City.
Blake Shelton will be releasing a new album December 13. Fully Loaded: God's Country features 12 songs, including 5 new ones and seven previously recorded hits.
Chris Lane's "I Don't Know About You" has hit number one on the Mediabase chart this week. That is the second number one song of his career. His first was "Fix", which was released in 2016. Chris says his fans have started to refer to the song as the "Wrist Tattoo Bible Verse" song, which is actually the lyric from the chorus that initially caught his attention.
Michelle Wright will be hitting the road for her 2019 Christmas Tour. The Michelle Wright Christmas Tour starts December 3rd in Brantford, and continues across Ontario and Alberta until it wraps December 15. Michelle has also been working on new Christmas music and will release "Silver Bells" just in time for the holidays.
As Carrie Underwood hits the road for the second leg of her Cry Pretty 360 Tour, she wants to make sure that baby Jacob has memories of his mom feeding him. After her concert ends, Carrie will go to bed after midnight and will still get up for the 3am feeding. "It makes me respect those women that I grew up idolizing even more and I didn't even know all that they had on their plate," she shared in an interview with the Tennessean. "I feel like there's lots of women who feel like they have to give up having a family to follow their dreams, and hopefully they can see that you can juggle," Carrie added. "You can have it all. We are living the dream."
Canaan Smith and his wife, Christy, announced on Friday that they are expecting their first child. They have decided not to find out the sex of the baby until birth. "We love surprises, and we are waiting to find out in the delivery room," Canaan explains. In the meantime, the couple is having a lot of fun coming up with baby names.