Chris and Morgane Stapleton have donated $10,000 to Habitat For Humanity in Lexington, Kentucky. The donation came from the couple's charitable fund, Outlaw State of Kind. Rachel Childress from Habitat said that the money was completely unexpected and will be used to help build safe and affordable housing in the city.
Dierks Bentley fell off a mountain bike while biking in Colorado and had to go to the emergency room. He "tweaked up" one of the bones in his left hand and was put in a temporary splint. He had to go back the next day to see if he would need a cast and...he did. "But it's lucky it's my left hand and I drink beer with my right, so I should be good to go for the rest of the summer," Dierks joked. "It'll be fine. It'll be all good. It's not gonna slow me down much."
The Canadian Country Music Association announced yesterday that Tenille Townes and Old Dominion will be performing at the 2019 CCMA Awards. The show will be broadcast on Global September 8th starting at 9pm.
After he played a show in Sioux City, Iowa, Jake Owen stopped by to suprise to a couple on their wedding day. This was all arranged by groomsman Parker Rew, who direct messaged Jake on Twitter. He stayed for pictures and enjoyed a beer with the wedding party. The best part was that the newly married couple chose a Jake Owen song for their first song and the groomsman had no idea. So, this was obviously very special for the newlyweds.
Miranda Lambert will be playing in baby nursuries soon. A number of her songs have been turned into lullabies for a new compilation from Rockabye Baby. The company has taken songs from popular artists over the years and have turned them into lullabies. So far, they have released almost 100 albums. The founder is Lisa Roth, the sister of David Lee Roth. Miranda Lambert's compilation is being released June 28.
The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announced the nominees for its Class of 2019 and they include Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Eddy Raven and Dwight Yoakam under the Songwriter/Artist category. One will be elected by their songwriter peers and will be inducted at the 49th anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala on October 14th.
Even some of the artists who live in Nashville like to acts like tourists. Morgan Evans says that one of his favourite things to do is to walk around town after dinner with his wife, Kelsea Ballerini. Russell Dickerson likes to go to the Country Music Hall of Fame because it's impossible to take it all in at once. You might catch Hunter Hayes hanging out at concerts in Nashville.
Thomas Rhett has earned his 13th number one single with "Look What God Gave Her". It's his seventh consecutive number one. The song is off his album Center Point Road, which was number one on both the Billboard 200 chart and the Billboard Top Country Albums chart in its debut week.