Chris Janson has announced that his Real Friends Fall Tour 2019 will start on September 20. The tour gets its name from his new album, which is being released October 18. Chris co-produced the album and also co-wrote all of the songs. The title track features Blake Shelton.
Brantley Gilbert is a dad again. He and his wife, Amber, welcomed their daughter on September 9. Braylen Hendrix weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and joins big brother, 22 month old Barrett.
Darius Rucker, Randy Houser and Kristian Bush are just a few of the artists who will come together for a benefit concert on Monday at the Ryman Auditorium. This is being held to help victims of Hurricand Dorian. It will also feature Devin Dawson, James Otto and Hootie & the Blowfish's Mark Bryan.
Brad Paisley will star in a new half-hour comedy series called Fish Out of Water that will run on Amazon's streaming platform. The show is described as a "Larry Sanders take on celebrity vanity projects." Will Arnett is one of the executive producers, so is Brad and his manager, Bill Simmons.
Brian Kelley and his wife, Brittany, donated their german shepard "Sarge" to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department just before Florida Georgia held their FGL Fest over the weekend. The couple says they knew from the start that the puppy would make a good police dog. "We are so excited that Sarge will live a life of keeping people and his officers safe," Brian and Brittany Kelley said in a joint statement. "Being able to give back is something in our hearts and last night in Indianapolis was a moment we won't forget."
Luke Bryan scored the 23rd number one song of his career with 'Knockin' Boots', which went to the top of the Mediabase chart this week. That song is the lead single from Luke's next album, which he is planning to release before the end of the year. Last week, Jason Aldean had his 23rd number one with 'Rearview Town'.
Jason Aldean will release his ninth album, 9, on November 22. "Early on I always thought if we ever got to make nine albums, I'm going to call it 9," says Jason. "It was my baseball number growing up, and it's just kind of always been my lucky number. I remember cutting the first album and thinking, 'That's forever away,' and now here we are. I don't know, it's really special we made it this far - so it's more for me than anybody else - but, it means a lot."
Little Big Town are back! They'll release their ninth album, Nightfall, on January 17. They will also be hitting the road for The Nightfall Tour starting January 16. The tour will make 34 stops.