Carly Pearce announced yesterday that she will release her self-titled sophomore album on February 14th. Just like her debut album, the new album was produced by Michael James Cameron, known professionally as busbee, who died September 29th from an aggressive form of brain cancer. "This record is dedicated to my late producer, busbee," says Carly. "It's the last full record he made and one that I am so very proud of - thank you for bringing these songs to life. I can't wait to honour you and hear/see how people connect to what we created."
New dad Brett Young will be on the road in 2020 for his The Chapters Tour. It will kick off January 30 and will continue for 30 shows, including 3 in Canada. Matt Ferranti will be his opening acts. "I'm so excited about The Chapters Tour for so many reasons," says Brett. "Being in a position to continue to headline even bigger shows is an honour and humbling, and I can't wait to show our fans what we've been working on for them. They're definitely in for some surprises!"
Cole Swindell has announced a new tour for 2020. His 14-date Down to Earth Tour will kick off March 5 in Toledo, Ohio. Hardy and Trea Landon will be his opening acts.
Russell Dickerson's "Every Little Thing" has just become his third consecutive number one single, following "Yours" and "Blue Tacoma". The song is number one this week on the Mediabase chart. All three singles are featured on Russell's deubt album, Yours.
Kacey Musgraves will be hosting the Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show on Amazon Prime Video November 29. She will be joined by an all-star cast of friends for performances of both classic and original holiday songs. There will also be an official soundtrack available on November 29.
Thomas Rhett's oldest daughter, Willa Gray, turned 4 on November 1st. Lauren shared a post on Instagram that showed Willa getting her ears pierced. Lauren said that she's been waiting to get this done for a long time, but was a bit frightened when the moment came. Willa apparently loves her new butterfly earrings, which match Mom's.
Canaan Smith is officially a dad. He shared the good news on Instagram November 1, posting a video of his daughter, Virginia Rose, sleeping beside her mom, Christy. The couple chose not to find out the gender of the child. They told People in September that "we love surprises and we are waiting to find out in the delivery room."
Keith Urban has a good life going right now. Successful career, good marriage to Nicole Kidman, and two daughters. However, there was a time when things were not going so well. Keith says,
"I took some really dark roads to get to where I am and that will never leave me. That contrast is very, very strong and powerful in my life and compared to how things could be at any given time, it's not that bad, most of the time, compared to how bad things were or could be." He turned his life around and Nicole Kidman paid a part in that turnaround.