The Glen Campbell Museum & Rhinestone Stage opened on February 1st in Nashville. It honours the life of Glen by showcasing different stages of his career and displaying a collection of personal artifacts including guitars, instruments, golf clubs, family photos, stage clothing and more. The museum will change into The Rhinestone Stage in the evenings. It's a live music venue that hopes to attract national and local acts.
Sam Hunt will be on the road starting in late May for his Southside Summer Tour. It's named after his album, Southside, which will be available on April 3rd. Kip Moore, Travis Denning and Ernest will be providing support on the tour.
Since Miranda Lambert and her mom, Bev, started MuttNation in 2009 they have helped so many animals. To celebrate the eleventh anniversary of the organization, they are giving away $160,000 in suprise grants to 50 animal shelters across the U.S. as part of the Mutts Across America intiative. Since 2015, Mutts Across America has given more than $1 million in grants to more than 300 shelters.
Maddie & Tae are releasing their sophomore album, The Way It Feels, on April 10th. The project features 10 songs from their 2019 EP's, One Heart to Another and Everywhere I'm Goin', as well as five new songs that they co-wrote. "It has been four years since we've released and album," says Maddie. "For us, this is a lot more than just an album release. This sophomore album will always be a reminder that no matter the setbacks and struggles, we will come out stronger and better. We are so proud of this 15-song story. We wrote these songs during the most vulnerable times and our hope is that people hear that and connect."
When Midland's Mark Wystrach and his wife Ty welcomed their daughter, Sundance "Sunny" Leon, it wasn't without some difficulty. Not much was said at the time, but the band cancelled shows so he could be home with his family. "We had a really scary, unexpected, emergency C-section that we had a fetal to maternal hemorrhage, and we lost the baby's heartbeat and my wife Tyler's vitals were crashing and, yeah, it was the scariest moment, the worst moment, and in a weird way, the best moment of your life, because you're kind of experiencing all of that," Mark shared. Everyone is doing great now.
When you are pregnant not only do you get food cravings, but the smell of certain foods can also make you feel not so good. Maren Morris is experiencing this right now with fish. "One food that's been tough to enjoy that I've kind of stayed away from during pregnancy has been any sort of seafood. I used to love salmon and any sort of like fish dish, and recently I just can't smell it without getting sick," Maren shares. She and her husband, Ryan Hurd, are expecting their baby boy in March.
Jon Pardi has just earned his fourth number one single with "Heartache Medication". The song tops both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. It was co-written by Jon, Barry Dean and Natalie Hemby.
After nine years, Florida Georgia Line have parted ways with their managers, Seth England and Kevin Zaruk. They first signed with Big Loud Publishing in 2011 and then signed with Big Loud's management company. There is no word on who will be managing Florida Georgia Line or if they have remained signed to Big Loud Publishing after ending their partnership. The split was amicable and both sides are wishing each other well.