Rodney Atkins and his wife, Rose Falcon, have welcomed their second child together. Their baby boy arrived on Monday and weighed 8lbs, 11 ounces. They have named him Scout, which comes from the first vehicle Rodney ever drove, a 1976 International Scout. The couple has a son, Ryder, who turns 2 later this year and Rodney has a 17-year-old son from his previous marriage.
What a start to his career, Luke Combs debut album, This One's For You, is number one again this week on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart. It has now spent 46 weeks in that spot. The record belongs to Shania Twain's Come On Over, which spent 50 weeks in the number one spot.
Jordan Davis recently announced that he and his wife, Kristen, are expecting their first child. Don't expect to see a gender reveal party posted on social media. Jordan said that he wanted to find out, but his wife didn't, so they are going to wait and make it a surprise.
Chris Young has said that his next album will feature some pretty cool collaborations, such as an appearance from Kane Brown and his duet with Lauren Alaina. Now he's talking about another collaboration that he's pretty excited about. "I've also got a collab with Brad Paisley and Riley Green on the record," Chris shared. "So, lots of stuff for people to dig into. I don't wanna give too much away as far as titles and stuff, but I'm really pumped for people to hear it."
Lauren Alaina has rescheduled her headlining That Girl Was Me Tour so she can compete on Season 28 of Dancing With the Stars. The tour was originally supposed to start September 14th, but it will now begin January 15th. Dancing With the Stars premieres on September 16th.
It seems like every song Jason Aldean releases goes to number one and he has done it again. "Rearview Town" is number one this week on the Billboard Country Airplay chart and the Mediabase chart. "Sometimes you have to let go of the things behind you, that have held you down and look forward," says Jason. "That's this song to me, and I think a lot of my people have been there in their lives too." The song was written by Kelley Lovelace, Bobby Pinson and Neil Thrasher.
Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley have teamed up with Belmont University and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to open The Store, a free grocery store that will allow people to shop for their basic needs. The Store will receive a $1.5 million 2Gen Family Wellbeing Program grant from the Department of Human Services. The grant will also support the Belmont Ministry Centre, which assists low income families with health screenings, legal aid clinics, mental heath counselling and more.
Florida Georgia Line will be holding their first-ever FGL Fest music festival September 7th at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The duo had to wait a year, since the inaugral date was cancelled last year because of bad weather. Joining FGL this year is Dan + Shay, Nelly, Mitchell Tenpenny, Canaan Smith and more. The event takes place the night before the Big Machine Vodka 400 at The Brickyard.