Miranda Lambert announced on Instagram this Sunday that MuttNation Foundation is trying to help out an overcrowded Nashville animal shelter. Metro Nashville Animal Care and Control is at capacity and needs to find homes for cats, dogs and other furry friends. MuttNation has pledged to cover adoption fees on Saturday, October 12 in order to help these animals find their forever homes.
Luke Bryan fan, Ashley Link, went to Oklahoma Saturday night to see the last show of his Farm Tour and to find out whether she was having a boy or girl. She handed a sealed envelope to Luke, who joked that "these damn gender reveals have gotten out of control". As he struggled to open the envelope, he told the couple , "you really sealed the s--t out of this" and "I feel like I'm on Maury Povich right now." Finally, Luke opened the envelope and told them that they are expecting a baby girl.
Matt Stell's debut single, "Prayed for You", reached number one on the Billboard Country Airplay chart this week. The song, written by Matt, Allision Veltz and Ash Bowers, is from his debut EP, Everywhere But On. Matt is the first artist to reach number one with his debut single since Jimmie Allen's "Best Shot" in November 2018.
There was a video that went viral earlier this year that showed 8 year old Savannah Dahan using American Sign Language to sing along with Carrie Underwood's song "The Champion". When Carrie saw the video, she reached out to the family and invited them to one of her concerts. The show and meeting took place Friday at her tour stop in Washington, D.C. Backstage, Carrie sang "The Champion" a cappella while Savannah signed the lyrics with her. Savannah told Good Morning America earlier this year that Carrie is her favourite singer. "I love her songs because it is easy to understand and her expressions are clear," she said.
Luke Combs was playing Thursday night in Cape Girardeau, Mo., when he invited a special fan up to share the stage with him. Luke brought the boy, named Hudson, on stage after he spotted his sign that read "This St. Jude Kid Loves U". He gave him a big hug and asked him if he wanted to stay up there with him. Well of course Hudson said he wanted to stay. Luke started to sing "This One's for You" and the little boy broke into tears halfway through the song and had to use his t-shirt to wipe his eyes.
Dan + Shay will be on the road in 2020 for their first arena tour. It will start in Nashville on March 6th and will run until mid-April. They will pick it back up again September 17 and will tour until late October.
Michael Ray and Carly Pearce were married yesterday (Oct. 6) in Tennessee before family and friends. According to People, they got married at Drakewood Farms, which is north of downtown Nashville. They were originally hoping for an outdoor wedding, however they had to move it into a barn when it started to rain. Guests enjoyed shrimp and grits and a make your own burger station. Michael and Carly share their anniversary date with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, who just celebrated their 23rd anniversary.
Keith Urban was at the Nashville Predators game last night to announce that the 2020 All for the Hall benefit concert will be back in Nashville February 10 at Bridgestone Arena. The show is being called All for the Hall: Under the Influence. Each artist will perform one of their songs and a song by an artist who influenced them. Artists announced so far include Chris Stapleton, Tanya Tucker, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Brothers Osborne, Tenille Townes, Ingrid Andress and Lauren Daigle. More artists will be announced at a later date. All for the Hall launched in 2005 and has raised more than $3.4 million to support the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's educational programs.