A Hootie Christmas

Well, not quite but Darius Rucker will release his 1st Christmas album, Home for The Holidays, on Oct. 27th.

The album will have 12 tracks, with 2 of those originals co-written by Darius. Sheryl Crow will also be a special guest on the album.



Lambert on Idol?

Yes…rumors are right…Adam Lambert will be a guest judge for the “American Idol” auditions in New York. Lambert is filling in for Keith Urban, who is taking time off because of the death of Nicole Kidman’s father.




BlackHawk~Greatest Hits & More

If your a BlackHawk fan, then listen up!
BlackHawk will release “Greatest Hits & more” on Oct 28th. The 13-song collection of new studio recordings from yesterday and today includes their #1 hit,”Every Once In A While.”




New Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton’s latest single, “Neon Lights,” has been released!

Take a look………

Leftover Bachelor Gets Picked

Well, picked for another show of course.

Announced earlier today on Good Morning America, the next star of ABC’s The Bachelor is recent Bachelorette contestant Chris Soules.

Soules, a 32-year-old farmer from Arlington, Iowa, was cut by Bachelorette’s Andi Dorfman right before she chose her final two.

Good choice or do you even watch anymore?


Love & Theft, Ties the Knot

Well, at least half of them.

Stephen Barker Liles of Love and Theft, married his longtime girlfriend Jenna Michelle Kennedy on Sunday evening. (Aug. 24th) They wed at Ruby Nashville, just a few blocks from Nashville’s famed Music Row.

Congrats to the new couple!

Mary Kate  mary@wqsb.com


ACM Honors Has A Full House

Kacey Musgraves, Dierks Bentley, Lee Ann Womack, Hunter Hayes, Dwight Yoakam, Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott, Will Hoge, the Oak Ridge Boys will be at the ACM Honors on Sept. 9th at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

Shew, that was a mouth-full but it’s going to be a great show!

Mary Kate mary@wqsb.com


"Where It's At" Coming Sept. 9th

Dustin Lynch’s latest single, ” Where It’s At,” has been officially certified gold for sales of more than 500,000 copies.

His new album, Where It’s At, will be in stores everywhere on Sept. 9th.



Trisha's On Top!

Trisha Yearwood announced earlier this week that she has signed with Sony and that her 12th studio album will be titled, “Prize Fighter on RCA Nashville.

She is also celebrating the start of her 5th season of Trisha’s Southern Kitchen, on Food Network.

Anyone else watch it but me? Love that show! :)

Mary Kate   mary@wqsb.com



Carrie + 11=Sunday Night Football

11 NFL players will join Carrie Underwood for her performance of “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night,” the opening theme for Sunday Night Football on NBC.

The players include: New York Giants QB Eli Manning, Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews and many more!

The 2014 NFL season starts on Sept. 7th at 7 p.m. when the Denver Broncos host the Indianapolis Colts.

Barry Galloway  bary@wqsb.com


"Frozen" on TV?

 ABC is planning to air a one-hour special titled, The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic, on Tuesday, Sept. 2.

The one-hour special will feature interviews with Frozen stars Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel as well directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, and songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.

Fans will also be treated to a sneak peek at the next chapter of Frozen as well as preview footage of Frozen characters Anna, Elsa and Kristoff on an upcoming episode of the ABC series, Once Upon A Time.

The Frozen special will also provide a sneak peek at Disney’s next animated film, Big Hero 6.  It opens nationwide Nov. 7.

Disney is the parent company of ABC.

(source abcnews.com)



Williams Tribute at Emmy`s

The producers of this year’s Emmy Awards broadcast are planning a tribute to the late Robin Williams, who died of an apparent suicide on Monday.

In a statement obtained by ABC News, Don Mischer, the executive producer of the Emmys broadcast, said, “Plans for the In Memoriam segment are in discussion. While we are all still coming to terms with this week’s tragic news, we are working to give Robin Williams the proper and meaningful remembrance he so well deserves.”

NBC will air the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards live on Monday, Aug. 25.

(source abcnews.com)




"Put a Club in My Hand"

Catchy huh?

The 3rd Annual Eric Church Band ” Put a Club in My Hand” Golf Tournament was held August 4th at the Gaylord Springs Golf Links. The event raised $112,864 for MusiCares, the charitable arm of The Recording Academy. This provides a safety new of assistance for those in the music industry to help with medical, financial and personal emergencies.

~Mary Kate




Audrey McGraw Sings!

Take a look at 12-year-old Audrey McGraw, youngest daughter of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, who has taken the internet by storm with this video…take a listen…………….



Rumor Has It....

That Carrie Underwood will be performing at the 2015 Superbowl Halftime Show!

We’re still waiting to see, but think it’s a great idea. Your thoughts?

~Mary Kate


Who Drew The Stache?

Police have yet to find the culprit or culprits who drew a mustache on Miranda Lambert’s welcome sign in her home town of Lindale, Texas.

We gotta ask, really guys?


7 Years and Counting!

Brad Paisley  &  Carrie Underwood will once again be hosting the CMA Awards in Nashville  on Nov. 5th.

They have been hosting the event together since 2008….we can’t think of anyone else better! ;)


Garth & Trisha Moving?

Or maybe just downgrading since he’s planning a huge tour!

Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood have decided to put their ranch-style beach home in Malibu on the market for $7.5 million, according to Variety.

This report comes several months after Yearwood announced that she and Brooks would be moving to Nashville to spend more time in the city.

~Mary Kate     mary@wqsb.com



Fall Concerts for Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan has announced the dates for his 6th annual series of fall concerts known as the Farm Tour. Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 1st.

The dates for Farm Tour 2014 are as follows:

October 1         Knoxville, Tennessee             Maple Lane Farms

October 2         Auburn, Alabama                   Ingram Farms

October 3         Tallahassee, Florida                 Cross Creek Place

October 4         Gainesville, Florida                 Whitehurst Cattle Farm

October 8         Statesboro, Georgia                 Perry Field

October 9         Athens, Georgia                      Meldon Farm

October 10       Columbia, South Carolina       Culler Farms

October 11       Macon, Georgia                       Midway at Central City Park

50 Hottest Over 50

Reba & Craig Morgan are the only country artist that made Fox News’ 50 Hottest Stars Over 50.

They join the likes of Oprah, George Clooney and Ellen.