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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)

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"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

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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…………….

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2nUtlOsfqs



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

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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?

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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! ;)

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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

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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.

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Dolly Gets Her Groove Back!

Dolly Parton has done it again!
She’s earned another Gold Record, signifying sales in excess of $500,000 units, in the UK for her Blue Smoke-The Best of Collection.

~Mary Kate

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Highest $$ Makers So Far....

Who in country music is making the most money so far this year?

Here’s the list so far:

#5. Luke Bryan $34 million
#4. Jason ALdean $37 million
#3. Kenny Chesney $44 million
#2. Taylor Swift $ 64 million

And #1 with $65 million goes to………..Toby Keith!

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CD Release Dates

8/19 - Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute To Motley Crue

8/19 – Chase Rice – Ignite The Night

8/26 - Brad Paisley – Moonshine In The Trunk

9/09 - Lee Brice – I Don’t Dance

9/09 - Dustin Lynch – Where It’s At

9/16 - Tim McGraw – Sundown Heaven Town

9/23 - Kenny Chesney – The Big Revival

9/30 – Lady Antebellum – 747

10/21 – Little Big Town – Pain Killer



Hot After 50?

Reba McEntire, Craig Morgan, Oprah, George Clooney and Ellen DeGeneres are just a few of the celebrities mention on Fox News’ “50 Hottest Stars Over 50″ list.

Who knew George Clooney was over 50!!

GC

 



Teen Choice Awards 2014

Sooo many big names are up for nominations for the Teen Choice Awards this year but Luke Bryan is the most-nominated country act with 5 nods!

Florida Georgia Line, Taylor Swift, Blake Shleton, Jake Owen and many more are nominees as well.

 

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Shania.....Can Dance?

Well, we might just get to see if she can!

Rumors are swirling that country princess Shania Twain is headed to the new season of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars.

Season 19 starts Sept. 15th!

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James Garner Dies At 86

James Garner, the actor whose easy charm and winking style helped re-define both the TV Western and detective genres, passed away Saturday (7-19) at his California home. He was 86. Garner first gained fame in the late 1950s on the TV comedy series Maverick. In 2005, Garner received the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Dexter Roberts in Birmingham

“American Idol” finalist Dexter Roberts had dropped out of the tour. A tour publicist has said Roberts and “Idol” have agreed to let him out of his contractual obligations to finish the tour. No reason given but fellow contestant CJ Harris and Jessica Meuse say Roberts has come down with an unknown illness.

But never to fear, he’s still planning to appear at the World Deer Expo this weekend in Birmingham.

~Mary Kate  mary@wqsb.com

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