Platinum-selling country duo Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) will be featured in the upcoming episode of The Bachelorette, performing for one lucky suitor and the newest Bachelorette, Joelle “JoJo” Fletcher. The breakout stars will perform their latest hit ballad, “From The Ground Up,” a heartfelt ode to long-lasting relationships. The song is the debut single from their second Warner Bros. / Warner Music Nashville album, Obsessed, available now. The episode airs tomorrow, Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at 8/7c on ABC.
Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Hey Elvis” Music Video to Exclusively Premiere on “CMT Hot 20 Countdown” on June 4 and 5
The official music video for Billy Ray Cyrus' "Hey Elvis" will exclusively world premiere on “CMT Hot 20 Countdown” this Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5. Following its debut, the video will be available on CMT Music, CMT.com and CMT Mobile. A preview of the video is now available here.
“Hey Elvis” features Cyrus in what he describes as an, “’Elvis’ Where Art Thou” theme.
Cyrus fell in love with the track, written by Bryan Adams and Gretchen Peters, nearly twenty years ago. This gritty rock rendition combines the unique forces of Cyrus, Adams, and the legendary “The Voice Of Rock,” Glenn Hughes. Hughes, who was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Deep Purple on April 8th, provided a fresh influence on the song’s latest version.
Eric Church will liven CMA Fest week for a second year in a row with his Eric Church Pop Up Store in East Nashville (address: 218 South 11th Street) beginning Thursday, June 9 and running through Sunday, June 12 with operating hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The concession, which will mark Church’s fourth pop up store in Nashville over the last year, will offer rare items for purchase, including his custom These Boots by Lucchese boot line and signature Gibson guitar, the Hummingbird Dark. Also available are select pieces from The Highway to Home furniture collection, an original furniture line created by Church.
This year’s era-themed shop will showcase each album throughout the four-time ACM winner and seven-time GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter’s career and will highlight the 10th anniversary of his gold-certified debut album, Sinners Like Me by featuring extremely limited special edition items celebrating the 2006 release that produced three Top 20 hits.
Teams iHeart Country and Grand Ole Opry will renew their friendly rivalry next Tuesday, June 7 at 3pm as they take to the field in the 26th Annual City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game, presented by Staples! Tickets to the game at Nashville’s First Tennessee Park are available now at Ticketmaster http://bit.ly/1QQDkff.
Country music icon Trisha Yearwood will perform the national anthem while Craig Wayne Boyd, Bucky Covington, Nick Fradiani, Cassadee Pope, A Thousand Horses, Mark Wills and Brett Young will join previously announced players Lauren Alaina, Danielle Bradbery, The Bobby Bones Show, Jessie James Decker, Charles Esten, Vince Gill, Mickey Guyton, Jonathan Jackson, Chris Lane, LOCASH, Scotty McCreery, Tristan McIntosh, Bret Michaels, David Nail, RaeLynn, Jamie Lynn Spears and former Major League Baseball pitcher Barry Zito to strike out cancer. The Crook and Chase Countdown’s Lorianne Crook will emcee and offer play-by-plays for the thousands of fans in attendance.
Black River Entertainment’s Kelsea Ballerini announces the addition of the NEVERLAND VIP EXPERIENCE UPGRADE to two dozen of her upcoming dates with Rascal Flatts on their RHYTHM & ROOTS tour this summer. The ticketless upgrade package spans shows from June 17 – September 17, and features a truly one-of-a-kind opportunity for fans to connect with Ballerini each night.
The Neverland VIP Experience spins off the theme of Ballerini’s current single, “Peter Pan”(currently #26 and rising at country radio). Fans who purchase the upgrade ($75 for the general public) will enjoy a private pre-show performance from Ballerini as well as an intimate Q&A session, meet & greet with individual photo, crowd-free merchandise shopping, a unique gift package created exclusively for VIPs, and a special commemorative laminate.