Tim and Faith play The Venetian in Vegas select weekends and last weekend in the front row, a man had fallen asleep and was snoring. Tim said he found it quite entertaining.
Zac Brown Will go Under the Knife
Zac Brown has four daughters all under the age of six. His wife will have baby #5, a boy, May 1 and then Zac says, "I'm done and I'll go under the knife whenever time will allow. "
Lady Antebellum Have Two Buses Now
When Lady Antebellum hit the road in January, Hillary Scott's daughter Eisele will be along and for the first time in their career, the band will have 2 buses. Charles Kelley says, "her fridge'll be full of baby formula and baby food and ours will have Doritos, whiskey and bourbon."
Taylor Swift 3rd Highest Paid
Forbes' list of the Top 10 Highest Paid Women in Music is out. Taylor Swift was #3 – she made 55 million last year and making 31 million put Carrie Underwood at ninth on the list.
Chris Young on With Leno Tonight
Chris Young performs on the Tonight Show.
Dierks Bentley Remembers His Daddy
Finally – Dierks Bentley's dad died last year and he got his dad's leather belt with his name on it. Dierks says, "I punched extra holes so it would fit me & I wear it everyday!"
Florida Georgia Line won 6 American Country Awards last night including Best New Artist and Single of the Year for the 'Cruise' remix with Nelly. Luke Bryan was Artist of the Year and Blake Shelton won four. LeAnn Rimes paid tribute to Patsy Cline and started bawling when the audience gave her a standing ovation. Hosts Trace Adkins and Danica Patrick had no chemistry at all and the low point was when Trace put on a Las Vegas show girl bikini, complete with feather boa head dress. It's a picture I'm still trying to get out of my head!
Blake Shelton, Reba, Trisha Yearwood and more guest tonight on Kelly Clarkson's 'Cautionary Christmas Music Tale' on NBC.
Willie Nelson Selling Texas Golf Course
Willie Nelson's selling his Cut n' Putt 9-hole golf course in Spicewood, Texas for $3 million. It also includes a recording studio. Golfers also have to abide by a few posted rules like when another player's shooting, you can't whistle, hum or clink coins and women are the only ones that can wear bikinis there while golfing.
Taylor Swift Remembers Kanye Moment
Finally – remember when Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift at the MTV Awards? On the wall of her Nashville home, Taylor has a photo of that and under it she wrote, 'Life is full of little interruptions.'
Months ago I revealed Garth would tour in 2014 and yesterday he confirmed it. It's a world tour that'll last three years. Trisha's on the bill and Garth knows where and when it'll kick off but he's not telling us yet. He says it will make everything he did before it "look small."
* - my story from 10/21/13...Garth sent out a cryptic message late Friday that read, "the sevens have aligned. It has begun...Thank you for believing...love, g." Sevens was his 7th album. In 2012, Steve Wynn said Garth had big plans for 2014; a world tour that would kick off in August but would also take six months to plan. It includes Trisha and my sources say Reba's in talks to be the opener. I also know Garth's planning an album 'cause he's looking for songs and he'll also be filming a TV special directed by Martin Scorsese.
Trace Adkins Hosts ACA's Tonight
Tonight it's the American Country Awards hosted by Trace Adkins and Danica Patrick on FOX. Performers include Jake Owen, Brad Paisley, Florida Georgia Line, Lady A, Justin Moore and LeAnn Rimes. Presenters include Thompson Square, Chris Young and Joe Nichols.
Sara Evans Live Chats This Afternoon
Sara Evans will perform tonight and live chat today, 5 ET/4 CT/2 PT at sheknows.com.
Taylor Swift Sings on CBS Tonight
Tonight on CBS, Taylor Swift sings on the Victoria Secret Fashion Show.
Blake Shelton's Team Member Harassed
Blake Shelton's The Voice team member, Cole Vosbury was asked to perform at a benefit from a guy he'd never met but he couldn't do it because of The Voice so the guy started harassing him. He was just arrested and charged with extortion. You can see Cole on The Voice finale in a week.
Zac Brown Band's New Album is Out Now
Finally - Zac Brown Band's new album's out, 'The Grohl Session Vol. 1,' produced by Foo Fighters Dave Grohl. Also out is the debut album from Krystal Keith, Toby's daughter.
Eric Church got industry folks together in Nashville last night at a secret location to listen to his upcoming album, 'The Outsiders.' People called it adventurous, out there and wacky. During some songs you can hear people talking & moving stuff. Eric wrote 121 songs for it but only used 11 and it also includes an untitled spoken-word piece.
Carrie Underwood Goes Live Tonight
Tonight it's the live 3-hour production of The Sound of Music on NBC with Carrie Underwood. All of the singing's live as well. During rehearsal yesterday Carrie hit herself in the head with a guitar and fell on her face playing leap frog so anything can happen tonight! I hear Carrie worked with a dialect coach to eliminate her Oklahoma accent and we're not sure until tonight if she'll wear braids like the promo shots show or if producers made her cut her hair short like Julie Andrews had in the movie.
Brad Paisley + Carrie Facing Lawsuit
Months ago I told you Carrie and Brad Paisley were facing a lawsuit after a songwriter sued them for stealing her tune to write their hit 'Remind Me.' Now after listening to all the evidence, a federal judge has decided not to dismiss the songwriters claims and he now has to determination just how similar the songs are and if it's substantial, Brad and Carrie may go on trial.
Jake Owen Performs on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Finally - tonight Jake Owen performs on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will return to co-host the ACM Awards in Vegas April 6.
Jake Owen's Days of Gold Out With a Live Chat on Facebook This Afternoon.
Jake Owen's new album 'Days of Gold' is out today but the deluxe version with four bonus tracks including a duet with Florida Georgia Line is only at Target. Today Jake will chat live on Facebook at 1PM ET.
Sound of Music Soundtrack in Stores
The soundtrack to the 3-hour live broadcast of The Sound of Music is out today. The show airs Thursday night on NBC and do you know Carrie Underwood's been getting hate tweets with people writing, 'you're not Julie Andrews.' Julie Andrews herself thinks Carrie's gonna be great in the role.
CMT Artist of the Year Honors Are Tonight
Tonight it's the CMT Artists of the Year concert with host comedian Ron White. Honorees are Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes and Tim McGraw. Presenters and performers include Dierks Bentley, Lady A, Alabama, Cassadee Pope and Lionel Richie.
Tonight's honoree, Jason Aldean says, "any time you get recognized for any award in this business, it's cool because it's not always going to be that way."
Trisha Yearwood Stops by The View Today
Finally - Trisha Yearwood stops by The View today.
Tonight on ABC it's the CMA Country Christmas with host Jennifer Nettles. Performers include Jake Owen, Lady A, Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes, Trace Adkins, Darius Rucker and Rascal Flatts.
Taylor Swift Has Power We Didn't Know
Jessica Hart is the Victoria's Secret model who publicly dissed Taylor Swift after Taylor sang on their recent TV fashion show. Even tho she took back what she said days later, sources say company executives are furious and Jessica is off next year's show and she won't be in anymore upcoming catalogs either.
Eric Church Offers FREE Shipping Today
Eric Church also has free shipping on his site today if you use the promo code SHIP4FREENOW.
Keith Urban Has Charity Calendar Out Now
Keith Urban has free shipping for today's Cyber Monday if you use the code THANKS2013!
You can also pick up Keith's calendar to support St Jude now at keithurbanfans.com
Jana Kramer Turns 30 Today
Today it's happy 30th birthday to Jana Kramer.
Danielle Bradbery Performs on Katie
Danielle Bradbery will perform and chat on Katie today.
John Rich Says Nashville Star May Return
Finally - John Rich says the talent show he was a judge for that Miranda Lambert was on, Nashville Star, that may be coming back to TV.