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.”




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


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