The late Dale Earnhardt made the number 3 and iconic number in NASCAR. Dale Sr. died behind the wheel of the number 3 at the end of the Daytona 500 in 2001. The number has been dormant in NASCAR's top circuit since then. Car owner Richard Childress has announced that his grandson, Austin Dillon, will drive the number 3 in the Sprint Cup series in 2014. Dillon has used the number 3 as he has climbed the ranks of NASCAR's others series since 2009. Dillon won NASCAR's truck series in 2011 and the Nationwide series this past season driving the number 3 for Richard Childress Racing.
Country music's biggest superstar is offically back. Garth Brooks announced on Monday that he will embark on a world tour in 2014. Garth has used the holiday season to take the world by storm with a record-breaking TV special and a top selling box set. Country fans have welcomed Garth back with open arms and will surely flock to live shows throughout the coming year!
This week's country album chart has a familiar name at the top, but it may still surprise some. The top selling album in country music does not include a current hit single being played on radio...or any current single for that matter. However, it is filled with familiar favorites and a large number of number one songs. It's Garth Brooks' "Blame It All On My Roots" box set. Garth has proven once again that he is still number one in the hearts of country music fans.