- George Strait's Love Is Everything will be released May 14 with an accompanying 'ZinePak available exclusively at Walmart. Only 60,000 copies have been made featuring 64 pages of content, the 13-track CD and a commemorative set list from the Cowboy Rides Away Tour.
Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground Music & Food Festival revealed a lineup for Nashville that includes headliners Kenny Chesney, John Fogerty and Jason Mraz along with Willie Nelson & The Family Band, Eli Young Band, Kacey Musgraves and more. The fest takes place Sept. 27-28 on The Lawn at Riverfront Park. Dates and performers for the Charleston, SC edition have yet to be announced. Details here.
- Newcomer Jared Ashley has partnered with Epiphone Guitars to create a contest that will give away an autographed Masterbilt Series DR-500MCE. More here.
Richard Sterban of the Oak Ridge Boys (4/24)
Rory Feek of Joey+Rory (4/25)
Tuesday (4/23): Blake Shelton, Hillary Scott, Sheryl Crow, The Voice (NBC); Kellie Pickler, Hunter Hayes, Dancing With The Stars (ABC).
Wednesday (4/24): Keith Urban, American Idol (FOX).
Thursday (4/25): Keith Urban, American Idol (FOX).
This Week's Album Releases
Tate Stevens Tate Stevens (Syco/RCA)
"The songs we selected for the album are a real reflection of my personality," says the season two winner of FOX's The X Factor. "They range from fun-loving to serious and everything in between." The album was producer by Blake Chancey (Montgomery Gentry, Gretchen Wilson) and includes songs Stevens co-wrote with Joe Diffe, Wade Kirby and Phil O'Donnell.
Upcoming Album Releases
Kenny Chesney Life On A Rock (4/30)
Pistol Annies Annie Up (5/7)
Craig Campbell Never Regret (5/7)
George Strait Love Is Everything (5/14)
Various Artists Everybody Has A Story (5/14)
Darius Rucker True Believers (5/21)
Hunter Hayes Encore (6/18)