- George Strait, Eric Church, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Reba and Alabama are the latest additions to the lineup of performers for the George Jones Tribute Concert. The event takes place at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena Nov. 22.
- The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will honor singer-songwriter Roger Cook during its quarterly series Poets And Prophets: Legendary Country Songwriters. An interview will be held along with a performance from Cook in the museum's Ford Theater Oct. 5.
The late Hank Williams (9/17)
Stokes Nielson of The Lost Trailers (9/18)
Trisha Yearwood (9/19)
Tuesday (9/17): Chris Young, Good Morning America (ABC).
Wednesday (9/18): Billy Currington, Today (NBC); Luke Bryan, America's Got Talent (NBC).
Thursday (9/19): Luke Bryan, The View (NBC); Thompson Square, Conan (TBS).
This Week's Album Releases
Chris Young A.M. (RCA)
"A.M. is a big fun ode to, we’re having fun, it’s past midnight and it’s on,” Young says when asked about the album title. "I love hanging out with friends, having fun, playing music and that happens a lot in the wee hours." Young wrote six of the 11 tracks including current single "Aw Naw."
Billy Currington We Are Tonight (Mercury)
Currington keeps it mellow with a version of Jack Johnson's "Banana Pancakes" among nine other tracks produced by Dann Huff, Carson Chamberlain and Shy Carter. Willie Nelson is featured on "It's Hard To Be A Hippie."
Justin Moore Off The Beaten Path (Valory)
"It's been two years since we've released new music and I'm beyond excited to get these 16 songs out to our fans," says Moore of the Jeremy Stover-produced album. Miranda Lambert is featured on the track "Old Habits" and Charlie Daniels joins Moore on "For Some Ol Redneck Reason."
Upcoming Album Releases
Kenny Rogers You Can't Make Old Friends (10/8)
Chase Rice Ready Set Roll (10/15)
Will Hoge Never Give In (10/15)
Robertson Family Duck The Halls (10/29)
Trace Adklns The King's Gift (10/29)
Thomas Rhett It Goes Like This (10/29)
George Ducas 4340 (10/29)
Jake Owen Days Of Gold (12/3)