Friends Kip Moore & Jon Pardi are heading out on tour together this fall (the “Me & My Kind Tour”), so they decided to have some fun with fans recently … can you imagine what happened during these rides & *didn’t* make the footage?
** Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw and Lady Antebellum are all trending today as they are your headliners for our US99.5 Presents Windy City LakeShake 2016!
Also on the bill? Brooks & Dunn, A Thousand Horses, Jana Kramer, Granger Smith, Chris Janson, Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, Jon Pardi, Charlie Worsham, Martina McBride, Travis Tritt and more to come!
Three-day passes go on sale Jan 29th at 10a, full details HERE (click).
** Speaking of Lady A, Charles Kelley is trending today as we get a date for his much anticipated debut album“The Driver” ::: on sale February 5th!
** Dierks Bentley is trending today as he announces his Somewhere On The Beach summer tour ::: we know he’s coming to Chicago, we just don’t have a date yet. Who is he bringing along for the ride? Randy Houser and Cam!
** Eric Church is trending today as he and his wife Katherine are expecting baby #2 sometime soon! On Thursday night in Louisville, Eric changed the lyrics in his song Sinners like Me from “Give my dad a grandson,” to “Give my dad another grandson.” Cool way to reveal to the fans, huh?
The new baby will join their first son Boone McCoy, born in 2011).
** Dierks Bentley is trending after a very successful Miles & Music For Kids fundraiser motorcycle ride & concert in Nashville over the weekend. Chris Young, Jon Pardi & Chase Rice were all there too … before the concert, Chris mentioned the pretty cool gift all three received from Dierks as a thank-you for a great summer tour … drones (!!!).
Now if you see drones flying over (and maybe crashing at) their shows next summer, you’ll know who got it for them!
** Lee Ann Womack is trending today after her CMT Crossroads episode featuring John Legend premiered last night. If you missed it, you can watch the full episode HERE (click).
The special marked the end of a great week for her, as her new album “The Way I’m Livin'” (a collection of country covers) wa
** Taylor Swift is trending today after her Rhode Island mansion was vandalized over the weekend. 2 men & 1 women were detained and charged with disorderly conduct after hurling beer bottles at the home and screaming at her security guards. Such a waste of beer, right?
** Toby Keith is trending today after the state of New York says he owes hundreds of thousands in back taxes on his Syracuse I Love This Bar & Grill outlet. No comment from Toby’s camp yet.
** Jon Pardi is trending today as his new video for “What I Can’t Put Down” is completely interactive! You select key scenes in the narrative, from what he wears to the hair color of his love interest.
** Taylor Swift is trending today as she revealed in a Shanghai interview over the weekend that her new album is almost complete.
“I’ve already been working very hard on it and it’s already my favorite thing that I’ve ever created. So the idea that after Asia, I get to go back and finish everything and get everything completely done and wrapped up for a new project, it’s very exciting.”
Taylor wraps up her Red tour on the 12th in Singapore.
** Kenny Chesney is trending today as he’s officially king of the country road. He is the only country artist in the Top 10 of Billboard’s list of the highest-grossing touring artists of the past 25 years.
Raking in a cool $753 million during that time (for 755 shows), that stat put him at #9 on the list. #1? The Rolling Stones.
** Eric Paslay is trending today with the new release of his new video for Song About A Girl. Watch it now HERE (click).
** Jon Pardi is trending today as he’ll appear on ABC’s “The Bachelorette” tonight, performing for Bachelorette Andi and one bachelor who is lucky enough to get a one-on-one date with Dorfman at Mohegan Sun’s hot spot, Mist.
Pardi joins a list of country stars including Darius Rucker, Gloriana, Billy Currington and Clay Walker who’ve all performed on the show previously.