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MLB Opening Night TONIGHT in Houston

The Astros have gone to the American League.....Tonight the in state rival The Texas Rangers... ESPN Rangers vs Astros Sunday 3/31, 8:05 PM ET at Minute Maid Park Radio: TEX: 103.3 ESPN , 1540am ESPN Deportes HOU: KBME 790, KLAT 1010 TV: TEX: ESPN, ESPN HOU: CSN, ESPN, ESPN
by the way: Chocolate can sicken and even kill dogs, and it is one of the most common causes of canine poisoning, veterinarians tell WebMD.

Anchorman Ron Burgundy Spotted in Atlanta Midtown

Lindsay Lohan on Anger Mgmt Set

Brad Paisley Joins ABC’s GMA Anchors As Special Guest, Monday

Nashville, TN – On Monday, April 1, country superstar Brad Paisley will join the anchors of “Good Morning America” as a special guest, promising to add an interesting and fun dynamic to America’s currently-rated #1 morning news broadcast. The appearance precedes the April 9 release of his 8th studio album, Wheelhouse, and Building A Wheelhouse Interactive Book. Starting today online, Brad Paisley fans can embark on the Wheelhouse Scavenger Hunt at www.smarturl.it/paisleyhunt. Each day during the contest, Paisley will post via Facebook or Twitter clues to the location of a hidden icon, photo or video to be found by contest entrants. The first eligible entrant each day who locates the hidden item, returns to the promotion site and follows the prompts will win a prize. This interactive journey provides insights into the making of Paisley’s Wheelhouse and its songs. All contest participants are eligible to compete for the Wheelhouse Scavenger Hunt Grand Prize – a flyaway for the winne…

Kenny Chesney’s Got Friends on the Rock!

Willie Nelson & the Wailers Band Appear on Life On A Rock Tracks Nashville, TN: Kenny Chesney may’ve just finished the most intimate album of his career, but that doesn’t mean he’s forgotten his friends. The man who’s recorded with Grace Potter (“You & Tequila”), Mac McAnally (“Down The Road”), George Strait (“Shiftwork”), Joe Walsh (“Wild Ride”) and Uncle Kracker (“When the Sun Goes Down”) enlists two legends Willie Nelson and the Wailers Band for Life on a Rock, due April 30. “The spirit of this record is so much about friendship,” says the man knee deep in his No Shoes Nation Tour, which includes 19 stadiums this summer. “A lot of these songs were inspired by the people I’ve met, the lives we’ve shared and the way they inspired me. It felt kind of odd to not have some of the musical people who’ve inspired me be a part of this record… “So, I reached out to Willie – because who is more inspiring? Any chance you have to …

Luke Bryan Launches Crowdsourced Stop-Motion Music Video For “Just A Sip”

Nashville, TN – Country superstar Luke Bryan has launched an interactive online music video for his song “Just A Sip,” from his latest project, Spring Break…Here To Party. In celebration of the Billboard Top 200 and Top Country #1 album release as well as his ACM Entertainer Of The Year nomination, the video allows fans to replace frames of the video with images of themselves replicating his movements. Nearly 1300 frames have been swapped with fan images, representing over 30% of the final video. The interactive video, available at www.justasipvideo.com, allows Luke to engage and collaborate with his fans to create original online content through crowdsourcing. To join the video, fans visit the website and are directed through three easy steps to have their images included. First, they pick a frame of the video they want to replicate, followed by copying the pose using their webcam. Once the…

Charlie Daniels Gets Pacemaker

Mt. Juliet, TN (March 28, 2013) – Grand Ole Opry star Charlie Daniels is recovering after having a pacemaker implanted today (3-28), at a Nashville area hospital. During a doctor visit on Monday (3-25), Charlie was diagnosed with a mild case of pneumonia and admitted to the hospital for a series of routine tests. The tests revealed that a pacemaker was needed to regulate his heart rate. He plans to be released from the hospital on Friday (3-29). The family asks for your thoughts and prayers for Charlie as he recovers. He will spend the next two weeks at his home. Charlie recently celebrated 5 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry, where he is a regular performer. “I just had not been feeling well and wanted to get checked out,” says Daniels. “I am thankful the doctors found the problem and were able to implant a pacemaker to get my heart rate regulated. I am feeling so much better and looking forward to spending Easter with my family.” Charlie’s performance at MTSU’s …

GRETCHEN WILSON SET TO PERFORM ON TODAY SHOW APRIL 2

NYC Trip to Include In Store Appearance at J&R Records (Nashville, Tennessee...) - Grammy-winning superstar Gretchen Wilson will celebrate the release of her Right On Time album with a performance of her "Still Rollin'" single on "The Today Show" on April 2, 2013. The following day, she will sign copies of the new cd at New York's popular J&R Records, 23 Park Row in Manhattan from noon to 2:00 pm. Gretchen's first album in three years, the 13-cut Right On Time hits stores nationwide on Tuesday, April 2. Fans can still hear samples of every cut and pre-order the album at iTunes and Amazon for the special price of $7.99 through Monday, April 1. Right On Time includes tracks written by Gretchen, Vicky McGehee, Kacey Musgraves, Jim Beavers, Leslie Satcher, Rachel Farley, Shane McAnally, Bekka Bramlett, Billy Burnette, Dennis Morgan and others. She will be touring heavily in support of the album with dates in Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, M…

KACEY MUSGRAVES’ SAME TRAILER DIFFERENT PARK NO. 1 ON BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART

Nashville, TN – Mercury Nashville singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves released her debut album Same Trailer Different Park on March 19 and this week it sits at the No. 1 position on the Billboard Country Chart and No. 2 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart with 43,496 units sold. Same Trailer Different Park was co-written by Kacey and co-produced with Shane McAnally and Luke Laird. On April 7 CBS SUNDAY MORNING will air a profile on the 24-year old singer/songwriter filmed in Texas and Nashville. Later that day Kacey will attend the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards held in Las Vegas on April 7 where she holds THREE nominations; nominations include FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR and VIDEO OF THE YEAR (Artist & Producer). She had previously received a nomination for New Female Vocalist. The critic’s response to Same Trailer Different Park has been overwhelming: “Same Trailer Different Park proves Musgraves is for real. The album showcases a songwriting voice you won’t hear any…

BAILLIE & THE BOYS SIGN WITH BRAND ENTERTAINMENT AGENCY FOR BOOKING REPRESENTATION

Long-time country fans rejoice! Veteran country music stars Baillie & The Boys have signed for booking representation with Brand Entertainment Agency. For reunited band members, Kathie Baillie, Michael Bonagura and Alan LeBeouf, the signing with Brand Entertainment Agency celebrates Baillie & The Boys longevity and devotion to country music. Emerging as one of the best-known bands of the late 80’s and early 90’s, Baillie & The Boys forever shaped the direction of Country Music. Blending an East Coast pop sound while keeping the traditional themes of Nashville songwriting and sometimes personal lyrics, the group became an instant success generating 10 Top-10 Billboard hits and yielding eight CMA and ACM Group/Duo of the Year nominations. "I have always been such a fan of Baillie & The Boys,” said Greg Burns, President of Brand Entertainment Agency. “I can remember when ‘Oh Heart’ first hit the airwaves," he recalls. "They have always had such…

Hall of Famer Jordanaire Gordon Stoker Gone to Rock Heaven

A member of every Hall of Fame that a singer could be in!! Jordanaire Gordon Stoker died today after a long illness...He was 88. He sang on Elvis records from nearly day one...all the Ricky Nelson hits..Patsy Cline..and amazing career....google him..you tube him...was a great guy..loved talking with him

CARRIE UNDERWOOD TO DEBUT NEW SINGLE ON AMERICAN IDOL

“See You Again” Nashville, TN (March 27, 2013) - Superstar Carrie Underwood, who recently celebrated her 17th No. 1 song, will perform her brand new single “See You Again” on American Idol, Thursday, April 4. “See You Again,” as described by Billboard as “truly a taste of heaven,” was written by Carrie, Hillary Lindsey, and David Hodges, and is the fourth single off her platinum-selling album, Blown Away. American Idol will air LIVE on FOX from 8:00pm to 9:00pm EST. Since winning American Idol, Carrie has released four highly-successful albums with sales reaching over 15 million worldwide making her the best-selling American Idol winner in the US. She is also the only country music artist and American Idol winner to ever achieve 10 No. 1 singles from their first two albums. Carrie has produced three major concert tours, 2008’s “Carnival Ride Tour,” 2010’s “Play On Tour” and 2012’s “Blown Away Tour,” each resulting in her being named the top-ranked country female touri…

Blake Shelton at Today

Wy on DWTS Tonight

Husband Cactus in the audience....

RASCAL FLATTS LAUNCH NEW SUMMER TOUR ON MAY 31

Nashville - (March 22, 2013) - Rascal Flatts, one of the top selling touring acts in country music today having sold over seven million concert tickets in the last 10 years, will embark on a brand new tour this summer, Farmers Insurance Presents Rascal Flatts “Live & Loud.” The 34-city run will launch on Friday, May 31 in Jones Beach, New York at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre with special guests the Band Perry and 2012’s The Voice winner Cassadee Pope. Rascal Flatts wrapped their “Changed Tour” earlier this month and ended 2012 having played before one million fans. They are the best-selling country vocal group of the past decade and with the #1 debut of their latest album, CHANGED, they have the distinction of being one of only four acts to have seven consecutive studio albums debut in the top spot on the Billboard Country Albums chart during the Soundscan era. Since their musical debut in 2000, the band has sold over 21 million albums, 25 million digital downloads an…

BLAKE SHELTON KICKS-OFF BASED ON A TRUE STORY… ON THE TODAY SHOW MARCH 26

With Upcoming Performances and Appearances on The 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Access Hollywood, CBS This Morning, Chelsea Lately, Clear Channel’s iHeartRadio LIVE, The Dennis Miller Show, E! News, Entertainment Tonight, Extra, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Live! With Kelly and Michael, The Talk, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me! NASHVILLE, TN – (March 22, 2013) – Blake Shelton’s new album, Based On A True Story…, which Us Weekly gives 3 ½ of 4 stars, will be available everywhere March 26th. In support of the release, Blake is set to begin a run of media dates throughout the next two weeks, culminating with a performance you will not forget at The 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 7 at 8pm ET/PT on CBS. Blake will begin with a performance on NBC’s The Today Show at 8amET/PT on March 26th and will be performing as part of Clear Channel’s iHeartRadio LIVE on March 27th at 7:00pmET. He will also make appearances March 28…

Kevin Nealon...Clint Black and Me:)

Brad Paisley in Parade Magazine

Kids Choice 2013

2013 Kids’ Choice Awards Winners List TELEVISION Favorite TV Show Good Luck Charlie iCarly Victorious - WINNER Wizards of Waverly Place Favorite Reality Show America’s Got Talent American Idol The Voice Wipeout – WINNER Favorite Cartoon The Fairly OddParents Phineas and Ferb SpongeBob SquarePants – WINNER Tom and Jerry Favorite TV Actor Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place) Lucas Cruikshank (Marvin Marvin) Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) – WINNER Carlos Pena (Big Time Rush) Favorite TV Actress Miranda Cosgrove (iCarly) Selena Gomez (Wizards of Waverly Place) – WINNER Victoria Justice (Victorious) Bridgit Mendler (Good Luck Charlie) FILM Favorite Movie The Amazing Spider-Man The Avengers Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days The Hunger Games – WINNER Favorite Movie Actor Johnny Depp (Dark Shadows) - WINNER Andrew Garfield (The Amazing Spider-Man) Zachary Gordon (Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days) Will Smith (Men in Black 3) Favorite Movie Actress Vanessa Hudgens (Journey 2: The Myst…

Blake Shelton Gets the People Country Cover

Stone USA Tour Announcement CLOSE

Tide AD Steps Down...Great Leader!!

Mal Moore has stepped down as athletics director at the University of Alabama. Moore, who has been hospitalized since March 11 with a pulmonary condition, will become a special assistant to UA President Judy Bonner. Moore was originally admitted to Brookwood Hospital in Birmingham, but was later transported to Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. Last Friday, UA sent out a news release that said Moore was “resting comfortably” and undergoing tests at the North Carolina hospital, but the school has not released any information on his condition since.

Carrie's 17th #1

Nashville, TN – Superstar Carrie Underwood’s latest single “Two Black Cadillacs" drove straight to the No. 1 spot this week on the Mediabase country airplay charts, giving Carrie her 17th No. 1 single, and her 8th No. 1 as a songwriter. The third single off Blown Away, "Two Black Cadillacs" was written by Carrie, Josh Kear, and Hillary Lindsey, and was recently certified Gold by the RIAA. The video for "Two Black Cadillacs" was No. 1 on this weekend's GAC's Top 20 Countdown, for a total of three weeks at the top spot. Carrie's 17th No 1. comes on the heels of her performance announcement for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, where she is nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year for the eighth consecutive year and Album of the Year for Blown Away. Having won a total of ten ACM Awards, Underwood is also a two-time Entertainer of the Year winner. In 2010, she was honored with the ACM Triple Crown, an award presented to an elite …

The Dynamic Duo for ACM's

Garth will perform with George Strait for the first time at ACM's to salute Dick Clark

Kasey Musgraves Getting Tons of Buzz!

Nashville, TN – Mercury Nashville singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves releases her debut album Same Trailer Different Park today. The anticipated album by the 24-year old is co-produced by Musgraves, Shane McAnally and Luke Laird. Kacey co-wrote all tracks on the album. This past Sunday Kacey was the subject of a four-page profile titled “With A Rebel Twang” in the highly regarded New York Times Magazine. Read it here. Reviews of Same Trailer Different Park are already coming in. Rolling Stone gave Kacey’s debut outing a glowing FOUR out of FOUR Star review and labeled her as an “Artist To Watch.” The iconic music magazine says “Same Trailer Different Park proves Musgraves is for real,” adding “The album showcases a songwriting voice you won’t hear anywhere else in pop: young, female, downwardly mobile, fiercely witty.” Entertainment Weekly gave the album a grade A- review and touted “On her [Musgraves] confident, melodic major-label debut, Musgraves' vocals are pleasing…

Tonight Show Books Wynonna for Friday

WYNONNA JUDD is having quite a week. On Monday (3/18), she made her debut on the season premiere of ABC-TVs “Dancing With The Stars,” where she performed a cha-cha-cha with professional partner and last season’s champion instructor Tony Dovolani. The same day, WYNONNA debuted “Something You Can’t Live Without,” the first single off her forthcoming full-length album, produced by her husband/drummer Cactus Moser and set for release this year on Curb Records. The track became available digitally via iTunes and Amazon on Tuesday, March 19. Next up for the country legend: a Friday (3/22) sit-down with “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.” Today (3/20), she sat down with “Access Hollywood Live” and talked about “Dancing With The Stars” as well as the motorcycle accident her husband had last year, in which he lost a leg. (see it here: http://watch.accesshollywood.com/video/wynonna-judd-opens-up-about-husband-cactus-horrific-motorcycle-accident-long-road-to-recovery/2240331111001 and here…

ALABAMA KICKS-OFF "BACK TO THE BOWERY TOUR"

LEGENDARY GROUP ALABAMA KICKS-OFF "BACK TO THE BOWERY TOUR" WITH FREE FAN APPRECIATION CONCERT AT THE BOWERY® IN MYRTLE BEACH, SC ON APRIL 4 Performance marks return to historic venue where it all began 40 years ago Additional tour dates added due to overwhelming demand First ever ALABAMA & Friends cruise sets sail in October - Cabins on-sale March 20th Nashville, Tenn. March 19, 2013 ... The countdown is on until the official launch of the highly anticipated new tour by country music's most iconic group ALABAMA. But before Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook launch their 2013 Back to the Bowery Tour, they will hold a very special fan appreciation concert to relive the memories made from the very stage where it all started back in 1973. On Thursday, April 4, ALABAMA will perform at the historic Bowery in Myrtle Beach, SC in a free concert for those who have supported their career over the past 40 years. Current fan club members…

Yet Another Lilo Mugshot

Jason Aldean's new video "1994"

Nashville, TN – March 20, 2013 – ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee Jason Aldean is giving Entertainment Tonight the exclusive first look at the new video for his current Top 20 single "1994." Entertainment Tonight will air a special behind the scenes look from the set of the video tonight and will debut the video in its entirety on www.etonline.com exclusively through the weekend. Entertainment Tonight airs on CBS. Shot in Nashville just last week and directed by Wes Edwards, Aldean called on a few friends to make cameo appearances including Luke Bryan, Hayden Panettiere, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, Jake Owen, Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett. In the clip, each artist hops into the “Diffieizer” – an arcade-style video booth that is a throwback to the year 1994. “It's really cool that so many of my buddies agreed to come down and have a little fun with us…this is the kind of song where you just can't take yourself too seriously…

Look at Tiger's House on Jupiter Island So Fla

Coe Hurt in Ocala Wreck

The pictures from the accident scene look horrible...According to eye witnesses, country music singer David Allan Coe, 73, driving a Chevy Suburban, ran a red light heading east on SR40 at the intersection of North Pine and SR40 early Tuesday morning about 1:30 a.m. A Peterbilt semi truck, hauling corn and radishes, struck Coe's vehicle causing the semi truck to overturn in the intersection and both vehicles came to rest in the parking lot of the State Attorney's Office in Ocala, FL. Coe was transported to ORMC. The truck driver is listed in serious condition..Coe's manager says he is "alright"

CARRIE UNDERWOOD BLOWS AWAY FANS IN IRELAND & UK ON HER “BLOWN AWAY TOUR”

“Blown Away Tour” Resumes in U.S. This Weekend Nashville, TN – (March 18, 2013) - Superstar Carrie Underwood continued to spread country music around the globe by taking her international “Blown Away Tour” across the pond this past week, performing shows and visiting with media in Ireland and the United Kingdom. Her sold-out dates in Dublin and Belfast were not only her debut performances, but also marked her first visit to the countries of Ireland and Northern Ireland. She wrapped up her trip in London by closing the “C2C:Country To Country” Festival at the O2 Arena last night. At the sold-out Belfast show at Waterfront Hall during St. Patrick’s Day weekend, Carrie invited a couple who happen to be some of her biggest Irish fans onto the stage where the gentleman proposed to his girlfriend of 10 years. As Carrie and the teary audience looked on, his girlfriend said yes to thunderous applause from the enthusiastic crowd. In addition to the tour and promotional stops,…

Over 80,000 See King George Strait at RodeoHouston

KELLIE PICKLER READY TO DANCE!!!

Just watching the rehearsals..Kellie Pickler looks like she can DANCE! on Dancing with the Stars as it debuts Monday Night 3/18..

Kenny Chesney is Off and Running

Tampa, FL: They were waving pirates flags in Section 303 and 334, at the top of Raymond James Stadium when the lights came up and Kenny Chesney strode to the mic to kick off his 2013 tour in the home of the Buccaneers. For the next two-plus hours, Chesney played old songs, his brand new song and some real surprises. “We’ve been waiting to get back out here, and it felt gooood,” Chesney said. “It was our third time coming to Tampa to kick off the tour, and there’s a reason. It’s Florida… It’s warm… It’s near the ocean… and these fans are just off the chain.” They passed license plates that said “No Shoes” and “Nation,” high school yearbooks and oversized pirate flags to the stage. They sang along to “You & Tequila,” “Everybody Wants To Go Heaven,” “Anything But Mine” and “Out Last Night.” They got to see Kacey Musgraves duet with Chesney on the #1 “Come Over.” They were thrilled to hear No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problem’s “On The Coast of Somewhere Be…