“Country music is America’s music,” Carrie Underwood said, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is “the pride of Nashville.”
The theme of this year’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum benefit is Songtellers (A LARGE Intimate Evening), and participants include Urban, Vince Gill, Reba, Kacey Musgraves, Brantley Gilbert and Ronnie Milsap. See the full list of performers.
For his third studio album, the “Whatever She’s Got” singer told Radio.com that he “really wanted to try some new things. Not intentionally go in a different direction, but explore some new territory.”
“I had three or four family members that live in the Memphis area call me immediately,” he recalled. “That would have had to be my first cell phone so I was already breaking the law by talking on my cell phone, driving. But it was an exciting moment.”
“If anybody’s been in a relationship for a long time they’ve all been through ‘Miss You.’ It’s a song about being in love and everything going great but being too busy to show love.”
A native of the tiny town of Kennett, Missouri, Nail’s well-documented love of sports is a very close second to music in his heart, always rooting for teams that hail from his home state.
Known for his emotional piano ballads, the new album is less piano-based and more guitar-heavy than his previous two releases.
The “Wagon Wheel” singer announced his new headlining tour will kick off this coming January. See all the dates and cities.
Monday night’s benefit raised money for families of 19 firefighters who perished in an Arizona wildfire last month. The show featured Dierks with The Band Perry, Randy Houser, and David Nail.
The July 22 concert also features the Band Perry, Randy Houser, and David Nail.