Country Music Album Releases, TV opps, Big & Rich hosting gig and More!

Tune-in Alerts:

Country meets Family Feud this weekend when two country stars show up and try to raise money for their charity.

Photo credit: ABC Network

Lee Brice takes on Jerrod Neimann. Tune in Sunday, August 27th (8:00 – 9:00 p.m. EDT). Here’s the breakdown of the two teams:

Team Lee Brice – Country music recording artist; playing for The Folds of Honor

  •   Lewis Brice – Lee’s brother, named “Artist to Watch” by Rolling Stone.
  •  Felicia Watkins – Lee’s cousin
  •   James Houston Hicks – Lee’s cousin
  •  Jefferson Jeca Nyborg – Lee’s cousin


Team Jerrod Niemann – Multiplatinum country music artist; playing for the United Service Organizations, Inc.

  •    Morgan Petek Niemann – Jerrod’s wife
  •    Joseph Aaron Niemann – Jerrod’s brother
  •    Amy Jo Stelzer – Jerrod’s sister
  •   Julie Renee Schults – Jerrod’s sister


Via Radio, Big & Rich fans can tune in over the weekend, when the dynamic duo fill in for Kix Brooks on the American Country Countdown. The duo’s newest album, Did it for the Party  is set to drop Sept 15th.

Big Kenny and John Rich
photo credit: Jason Simanek

New Video Release: Independent artist and multi-instrumentalist Canaan Cox who’s official music video of his debut single “Lie” is to release on Monday, August 28th. 

canaan cox

For more information on this upcoming artist, visit SongShine Media



Before he was Deacon Clayborne on Nashville, Charles Esten was known to audiences of the impromptu comedy improv show as Chip Esten.




He joined forces once again on the CW’s, Whose Line is it Anyway? The episode aired Thursday, August 24th, and can be found here. For more Chip flashbacks, check out this YouTube video that features some of his great performances.


Albums Released:

Blake Shelton released a new album today. Because what’s better than listening to Blake?


Listening to live versions of his hits, of course.Pick up your copy and hear all your favorites performed live.

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver’s new album, Life is a Story, released today.

doyle lawson quicksilver

Already seeing early chart action, their bluegrass album charted at #31 last week, with the first cut, Life to My Days, debuts today at #23 on the Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart. To buy their newest album, click  here now.



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