JANUARY 24, 2019

CARRIE UNDERWOOD gave birth to a baby boy on Monday . . . her second son with husband Mike Fisher. They named him Jacob Bryan.  Their other son Isaiah is three.  Carrie’s 35, Mike’s 38. They waited until yesterday to post the news on social media, writing, “Mom, dad, and big brother couldn’t be happier for God to trust them with taking care of this little miracle.  Our hearts are full, our eyes are tired and our lives are forever changed.” They also posted three photos that feature each of them getting a turn to hold little Jacob. Carrie’s Cry Pretty Tour 360 doesn’t pick up until May 1st. ANGALEENA PRESLEY of the Pistol Annies gave birth to a baby girl on Tuesday.  She named her Phoenix Joeleena Jean.  It’s her first child with her husband Jordan Powell.  She also has a 12-year-old son named Jed from a previous relationship.

 

ALEX TREBEK says people tend to see him as an “extended family member” because he’s in their homes every night. But he adds, quote, “I also have a lot of women in their 70s and 80s who tell me, ‘You’re hot.'”

 

During a KRIS KRISTOFFERSON show in L.A. last weekend, MARILYN MANSON joined him onstage for “Why Me”, which is a GOSPEL song.

 

The Grammy Museum in LA is opening a DOLLY PARTON exhibit. But it’s not focusing on her brilliant music career.  Instead, they’re honoring her brilliant taste in clothes. Probably have thousands of dresses from over the years.  It’s called “Diamond in a Rhinestone World: The Costumes of Dolly Parton”, and it runs from February 5th through March 17th.

 

CHRIS STAPLETON announced the dates of his All-American Road Show Tour 2019. It’ll pick up July 9th in Allentown, Pennsylvania and run into November.  Margo Price, Brent Cobb, Brothers Osborne, The Marcus King Band, and Kendell Marvel will open select dates.

 

Trace Adkins, Jimmie Allen, Cassadee Pope, Tyler Rich, and Runaway June are some of the artists performing at a benefit for the victims and families of last year’s Borderline Bar & Grill shooting. Charles Esten is the host and it’s going down February 11th in Thousand Oaks, California.

 

“Austin City Limits” released a clip of WILLIE NELSON performing “Funny How Time Slips Away”. It’s from his episode airing this weekend.

 

Somebody asked THOMAS RHETT if he’s planning to join the billions of other country stars opening bars and restaurants in Nashville. He’s put some thought into it, but the project would have to be unique and different from the ones already there.

RANDY TRAVIS is releasing a memoir. It’s called “Forever and Ever, Amen:  A Memoir of Music, Faith, and Braving the Storms of Life” and it’ll be out May 14th.

 

The series premiere of “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes” on Netflix. A documentary featuring recent interviews and archived footage and audio recordings of serial killer Ted Bundy on death row before he was executed in 1989.

 

 

 

Stephen Barker Liles is 35. One half of the country duo Love and Theft.

Tatyana Ali is 40. Ashley Banks on “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air”.

Ed Helms is 45. Andy on “The Office”,

Mary Lou Retton is 51.

Keech Rainwater is 56. Lonestar drummer.

Yakov Smirnoff is 68.

Neil Diamond is 78.

Ray Stevens is 80.

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