Shania Twain famously name-dropped Brad Pitt in her 1998 song, “That Don’t Impress Me Much”.  But that was a long time ago . . . he’s 59 now, and obviously HIDEOUS.  So if that song came out today, who would she pick? Someone just asked her in an interview in the U.K., and her answer was . . . Channing Tatum.  She joked that it might be harder to fit his name into the lyrics.  But then she tried it out and said, “Yeah, that works.”

People have been asking Chris Janson about the line . . . “a bigger one on the wall” . . . in his song, “All I Need Is You”.  I think people read too much into things that are very obvious. He says it’s about a bigger fish or a bigger buck, or any kind of wild game.  Quote, “As a hunter and a fisher and a conservationist, we always want the next biggest greatest thing, so that’s where that line came from.”

Sam Hunt announced the dates of his Summer on the Outskirts Tour.  It kicks off July 6th in Hartford, Connecticut . . . and wraps September 9th in Raleigh, North Carolina.  He’s bringing Brett Young and Lily Rose along to open the shows.  You’ll find the details on Sam’s Twitter.

Old Dominion singer Matt Ramsey brought a fan named Tye onstage during their show in Calgary over the weekend.  Tye had a sign saying he wanted to play guitar on the song “Nowhere Fast”, and Matt took him up on the offer.  Tye even threw some great harmonies.

Kip Moore announced a world tour to support his upcoming fifth album, “Damn Love”, which comes out April 28th.  It kicks off Saturday in Australia and will wrap up in November in Michigan.  For his fall dates, he’ll be joined by The Cadillac Three.  Tickets go on sale Friday.  Sept 28 Santander

Amanda Gorman is 25.  America’s first National Youth Poet Laureate.

Jenna Fischer is 49.  Pam on “The Office”.

Lynn Swann is 71.  NFL Hall of Famer who won four Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers (1975, 1976, 1979, and 1980).  He was the MVP of Super Bowl 10 in 1976.


MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2023

Over a THIRD of the songs on Billboard Hot 100 there right now are Morgan Wallen’s. Morgan’s album “One Thing at a Time” came out this month, and ALL 36 songs are now on the Hot 100 list.  That’s a new record, and not just for country artists.  This only happens when a huge artist…

FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2023

Are you a TRUE country fan?  Not unless you have a really good memory, I guess.  “Taste of Country” posted a huge list of the, quote, “country music singalongs” that “every country fan should know by heart”.  A lot of them are classics, like “Friends in Low Places” . . . “On the Road Again”…