A representative for Trace Adkins
has released a joint statement from him and his wife, Rhonda Adkins
, regarding their divorce. The statement reads, "Trace and Rhonda are united in ensuring that their children's interests come first. They thank everyone for respecting their privacy as they work through this personal matter together." On Tuesday, Rhonda filed the paperwork for the divorce in Williamson County, Tennessee, citing their "irreconcilable differences." Rhonda is also asking for primary custody of the couple's three daughters and for Trace to pay child support, alimony and all her legal fees. The couple has been married for 16 years.
The list of performers at the ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute To The Troops concert in Las Vegas has grown with the addition of Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler,
and Keith Urban
to the all-star lineup. These artists will join previously announced performers Merle Haggard, George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum
and The Band Perry
. The event will be co-hosted by NCIS: Los Angeles
stars LL Cool J
and Chris O'Donnell
, and will be taped on April 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The special will then be broadcast on May 20 at 9 PM ET on CBS. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy.
Florida Georgia Line
is taking the meaning of their hit song "Cruise" to a new level. The duo will hit the high seas aboard the Norwegian Pearl for a four day cruise in the fall. The cruise will take place on November 8-12 and will feature performances by FGL, Thomas Rhett, Colt Ford, The Cadillac Three, and more.
The cruise will set sail from Miami and will make stops in Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay in The Bahamas. Besides giving two outdoor performances on the cruise, FGL will also host a Q&A with fans on deck. The cruise will also feature activities such as Trivia, Flip Cup, Bingo and more. The Norwegian Pearl also boasts additional amenities to enjoy such as a 4-lane bowling alley, a rock climbing wall and a casino.
is paying tribute to the music of the legendary Bob Dylan
on his upcoming record titled Off The Grid—Doin' It Dylan
. The album will be released on April 1 and features Daniels performing 10 of Dylan's finest songs. When Bob came to Nashville in 1969 to record his Nashville Skyline
album, Charlie actually played guitar on the tracks. Daniels says that he'll never forget that experience or what it did for him as an artist. (Photo credit: www.charliedaniels.com)