On Friday (9/19), during a press conference before he kicked of his Atlanta, Georgia shows, Garth Brooks confirmed that his upcoming all original album will be available on November 11. The album will be released on Pearl/RCA Nashville and will feature his current single, "People Loving People." Fans can pre-order the album at garthbrooks.com and ghosttunes.com. In addition to the album, fans can order an additional mega bundle including all eight iconic studio albums digitally updated, the new double live 25th Anniversary Edition featuring 30 songs along with 30 videos, an instant download of the new single, "People Loving People" and the bonus track, "Send ‘Em On Down The Road."
this week that his Southern Ground Artists record label has three new label partnerships. The label has been independent for the last year, but Brown announced new partnerships with Universal’s John Varvatos Records, Big Machine Label Group and Republic Records. The deal will include all of the artists signed to Southern Ground Artists, as well as future Zac Brown Band albums.
talks about him and Dolly Parton's
first CMA nomination since the 1980's for Musical Event of the Year for their duet, "You Can’t Make Old Friends." He says, "Whether we win or not, it was an event for me being back together with my good friend. I have great respect for everyone in this category, and there’s no way you can lose being in that group." Other nominees in the category include Vince Gill
and Paul Franklin's
"Bakersfield", Tim McGraw
and Faith Hill‘s
"Meanwhile Back at Mama’s," "Somethin’ Bad" from Miranda Lambert
and Carrie Underwood
and Lambert and Keith Urban
on "We Were Us." The 48th annual CMA Awards will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on November 5 at 8 PM ET on ABC. (Photo Credit: www.theboot.com
is safe after a private charter jet he was a passenger on was disabled, causing a flight cancellation. After filming a segment for his TV show On The Road
for the Sportsman’s Channel, an error caused the Cessna to veer off the taxiway and become stuck in mud, prohibiting the safe continuation of the flight. Lewis said, "I'm so glad that we are safe; however, I am really sorry that the fans in Tulsa were disappointed and let down with me not making tonight’s show. I promise I’ll be back to Tulsa soon."