Nashville News - Tuesday, January 28th
by Christal Blue
posted Jan 28 2014 8:58AM
Following the debut of his brand new song "Invisible" at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night, Hunter Hayes has now revealed that he will be hitting the road on a new tour. Hunter announced yesterday that he will be embarking on his "We're Not Invisible Tour" this spring, with special guests Danielle Bradbery and Dan + Shay featured as opening acts. The tour will kick off on March 20 in Pikeville, Kentucky and will run through the end of May. Hunter's new song "Invisible" has just become available for download on iTunes. For every download of "Invisible" on iTunes, Child Hunger Ends Here will donate the monetary equivalent of one meal to Feeding America.
As Kelly Clarkson prepares to embark on the journey of motherhood, she might be reassured to know that she's getting a mommy approval from fellow singer Martina McBride. McBride is a mother of three children, so it might be safe to assume that her insight on motherhood is very sound. Martina tells People that Kelly’s outgoing and direct that she thinks that will make her a fun mom. Martina has also showed her admiration by bringing Kelly in to sing a duet on her new album Everlasting. Together, Martina and Kelly sing a cover of the song "In The Basement," made famous by the 1966 duet between Etta James and Sugar Pie DeSanto. Everlasting is Martina's 12th studio album and has a new release date of April 8 (moved back from March 4).
David Nail's current single "Whatever She's Got" topped the Billboard Country chart this week, giving the singer his second number one song. "Whatever She's Got" is the lead single from David's forthcoming third studio album, I'm a Fire, which will be released on March 4. Nail recently announced that he will be hitting the road this spring on headlining tour dates in support of the new album. Those tour dates will kick off on March 21 in Medina, Ohio. In addition his headlining tour dates this spring, David will also be hitting the road with Darius Rucker on his "True Believers Tour" and select dates with Lady Antebellum on their "Take Me Downtown Tour."
Frankie Ballard is steadily climbing up the chart with his current Top 15 single, "Helluva Life," and Frankie says he already knows how he will celebrate if the song goes number one. He tells Country Weekly that he wants to buy a full-on Manuel suit. The famous designer has created rhinestone suits for legendary acts like Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley, and Frankie just wants to own a piece of that history. And Frankie already knows how he wants to customize the one-of-a-kind suit if he does get one. He says, he wants it to be purple with a crocodile on the back and on the arms, full-on in rhinestones. And if he scores the suit, he plans to wear it to an awards show! (Photo courtesy: Country Weekly)