9/29/21 Nashville Minute

— Country music star Alan Jackson is revealing he has a degenerative nerve condition. Speaking with the “Today” show, Jackson said Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, commonly referred to as CMT, causes balance issues and has affected his ability to walk. Related to Parkinson’s, there’s no cure for CMT, but it can be managed with therapy.

– Scotty McCreery is celebrating his fourth-number one single. “You Time” made it to the top of the Billboard Country Airplay Chart this week. It’s off his album, ‘Same Truck’ McCreery says, like many of his other songs, this one was inspired by his wife, Gabi.

— Zac Brown is recovering from COVID-19. The lead singer of the Zac Brown Band announced the diagnosis yesterday. He said he’s tested positive, “despite taking precautions.” Four shows are affected through October 3rd. Refunds will be issued.

— Trisha Yearwood is out with her fourth cook book. “Easy Comfort Food For Friends & Family” was released yesterday. The country star and host of the hit Food Network show Trisha’s Southern Kitchen says she wrote the cookbook while she was home during the quarantine.