12/22/21 Nashville Minute

— Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are breaking records with their new “Yellowstone” prequel, “1883.” The powerhouse couple stars in the series as James and Margaret Dutton, the patriarch and matriarch of the Dutton family. Sunday’s premiere made history as the most watched original series premiere on Paramount-Plus with four-point-nine-million views, more than doubling the previous record. “1883” also marked the biggest new series premiere on cable TV since “Into the Badlands” and “The Walking Dead” in 2015.

— Brett Eldredge is not letting a bout of COVID-19 stop him from entertaining fans. Mr. Christmas himself treated his Instagram followers to a 30-minute living room performance on Monday night. Just a few days earlier, he tested positive for COVID and was forced to cancel a pair of Glow Tour shows in Chicago. Those dates have been rescheduled for next week.

— Morgan Wallen and Rapper Lil Durk are dropping the music video for their surprise country-rap collaboration, “Broadway Girls.” It was filmed on Nashville’s infamous Lower Broadway and Jason Aldean’s Kitchen and Rooftop Bar. Wallen shared a snippet of the song with fans in October, and it quickly went viral on TikTok. The unexpected collaboration officially dropped last Friday.

— Brothers Osborne are announcing a deluxe version of their latest album, ‘Skeletons.’ It will include the original 12 tracks, plus three new ones. The album was released in October 2020. This year, it was nominated for both the CMA and ACM Albums of the Year, as well as a Grammy award for Best Country Album. The deluxe version is due out in 2022.

— Dustin Lynch and MacKenzie Porter are sitting pretty on the top of the Billboard Country Airplay chart. Their duet, “Thinking ‘Bout You,” is number one for the third week in a row. The song is on Lynch’s fourth studio album, ‘Tullahoma.’