1/24/22 Nashville Minute
— Thomas Rhett is headed on tour this summer. His Bring The Bar To You Tour kicks off in mid-June with back-to-back shows in Gilford, New Hampshire. TR will make over two-dozen stops before wrapping up in September in Dayton, Ohio. Parker McCollum and Conner Smith will open the shows.
— CMT is announcing its 2022 Next Women of Country class. Lily Rose, Camille Parker, Laci Kaye Booth and Julia Cole are just a few of the inductees. They join the likes of alumni Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Carly Pearce and Kacy Musgraves. The Next Women of Country program recognizes the country music newcomers who are on the verge of stardom.
— Chris Janson is putting the finishing touches on his fourth studio album. ‘All In’ is due out in the spring. Janson released the title track of the album on Friday, which was inspired by his wife, Kelly Lynn.
— Blake Shelton is turning some of his biggest hits into lullabies. ‘Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Blake Shelton’ is due out on February 4th. “Austin,” “God’s Country” and “Nobody But You” are just a few of the songs that are featured on the 12-track album.
— Country icons Shenandoah are celebrating 35 years in country music. The Grammy Award-winning group is announcing their Anniversary Tour. It starts February 11th, in Sulpher Springs, Texas and includes dates through October. Tickets are available now for select stops.