9-17-21 Nashville Minute
— Carly Pearce is out with a new full-length album. ’29: Written in Stone’ is an extended version of the singer’s EP. It features 15 songs, including eight new cuts. The album drops today.
Loretta Lynn Raises $900K During Benefit Concert
(Nashville, TN) — Loretta Lynn says she’ll be able to make a huge donation to the United Way thanks to help from local musicians. Lynn says they raised over 930-thousand during a benefit concert this week called Hometown Rising. Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Luke Bryan and Luke Combs also performed. The funds will help the victims affected by the August 21st flood that killed 20 people and left hundreds of homes destroyed.
NBC’s “The Voice” Kicks Off Sunday
(Los Angeles, CA) — Season 20 of “The Voice” premieres this Monday, September 20th. Blake Shelton returns to the judge’s chair, alongside Ariana Grande, Kelly Clarkson and John Legend. Jason Aldean and Dierks Bentley are announced as the Battle Round advisors for Shelton and Clarkson, while Camila Cabello will advise Legend, and Kristin Chenoweth will team up with Grande.
CMT Unveils 2021 Artists Of The Year
(Nashville, TN) — CMT is unveiling the 2021 Artists of the Year. They’re Chris Stapleton, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini and Luke Combs. The event celebrates artists who’ve dominated the last year in country music. The event airs live from Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 13 at 9p.m./8 p.m. central.