10/12/21 Nashville Minute

(Nashville, TN) — Reba McEntire is speaking out about the divorce between her stepson, Brandon Blackstock, and Kelly Clarkson. In an interview with “Extra,” Reba said she loves the both of them and wishes them well. Reba divorced from Brandon Blackstock’s father, Narvel, back in 2015.

(Austin, TX) — Two of country music’s biggest legends are coming together on one stage in their home-state of Texas. George Strait and Willie Nelson will perform during the grand-opening of the University of Texas’ new arena in Austin. The one-night-only event, “Strait from Moody Center,” will be held April 29th. The event is also in celebration of Willie’s 89th birthday. Tickets go on pre-sale next week.

(Nashville, TN) — Country music newcomer Elvie Shane is announcing the release of his first, full-length studio album. Shane quickly rose to stardom with the release of his debut single, “My Boy,” which is currently in the top five on the country charts. His album, ‘Backslider,’ features 15 tracks, including a duet with Tenille Townes. It’s due out on October 29th.

(Nashville, TN) — It’s no surprise Mitchel Tenpenny is a lover of the Christmas season. The rising country music singer is releasing an eleven-track Christmas album, called ‘Naughty List.’ It’s a mix of holiday staples and original tunes. Last year, Tenpenny released a seven-song EP, called ‘Neon Christmas.’ The newest album drops October 29th.

(Nashville, TN) — Midland lead singer Mark Wystrach and his wife, Ty Haney, are expecting their second child. Wystrach made the announcement yesterday on Instagram. The couple is expecting a baby boy, and he is due in December. They also have a daughter, two-year-old Sunny.