Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have been rumored to be heading to Las Vegas for a residency at a theater there in the coming months. The news has yet to be confirmed, and while Tim hinted it might be true, he remained pretty vague when asked about the details.
Carrie Underwood is in the midst of her first string of overseas tour dates. She kicked things off with a sold-out show at London's Royal Albert Hall on Thursday (June 21st) followed by five dates in Australia. Carrie stops in Melbourne tomorrow (Tuesday, June 26th), Tamworth on June 29th, and Brisbane on June 30th, before closing her trip with a two-night run at the Sydney Opera House on July 2nd and 3rd. This is the first time that Carrie's played London or Australia, and not only is she looking forward to the performances, she's also hoping to spend time exploring the cities and doing a little sight seeing.
Reba McEntire was inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame in Los Angeles on Friday (June 22nd). The season's opening night concert also welcomed Chaka Khan into the Hall, while at the same time raising more than $1 million for the Los Angeles Philharmonic's music education programs.
Taylor Swift, Dolly Parton and Patsy Cline all made Rolling Stone magazine's Women Who Rock list. Also ranked among one of the fiercest albums that female rock & rollers have given the world" are Lady Gaga, Carole King, Lucinda Williams and Aretha Franklin, among others. Taylor comes in at Number 45 for Speak Now, preceded by Dolly at Number 32 for her 1975 greatest hits, and Patsy at Number 15 for The Patsy Cline Collection.
Chris Young is getting more involved in the business side of the music business. He has created a new production and artist development company in Nashville with business manager Becky Harris and songwriter Anthony Smith, who, with Chris, wrote "Tomorrow." The company is called Artist Concepts, and it focuses on finding fresh, promising talent.
Wynonna Judd's recent wedding to Cactus Moser was missing two important family members -- her mom, Naomi, and her sister, Ashley. And their absence wasn't an accident. Wynonna told Us Weekly that she intentionally left the two off the guest list, saying, "If I know Ashley, she would have re-positioned my dress, or Mom would have given me a Kleenex to stuff in my bra, or told me I have something in my teeth. I just didn't want that. I just wanted to get married!"
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