This year's CMA Music Festival ABC-TV special, which has been renamed CMA Fest: The Music Event of Summer, will air on Wednesday, August 16th from 8-11 p.m. ET. The show will be co-hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini. This is the 12th time the four-day CMA Music Festival has been turned into a primetime TV event. Previously, the show was called CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock.
Grand Ole Opry member Carrie Underwood hosted a party for her official fan club at the Grand Ole Opry House yesterday (Tuesday, June 6th) in Nashville. The exclusive event for fan club members included a private performance, a raffle for prizes, and a photo with Carrie inside the Opry’s famed circle of wood. Fans were given Nashville Predators’ rally towels and celebrated Monday (June 5th) last night’s win in a group photo with the superstar. Carrie also performed during two Grand Ole Opry shows last night.
Yesterday (Tuesday, June 5th), Tim McGraw and Faith Hill released the music video of their Top 20-and-climbing hit “Speak to a Girl.” It's the lead single from an album of duets coming later this year from the superstar couple.