Brad Paisley has teamed with Hostess Brands, LLC, the Country Music Association (CMA), and Sony Music Nashville for a special summer promotion. Select Hostess Twinkies and Donettes items will include a code providing access to a Spotify playlist curated by Brad and featuring tracks from his Love And War album. Hostess fans also have the chance to enter a Sweepstakes to win a grand prize trip to the 51st Annual CMA Awards on November 8th in Nashville.
Garth Brooks is the highest-paid country artist, according to Forbes magazine's recently released 2017 list of the top-earning celebrities of the last 12 months. He ranks at Number 26 with $60 million, followed by Kenny Chesney at Number 53 with $42.5 million, Luke Bryan at Number 55 with $42 million, Dolly Parton at Number 71 with $37 million. Toby Keith and Florida Georgia Line are tied for Number 83 on with $34.5 million each, while Jason Aldean rounds out the country entertainers at Number 98 with the $32.5 million. Diddy tops the list with $130 million this year.