Reba McEntire tells Extra that the ACM Awards on Sunday will begin with a tribute to the victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting. “A lot of heartfelt words from a lot of different artists. It will open the show and it will set the tone for how we feel towards the victims, the families, the fans. It affected our community, our friends. We will definitely pay tribute to the people who were affected by it.”
Florida Georgia Line and Jason Aldean have recorded a new song together. It will be on Florida Georgia Line’s fourth album. No other details are available.
Life & Style Weekly Magazine claims Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are making plans to spend the rest of their lives together. A source tells the magazine; “Gwen had her last child at 44, and at 48, she says she’s healthier than ever. Her dream is to marry Blake and have his child. And announcing her pregnancy to friends and family on their big day would make the wedding all the more special. They’re both so overjoyed. They’re hoping for a little girl. Blake and Gwen have been wanting this day to come for a very long time — being pregnant when she walks down the aisle is the ultimate wedding scenario for Gwen.”
Thomas Rhett’s wife Lauren tells Southern Living magazine that she named her daughter Willa after Thomas’s grandfather Willard. “I wanted a name that was really strong and something that empowered her and encouraged her to know how strong she is. For many years he’s been the rock of our family. Willard means brave, resolutely strong and brave.”
Headline Planet claims Keith Urban and Julia Michaels will perform “Coming Home” at the ACM Awards on Sunday. Toby Keith and Blake Shelton will perform ”Should Have Been a Cowboy” while Jon Pardi and Alan Jackson will perform ”Chattahoochee”. Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina will perform “What Ifs”.
OK! magazine claims Faith Hill is concerned about Tim McGraw’s health following his collapse several weeks ago. A source tells the magazine; “Tim takes exercise and dieting to an extreme. Tim’s routine took the place of alcohol. Faith has hired an on-call chef to make him stick-to-your-ribs Southern food. She wants him to gain at least 10 pounds. Even therapy is on the table if he needs it!”