ABC says Luke Combs will be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on July 16th.Kelsea Ballerini is expected to play the Opry on that night .
Luke Combs Tweet of the Day: “I hate golf. I quit golf. I can’t wait to play tomorrow.”
Jake Owen responded, ”Beer makes it better. And, Beer never broke my heart like golf has.”
Nicole Kidman tells InStyle magazine that she and Keith Urban have a kissing rule. “The greatest thing our family priest told us very early on in our marriage was, ’Always kiss hello and kiss goodbye’. It just keeps you connected.”
Carrie Underwood tells People magazine that she always knew Mike Fisher was the man she was going to marry. ”I had dated guys and kind of knew, like, ‘No.’ Nothing was ever really wrong, but nothing was really right either. With him, it was like a good partnership. It was an easy relationship to be in. He is so levelheaded about everything, and when I was dealing with everything, not just emotionally but hormonally, when you’re going on that roller coaster of pregnant, not pregnant, pregnant, not pregnant, I was probably not very easy to love, to be honest. And to have somebody so even-keeled, he was my lifeline, keeping me grounded,” she noted about her man. “I feel like he is the person I was meant to be with.”
Eric Church tells the website Harmony Central that he never took guitar lessons.“I never took lessons. I just picked it up and worked my way through it. I learned some chords and songs and put them together and taught myself.”
Lee Brice tells Palmetto magazine that his father turned him onto country music.“It was whatever Daddy listened to: Alabama, The Oak Ridge Boys, George Strait. It was country radio and Randy Travis, and then later, when I got to high school, I started finding out that there was other music out there than country and gospel. Then, it was Pearl Jam and Guns and Roses, Whitney Houston and Brian McKnight, and Boyz II Men, and so I got into those worlds. Obviously, as I grew up, my range of music did too.”
Dan + Shay tell Billboard magazine that their favorite duo of all time is Hall and Oates. Dan Smyers says; “They complemented each other so well. Just brilliant songwriting chemistry.” Shay Mooney says; “Their melodies were so far ahead of their time; what they were doing was pretty insane.”