Chris Janson tells Rolling Stone magazine that he’s only good at making music. “I feel like I was born to do this. I’m not that good at anything else. I believe that you should try to be a master craftsman at whatever you are doing, but other than music I am pretty subpar.”
Kenny Chesney tells Billboard magazine that sports fans and concertgoers are a lot alike. “I don’t think anything surpasses the excitement of seeing your favorite team play, but I do think people who come to these stadiums really bring their most passionate selves. When they come to these places Levi Stadium, Arrowhead Stadium, Raymond James Stadium they come to throw everything they have at their team. And I think they bring that mindset when they walk in the door for our shows, too.”
Hollywoodlife.com claims Miranda Lambert’s husband, Brendan McLoughlin, may not return to his job as a New York City police officer and instead may become her full-time bodyguard. A source tells the website, “Brendan had always planned on returning to the NYPD after taking a short hiatus from work. He loves being a police officer and it’s something he saw himself doing for the rest of his life. Brendan had every intention of spending time with Miranda after their wedding to just enjoy the honeymoon phase and then go back after her tour is done. But as time has gone on, Miranda and Brendan have become so inseparable and love spending as much time together as they can.”
Music Row Magazine says ”CMT Crossroads” is doing a new special with Sheryl Crow. She will be singing with Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Chris Stapleton and Joe Walsh on September 27th.
Brett Eldredge tells Sounds Like Nashville that trading his smartphone for a flip phone has changed his life. “I’m definitely in a new phase. All the outside noise, I’ve cut most of it out, and it’s been a profound experience of such a deeper level than anything I’ve ever written or created in my music career.”
Kelsea Ballerini recently turned 26 before posting the following message online. “I settled into my imperfections and stopped being scared to be emotional. I took ownership over my life, thoughts, feelings, and creativity and trusted myself. I started therapy. I cared more about the meal than the bloat. I picked the midnight heart to hearts and wine nights with real friends over getting proper sleep. I did more travel for fun than just for ‘work.’ Cheers from London and entering into my late 20’s. *starts actually using eye creams and learns hangovers last a full 36 hours*”
Eagle Country claims Brett Young is planning to release an acoustic album later today called “The Acoustic Sessions EP.’