News from Nashville: June 8

WESTWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 08: Singer Dierks Bentley attends the premiere of Columbia Pictures' "Only The Brave" at the Regency Village Theatre on October 8, 2017 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Starting off, we have a birthday this weekend! Lee Brice will turn 39 on Sunday.

We have some new album releases today:

  • Dierks Bentley released “The Mountain.”
  • Craig Campbell released a 7-track EP today, called “See You Try.”
  • Sugarland released their first album in eight years today. They decided to call it “Bigger.”

Carrie Underwood and Ludacris will perform “The Champion” for the first time together on the Radio Disney Music Awards on June 22nd.

Granger Smith will perform on The Bachelorette on June 18th.

And, last week I mentioned that Darius Rucker was holding his annual Darius and Friends concert and golf tournament. Well, the final tally is in, and they raised over $400,000 for St. Jude with that show. To date, Darius has raised over $1.6 million for St. Jude through his various fund raising events.




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