Tag Archives: COVID-19

Garth Brooks Postpones Facebook Live Concert on July 7 Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Garth Brooks Postpones Facebook Live Concert on July 7 Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Garth Brooks has postponed his Facebook Live concert that was scheduled to take place on July 7 on Inside Studio G. Garth’s media contact released a statement on July 6: “Out of an abundance of caution, Garth Brooks is moving his and Trisha’s July 7th Facebook concert to a later date and postponing Inside Studio…MORE

Cumulus Stations to Air “Feeding America Emergency Radiothon” on April 30

Cumulus Stations to Air “Feeding America Emergency Radiothon” on April 30

More than 6,000 radio stations—including all available Cumulus radio stations—will air the Radio Cares’ Feeding America Emergency Radiothon on April 30. The Feeding America Emergency Radiothon will drive donations to Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund and its 200 local member food banks. The all-day radiothon will features artists, radio personalities and special guests sharing stories…MORE

Blake Shelton Donates $150,000 to Oklahoma Food Bank During COVID-19 Fundraiser

Blake Shelton Donates $150,000 to Oklahoma Food Bank During COVID-19 Fundraiser

Oklahoma native Blake Shelton donated $150,000 to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma as part of ABC affiliate KOCO-TV 5’s Give From Home Fundraiser. “A lot of Oklahomans are going to bed hungry tonight,” said Blake in a video clip via KOCO. “That’s not something that I can live with. That’s why I’m going to…MORE

Charlie Daniels Forms Partnership to Help Veterans During COVID-19 Pandemic

Charlie Daniels Forms Partnership to Help Veterans During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Journey Home Project, a nonprofit that supports veterans in their return, rehabilitation and reintegration back into civilian life, has partnered with Code of Vets, a nonprofit that uses social media to raise awareness and funds for veterans in distress. Charlie Daniels, who is the chairman of The Journey Home Project, announced that the goal…MORE

Sturgill Simpson Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis

Sturgill Simpson Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis

Sturgill Simpson revealed he tested positive for COVID-19 via Instagram on April 11. The Sound & Fury singer says he initially visited the ER on March 13 after suffering “chest pains, fever and pre-stroke blood pressure levels.” However, Sturgill notes he was not tested for the virus because the ER doctor told him he “did…MORE

John Prine Dies at 73 From COVID-19 Complications

John Prine Dies at 73 From COVID-19 Complications

Legendary troubadour John Prine, 73, died on April 7 from complications of COVID-19, according to Rolling Stone. John’s wife, Fiona, confirmed on April 3 that John had been diagnosed with COVID-19, as well as pneumonia in both lungs. John had been in the hospital since March 26 and using a ventilator since March 28. John…MORE

John Prine Battles COVID-19 & Pneumonia in Hospital ICU: “He Is Very Ill”

John Prine Battles COVID-19 & Pneumonia in Hospital ICU: “He Is Very Ill”

John Prine’s wife, Fiona, provided an update on her husband’s condition via Instagram on April 2. Fiona confirmed that John, 73, has been diagnosed with COVID-19, as well as pneumonia in both lungs. John has been in the hospital since March 26 and using a ventilator since March 28. “He is very ill and yet…MORE

Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis

Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis

Asleep at the Wheel frontman Ray Benson, 69, revealed via Facebook on March 31 that he has been diagnosed with COVID-19. “Well folks, the bad news I’ve contracted the corona virus!!” said Ray. “Been feeling tired for about 10 days! Went to be tested on the 21st! No tests so went home! Went back yesterday…MORE

Nashville Singer/Songwriter Kalie Shorr Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis

Nashville Singer/Songwriter Kalie Shorr Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis

Nashville singer/songwriter Kalie Shorr revealed via Twitter on March 30 that she has been diagnosed with COVID-19. “Despite being quarantined (except for a handful of trips for groceries) for three weeks, I managed to contract COVID 19,” said Kalie in her initial tweet. “I’m feeling significantly better, but it’s proof how dangerous and contagious this…MORE

John Prine’s Wife Provides Update on His Condition

John Prine’s Wife Provides Update on His Condition

John Prine’s wife, Fiona, provided two updates on her husband’s condition via Twitter on March 30, one day after a post on John’s official Instagram account revealed he had been hospitalized for COVID-19 symptoms. “I have recovered from Covid-19,” said Fiona, who tested positive for COVID-19 on March 19. “We are humbled by the outpouring…MORE

John Prine Hospitalized With COVID-19 Symptoms: “His Situation Is Critical”

John Prine Hospitalized With COVID-19 Symptoms: “His Situation Is Critical”

Singer/songwriter John Prine, 73, has been hospitalized after suffering from COVID-19 symptoms. John’s family released a statement via Instagram on March 29: “After a sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms, John was hospitalized on Thursday. He was intubated Saturday evening, and continues to receive care, but his situation is critical. This is hard news for us…MORE

Joe Diffie Releases Statement After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Joe Diffie Releases Statement After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Joe Diffie, 61, has confirmed he tested positive for COVID-19. The “John Deere Green” singer released a statement on March 27: “I am under the care of medical professionals and currently receiving treatment. My family and I are asking for privacy at this time. We want to remind the public and all my fans to…MORE

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Brian Kelley Finds A Solo Home

Brian Kelley Finds A Solo Home

Earlier this year Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard announced that while Florida Georgia Line would continue, both guys would also be venturing out to do their own musical projects. As their FGL song “Long Live” is knocking on the door to number-1, Tyler is also climbing the chart with Tim McGraw and their duet “Undivided.”

Now, Brian is giving fans a taste of what’s to come with his solo project – he shared, “There’s a new kind of cowboy in town…who’s ready to ride this wave? Can’t wait for y’all to hear this new music.”

Brian also made some news in announcing that he’s partnering with Warner Music Nashville when it comes to any future solo projects he has, “I couldn’t be more grateful for everyone who has helped me on my journey to get here. I’m humbled to team up with Warner Music Nashville to take the music I’ve been dreamin’ and schemin’ up to the next level. This is just the beginning of a whole new adventure. My vision for what’s next is a vibe and state of mind – get ready to ride the wave with ya Beach Cowboy, y’all!”

Photo Credit: Ben Christensen