It’s country week on the Today Show and a selection of Nashville’s stars are filling in for a vacationing Kathie Lee Gifford through Friday, March 23.
Yesterday (March 19), MCA Records’ Josh Turner co-hosted with Kotb, where he helped judge Today’s “Voice Contest: Kids Edition,” and helped Kotb interview actress Bernadette Peters. Turner’s current single “Time Is Love” is climbing the charts, and the video just premiered on GAC. His forthcoming album Punching Bag is due in stores this Summer.
Today (March 20), Curb Records’ Lee Brice joined host Hoda Kotb during the fourth hour of the program and serenaded her with his hits “Love Like Crazy” and “A Woman Like You.” The pair also played a True/False game about allergies, and interviewed Kirk Cameron. Brice’s sophomore album Hard 2 Love hits stores April 24.
Check out videos of Brice and Turner here.
Coming up next is Randy Travis, who will co-host on Wednesday, March 21. Warner Bros. John Rich will co-host and BNA Records’ Casey James will perform on Thursday, March 22. The week will close out with Kellie Pickler in the co-hosting chair Friday, March 23.
The fourth hour of the Today Show airs 10-11 am ET.