Artist Updates (4-15-13)

faith hill11Faith Hill will no longer be performing the opening theme for Sunday Night Football. The singer revealed the news to fans via her Facebook page today:

“Amazing 2 [sic] have been part of SNF- an honor. I’ve just let everyone there know it’s time 2 [sic] let someone else rock the open. Difficult decision. Kinda Emotional. Love all you guys at SNF – I’ll b [sic] watching!!”

Hill began performing the opening theme in 2007.

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Photo: Dana Tynan

Sugarland’s Kristian Bush has launched a new web series, Music Monday. Each Monday, the singer-songwriter will stream a different song and discuss the story behind it. The song could be a new demo or an old favorite. His first installment begins today (April 15), with “Call It Even,” from Billy Pilgrim’s 2001 project In The Time Machine. For more information, visit

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misswilliebrown390x260Amanda Watkins and Kasey Buckley of Miss Willie Brown have parted ways. Watkins will continue to pursue a solo career. “I support Kasey as she decides to take a break from the world of music. I’m sure as you have seen over the past few years, there is nothing that will ever come between us,” Watkins said via her Facebook page. “The songs that you have been loving and playing will be ever present on my solo journey. It’s going to be a great year with lots to come! And I promise to keep you updated every step of the way through touring, videos, posts and most of all music.”

Miss Willie Brown debuted in 2011 and toured with Dierks Bentley and Josh Thompson.

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Bigger Picture Group’s Chris Janson recently participated in the ACM & Cabela’s Great Outdoors Archery Event on April 6. Also competing was Willie Robertson, star of the A&E hit show Duck Dynasty.

Pictured (L-R): Chris Janson, Willie and Korie Robertson

Pictured (L-R): Chris Janson, Willie and Korie Robertson


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