Dolly Parton Breaks Two Of Her Own Guinness World Records
Earlier this week, the legendary Dolly Parton was surprised with two new Guinness World Records.
Parton broke two of her own records, expanding her chart success. She holds the world records for the most decades on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with seven, as well as the most hits by a female artist on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with 109.
Carrie Underwood Teams Up With iHeartRadio For A Special Performance
In celebration of her recent chart-topping album, Denim & Rhinestones, Carrie Underwood collaborated with iHeartRadio to present “iHeartRadio LIVE with Carrie Underwood.”
Underwood performed live from Nashville’s Analog at the Hutton Hotel on Sept. 29. She sang some of her hits, as well as new music, giving fans a preview of what’s to come on the “The Denim & Rhinestones Tour” kicking off Oct. 15.
Rising Artist Avery Anna Makes Her Grand Ole Opry Debut
On Friday night (Sept.30), Warner Music Nashville’s Avery Anna made her Grand Ole Opry debut.
Nearly 60 of her friends and family sat in the audience as the Arizona native sang her breakout hit “Narcissist.” She followed with a cover of “Have I Told You Lately” dedicated to her grandfather, who was among those in the audience, and earned a standing ovation.
Her debut EP, Mood Swings, will be released Friday, Oct.7.
Music Row Celebrates Fifth Annual Tee Roy Williams Event In Michigan
Industry members came together in Traverse City, Michigan this past weekend to celebrate the fifth annual Tee Roy Williams event. This year’s event consisted of performances from Curb’s Hannah Ellis and Warner Music Nashville’s Tyler Braden.
The event is named after late artists Troy Gentry (T-Roy) and Don Williams, who passed away on the same day and on the same day as the inaugural event in 2017.
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