Carrie Underwood, Ludacris Celebrate Double Platinum Like Champs
Global superstars Carrie Underwood and Ludacris reunited Thursday night (May 4) at Bridgestone Arena to celebrate their hit collaboration “The Champion” earning its RIAA Double Platinum certification. Underwood penned the track with Brett James, Chris DeStefano, and Christopher Bridges (aka Ludacris). Produced by Jim Jonsin, the song was used for NBC’s Super Bowl LII and their 2018 Olympic Winter Games coverage. The event anthem quickly hit No. 1 in 10 countries including the U.S.
Underwood and Ludacris also released a poignant and powerful montage music video for “The Champion. Directed by Jimmy Lynch, it featured a behind-the-scenes look at the pair recording the song. The video also showed historic moments highlight professional athletes and everyday champions. Fans launched a trend sharing their own champion-inspired photos and videos on social media using #TheChampion.
Kane Brown Team Celebrates Stagecoach Victory
Kane Brown headlined Stagecoach Festival for the event’s 15th Anniversary with an explosive performance on Saturday, April 29. His pyro-packed set lit up the desert sky and had a special appearance from his wife and fellow artist Katelyn Brown.
Kane is nominated for five ACMs at the upcoming Awards on Thursday (May 11), including Entertainer Of The Year and Male Artist Of The Year, as well as Single Of The Year, Visual Media Of The Year and Music Event Of The Year for “Thank God,” alongside his wife Katelyn.
Nashville Educators Gather For ‘Hope & Healing for Heroes’
Last Monday (May 1), over 1,000 teachers, educators, staff and administrators in Nashville gathered at Belmont’s Fisher Center for the “Hope and Healing For Heroes” event. The evening was hosted to provide an opportunity to connect in community and gain tools for navigating the trauma of the recent Covenant School mass shooting.
Miles Adcox, Chairman at The Onsite Foundation, emceed the event which featured inspirational music from Lauren Daigle, Tyler Hubbard, Trisha Yearwood and CeCe Winans. Messages of hope were shared from teachers and student survivors from Parkland, Columbine and Paducah. Adcox moderated a panel of experts in trauma-informed education and counseling services.
Mitchell Tenpenny, Meghan Patrick & Crown Royal Kick Off Military Appreciation Month
In celebration of Military Appreciation Month, Crown Royal, Mitchell Tenpenny and Meghan Patrick partnered with Nashville-based nonprofit, CreatiVets, at their Third Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Proceeds go towards supporting CreatiVets’ mission of helping veterans heal through music therapy and the arts.
To continue the celebration and to further support our military, Crown Royal and CreatiVets hosted Tenpenny, Patrick, Jameson Rodgers, and numerous other country music stars at Old Hickory Country Club. The country music family also participated in the brand’s decade-long program, The Purple Bag Project, which turns donated Crown Royal bags into care packages for the military overseas.
“As the son of an Air Force vet, supporting our military and recognizing the sacrifices our men and women make to keep us safe is personal. I’m proud I can join Crown Royal which has long supported our military communities during Military Appreciation Month,” says Tenpenny. “Today and everyday, I appreciate the steadfast support of these selfless individuals, and I’m proud that I could join Crown Royal and my peers in extending gratitude to CreatiVets for all they do to support our military and veteran communities.”
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