Blake Shelton is planning a cruise for him and his fans.  The “Blake Shelton & Friends Cruise” will set sail October 14th through the 21st of next year.  Other acts that will perform include Trace Adkins, Easton Corbin, Neil McCoy, Lee Brice, Randy Houser, Justin Moore and Jerrod Niemann.  It’s a seven day cruise on the Norwegian Cruise Lines “Pearl.”  You can get more information at his website

Jake Owen raised $3,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital this week.  He played his second Stageit show.  Jake said he was proud to raise that amount of money in just 35 minutes – the same time he would have been playing music around his kitchen with his friends.  He stated, “it’s a pretty cool way to give back.”

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The upcoming Kenny Chesney tour, featuring Tim McGraw, “Brothers of the Sun,” is already breaking records.  As of December 3rd, nearly 275,000 concert tickets have already been sold.  That’s more tickets than any of his previous tours as far as initial sales.  Several shows are even approaching sold out status while 12 of the 20 concerts have yet to go on sale.  Here’s what Kenny had to say about the upcoming tour: 

And if you didn’t get enough of the Mindy McCready ongoing saga, she will tell all tomorrow night on ABC.  A detailed interview will be featured on 20/20 at 10pm.  You can also catch a preview of Mindy’s interview on Good Morning America tomorrow morning.