As always, the world of country music was abuzz this week! Below are the top 5 stories you should know about in the country music world.
1. CMA Music Fest at the Opry: More country music superstars have been announced to perform at the Grand Ole Opry during the 2014 CMA Music Festival, including Scotty McCreery and Sara Evans. For a complete lineup and to buy tickets to the shows, visit: http://www.opry.com/cmafest.
2. Kenny Chesney Tweets Mystery Date. Could there be a next album drop in September for one country music star? Kenny Chesney recently tweeted out the date September 30, 2014, but didn’t release any details as to what that date exactly means. Fans are hoping that’s the day the “There Goes My Life” singer will release his next album.
3. Kenny Rogers to Host Children’s Benefit Concert: Country legend Kenny Rogers will host a benefit for his children’s center in Sikeston, MO. The benefit is set for June 1 and proceeds will go towards the Kenny Rogers Children’s Center.
4. PEOPLE Country’s Sexiest Man Named: This one’s for you, ladies. People Country has recently named country’s sexiest man for fall 2014 and the winner is….drum roll, please…Luke Bryan! They definitely chose a good one.
5. Ouch! Country Singer Falls Off Stage during Concert: Country singer Luke Bryan is making the news again this week. This time, a little pain and a few stitches were involved. Bryan was performing in Charlotte, NC when he took a tumble on stage. The “Crash My Party” singer wasn’t severely injured; however, did need a few stitches on his leg. This is the second time Bryan has fallen in NC this year. He first fell during a show in Greensboro.