Rodney Atkins and his wife Rose Falcon are expecting their second child. They revealed the news on the 4th of July saying Happy Fourth of July; we are thrilled to announce our family is growing. According to tasteofcountry.com the baby is expected to arrive in December and will join big brother Elijah.

 

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Sam Hunt’s single ‘Body Like a Backroad’ has broken a 55 year old country music record. The song has now spent 20 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart breaking the record of 19 weeks by Leroy Van Dyke’s song ’Walk on By.’ Theboot.com points out the overall chart record is held by the duo ‘Florida Georgia Line’ who spent 24 weeks at number one with their song ‘Cruise.’ Sam Hunt’s record is for a solo artist.

 

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Maren Morris has a famous fan that called her to tell her so.  Sir Elton John is a fan of Morris’, a persistent fan. According to theboot.com Morris noticed two missed calls from South London and thought it was weird until her manager told her it was Elton John and he had been trying to get a hold of her. As she was debating whether or not she should call him, he called her for a third time and she answered. Morris says that John was so nice and that he told her how impressed he was with her music and that he owns her debut record, Hero, on vinyl.