The Country Music Hall of Fame medallion ceremony was worth the watch until the very last moment. George Strait, Connie Smith and Loretta Lynn joined one of the newest members Alan Jackson for an unforgettable version of "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?"
Chris Young has been an opening act for Jason Aldean and his tour but next year Young is planning his own tour. In 2018 he will headline the ‘Losing Sleep Tour’ scheduled to kick off January 11 in Indianapolis. Young tells theboot.com it will be the biggest tour he’s ever done.
Dierks Bentley was in Las Vegas on Monday visiting with first responders who were at the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting. According to theboot.com Bentley also performed for and met with hospital staff that assisted when victims arrived at nearby hospitals. There are many, including Bentley, trying to make a difference in the wake of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting.
There’s an update on the health of Loretta Lynn by her brother Herman Webb. He said his sister had a stroke in early May and was ‘kinda’ paralyzed on one side but she is doing well. On theboot.com Webb said she can talk and Loretta told him that she thought she was going to be okay.
There is talk of reviving American Idol and the singer that got her start on the show may be one of the judges. Carrie Underwood is reportedly in talks to join the show as a member of the judging panel. Other singers have been mentioned as possible judges including Katy Perry, Kellie Pickler, Chris Daughtry, Adam lambert and Fantasia Barrino. On tasteofcountry.com, Ryan Seacrest is in talks to be