Thomas Rhett scored his 14th No. 1 hit this week as “Remember You Young” took the top spot on both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart. “Remember You Young” is featured on TR’s fourth studio album, Center Point Road, and follows the release of the album’s lead single, “Look What God Gave Her,” which topped the charts in June.
The 16-song album Center Point Road takes its name from the street in Rhett’s Tennessee hometown. TR co-penned every track on the album, which also features top songwriters including Shane McAnally, Karen Fairchild, Rhett Akins, Josh Osborne and more. In addition, the album features a number of collaborations with other artists, including Kelsea Ballerini (“Center Point Road”), Little Big Town (“Don’t Threaten Me With a Good Time”) and Jon Pardi (“Beer Can’t Fix”).
The new trailer for Top Gun: Maverick the sequel to the iconic Tom Cruise film released more than three decades ago, just debuted.
Cruise returns as Capt. Pete “Maverick” Mitchel, who is now a flight school instructor training a new generation of Top Gun graduates. Among the class Lt. Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw (played by Miles Teller), the son of his late friend Nick “Goose” Bradshaw, who died in the first film.
Cruise revealed the first trailer for the film this summer at San Diego Comic-Con. The official plot synopsis also hints at a dangerous and possibly life-threatening mission. “Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it,” the synopsis reads.
Along with Cruise and Teller, the film also stars Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris, Val Kilmer and Manny Jacinto.
Mariah Carey has landed the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 for her famous holiday hit, “All I Want for Christmas Is You.” This is the first time the 25-year-old song has hit No. 1. The song’s previous record was No. 3 on the chart.
Now a holiday classic, the song was first released in 1994 on Carey’s “Merry Christmas” album. She was 24 when she recorded it. “All I Want for Christmas” has been featured in “Love Actually” and is used as Carey’s official holiday kick-off anthem every year. Carey has reportedly earned more than $60 million in royalties from the song, and since 2014, she has performed a concert in honor of the classic song annually.
Amazon is debuting a mini-documentary about the history of the song, called “Mariah Carey is Christmas.”
Peter Frampton has announced dates for a farewell tour of the UK. The spring 2020 series will begin in Edinburgh on May 24, and see the guitarist hit Nottingham, Manchester and Cardiff before wrapping the run up at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 31 and heading to Europe for more concerts, including new stops in Paris and Brussels.
Frampton has previously revealed plans to retire from regular vigorous touring due to a diagnosis of the autoimmune disease Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM), a progressive muscle disorder characterized by muscle inflammation, weakness and atrophy.
Tickets for UK shows go on sale today, Wednesday, Dec 18th and France/Belgium go on sale Friday, Dec 20th. Germany is on sale now. See the list of tour dates in the link below.
Kiss have confirmed that David Lee Roth will serve as it’s opening act on the 2020 leg of it’s “End Of The Road” tour.
Tickets are currently on sale for the shows, with the first leg running between Feb.1 and March 15, and a second going from from Aug. 28 until Oct. 2. Kiss previously said their last-ever show will be at an as-yet unannounced New York venue on July 17, 2021.
You can see the list of tour dates at the link below.
Charlie Daniels has announced the return of his legendary Volunteer Jam live concert, headlined by The Charlie Daniels Band.
The Charlie Daniels Band performed the first Volunteer Jam on October 4, 1974, at the War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, marking the beginning of a tradition. The Volunteer Jam on national television included a live broadcast on the Jerry Lewis Telethon and a Dick Clark-produced network special.
Participating artists will be announced in February of next year. The all-star, multi-artist event is set to take place on Tuesday, September 15 at 7 p.m. / CT at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Tickets go on sale via Ticketmaster this Friday, December 20 at 10 a.m.
Blake Shelton just dropped his new album, Fully Loaded: God’s Country, on Dec. 13, featuring five new tunes—“God’s Country” and current single, “Hell Right,: along with seven previously recorded hits, including “Came Here to Forget” and “I Lived It.”
One of the album’s new tracks, “Nobody But You,” is a duet with girlfriend Gwen Stefani. The new tune was penned by Ross Copperman, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne and Tommy Lee James.
Richard Jewell cost $45M to make, meaning it could end up costing millions in losses if it doesn’t pick up the pace in the coming weeks.The story centers on the real-life story of security guard Richard Jewell (played by Paul Walter Hauser), who found a pipe bomb at a stadium during the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 but soon became the FBI’s prime suspect. He was later cleared of any wrongdoing, but his life was turned upside down in the media that followed.
Eastwood’s depiction of his story has come under fire for suggesting that the reporter who broke the story of the FBI investigation traded sex for information. Olivia Wilde plays Kathy Scruggs, a real-life reporter who died in 2001, who sleeps with Jon Hamm’s agent Tom Shaw in the movie.
Hulu dropped the irst teaser for the anticipated Kerry Washington-Reese Witherspoon drama series “Little Fires Everywhere” adaptation. The eight-episode limited series, based on Celeste Ng’s bestselling novel of the same name, is set to debut on Hulu on March 18, 2020.
Per Hulu, the series “follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. The story explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood — and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster.”
Joshua Jackson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jade Pettyjohn, Jordan Elsass, Gavin Lewis, Megan Stott, Lexi Underwood and Huang Lu also star. “Casual’s” Liz Tigelaar is writer and showrunner on the drama. Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter executive produce, with Washington also serving as executive producer.