Share on Facebook Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren got their two daughters all dressed up for their grandfather Rhett Akins ‘ wedding. Akins married girlfriend Sonya Mansfield on Saturday Sept. It was an outdoor wedding, and the singer’s kids and grandchildren took part. Rhett was a groomsman, while Willa Gray was the flower girl. Lauren shared the picture above from the event — Rhett wears a sharp suit and holds their daughter, Willa, while Lauren wears a simple dress and holds their newborn baby girl, Ada James. Akins married Rhett’s mother, Paige Braswell, in , but the couple divorced when Rhett was a child, and he had attributed that in part to the stresses of his father’s career and especially the long stretches he spent away from home during the most active of his career as a country artist. Akins scored a No. Akins has gone on to build a career as one of the most successful songwriters in country music, as the author of a huge string of hits for stars including Blake Shelton , Jason Aldean , Justin Moore , Lee Brice , Luke Bryan , Dustin Lynch and many more. Akins’ best friend and longtime collaborator, Ben Hayslip, tells Taste of Country that Akins’ new love helps complete a very happy picture for him. A time that makes this the time for him to do it.
Blake Shelton Says Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson Have an Advantage on ‘The Voice’
They’ve turned her down – eight times. That’s legitimately because everyone turns me down. I’m not even kidding. I’ve asked sooo many artists to sing with me. Everyone legitimately turns me down! The only one that hasn’t was Chris Daughtry.
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Additionally, the season finale will feature special musical collaborations with the Top 4 finalists, which will be announced soon. See full dates at www. Her fourth album, “High as Hope” follows the U. Florence will tour the world this fall. Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum alternative pop maverick Halsey will be joined by seven-time BET Award-winning and Grammy-nominated superstar Big Sean to perform their hit single, “Alone. Her hit track “New Rules” reached No.
Chloe Kohanski, the season 13 winner and this season’s Knockout adviser to former coach Blake Shelton, will also return to “The Voice” stage. Each finalist performs three times – one new solo cover, a special duet with their coach and they debut their first original single.
Kelly Clarkson returning to American Idol this week!
Amy Poehler, Dusty the Cat, Deerhunter more Guarini did not reveal which role he would be assuming. Tyler left Wisconsin and headed for the country music capital of the world- Nashville. In this second trip to Music City in the past ten seasons, the judges set up headquarters at the iconic Ryman Auditorium of Grand Ole Opry fame and were soon met by 17, Idol hopefuls.
But would any of the 17, prove as promising as Nashville native and country music superstar Carrie Underwood?
The reboot of American Idol is here, whether America is ready for it or not! As a singing competition show, Idol has developed major musical artists like Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson and Carrie.
New management and Breakaway Clarkson during her Hazel Eyes concert tour on November 15, , Canberra , Australia Trying to distance herself from her American Idol image, Clarkson decided to part ways with Fuller and 19 Management and hired the services of talent manager Jeff Kwatinetz of The Firm. She took more creative control and developed a more pop rock-oriented sound with the production of her second studio album, Breakaway.
Executive-produced by Davis, Breakaway was released on November 30, Luke and Max Martin. The title track was co-written by pop punk singer Avril Lavigne. The album received critical acclaim, with Erlewine of AllMusic remarking: After debuting at No. Clarkson supported Breakaway with the Breakaway World Tour —consisting of three sub-tours from to All singles from Breakaway became international hits: Royal Engagement in The single became a commercial success—peaking at No.
Clarkson performed all the singles in various award shows. The final single, ” Walk Away “, also enjoyed chart success, peaking at No.
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Terror in Las Vegas! Over 50 people were killed while attending the final night of the Route 91 Harvest festival, which also left more than injured. The gunman, who has been identified as Stephen Paddock, 64, used automatic weapons, firing from a 32nd-floor window at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Country star Jason Aldean was performing when shots rang out.
He abruptly left the stage once he realized what was happening. Aldean wrote on Instagram, “Tonight has been beyond horrific.
He looks like a spooked calf about to face the rope at his first rodeo. Levi L. Knebel may have his feet in the Big Apple, but his mind is back home in Dunkerton, Iowa.
Country singers muses and wives: This ability to so accurately portray the human condition is one of the reasons Country music is one of the most genres on the planet. Here are 30 of the top country singers, and the partners which caused them to sing so well. After divorcing his first wife, Cash was performing at the Grand Old Opry when he met June Carter of the Carter Family singing group, and it was immediately love at first site. Their courtship lasted 13 years, and during a live performance in London, Ontario, Cash proposed to June, who said yes!
Their marriage ended in when June died.
Kelly Clarkson: ACM Awards With Reba McEntire!
News Celebrity The country singer admitted he made mistakes but he ‘wouldn’t change a thing about it’ because he’s a ‘better person because of it. Almost two years ago, the country singer started dating the former ” American Idol ” contestant while he was still married and now he urges fans to “move on” from the drama. Jason posted an Instagram photo on Sunday, August 10, showing himself and his mistress-turned-girlfriend holding their dog.
He wrote along with the photo, “A little surprise for my girl brittanylkerr tonight. Jason then addressed the cheating controversy by posting a second image featuring the words, “You know my name, not my story.
Life and career – Early life and career beginnings. Kelly Clarkson was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Jeanne Ann (née Rose), a first grade English teacher, and Stephen Michael Clarkson, a former engineer. She is the youngest of three children with a brother named Jason and a sister named Alyssa.
Follow Kelly Clarkson 10th October Quote: I think I deserve to have coffee with Steve Carell at this point I’m such a fan. I don’t necessarily think it’s a compliment but I’m OK with it. As a mum, I go to bed going, ‘You’re welcome, world! I literally tell my mum all the time, ‘I’m so sorry’, because I didn’t respect that enough growing up. I did respect her , but it’s a hard job.
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AllMusic critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine praised the album for its vocal ability: She can croon, she can belt out a song, she can be sexy and sassy while still being graceful and as wholesome as the girl next door. Clarkson made her film debut with Guarini with the release of the musical romantic comedy film From Justin to Kelly in June The film was poorly received by critics  and was unsuccessful at the box office, with Clarkson explaining that she was “contractually obligated” to do the film.
She also portrayed Brenda Lee in two episodes of the television drama American Dreams between and On December 25, , Clarkson participated in the television special competition World Idol in London along with the inaugural winners of the several Idol television series around the world.
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It debuted at number one on the U. Eventually, the album was certified double platinum by the RIAA for sales of two million copies on December 8, and platinum by the CRIA for sales of , copies on February 10, Reviews for the album were generally favorable. However, several critics noted that her early achievement was established due to her performances on American Idol.
Allmusic critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine praised the album for its vocal ability: She can croon, she can belt out a song, she can be sexy and sassy while still being graceful and as wholesome as the girl next door”. That personality is missing on Thankful, and there lies the album’s greatest fault”. Kipp blamed the producers behind the album for not allowing Clarkson to be herself.
It reached the top ten of the U. It peaked at number forty-one on the UK albums chart and at number 33 on the Australian albums chart. Further singles released outside North America would appear even less successful.
Jason Aldean ‘So Sick of People Judging’ His Relationship With Brittany Kerr
Two things made the evening even more memorable than usual ahead of the broadcast. One, artists and fans were returning to Vegas six months after a gunman killed 58 people at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Two, Carrie Underwood took to the stage for the first time since her November accident which resulted in multiple injuries, including one requiring dozens of stitches to her face.
She kept viewers on their toes all night, delivering a fun-filled show with plenty of laughter and light to counterbalance some of the more serious moments. Here she is, your 53rd Annual ACMawards host, the legendary reba! We are all reunited in Las Vegas tonight through the healing power of music.
Narvel and Reba ended up getting divorced after 26 years of marriage but still remain on good terms. Reba is still very close to her three stepchildren, with one of them – Brandon – married to superstar Kelly Clarkson.
Follow Kelly Clarkson 10th October Quote: I think I deserve to have coffee with Steve Carell at this point I’m such a fan. I don’t necessarily think it’s a compliment but I’m OK with it. As a mum, I go to bed going, ‘You’re welcome, world! I literally tell my mum all the time, ‘I’m so sorry’, because I didn’t respect that enough growing up.