Friday, March 20, 2015

Nashville News Roundup - Week Ending 3/20/2015

You can hear Jessica Blankenship live on two radio stations here in Kentucky for the Nashville News Roundup on Friday mornings.  I try to give you a little piece of news, some history, and a download of the week to check out.  Tune in at 8:15 am on WKFC and 9:20 AM on WFKY.

If you are a station that would like to broadcast this segment, feel free to contact me.

Steven's Gone Country
Steven Tyler of Aerosmith has signed a deal with Big Machine Records.  Reports indicate that he is working on a country album, set for release later this year.  He has worked with Carrie Underwood in the past. Stay tune!

Beauty Secrets from Reba
Reba McEntire and her longtime makeup artist Brett Freedman have announced they are partnering on a new line of cosmetics called Reba Beauty. Their first product will be lip color called Reba Deluxstick. Starting April 7, the new beauty products will be available through McEntire’s official website and on Amazon. The “Going Out Like That” singer already has a clothing and home-goods line available through Dillard’s.

Awesome Possum Fact of the Week:  On this date in 1937, Jerry Reed is born in Atlanta, Georgia. With a rhythmic, fingerstyle guitar sound, he earns a Grammy award for "When You're Hot, You're Hot" and a million-seller with "Amos Moses," branching into movie roles, most notably "Smokey & The Bandit."

Handpick Download of the Week: Kenny Chesney - Wild Child with Grace Potter (click photo below to download)