DEBUT: Tim McGraw’s 16th studio album, “Here On Earth,” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart this week. The new album moved 24,202 equal models, in line with Nielsen Music/MRC Data. Buoyed by the May launch of the album’s lead single, “I Called Mama,” the brand new mission is Tim’s first solo launch since 2015’s Damn Country Music. Tim and spouse Faith Hill launched a duets album, “The Rest of Our Life,” in 2017. Tim’s new 16-song album includes a host of high songwriters, together with Tom Douglas, Lori McKenna, Shane McAnally, Marcus Hummon, Luke Laird, Ross Copperman, Laura Veltz and extra.
SCHEDULED: Chris Stapleton introduced he’ll launch his new studio album, “Starting Over,” on Nov. 13. The 14-track providing from the Paintsville, Kentucky, native options 11 songs that Chris co-penned, in addition to three covers: John Fogerty’s “Joy Of My Life” and Guy Clark’s “Worry B Gone” and “Old Friends.” Chris shared the album’s title monitor final week. The upcoming album follows the discharge of Chris’ two No. 1 albums in 2017: “From A Room: Volume 1” and “From A Room: Volume 2,” which reference the legendary RCA Studio A the place they had been recorded with Dave Cobb. In addition, Chris introduced that his All-American Road Show tour is scheduled to renew in 2021, with stops at Chicago’s Wrigley Field, New York’s Madison Square Garden and lots of extra.
CHRISTMAS ALBUM: Carrie Underwood will launch her first Christmas album, “My Gift,” on Sept. 25. The vacation providing will characteristic a mixture of beloved conventional favorites and authentic materials that remember Carrie’s religion and the non secular nature of Christmas. “My Gift” was produced by Greg Wells and blended by Serban Ghenea. The album includes a world-class orchestra led by conductor David Campbell.
SINGLE: Miranda Lambert will comply with up her latest No. 1 single, “Bluebird,” by releasing “Settling Down.” Penned by Miranda, Luke Dick and Natalie Hemby, “Settling Down” is featured on Miranda’s 2019 album, “Wildcard.” The mid-tempo tune will impression nation radio on Sept. 21. The new single juxtaposes Miranda’s wanderlust along with her need to spend time at house.
HOSTING: Glen Dale, West Virginia, native Brad Paisley will visitor host Jimmy Kimmel Live on Sept. 9. The titular host has been on a break from the highlight since June. Plenty of celebrities have visitor hosted the late-night speak present this summer time, together with David Spade, Anthony Anderson, Kerry Washington, Rob Lowe, Ben Stiller, George Lopez, Joel McHale and extra. Brad, after all, isn’t any stranger to internet hosting massive occasions. He co-hosted the CMA Awards with Carrie Underwood from 2008 to 2018. In December 2019, Brad hosted his personal prime time TV particular, “Brad Paisley Thinks He’s Special.” Jimmy Kimmel Live airs weeknights on ABC at 11:35 p.m. ET.
Julie Reeves is the night host on Big Buck Country 101.5. Also contributing is Bill Cornwell.