Chris Stapleton has just been tapped to open for the reunited Guns N’ Roses at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium. The show is scheduled for July 9th.
Speaking of Chris, his song “Tennessee Whiskey” has been certified platinum and gold by the R.I.A.A. Gold certifications were also handed out to Dierks Bentley for “Somewhere on a Beach” and Jon Pardi’s “Head Over Boots.”
Luke Bryan and Sam Hunt are among the nominees at this year’s Teen Choice Awards. Sam is up for two awards, including Choice Country Artist, alongside Luke, Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Kelsea Ballerini and Hunter Hayes. He’s also up for Choice Country Song for “Make You Miss Me.” The show will air July 31st at 8pm ET on Fox.
Several country stars are turning out for K92.3’s Country Strong – Orlando’s Night of Healing & Country Music benefit concert on Tuesday (June 21st). The event, which will feature performances by Billy Currington, Easton Corbin, Canaan Smith, as well as Cole Swindell, Michael Ray, Tyler Farr, Jerrod Niemann, Maddie & Tae and Parmalee. The event’s proceeds will go to the families of the victims of the tragic shootings in Orlando last weekend.