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NEWS AND NOTES: Sam, Chris, Darius, Dierks, Carrie, Luke, Shania

NEWS AND NOTES: Sam, Chris, Darius, Dierks, Carrie, Luke, Shania
Shania Twain

Sam Hunt surprised the crowd at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium during CMA Music Fest on Saturday night (June 9th) with a performance of his latest song, “Downtown’s Dead.”

Chris Stapleton popped into his CMA Music Festival Pop-Up store at the George Jones Museum to sign autographs following a pop-up performance at SiriusXM’s Happy Hour at Margaritaville.

As you know Darius Rucker is one of the founding members of the supergroup Hootie & the Blowfish. Their breakthrough album, Cracked Rear View, was just certified 21x Platinum by the RIAA, meaning more than 21 million copies of the collection were sold.

Dierks Bentley will perform during the Today Show’s Citi Summer Concert Series on Tuesday (June 12th), followed by a performance on NBC’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (June 13th).

Chris Stapleton’s album Traveller has been certified triple platinum (3 million copies sold), while Luke Bryan’s “Huntin’, Fishin’, Lovin’ Every Day” and “Drink a Beer” were certified double-platinum. Luke’s “Most People Are Good,” “Light It Up” and “Move” are now gold.

Carrie Underwood will perform her anthemic “The Champion” with Ludacris for the very first time at this year’s Radio Disney Music Awards and will receive their Hero Award. The show will take place at 8pm ET on June 23rd on the Disney Channel. Find out more information right here.

Luke Bryan was featured on CBS Sunday Morning (June 10th), in which the cameras took viewers behind-the-scenes of his recent Musicians On Call visit with young patients in Manhattan.

Shania Twain
performs on CBS’ Late Late Show with James Corden Monday night (June 11th).

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