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Star Studded Event Raises Money For Hurricane Relief

Posted On September 13, 2017

A handful of country music start were among the celebrities who performed at the "Hand in Hand: A Benefit For Hurricane Relief" telethon. Usher and country music singer, Blake Shelton, sang a rendition of "Stand By Me." Other performances included Tori Kelly, Luis Fonsi, Demi Lovato, Brad Paisley and a closing by Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapelton…

Public Celebration Of Life Planned For Troy Gentry

Posted On September 12, 2017

A public celebration of life will be held for Troy Gentry. It'll take place Thursday at the Grand Ole Opry at 11 a.m. CT.  A private family funeral will follow. Gentry died last week in a helicopter crash in Medford, New Jersey.  He was 50-years-old. The family is asking that in lieu of flowers, donations…

Troy Gentry’s Helicopter Ride Was “Spur Of The Moment”

Posted On September 12, 2017

Federal investigators say the helicopter ride that lead to the death of Troy Gentry was a "spur of the moment" trip. NTSB spokesman Brian Rayner told "People" magazine, the pilot announced over airport frequency "not long after takeoff" that he was having difficulty controlling the engine RPM. Rayner says the pilot was performing an "auto…

Brad Paisley Paying Tribute To Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Posted On September 12, 2017

Brad Paisley is paying tribute to one of North Carolina's favorite sons. On October 7th, the night before the Bank of America 500, he'll perform a special concert in honor of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s final Charlotte Motor Speedway start as a full-time driver. The concert is free to all Bank of America 500 ticketholders and…

Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Added To Hurricane Benefit

Posted On September 12, 2017

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are being added to the "Hand in Hand" benefit concert for hurricane victims. Tonight's one-hour broadcast will also feature the recently added Connie Britton from "Nashville," Nicole Kidman and Gwen Stefani. The telecast will air across all major networks at 8 p.m. and will include segments from the Grand Ole…