Nashville News: January 8

January 9, 2018 GMT

Today’s music news from Nashville >>

Country music icon Loretta Lynn has a fractured hip after a fall at her home in Tennessee. A statement posted today on her website said “she is doing well and thanks all her fans for their thoughts and prayers.” A publicist for Lynn didn’t answer additional questions.

Carrie Underwood fans got a little sneak peak at her new and highly anticipated football anthem, “The Champion,” at Saturday nights (1/6) NFL game between the Atlanta Falcons and Los Angeles Rams. Fans took to social media and seem to love what they heard. Carrie’s husband, retired NHL pro Mike Fisher also loved the song.


We haven’t had brand new music from Dierks Bentley since his last album Black was released in May of 2016. Fans are hoping that might change VERY VERY SOON! Dierks has posted three video clips on his Twitter page starting last week and it’s making everyone think new music is coming soon. Last month, Dierks finished up his 2017 “What The Hell World Tour” and performed two new songs for his fans!!! Could one of these be his next single?

Eric Church‘s experiences during his Holdin’ My Own Tour last year, has given him an even deeper appreciation for his fans who attended the 3 1/2 to 4 hour long shows, many of them multiple times. The North Carolina native is poised to top the country charts with “Round Here Buzz”

During Sunday night’s Golden Globe Awards, Nicole Kidman honored her husband Keith Urban in one of the most swoonworthy ways during her acceptance speech for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series for her role as Celeste Wright in HBO’s Big Little Lies.