Nashville News: April 19
Here’s today’s look at music news from Nashville >>
Three-time CMA Musician of the Year Randy Scruggs died Tuesday at the age of 64, after a short illness. Born the son of bluegrass pioneer Earl Scruggs, Randy went on to be instrumental in the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s Will the Circle Be Unbroken albums, and win multiple Grammys on his own. He wrote Deana Carter’s hit “We Danced Anyway,” among others.
AXS TV will celebrate the 85th birthday of Willie Nelson by devoting a large block of its programming to the icon. It starts Saturday, April 28 at 1 p.m. ET with The Big Interview with Dan Rather, and wraps with the 10 p.m. showing of Willie Nelson: Live at Billy Bob’s Texas.
If you missed Florida Georgia Line performing their smash hit “Meant to Be” with Bebe Rexha on Wednesday’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show, you can catch it here.
The campaign for a Reba reboot continues, and Reba McEntire wants your help to make it happen.
Brothers Osborne have shared a new lyric video for ‘Weed, Whiskey And Willie’, a track from their upcoming album Port Saint Joe, out this Friday.