Nashville News: June 14

June 16, 2018 GMT

A round up of music news from Nashville this afternoon >>

Kacey Musgraves’ debut album, Same Trailer Different Park, has now been certified platinum. Her label surprised her with an official plaque following her opening set for Harry Styles Tuesday at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.

The Lynn Anderson Rose Garden will be dedicated Friday evening at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home & Memorial Park in Nashville. Made up of 114 hybrid Lynn Anderson tea roses, the installation pays tribute to the “Rose Garden” singer at her final resting place.

Keith Urban kicks off his Graffiti U World Tour in St. Louis, Missouri on Friday (June 15th). He’s taking along special guest, Kelsea Ballerini, and he feels their type of music will gel together quite well.

Lauren Alaina and Jon Pardi will host this year’s ACM Honors at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium August 22nd. Tickets go on this Friday (June 15th). Honorees include Dierks Bentley, Alan Jackson, Darius Rucker and Rhett Akins.


ACM New Male Vocalist of the Year Brett Young was surprised last Thursday (6/7) with a plaque to recognize his current single “Mercy” earning RIAA Gold Certification. Young was honored by his record label at the Big Machine Store & Distillery in Nashville following fan signings during CMA Fest.