- 74 year old Merle Haggard has been hospitalized in Georgia with pneumonia, causing him to have to cancel several concert dates through the end of January.
- Josh Kelley’s wife and actress Katherine Heigl has directed Kelley’s new music video named after their daughter, “Naleigh Moon.”
- It looks like the duo of Steel Magnolia has come to an end. Reports are confirmed that they’ve split from their music label and there are also reports that the engaged couple has split up as well. The duo enjoyed a Top 5 hit in 2010 with "Keep on Lovin' You."
- Jana Kramer, an actress on the CW Series One Tree Hill and singer on the Warner Nashville label, has set a record with her new country radio single, “Why Ya Wanna.” It has become the fastest added debut single for a female artist in the history of the Country Aircheck/ Mediabase chart.