Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockMontgomery Gentry has signed on to perform at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum 2015 Induction ceremony April 10 in Lexington. They're among this year's inductees along with Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys.

Sunny Sweeney's video for her new single with Will Hoge, "My Bed," is now airing on CMT and CMT.com.

Blake Shelton opens up about three chins and man boobs in a new behind-the-scenes YouTube video previewing the 50th Annual ACM Awards coming up Sunday, April 19 on CBS.

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Tyler Farr’s Upcoming Album, “Suffer in Peace,” Includes Duet with Jason Aldean

Image Courtesy Columbia NashvilleTyler Farr has revealed the track listing for his new album, Suffer in Peace, and it includes a duet with a country superstar. Tyler sings with pal and current touring partner Jason Aldean on the track "Damn Good Friends." The album also includes Tyler's latest hit, "A Guy Walks into a Bar," and fans can now pre-order two special album bundles at TylerFarr.com.

One of the bundles comes with an autographed CD and an instant track download of Tyler's cover of the AWOLNATION hit, "Sail," which has become a highlight of Tyler's live shows lately. The Deluxe Package includes all that plus a Tyler Farr leather and stainless steel flask and a real bullet bottle opener keychain.

Tyler Farr's sophomore album, Suffer in Peace, comes out April 28.

Here is the Suffer in Peace track listing:

"C.O.U.N.T.R.Y."
"A Guy Walks into a Bar"
"Withdrawals"
"Damn Good Friends" (Duet with Jason Aldean)
"Suffer in Peace"
"Raised to Pray"
"Criminal"
"Better in Boots"
"Poor Boy"
"I Don't Even Want This Beer"
"Why We Live Here"

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Blake Shelton Releases Sexy New Video for “Sangria”

Image Courtesy Warner Music NashvilleBlake Shelton has released the video for his sexy, new single, "Sangria," exclusively through Vessel.com, a new premium video service. It will be available only to subscribers at Vessel for 48 hours before becoming available everywhere on Thursday.

As for the song, Blake says, "'Sangria’ is one of the sexiest songs I’ve ever cut. It sounds like something that came from a different time, almost like something Chris Isaak would have had on one of his records at some point."

While "Sangria" isn't "over-the-top," Blake admits, "It's pure sex -- that's the only way know to describe that song."

Blake shot the video for "Sangria" at wife Miranda Lambert's The Ladysmith bed and breakfast in their hometown of Tishomingo, Oklahoma. It's the third single from Blake's latest album, Bringing Back the Sunshine.

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Little Big Town Never Thought Twice About Recording Their Provocative New Single, “Girl Crush”

Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleLittle Big Town's latest single, "Girl Crush," has turned a few heads with some listeners thinking it's about a woman experiencing romantic attraction toward another woman. That's not the case, though. Once you get to the chorus, it's clear "Girl Crush" is written from the perspective of a woman experiencing intense jealousy over the woman's relationship with her male ex.

LBT's Karen Fairchild, who sings lead on "Girl Crush," admits the song is provocative, but the band never thought twice about recording it. The song's writers played it for her and band mate Kimberly Schlapman during a writing session.

Karen tells ABC Radio, "[The songwriter] Liz [Rose] said, 'Hey, I gotta play this song we just wrote. You guys'll never cut it, but I gotta play it for you,'" Karen tells ABC Radio. "I couldn't get finished with the song listening to it before I could say, 'Can we please have this song?'"

Karen feels like every woman has experienced the kind of jealousy she's singing about in "Girl Crush." Her husband and band mate, Jimi Westbrook, was floored when he heard the chorus, which is when the full force of the woman's jealousy is revealed.

He says, "Yeah, when that turns at the hook, it's like, 'Wow!' That's good writing."

Watch Little Big Town perform "Girl Crush" on NBC's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night.

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Brad Paisley Hosting Stand-Up Comedy Show at Wild West Comedy Festival in Nashville

Image Courtesy Chris Hollo/Grand Ole OpryBrad Paisley's wacky sense of humor will be on display as he hosts a night of standup comedy in Nashville Thursday, April 16. The show features several comedians as part of the weekly Wild West Comedy Festival in Music City running April 14 through 19. Brad will emcee that event on the 16th in addition to interacting with the comedians, including Jon Reep, Greg Hahn, Theo Von, Sarah Tiana, and Keith Alberstadt.

Kevin Hart, Joel McHale, Nick Kroll and Saturday Night Live's Colin Jost are among the other comedians performing at the Wild West Comedy Festival. Go to WildWestComedyFestival.com for details.

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Easton Corbin Interview

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Easton Corbin is coming to The Shoshone Bannock Hotel & Event Center this Saturday! Powered by Fort Hall Casino!   He called in to talk to Don Jarrett this morning on The Early Bird Show! Buy your tickets here: www.shobangaming.com

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