JOHN PARDI ISN'T AFRAID OF AI: John Pardi isn’t worried about artificial intelligence taking his job. He told Taste of Country, “You can’t out-write Nashville.” He continued, “If I'm gonna co-write with A.I., it better walk in with a damn coffee mug and wheel in there and start talking to me, and I'll start asking it damn questions.”
NAOMI JUDD'S HUSBAND SELLS TENNESSEE HOME: Naomi Judd’s husband, singer Larry Strickland, sold their Tennessee home and moved following her death by suicide. He told People, “I had to get out of our home,” following her death from a self-inflicted gunshot in April 2022. He continued, “We lived in this house and on the farm for 33 years, and so when all that happened with her, I couldn’t be there. I sold the house and the farm, and even though Ashley and Wynonna were still close by, I couldn’t be there.” He’s now living in Florida where he and Naomi previously spent their winters.
DAN + SHAY DROP 'WE SHOULD GET MARRIED': On Friday (August 25th), Dan + Shay released “We Should Get Married” from the duo’s forthcoming fifth studio album Bigger Houses. The song’s official music video, directed by P. Tracy, brings the party to Las Vegas’ famous Little White Wedding Chapel, with “pawn shop rings” and “pink limousines” abound. Bigger Houses is set to debut on September 15th.