Taste of Country News: Eric Church, Luke Bryan & More
ERIC CHURCH RELEASING LIMITED BOX SET
Eric Church is doing something quite original. His “ 61 Days in Church”, collection of live recordings will have a limited edition physical release this Friday. The limited-release will be available as a 15-LP boxed set, along with a commemorative tour book and an original poster encased in a custom road case. With the initial shipment on December 15th, fans will receive the road case with the book, poster and the first three LP’s, including music from the first 12 shows of Church’s 2017 Holdin’ My Own tour. The remaining 12 pieces of vinyl will be shipped out once a month starting in January of 2018, signing purchasers up for a Church “record club” for the year. Church Choir members, Eric’s die-hard fan club, will exclusively have the option to add-on a t-shirt with their order at no additional charge. The box set will be released direct to consumers and can only be purchased at 61daysinchurch.com. The video for Church's fourth single, “Round Here Buzz,” premieres worldwide on Vevo today.
LUKE BRYAN HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED BY HIS PEERS
Luke Bryan was named the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) Songwriter/Artist of the Year at last night's 47th annual Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. Luke was beside himself being honored by his peers. Previous winners include Cole Swindell, Taylor Swift, Jack White, Toby Keith, Alan Jackson and Brad Paisley.
JASON ALDEAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Jason Aldean's annual "Concert For The Cure” held on Friday night in Louisville Kentucky brought his total donation to the Susan G. Komen chapters across the country to $3.6 million since 2004. Jason was joined by Chris Young, Kane Brown and Dee Jay Silver. Jason wraps up his “They Don't Know” tour this Saturday in Lousianna.
MAREN MORRIS STEPS INTO MODELING
Maren Morris is moving into the world of modeling. The singer just scored a contract with Wilhelmina Models, making her the first country artist to join the New York modeling agency’s celebrity division. Other celebreities include Nicki Minaj, Shawn Mendes and more. Maren says she hopes this contract is inspiring for women of all shapes and sizes. On the music front, Maren is currently working on her sophomore album, and has been nominated in three categories at next month's CMA Awards, including Female Vocalist of the Year. The CMA Awards will air live from Nashville on ABC on November 8th.
(All news from Pulse of Radio)