Nitty Gritty from Music City – Tues. Feb. 5th

Jason Aldean makes it three in a row this week as Girl Like You becomes his third straight single from his Rearview Town album to spend multiple weeks at the top of the Country Airplay (Billboard) chart. The tune, now in its second week in the top spot, follows Drowns The Whiskey and You Make It Easy to reach the top and stay there for multiple weeks.

Maren Morris, Little Big Town and Ricky Martin have joined the lineup of performers for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, airing Sunday on CBS. They join previously announced performers Dan + Shay, Kacey Musgraves, and others.

Chris Young will hit the road for his Raised On Country 2019 Tour May 16 in Alpharetta, Georgia. More than 25 dates are already on the books through early September. Chris will be showing off a brand new show and set this year.

Chris Young says his next studio album will have elements of his past recordings, but will also tackle subject matter he hasn’t address on prior albums. For instance, Chris is particularly proud of one song he co-wrote for the project called Drowning. The song is about the loss of one of his close friends. The album is expected later this year.

Cassadee Pope will visit NBC’s The Today Show tomorrow to perform her latest, If My Heart Had A Heart, from her just released album, Stages.

Michael Ray will headline the Nineteen Tour, kicking off February 21 in Washington, D.C. The tour will take him across the United States and into the UK and Australia.

Toby Keith’s oldest daughter, Krystal Keith, has welcomed a second daughter with husband Andrew. Kirby Kaye was born January 29.

Randy Houser visits ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight to perform his latest, What Whiskey Does. Randy’s co-writer, Hillary Lindsey, who sings on the tune, will join him for the performance.