Nitty Gritty from Music City – Wed. Aug. 7th

Luke Combs’ debut album, This One’s For You, is spending a 44th non-consecutive week at number one, surpassing Randy Travis’ Always And Forever which spent 43 non-consecutive weeks at the top across in 1987-1988. The record most weeks at number one on the Country Albums chart belongs to Shania Twain’s Come On Over, which spent 50 non-consecutive weeks at number one in 1997.

Thomas Rhett has partnered with Chubbies to create the Retro Collection of swim wear. The line includes matching men’s and boy’s trunks as well as one piece suits for girls and ladies. The swim wear is available at

Martina McBride will take part in this year’s Nashville Food & Wine Festival, September 20-22. She will partner with chef Tyler Florence to showcase some of her favorite recipes from her cookbook Martina’s Kitchen: A Playlist For Everyday Life.

Chris Janson will perform his latest, Good Vibes, tonight on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. The tune is the first release from Chris’ upcoming third album, Real Friends, due October 18.

Scotty McCreery will headline four overseas shows this fall. Two of the concerts will be in Germany and two in the United Kingdom. These will be Scotty’s first headlining gigs overseas.