Nitty Gritty from Music City – Thurs. Feb. 13th

Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren Akins welcomed their third daughter, Lennon Love, on Monday. She joins big sisters Ava and Willa.

… Are more children in the future for Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren? TR says absolutely. He says the couple would like to adopt again (their oldest daughter, Willa Grey, was adopted) and are looking at possibly five kids or more.

Maren Morris is the first solo female country artist to score back to back number ones since 2016. The Bones is also the first number one for a solo female country artist since her own hit, Girl, in 2019.

Sugarland will hit the road for the There Goes The Neighborhood Tour 2020 this summer. Special guests will include Mary Chapin Carpenter, Danielle Bradbery, and Tenille Townes. The band will release a three-song EP, Bigger, Louder, Live, on February 28 that will include live versions of three songs: On A Roll, Bigger, and Babe. • LINK

Dierks Bentley, Thomas Rhett, and Keith Urban will headline this year’s Watershed Country Music and Camping Festival, July 31-August 2 in George, Washington. Kelsea Ballerini, Jon Pardi, Randy Houser and others will also perform.

Lanco is at working on a sophomore album.