Garth Brooks held a press conference yesterday to announce his new record deal with Sony Nashville. Garth will be releasing his first album of new music since 2001. He has also said that while he has always been against selling his music digitally but that is going to change. Digital downloads of his music will be available only at GarthBrooks.com. Later this month, Garth will announce where he is going to to kick off his world tour. He’s going to give the information to a guy named Andy Roberts. Not WIXY’s Andy Roberts but Andy Roberts in Georgia. Holstein & Company talked to Andy this morning and you can hear the interview at WIXY.com.
Emmy nominees were announced yesterday. Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood each have ties to Emmy nominated shows. NBC’s The Voice, has been nominated for 10 awards including Outstanding Reality Competition Show. It won the category last year. Hopefully they can make it two in row! Congratulations and good luck to Blake and the rest of the gang. The Sound of Music Live which starred Carrie Underwood, has been nominated for four awards including Outstanding Special Class Program.