COUNTRY QUICKIES: 5/22/13
~~Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Florida Georgia Line, George Strait, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum have been added to the list of performers at the 2013 CMT Music Awards taking place June 5 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.
They join Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Pistol Annies and Taylor Swift, who were confirmed as performers last week. Presenters will be announced soon for the show airing live at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CMT and CMT.com.
~~ Last night on "The Voice", Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert performed "Over You" for the victims of the deadly Oklahoma tornado.
You can donate at www.redcross.org or call 1-800-HELP-NOW.
Blake Shelton will return for a fifth season of NBC's hit reality singing show 'The Voice' , this fall. Blake is one of only two judges to be a part of all five seasons of the show. Adam Levine of Maroon 5 will also return for a fifth season, as well.
~~Hank Williams Jr. announced his summer touring schedule. The country legend will play 18 dates between June and September this year, beginning with a June 8 show in Morton, Minn. The Old School, New Rules Tour is named after his latest album.
Bocephus will begin in Minnesota before a date in Georgia and then a ping-pong itinerary that finds him between the east coast and the midwest. No west coast dates were announced, however more tour dates could be added in the future.