Star News From Nashville – May 20.2011

As of Monday, Kelly Clarkson’s reign as the #1 selling “American Idol” officially came to an end. That title now belongs to Carrie Underwood…whose album sales have topped over 12 million since winning “Idol” six years ago. Meanwhile Carrie will make her first-ever trip to Australia in mid-June to promote the deluxe edition of her “Play On” cd.

Dierks Bentley is once again teaming up with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to bring his annual “Miles & Music For Kids” fundraiser nationwide. Three of them are planned so far for this year…including one on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio. Joe Nichols, Uncle Kracker and Josh Thompson will also perform.

We told you awhile back that Keith Urban is planning to release his own celebrity fragrance next month. We now know what he’s calling it….the company that’s developing it has filed to trademark a fragrance called “Deeply”. And a reminder, Keith Urban is a nominee and performer for Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards. They’ll air on ABC.

Yesterday Blake Shelton announced the title of his upcoming album. His ninth studio album is called “Red River Blue” and it’ll be released on July 12.

Sunday Craig Campbell will sing the national anthem before the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway. You can catch it on ABC at 2pm. Also Sunday night on NBC, John Rich competes in the finale of “Celebrity Apprentice”.

LeAnn Rimes is having trouble finding a buyer for her $7.4 million home in Franklin, Tennessee. So she’s decided to rent the 7 bedroom, 9 bath house for $25,000 a month. But sorry…no pets.

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About Robynn

Robynn Jaymes has spent her whole life in radio… 30 years!! And almost half of them have been at Star Country. Originally from Cincinnati, Robynn came to the area as a Liberty University student. Along with all things country music, Robynn is a big fan of Football!—The Virginia Tech Hokies, The Washington Redskins and, of course, the Cincinnati Bengals. And also, “I’m addicted to the Weather Channel,” she says. Right now, Robynn is a big fan if the music coming from Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum and Kenny Chesney! Robynn is also a winner of the Billboard Air Personality of the Year award. Hear all new Warm & Fuzzies with Robynn M-F at 11:45AM!

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