IN BRIEF …

Billy Gilman will celebrate his 13th birthday on Thursday (May 24) by co-hosting Nickelodeon’s Slime Time Live which airs from 4-6 p.m. ET. … A book based on and named for Lee Ann Womack’s hit song "I Hope You Dance" has sold over 300,000 copies and hit the New York Times best-seller list, according to its Nashville publishing firm, Rutledge Hill Press. The book was written by the song’s writers, Mark D. Sanders and Tia Sillers. … Faith Hill sang the national anthem to open the Pearl Harbor movie premiere Monday night (May 21) in Honolulu, and Lee Greenwood closed the celebration with his patriotic theme song, "God Bless the USA."