Five at Five: Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell Are Engaged + CMT Music Awards Leads to Serious Gains
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Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell Heading Down the Aisle
Lane asked, and Bushnell said yes to spending forever with him. According to People, Lane proposed to the Bachelor alum Sunday (June 16) in the backyard of the Bushnell family home in Oregon.
Rascal Flatts Announces New Canada Dates
Rascal Flatts will take the Forever Summer Playlist Tour to Canada for a six-date run starting Oct. 24 in Medicine Hat, Alberta with guests Aaron Goodvin and Steven Lee Olsen. Tickets for the new fall shows go on sale Monday (June 24).
CMT Music Awards Leads to Serious Gains
Check out the big chart gains from the 2019 CMT Music Awards! According to Billboard, the June 5 ceremony lead to a notable increases in sales and streaming for those who performed on the show including Kane Brown ("Short Skirt Weather" 2,000 sold; up 723%), Zac Brown Band ("Someone I Used to Know" 3,000; 277%), Tanya Tucker ("Delta Dawn" 1,000; 245%), Little Big Town ("The Daughters" 2,000; up 78%) and Runaway June ("Buy My Own Drinks" 1,000; up 75%).
Bonnaroo Leftovers Go to Charity
The annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. continues to do its part to make a difference in the local community and the world. According to the Tennessean, the festival has partnered with various nonprofits through the years such as the Grundy County Food Bank, Chattanooga's Gear Closet and WaterWays to repurpose leftover gear and food campers leave behind to serve people in need.