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Carrie Underwood's "The Sound of Music" airs live Tonight.
Carrie Underwood stars as Maria in NBC's three-hour television production, "The Sound of Music Live!," Tonight..
In advance of the live broadcast, Sony Masterworks released the companion soundtrack, "The Sound of Music" - Music from the NBC Television Event," featuring studio recordings for all of the musical numbers performed by the cast in the live broadcast, including such Rodgers & Hammerstein favorites as My Favorite Things, Do-Re-Mi and the classic title track.
Stephen Moyer and Tony Award winners Audra McDonald, Christian Borle and Laura Benanti also star. A DVD will be out Dec. 17.
Garth Brooks Racks Up Big Sales Numbers With "Blame It All On My Roots"
Garth Brooks bows at #3 on the Billboard 200 chart with his multi-disc set Blame It All on My Roots, available only through Walmart.
According to Nielsen Soundscan, the six-CD, two-DVD release moved 164,000 copies in just four days -- since it went on sale Thanksgiving Day and the new sales tracking week closed on Sunday.
Blame It All on My Roots is Garth's 13th #1 on Billboard's Country Albums chart, too.
The collection features four discs of Garth singing new versions of the songs that influenced him over the years.
This isn't the first time Garth has racked up big sales on a box set.
His 1998 release The Limited Series, a six-CD box set of his previously released albums, bowed at #1 on the Billboard 200 in 1998.
His latest release, 2007's The Ultimate Hits, debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200.
Eric Paslay To Release Debut Album In February
Eric Paslay will release his self-titled debut album on Feb. 4, 2014.
The album features Paslay's Top 15 hit single Friday Night, which he co-wrote with Rose Falcon and Rob Crosby.
The song has been featured in weekly ESPN College Football Friday Primetime Broadcasts this fall.
Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) Jake Owen performs
Gary Allan is 46
Ty England turns 50
A total of 8,280 salmonids were counted moving past the South Bend Fish Ladder this fall making the migration the 4th largest on record.
The largest migration occurred in 1999 when 13,840 salmonids were counted moving past South Bend.
This will be the last web fishing report until the steelhead migration begins in the spring.
Good luck fishing this winter, be safe, and fish on! Thank you for your interest in the St. Joe River Trout and Salmon program.
Ever popular among Indiana anglers is the trout family, which includes the brown, lake and rainbow or steelhead trout. Many fisherman can be spotted on the shores during spawning season when the trout begin their runs into the tributaries. The brown trout has a white mouth, teeth and gums and some orange or red spots on its sides. This trout also has some spots enriched with light blue and a caudal fin margin that is square with no spots on the upper or lower lobe.
A total of 8 brown trout were counted moving past South Bend during the fall migration. Lake Michigan brown trout are rare in Indiana water's of the St. Joe. Brown trout are a fall spawner and these fish will have moved back to Lake Michigan for the winter.
Chinook salmon or king salmon
Members of the pacific salmon family, the chinook or king salmon and the coho salmon can be found in Lake Michigan and its tributaries in northern Indiana. Pacific salmons do not feed during spawning, but will strike a lure during their runs. Cohos will spawn in the fall in their third year of life and die, while chinooks will spawn in the fall, winter or spring in the fifth year of life, allowing them to grow larger. The chinook or king salmon teeth are set in dark gums, with black spots on the back and both lobes of the square caudal fin. The chinook or king salmon has 15-17 anal fin rays and averages 30 pounds though some can reach over 100 pounds.
A total of 444 chinooks have been counted moving through South Bend during the fall migration. The chinook spawn is over which ends the life cycle of these fish. There will be no salmon in the river over the winter.
Members of the pacific salmon family, the chinook or king salmon and the coho salmon can be found in Lake Michigan and its tributaries in northern Indiana. Pacific salmons do not feed during spawning, but will strike a lure during their runs. Cohos will spawn in the fall in their third year of life and die, while chinooks will spawn in the fall, winter or spring in the fifth year of life, allowing them to grow larger. The teeth of the coho salmon are set in light color gums. The coho salmon has black spots on the upper lobe of a slightly forked caudal fin with 12-15 anal fin rays.
During the fall migration, 669 coho were counted moving past the South Bend fish ladder. The coho spawn is also over ending the life cycle of these fish as well.
Rainbow or steelhead trout
Ever popular among Indiana anglers is the trout family, which includes the brown, lake and rainbow or steelhead trout. Many fisherman can be spotted on the shores during spawning season when the trout begin their runs into the tributaries. Rainbow or steelhead trout have a white mouth, teeth and gums and small black spots on their backs, sides, and caudal and dorsal fins. The caudal fin margin of the rainbow or steelhead trout is square and the fish has 9-12 anal fin rays.
Bait: flys, spawn, night crawlers
Depth: deep river pools
This fall's steelhead migration produced a total of 7,359 steelhead. The steelhead that are in the river now will move into the deeper winter holding areas until spring time. Good fishing can be found during the winter for steelhead and anglers are advised to use caution while fishing the river, especially during high water periods. The spring steelhead migration usually begins when river teperatures rise above 38 degrees. This usually occurs in March follwed by the spawn. A slow presentation is the key to fishing for winter steelhead.
Garth Brooks goes back to Vegas - with band
Garth Brooks is going back to Vegas, but this time he'll bring his band with him instead of performing solo.
Brooks and band will play four shows at the Wynn Las Vegas resort Jan. 3-4 at 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Garth will play his own songs, instead of music that influenced him as he did during his solo gigs.
Tickets for Garth Brooks: The Man, His Band and His Music are $200 (not inclusive of taxes and fees) and go on sale Friday at 1 p.m. eastern.
Carrie Underwood Injured In Sound Of Music Rehearsals
Carrie Underwood is performing through the pain after injuring herself in rehearsals just days before her live TV production of The Sound of Music.
The singer takes on the role of Maria, made famous by Julie Andrews in the 1965 film, in the ambitious project which will be aired live on December 5.
Underwood has now revealed she accidentally hit herself in the face with a guitar on Monday, and fell over during a leapfrog scene, which has now been removed from the show to avoid a repeat of the accident.
In a series of posts on Twitter yesterday, she writes, "So yesterday I hit myself in the head with my own guitar & later fell on my face playing leap frog!
What do today’s rehearsals have for us?… PS – I no longer leap frog (sic) in the show…"
Jake Owen offers new disc
Jake Owen released his fourth studio disc, "Days of Gold,".
The title track is the current single. The dozen-song release was produced by Joey Moi.
The title track is the first single.
Owen enjoyed four top 10 hits from his last release, "Barefoot Blue Mean Night," including the title track and Alone With You
Dolly Parton and Kris Kristofferson recordings join GRAMMY hall
Dolly Parton and Kris Kristofferson are among the artists named by The Recording Academy to the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame
The 56th annual Grammy Awards, which will air January 26, 2014, on CBS.
Lila McCann turns 32
Brian Prout drummer of Diamond Rio is 58
Joe Nichols reaches the top
Joe Nichols will sit atop the Billboard Country Songs chart when it is out this week with Sunny and 75.
Nichols will take over from Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert, who were first with We Were Us.
The lead single from Nichols' new album "Crickets," reached number one on both the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart and the Country Aircheck/ USA Today chart. This is Nichols' fifth number one single.
Joe will appear as a presenter on the 4th Annual American Country Awards which airs live from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Dec. 10 on FOX at 8 p.m. eastern.
Blake Shelton And Luke Bryan Hosting ACM Awards On April 6th in Las Vegas
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will return as co-hosts for the 49th Annual ACM Awards Sunday, April 6 on CBS.
The show will broadcast live that night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Florida Georgia Line will host the 4th Annual ACM Fan Jam remote broadcast at the Mandalay Bay Events Center during the show.
Tickets for those events go on sale December 13 through Ticketmaster.
The ACM will once again tape a TV special Monday, April 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for broadcast at a later date on CBS.
The 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival will take place April 4 and 5 in Las Vegas, too.
Look for more details on all these events to be announced in the coming weeks.
Keith Urban and Kacey Musgraves Best Of 2013 Albums List.
A few country projects are getting some big love on music critics' year-end lists.
On Rolling Stone's countdown of the 50 Best Albums of the Year, Keith Urban comes in at #39 with Fuse.
Kacey Musgraves is at # 28 with Same Trailer Different Park, and Ashley Monroe's Like a Rose takes the #18 spot.
Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Alan Jackson and Zac Brown Band also contributed their voices to the #10 album,
John Fogerty's Wrote a Song for Everyone.
Ashley and Kacey's albums also made SPIN's 50 Best Albums of 2013 list.
Rascal Flatts performed a second song for ‘CMA Country Christmas’ on Monday night (Dec. 2).
The trio reminded viewers of spiritual reason for the holiday, with the gospel tune, ‘Strange Way to Save the World.’
Jay DeMarcus kicked off the song, singing the opening lines from a grand piano, before lead singer Gary LeVox took over, followed by Joe Don Rooney
Rascal Flatts released a four-song holiday EP in 2009, titled "Unwrapped".
In stores today:
Jake Owen - Days of Gold
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) Blake Shelton
Tonight CMA Country Christmas On ABC
Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles hosts this special, which promises Christmas classics and holiday memories from its gathered country performers.
Among those doing the caroling are Trace Adkins, Luke Bryan, Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow, Lucy Hale, Lady Antebellum, Kellie Pickler and Rascal Flatts.
Dierks Bentley To Perform At NASCAR Sprint Series Cup Awards
Dierks Bentley is set to perform at the NASCAR Sprint Series Cup Awards Friday, December 6 at the Wynn Las Vegas. Sara Bareilles and John Mellencamp are also slated to perform on the show. It airs on Fox Sports 2 and NASCAR.com at 9 p.m. ET that night. This year's NASCAR Spring Series Cup Awards honor six-time champion Jimmie Johnson and honor the remaining 10 drivers in the hunt for position in the final NASCAR Sprint Cup standings.
Parmalee bonus track
Rising country band Parmalee are only a couple weeks away from releasing their debut album, ‘Feels Like Carolina.’
The 12-track album will hit shelves on Dec. 10, but fans who pre-order the record will be treated to a bonus track.
Take ‘Y’All Home’ will no longer be available for purchase after Dec. 10.
Keith Anderson is the proud father of a baby boy! Jaxon Creed Anderson.
The singer welcomed his son into the world earlier this month, just in time for the holidays.
Anderson and his wife, Lauren Woodruff, who are also the parents of a two-year-old daughter, Crozle J. Anderson,
are adjusting to the rigors of a newborn’s schedule.
Keith is preparing for his own Christmas show later this month.
He will perform on Dec. 13 at the Opryland Hotel, as part of their ‘A Not So Silent Night’ concert series.
Jana Kramer turns 30.
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