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Little Big Town and Trombone Shorty head to the Bayou on “Jambalaya” cover

ABC/Paula LoboLittle Big Town join forces with Trombone Shorty for a lively rendition of Hank Williams‘ classic “Jambalaya (On the Bayou).”  The two acts originally debuted the song during the United We Sing event hosted by Harry Connick, Jr. on CBS in June to honor front-line workers of the COVID-19 pandemic.  They’re now releasing an official version of the track that adds even …

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Brett Eldredge proclaims it’s a “Good Day” on ‘Good Morning America’

Greg NoireBrett Eldredge delivered a message of positivity to viewers during his appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America today.  Joining the New York City-based show for a virtual visit, Brett offered a stripped-down performance of the new track that is centered around the idea of changing one’s perspective for the better.  “There’s a lot of negativity, a lot …

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Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker and Jon Pardi deliver hits during Nashville drive-in shows

Getty Images for Live NationBrad Paisley, Darius Rucker and Jon Pardi took over Music City this weekend with drive-in concerts as part of Live Nation’s Live from the Drive In series.  Setting up shop in the parking lot of Nissan Stadium on Saturday night, Brad surprised the crowd with a virtual duet with Carrie Underwood on their hit, “Remind Me,” along with other signature songs …

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Darius & Friends concert for St. Jude to be livestreamed

ABC/Jon LeMayThe 11th annual Darius & Friends concert, a benefit for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital created by Darius Rucker, will be streamed online later this month. Darius will deliver a social distance-friendly performance on the Grand Ole Opry stage with special guests Clint Black and Tracey Lawrence. The pay-per-view stream will be available to view on July 30 at …

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Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood’s online acoustic show set for Tuesday night

ABC/Image Group LAGarth Brooks has a new date for his virtual acoustic show.  Garth and wife Trisha Yearwood were originally scheduled to host the second round of Garth Request Live on July 7, an online acoustic show where the couple performs songs requested by fans.  However, the show was postponed due to the fact that members of their teams may have …

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NFL’s Washington Redskins to change name following years of backlash

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images By ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News (ASHBURN, Va.) — The NFL’s Washington Redskins have decided to change their team name. “On July 3rd we announced the commencement of a thorough review of the team’s name. … Today, we are announcing we will be retiring the Redskins name and logo upon completion …

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South Korea split over Seoul mayor’s harassment allegations after his death

iStock/nigelcarseBy: HAKYUNG KATE LEE, ABC News (SEOUL, South Korea) — A civic group representing the former secretary of Seoul mayor Park Won-soon publicly appealed for an investigation into the sexual harassment allegations against Park, who died shortly after the complaint was filed last Friday. A legal representative of the former secretary, who filed the complaint …

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Hong Kong Disneyland to close shortly after reopening

EnchantedFairy/iStockBy GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News (HONG KONG) — Just weeks after reopening, Hong Kong Disneyland will close once again. The park was reopened to the public on June 18, but on Monday the park announced it would once again close as of July 15. “As required by the government and health authorities in line …

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Search for victims of 1921 ‘race massacre’ begins in Tulsa

KTULBY: JENNY WAGNON COURTS (TULSA, Oklahoma) — The city of Tulsa is breaking ground on a mission to find the truth. It’s a mission many agree is 99 years too late, but officials are beginning a journey to unearth a piece of the city’s history that many refused to speak openly about until recently. A …

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Ghislaine Maxwell wrapped cellphone in foil to ‘evade detection,’ prosecutors allege

iStockBy: AARON KATERSKY, JAMES HILL and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Ghislaine Maxwell tried to “flee” FBI agents during her arrest earlier this month at her New Hampshire estate, where investigators found a “cell phone wrapped in tin foil,” federal prosecutors allege in new court documents filed Monday. Maxwell, 58, was arrested on July …

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