Nashville Notes

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Eric Church edges out Jason Aldean, Fleetwood Mac and Miranda Lambert to land at number one on Billboard’s latest weekly Hot Tours ranking.  Eric raked in $2.1 million dollars, finishing ahead of Jason at number 2 with $1.5 million in sales. Stevie Nicks and company rank third, while Miranda checks in at number ten.

Thomas Rhett and Kellie Pickler led Rhett Akins, Lauren Alaina, Danielle Bradbury, Chase Bryant, Kristian Bush, Dan + Shay, Love & Theft, Scotty McCreery, Cassadee Pope and Jamie Lynn Spears in a life-sized game of “human checkers” Saturday in Arlington, Texas. In the end, Kellie’s team was victorious, with Cracker Barrel donating $35,000 to the USO and DAV through the ACM’s Lifting Lives charity.

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