As 2018 wraps up, The Boot is looking back at some of the best new music and biggest headlines of the year.
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Tyler Hubbard also responded to those upset by his original Instagram message.
She was one of two performers during the service.
You could say Dolly loves Christmas.
Dolly Parton’s new song, “Girl in the Movies,” from the Netflix movie, Dumplin’, received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture. In addition to re-recording six songs from her iconic catalog for the movie’s soundtrack, Dolly co-penned and recorded six new songs, including “Girl in the Movies.”
Best Original Song in a Motion Picture
Dumplin’, which is based on Julie Murphy’s 2015 best-selling novel of the same name, stars Danielle Macdonald as the plus-size daughter of Jennifer Aniston, a former Texas beauty queen. The daughter is a Dolly fanatic who competes in her mom’s former beauty pageant as a protest.
The 12-song soundtrack features collaborations with Miranda Lambert, Sia, Elle King, Mavis Staples, Willa Amai, Rhonda Vincent, Alison Krauss, Macy Gray and Dorothy.
The album was released on Nov. 30, while Netflix will release the movie on Dec. 7.photo courtesy of Sony Music
Dumplin’ Track Listing
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"It gave me the opportunity to hear things in a different way ..."
The entire funeral service will be available for public viewing via livestream.
Toby Keith’s 1993 debut single, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy,” helped ignite a career that has seen the Oklahoma native win multiple CMA Awards and ACM Awards, earn 20 No. 1 singles and sell more than 40 million albums worldwide.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Toby’s breakthrough song and self-titled debut album—which also included Top 5 hits “He Ain’t Worth Missing,” “A Little Less Talk and a Lot More Action” and “Wish I Didn’t Know Now”—Toby’s family, friends and industry insiders gathered at Nashville’s BMI headquarters on Dec. 5 to present Toby with a special citation of achievement.
NFL Hall of Fame member Terry Bradshaw, producer/executive Harold Shedd, and Toby’s daughters Shelley and Krystal and wife Trisha were on hand for the celebration that recognized Toby for more than 7 million broadcast performances of “Should’ve Been a Cowboy.”
Toby will perform two shows at the Grand Ole Opry in the Ryman Auditorium on Dec. 7. The following night, he will also perform at the Nashville Symphony’s 34th Annual Symphony Ball where he will be honored with their 2018 Harmony Award, which recognizes an individual who exemplifies the harmonious spirit of Nashville’s musical community.
photos by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com
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THe Guns N' Roses bassist recorded the album, set for release next year, alongside Jennings at Echo Park, Calif.'s Station House Studios.
This is a GOOD rendition!
"Sometimes you’re just a distraction for someone else’s loneliness, or vice versa," Walker tells The Boot.
He puts a fun new spin on the holiday classic.
Talk about an anniversary to remember!