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VIDEO: Newest Additions to Nashville’s Walk Of Fame

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Reba McEntire presented both Alan Jackson and Kix Brooks their respective stars on Nashville’s Walk of Fame in a ceremony on Sunday, November 7th.

Jackson said, “When I think about driving down Music Row 20 years ago with a paper sack full of songs, I never could ever imagine standing in front of the Country Music Hall of Fame in the heart of Nashville, the heart of country music and having ‘em put my name down on this concrete.”

Kix, just as humbled, told the crowd, “I don’t know necessarily if I deserve [a star], but I gotta tell you, I’m really proud of it.”

Kix Brooks & Alan Jackson To Be Inducted Into Music City Walk Of Fame

Alan Jackson.

Kix Brooks & Alan Jackson have been announced as the latest inductees into the Music City Hall of Fame. They will join fellow inductees Les Paul, Dan Miller, Manuel, Dr. Bobby Jones, and Dottie Rambo on the November 6th ceremony. They will be honored with a public ceremony at noon on November 6th at the unveiling of the sidewalk markers near the Walk of Fame Park in Nashville. The ceremony is sponsored by GAC and free to attend.

This group of inductees will round out the walk of fame to 58 stars in Music Mile.

Kix Brooks Wins CMA National Broadcast Personality Of The Year

Kix Brooks.

He might not have a current record out, but that isn’t stopping one half of Brooks & Dunn from taking home Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Kix Brooks was honored last night with the CMA Award for “National Broadcast Personality Of The Year,” surprised by his friend Tim McGraw during the taping of his radio program. Kix is the host of “American Country Countdown With Kix Brooks,” a nationally syndicated weekly radio program.

The announcement came a day after Taylor Swift and Kid Rock had called every other radio CMA winner personally to break the news to them about their awards.

Nashville Will Cut Fooloose Tomorrow Night

Julianne Hough stars in Footloose.

Nashville is about to turn a little more Hollywood tomorrow night. The Nashville premiere of the new “Footloose” movie takes place Thursday night. Stars on the bill to attend include movie star Julianne Hough and sound track stars Big & Rich, Blake Shelton, Hunter Hayes, and a few of their Nashville friends. Other country singers expected to attend include American Idol runner-up Lauren Alaina, Kix Brooks, Survivor contestant Whitney Duncan, Martina McBride, and many others.

Country Weekly is reporting that the red carpet will be rolled out in Franklin, Tennessee at a restored movie house. Blake Shelton’s version of the classic “Footloose” theme takes up the end of the movie, while Big & Rich’s “Fake ID” provides a whole scene in the movie, according to CW. Watch the music video for Big & Rich’s “Fake ID” which features Gretchen Wilson, below:

We’ll have your chance to win the sound track to the movie next week thanks to Warner Music Nashville.

How Sony Music’s Restructuring Effects Country Music

Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley.

Country music fans have been a little worried and confused this week over the announcement of Sony Music’s restructuring of its labels. While no major acts have been dropped, a lot of shuffling has gone on. We have the new artist lists by label here for you to help ease that confusion while the official websites get caught up and switch over. With the removal of Columbia Nashville, Miranda Lambert and the Pistol Annies were one of the acts switched to a different branch of Sony Music Nashville.

For a full list of how it effected country, click the “read more” button.

Kix Brooks Loses Mustache for Film Role

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Kix Brooks’ famous mustache of over 30 years has been shaved off for his new role in the upcoming film, “Thriftstore Cowboy.” He will star alongside William Shockley, Barry Corbin and Tanya Clarke.

“My kids have never seen me with out a mustache. Alan Jackson told me, ‘Never shave your freaking mustache off.’”

Filming right now in Phoenix, Arizona, Brooks’ character is a bad guy that he struggled playing the part of. In an interview with theboot.com, Brooks, a former theater major, discusses how hard it was for him to get into the character of someone completely opposite of his personality.

No release date has yet been announced for the film.