The country music world isn’t without scandal as we discover in today’s #HotCountrySkinny!You may not know Kirt Webster’s name…….yet, but you will. The allegations continue to Roll in Against the country PR Mogul and the publicity firm he works with , which is by far the biggest client roster in country music. Allegations of abusive behavior and sexual harassment, most of them now coming from anonymously sourced former employees, in a series of articles published in local newspapers and on a country news website. The Tennessean, Nashville Scene, and Taste of Country all published separate articles containing further charges lodged by employees and artists against Kirt Webster, the president and CEO of Webster PR, whose 100-plus client roster includes such artists as Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Hank Williams Jr., Charlie Daniels, and Meat Loaf. Until this week, it also included Kid Rock, one of a number of acts to defect over the last few days in the wake of the controversy.
There is so much more to making a record than just the music…just ask Chris Young.
There are the interviews and the photo shoots and the wardrobe fittings and the tour bookings and the performances. And then there is that moment when you stop, sit back and wait to see what your fans think of all of your hard work. That’s exactly where Chris Young finds himself right now. “I have to admit that I do sometimes go on social media to look at people’s comments about the songs,” Chris said. “It’s like instant gratification to know that the fans are reacting to the music the way you hoped they would.”
After welcoming three beautiful little girls into the world, Justin Moore and his wife Kate are now the proud parents to one lucky little boy, Thomas South, born June 11.Find out how their 3 daughter’s react to having a baby brother on today’s #Skinny.
And will Carrie Underwood Be Collaborating with Someone Special at the CMAs? BRAD PAISLEY hinted that CARRIE UNDERWOOD will be doing a “cool collaboration” at the CMAs, and that it’ll be the highlight of the show. Next Wednesday night on ABC.