NASHVILLE NEWS AND NOTES FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016!

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Carrie Underwood is extending her Storyteller tour through the fall. The tour began in January and previously was scheduled to wrap up May 30 in Canada.  It will now resume again September 4 in Spokane, WA with 33 additional dates to follow.  Carrie will wrap up November 28 in Utah.

Reba has decided to take her entire career into her own hands.  Reba is starting her own management firm, called Reba’s Business Inc. or RBI. She’ll chart the direction of her career herself, as president of the company.  Her former husband, Narvel Blackstock, had been her manager for the past thirty years, but since their divorce last year, Reba has decided to control her own destiny!  Reba spent Tuesday evening at Nashville’s Bluebird Café mentoring up-and-coming female artists, as part of a movement to increase the number of women regularly played on country radio. In May, she will continue her Together in Vegas residency in Las Vegas with Brooks & Dunn.

Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley are getting ready for their hosting duties this Sunday as they co-host the 51st ACM Awards Show.  As part of the process, Luke will stay up late tonight as a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden.  You can see Luke, if you can stay up that late, tonight at 12:37 a.m. ET. Don’t forget to tune in Sunday night for the 51st ACM Awards beginning at 8PM.