NASHVILLE NEWS & NOTES – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017!

The 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards are this Sunday and Dierks Bentley tells Billboard magazine that he is prepared to host.  Dierks said. “Last year I was the rookie and really didn’t know what to expect. The show was loose and a lot of fun with Luke.”  of course referring to his ACM co-host, Luke Bryan.  The 52nd Annual ACM Awards Show is this Sunday at 9!
Radar Online claims the producers of The Voice want Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani to show more public displays of affection on the show. A source tells the site: “Producers have really come down on Gwen for her flirtation. They said that it seems like the viewers do not want to see any trouble in paradise between her and Blake.”  The live battles continue next Monday and Tuesday at 8pm!
Contact Music claims Zac Brown recently spent $330,000 on a prized steer. He bought the steer at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.  If memory serves, Zac did own a restaurant in downtown Nashville.  Maybe he’s opening another one.  Just sayin’!