Nashville News and Notes for Monday

Gwen Stefani tells Ellen that Blake Shelton is sexy because… he has a big heart. “For me its just that big old heart, and that sense of humour. He doesn’t even take himself seriously, and he’s just such an incredible person. And that’s sexy to me.”

If you’re a fan of Sugarland, you don’t have to wait too much longer for new music from the duo!  They are set to release a new song on December 21st called “Still the Same.” They will also perform in Times Square on December 31st.

Miranda Lambert loves animals.  Pretty soon, your pet could have a pet toy designed by the singer. Rolling Stone magazine claims Miranda is teaming up with Petmate to release a new line of plush pet toys. Proceeds will benefit her Mutt Nation Foundation charity.