NASHVILLE NEWS & NOTES – THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2018!

Blake Shelton is the big CMT Awards winner this year.  He won Video of the Year and Male Video of the Year for “I’ll Name the Dogs.”  Carrie Underwood’sThe Champion” won Female Video of the Year, and Dan + Shay’sTequila” took Duo Video of the Year.  The 2018 CMT Music Awards took place last night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
Music video awards aren’t the only thing Blake Shelton is celebrating.  Prior to last night’s CMT Awards, Blake celebrated the grand opening of his music venue and restaurant, Ole Red.  Nashville is home to the second Ole Red.  The first one is in Blake’s adopted hometown of Tishomingo, Oklahoma.
Brothers Osborne is teaming up with Ram Trucks for its “Support the Port” Campaign.  It’s a national ad campaign that aims at renovating the historic theater in Port Saint Joe, Florida.  The first commercial features the brothers driving a Ram truck and performing a concert at the venue after helping to repair it.