NASHVILLE NEWS & NOTES – MONDAY, JULY 23, 2018!

Lauren Alaina is engaged.  Lauren shared on Instagram on Saturday that longtime boyfriend Alex Hopkins had popped the question.  In the picture, she showed off her engagement ring while kissing her new fiance.  The two have been dating for six-years.
Brad Paisley and Toby Keith are up for induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2018.  Both singer/songwriters were nominated in the category of songwriter/artist, along with Ronnie Dunn and Eddy Raven.  The Class of 2018 will be revealed in August and they’ll be formally inducted at a ceremony this fall.
Jason Aldean is returning to his hometown of Macon, Georgia to raise money for a pediatric hospital.  The third annual Concert for the Kids will be held on September 6th at the Macon Coliseum.  Money raised will benefit the Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital.  Tickets go on sale Friday.