Tim McGraw shared a moment with firefighters Aug. 15 in New York City, where he helped donate a million Duracell batteries to first responders.
Keith Urban posed with a lucky fan on the plaza at NBC’s Today show in New York City Sept. 10. The singer performed “Little Bit of Everything” and “Even the Stars Fall 4 U” on the show as part of the release-week festivities for his new album Fuse.
MADE IN THE SHADES
Kenny Chesney donned some Church-style sunglasses to surprise tourmate Eric Church on the final night of Chesney’s No Shoes Nation tour Aug. 24 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The pair had performed there two nights to sold-out crowds. “I love Kenny. It’s a party,” Church said. “It is an absolute bedlam experience and something I’m going to miss.”
BIG BANG BENTLEY
Dierks Bentley got a hand firing a Howitzer 105-mm. cannon from the Wisconsin National Guard at the Country Thunder concert in Twin Lakes, Wis., July 18.
The Voice winner Danielle Bradbery fin-pumped Dottie, a bottle-nosed dolphin, while visiting SeaWorld San Diego Aug. 16. “We’re best friends,” tweeted the 17-year-old singer, who has been on the road to promote her debut single, “The Heart of Dixie.”
BRETT ELDREDGE: THE SKY’S NO LIMIT!
HIGH FLYIN’ CELEBRATION
Brett Eldredge conquered his fear of heights to celebrate his very first No. 1 single – “Don’t Ya” – by fulfilling a skydiving dare on Aug. 27 in Tullahoma, Tenn., with the Tennessee Skydiving team. “Once I jumped out, it was like a blackout,” he said afterward. “It was awesome.”
SHE’S NO. 1!
Husband and wife power duo Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks teamed up for a duet of their hit “In Another’s Eyes” at the Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert on July 6 in Norman, Okla.
Cassadee Pope (left), season 3 winner of The Voice, and Laura Bell Bundy got dirty at the Indianapolis Motorspeedway on July 28 for the Brickyard 400 race.
Jake Owen posed with wife Lacey and daughter Pearl backstage at the Country Thunder concert in Twin Lakes, Wis., July 21.
SHARPIE DRESSED MAN
Now that Craig Morgan has gotten accustomed to the facial hair he’s been sporting since early this year, he decided the virtual Craig on the side of his tour semitrailer should do the same. A few minutes with a black Sharpie marker in July was all it took.
TIP YOUR BARTENDER!
Craig Campbell mixed up glasses of his favorite cocktail during an appearance at CMA Music Fest in Nashville June 7. “It’s called ‘Craig’s Summer Jam,'” Campbell said of the drink, which combines Malibu Passion Fruit rum and Sprite with a splash of grenadine. “It tastes like summer.”
AND NOW THE NEWS…
Carrie Underwood took over the anchor desk to deliver the Pop News Heat Index on Good Morning America Aug. 12.