Cindy Watts, The Tennessean

Cindy Watts

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Cindy:

Thomas Rhett, wife Lauren reveal they are expecting third child

Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren Akins are expecting a daughter after the first of the year. → Read More

Maze to headline soul celebration at Bridgestone Arena

Soul group Maze featuring Frankie Beverly along with The Whispers, and The Manhattans are coming to Bridgestone Arena on Oct 26. → Read More

Tenille Townes partners with homeless Girl Scouts for remix of 'Somebody's Daughter'

Tenille Townes recorded a new version of her song "Somebody's Daughter" with Girl Scout Troop 6000, a troop for homeless girls. The song is out now. → Read More

Mitchell Tenpenny remembers how a horse helped find his dad's cancer

Country singer Mitchell Tenpenny is thankful a horse kicked his dad in the groin because it helped doctors diagnose his cancer. → Read More

Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton: Behind the scenes of 'Dive Bar'

Garth Brooks invited Blake Shelton to sing on his new single "Dive Bar," the second song from his new album, "Fun," which will available later this year. → Read More

Charlie Worsham turns Basement East residency into all-star parade for charity

Charlie Worsham will play Basement East every Monday in July to benefit his Follow Your Heart Foundation. Admission is $10. → Read More

Music industry vets Marc Oswald, Trey Fanjoy team for new TV series 'The Song'

'The Song' will include nine 30-minute episodes in season 1 in addition to a one-hour finale. The show will air in early 2020. → Read More

Blake Shelton on 'God's Country': His unexpected 20-year trek to his 'biggest hit'

Blake Shelton nabbed his 26th No. 1 song with "God's Country" this week. → Read More

Blake Shelton on 'God's Country': His unexpected 20-year trek to his 'biggest hit'

Blake Shelton nabbed his 26th No. 1 song with "God's Country" this week. → Read More

Chris Young, MTSU reveal Chris Young Cafe, an event space and learning lab for students

Country singer and MTSU alum Chris Young donated $50,000 to help fund Chris Young Cafe, the university's new music venue and learning lab for students. → Read More

Loretta Lynn visits Ray Stevens' CabaRay amid health rumors

Loretta Lynn surprised audiences over the weekend when she joined them for a show at Ray Stevens' CabaRay Showroom. → Read More

Loretta Lynn visits Ray Stevens' CabaRay amid health rumors

Loretta Lynn surprised audiences over the weekend when she joined them for a show at Ray Stevens' CabaRay Showroom. → Read More

Garth Brooks reveals 'Dive Bar Tour' of dive bars

Garth Brooks will launch his Dive Bar Tour, in honor of his new single with Blake Shelton, in Chicago July 15. → Read More

Grand Ole Opry unveils emotional new mini-movie

Hosted by Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, the movie will be shown during daytime tours in the Grand Ole Opry House. → Read More

Grand Ole Opry unveils emotional new mini-movie

Hosted by Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, the movie will be shown during daytime tours in the Grand Ole Opry House. → Read More

Nashville offers Brett Eldredge, 'powerful' fireworks for two-day July 4th celebration

Brett Eldredge will headline Nashville’s Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th. The Nashville Symphony will accompany fireworks display. → Read More

Charlie Daniels finds voice, checkbook to support MTSU's Daniels Center

Charlie Daniels and his Journey Home Project donated $100,000 to MTSU’s Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center Thursday night. → Read More

Trisha Yearwood is 'Every Girl' on her first new country album in 12 years

“Every Girl in This Town” is the lead single from Trisha Yearwood’s new album “Every Girl,” which will be in stores Aug. 30. → Read More

Trisha Yearwood is 'Every Girl' on her first new country album in 12 years

“Every Girl in This Town” is the lead single from Trisha Yearwood’s new album “Every Girl,” which will be in stores Aug. 30. → Read More

Dixie Chicks reveal plans for long-awaited new album

The Dixie Chicks, known for country hits including “Cowboy Take Me Away,” were vague with details but promised a new album 'someday.' → Read More