There’s a new baby in country music! Congratulations to Jake Owen and his wife Lacey on the birth of their first child, daughter Olive Pearl!
Pearl was born on Thanksgiving weighing 6 lbs 3 oz, and Jake tells us there are a lot of happy people in his family: “My grandparents are super excited about being great grandparents. My parents are excited about being grandparents and I’m excited about being a parent. So, there’s a lot of cool feelings going around the Owen household these days.”
Taylor Swift’s new album “Red” has been out only one month, but it’s already nearing the 3 million sales mark worldwide. Taylor, as always, continues to grow and change with each album including this one.
“If I made ‘Speak Now 2.0,'” Taylor explains, “it would be very obvious to the fans that I didn’t try anything new. And I think at 22 on my fourth album, it is my duty to be adventurous. It’s what I feel like I’m supposed to do. It’s what comes naturally to me is so explore the edges.”
Taylor’s new album tops the chart in 42 countries! Thursday Taylor will be in Australia for the Aria Awards.
Happy birthday to Mike of Gloriana (28), Joe Nichols (36), and mother of Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott, Linda Davis (50).
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