FOX Country: Fallen Firefighters Benefit Raises Almost $500,000
Dierks Bentley helps the families of fallen firefighters in Arizona, one half of Sugarland goes solo and The Lumineers get ready to go deluxe.
FOX News Radio Entertainment Correspondent, Sabrina Sabbagh has the scoop on the Country music stars making headlines this week:
I’m Sabrina Sabbagh.
Dierks Bentley‘s ‘Country Cares’ concert helped raise $476,000 dollars to benefit the families of the Granite Mountain Hot Shots firefighters who recently lost their lives while battling a wildfire in Arizona.
Bentley: “I gotta get your number girl…” (music)
Family members of the 19 firefighters attended the concert with the sole surviving firefighter from the group.
Nettles: “There you go making my heart beat again…” (music)
Jennifer Nettles of country duo Sugarland previewed some of her new solo music for members of the media and many say the album is said to have a 70′s vibe, with the first single expected to be released next month.
The Lumineers: “Ho! I don’t think you’re right for him, Hey!…” (music)
The Lumineers self-titled debut album will be released August 20th as a deluxe edition, containing five bonus tracks and a DVD featuring more than 25 minutes of stage performance, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews chronicling the band’s life on the road and rise to fame over the past year.
That’s FOX Country from FOX News Radio.
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