Nashville News and Notes for Monday

BRAD PAISLEY IS ABOUT TO ADD HIS NAME TO THE REALITY SHOW TALENT SERIES BOOK OF HISTORY AS HE IS SAID TO BE JOINING A NEW ABC REALITY SERIES CALLED RISING STAR AS ONE OF THEIR JUDGES. THERE’S BEEN NO OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM ABC OR PAISLEY REGARDING THE NEW GIG BUT ACCORDING TO THE ABC, THE SHOW WILL PREMIERE ON SUNDAY, JUNE 22 AT 9PM ET ON THE NETWORK.  Wanna see brad before that?  catch him at first niagara pavilion this saturday night!

THERE'S BEEN A DEVELOPMENT IN THE SCOTTY MCCREERY ROBBERY CASE THAT HAPPENED LAST WEEK WHEN MCCREERY AND HIS ROOMMATES WHERE ROBBED AT GUNPOINT. POLICE IN RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA, SAID LAST WEEK THAT THEY HAVE MADE ONE ARREST IN THE HOME-INVASION ROBBERY. A TEEN TURNED HIMSELF IN TUESDAY NIGHT AND WAS CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT ROBBERY WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON.

GARTH BROOKS CAPTURED HIS 17TH BILLBOARD NUMBER ONE OF HIS CAREER WITH "TWO PINA COLADAS" ON THIS DAY IN 1998.

AND HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO KIX BROOKS ... THE LOUSIANA NATIVE TURNS 59 TODAY!