April is upon us and that means the return of Major League Baseball. To preview the new season, Billboard.com spoke to a panel of baseball fans from around the music world for a team-by-team preview of their favorite squads.
The N.Y. Post reports this morning that Lorde got to meet Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame third baseman George Brett – probably most famous for the “Pine Tar Incident” against the New York Yankees, when umpires disallowed his home run back in July 1983 for using a tampered bat — the acknowledged muse behind the smash hit.
The Academy of Country Music Awards, which held its 49th annual show this past April 6th, has already sold out its tickets to next year's events -- ACM Party For a Cause, a two-day event, and the ACM Awards, scheduled for April 17-18 and April 19, respectively.
Texas-based performer Mary Sarah grew up with the "Opry." She would listen to the WSM radio show from time to time, but also that's where she honed her skills on-stage – at many of the local "Oprys" that are all over the Lone Star state.