Garth Brooks, Connie Smith and "Pig" Robbins were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday in Nashville. A very emotional Brooks told the crowd the first time he heard George Strait on the radio, he decided what he wanted to do with the rest of his life - he wanted to be George Strait. Even now 20 years later, he said still wants to be George Strait.
Country Snipits........David Nail diagnosed with laryngitis and has to cancel shows........Hayden Panettiere, star of "Nashville," wants to release a country album. In case you wondered, that is Panettiere singing on the show......Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman have put their 13 million dollar, 3,248 square foot New York City apartment on the market - guess times are tough for everyone.......Lady Antebellum, Colbie Caillat and Sammy Kershaw are releasing new Christmas albums this week........Miranda Lambert is up for four CMA Honors - Female Vocalist, Song, Video and Album of the Year........Miranda also announced plans to tour with Dierks Bently in 2013 for the Locked and Reloaded Tour which will launch January 17.