Toby Keith Having Gallbladder Surgery
It’s hard to keep tough-as-nails Toby Keith down for more than a few days. The proof is in his bounce-back rate. This week, the ‘I Like Girls That Drink Beer’ hitmaker will undergo a minor outpatient procedure to have his gallbladder removed. And by Friday (August 3), he’ll resume his Live in Overdrive Tour in Detroit Lakes, Minn. If that’s not tough, then we don’t know what is!
Keith “has been in significant pain for sometime [sic] now and decided to have the Gallbladder removed.” We’re not sure what being in pain ‘some time now’ means, but it sounds like the award-winning country star has been playing through the pain recently.
Gretchen Wilson, James Otto and JT Hodges will fill in for Keith at Fort McCoy on Thursday. Keith has rescheduled his appearance at the Army base to August 30.he will be back on his feet by Friday’s concert, however
Kenny Chesney Earns 24th No.1 with ‘Come Over’
“Come Over,” one of the biggest songs of Kenny Chesney’s career has topped the Country Singles Charts in only 11 weeks. Recently cited as “One of this summer’s hottest songs” “Come Over,” is Chesney’s 24th career No.1 single and was certified Gold last week for digital sales in excess of 500,000.
Gloriana Releases New Album, A Thousand Miles Left Behind
On the heels of their biggest hit yet, country group Gloriana returns with their second album, A Thousand Miles Left Behind, released Tuesday (July 31) on Emblem/Warner Bros. Records. The project features “Kissed You (Good Night),” their first Top 5 single at country radio. That single has been certified gold for 500,000 digital downloads.