Luke Combs Pays For Funeral of Fans

Luke Combs has paid for the funerals of three fans who died of what appears to be carbon monoxide poisoning inside their travel trailer.

Luke Combs at the iHeart Country Festival in Austin, TX on May 4, 2019. Photo courtesy of Dave Bergman. Licensed by CC BY-SA 4.0

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the victims families. https://www.gofundme.com/f/mc-tragedy-07-2021

Read more: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country/luke-combs-faster-horses-funeral-deaths-1201044/

Carrie Underwood and Others Charity Based Cameo Greetings

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Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard, Trace Adkins, Deana Carter, and Chrissy Metz are raising funds on Cameo for ACM Lifting Lives’ Covid relief.

“Cameo Goes Country” runs through June 30th and benefits ACM Lifting Lives’ Covid-19 Response Fund and music therapy programs. Since its inception in April 2020, the fund has distributed more than $3.5 million to help people working in country music who have been affected financially by the pandemic.

Read the full Rolling Stone article here.

BJ Thomas (1942-2021)

(August 7, 1942 – May 29, 2021)

BJ (Billy Joe) Thomas passed away. He was an American singer widely known for his pop, country, and Christian hits of the 1960s and 1970s. He made popular recordings of “Hooked on a Feeling” (1968), “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” (1969), and “(Hey Won’t You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song” (1975). He was 78.