Thomas Rhett is teaming with his longtime manager, Virginia Davis, his father and well-known songwriter Rhett Akins and rapper Jay Z's Roc Nation to create a new Nashville publishing company: Home Team Publishing.
Georgia natives Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson and Ben Hayslip — otherwise known as the Peach Pickers — got together with several other artists May 10, 2016 for the third annual Georgia On My Mind concert benefitting the Georgia Music Foundation at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, and raised more than $100,000 for the charity.
What do you get when you combine Justin Moore with some very talented songwriters, including Rhett Akins? You get Moore's No. 1 hit, 'Point at You' -- but the song was actually almost recorded by another big country star.
Hit songwriter Bobby Pinson is gathering some of his singing pals to play his weekly acoustic Sing for Your Supper show, which will benefit wounded warriors. Words for Warriors is set to take place on Wednesday, April 11 at Pinson's new Nashville restaurant, Lucy's Country Cafe, which he and his wife (Lucy) opened in early February.
"Deer meat and turkey meat and anything wild is about as good as you can get," Rhett Akins, an avid outdoorsman and hunter, tells Taste of Country when speaking of his wild turkey breast recipe. "The No. 1 main reason this recipe is cool is because you went out and got it yourself...
Later this week, Rhett Akins and his famous pals from the music and hunting world will join forces for his 11th annual charity turkey hunt, Country Goes Huntin'. Like the previous 10 years, the event will consist of a three day turkey hunt (March 22-24) in Dothan, Ala. There, pro hunters will pair with country singers/songwriters for a good time and, more importantly, a great cause.