by AJ Silver
posted Oct 2 2013 5:50PM
KIMBERLY PERRY got engaged to Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. ARENCIBIA on Monday. He surprised her at her family's home in Greeneville, Tennessee. She said, quote, "I came out on the front porch and he was standing there and he got down on one knee. It was perfect." They're planning to get married next summer.
WILLIE NELSON'S new album "To All The Girls" is out October 15th, but CMT.com is offering a free taste right now. They're streaming his duet with LORETTA LYNN on the very twangy MERLE HAGGARD song "Somewhere Between".
***Speaking of Willie: His stuffed armadillo good luck charm has been returned. He posted the good news and a pic on his Facebook page. He wrote, "Ol' Dillo is on his way home! Thank you to all of our friends and family for helping track him down."
CHRIS YOUNG donated $25,000 of the proceeds from his House of Blues show Monday in Los Angeles to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Stars for Stripes. (Full Story)
KEVIN FOWLER is the NRA Country Artist of the Month for October. You can check out his Facebook page for details, or hit up NRACountry.com.