Last night in Nashville, Brooks & Dunn ended an almost 20-year-long career with one last concert. The gig appropriately benefited the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and fans packed the Bridgestone Arena for the two-hour epic concert.
As Ronnie Dunn and Kix Brooks came to the stage, they treated their devoted fans to a high energy show that will go down in country history. As Brooks told the crowd: "This is not a funeral. We did show up to party."
And party they did! Check out the video of their opening Play Something Country from last night! (above)
As a response to the devastating flooding in Nashville, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will lending a helping hand. The two have organized a special concert on June 22 to raise money to benefit the city.
The show, entitled Nashville Rising: A Benefit Concert For Flood Recovery, will be held at the city's Bridgestone Arena. Performers include Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Brooks & Dunn, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride and LeAnn Rimesfor starters.
Hosts McGraw and Hill said:
"The damage that we've seen to people's homes and the effect that the flooding has had on their lives is unimaginable. But we've seen the spirit of our community firsthand, as volunteers, church groups and our local business leaders rally to help.
We all need to continue to support those in need in any way that we can, and for that reason we could not be more appreciative to all of the artists, the companies and the people behind the scenes who collectively will make June 22 a truly special night."
But this time, there's a lot more to this than just the photo.
In the text describing the issue -- which marks the first time since 2011 that all six of these ladies have been snapped together for a magazine cover -- the writers refer to the brood as "America's First Family."
Using that language to describe the 16-page spread for a bunch of reality TV stars is giving plenty of readers, or should we say, now-former readers, the impression that the mag is undermining the actual First Family, the Obamas.
So, after this picture was posted, Twitter users became enraged.
However, we're wondering if sparking controversy was part of the publicity for the issue, because Cosmo's Editor-In-Chief, Joanna Coles, seems to be pretty open to all sorts of cover comments, tweeting: