Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockTune in to see the man behind "The Git Up," Blanco Brown, Friday morning on ABC's Good Morning America, starting at 7 a.m. local time. Blanco's album, Honeysuckle & Lightning Bugs, comes out Friday.

The first holiday album from the band Blackhawk, titled The Spirit of Christmas, is set to be released on Friday, October 18. The new project features ten classic Yuletide tunes.

Performing rights organization BMI will give Dwight Yoakam its President's Award Tuesday, November 12 at the 67th annual BMI Country Awards in Nashville. Kenny ChesneyBrooks & Dunn, and Willie Nelson have previously received the honor.

If you missed Kenny Chesney discussing next summer's Chillaxification tour with the Today show's Natalie Morales, you can check out the interview online.

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