“We did it!”: Thanks to Walker Hayes, Applebee’s returns Oreo shake to the menu

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With the power of "Fancy Like," Applebee's has officially brought back a classic menu item. 

After Walker Hayes' hit went viral on TikTok, the food chain has returned the Oreo Cookie Shake to the menu on Monday for a limited time. Walker name-checks the frozen treat in the chorus.

The catchy tune is front and center in a new ad for Applebees that features the video of Walker and his daughter, Lela, doing the now-famous dance, highlighting the Oreo shake and Bourbon Street Steak alongside clips of fans from around the country recreating the choreography.   

"We did it! Starting today… @applebees has officially brought back the Oreo Cookie Shake y’all go get your #FancyLike date night on," Walker celebrates on Instagram

The original "Fancy Like" video has amassed more than 26 million views on TikTok and counting, and shot to the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The breakthrough song also reached the top 15 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is in the top 30 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart. 

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“One Mississippi”: Kane Brown dances with daughter Kingsley in adorable video

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Kane Brown's 22-month-old daughter can't help but bust a move to her dad's new single, "One Mississippi."

In a video posted to Instagram, Kane and daughter Kingsley, who will be two in October, turn the kitchen into their dance floor, with Kane twirling around and swaying side to side as his song blasts in the background. Kinglsey follows suit, spinning in circles and jumping up and down to the beat, smiling all the while. 

Clearly the tot recognizes the sound of her dad's voice, pointing to the speaker and yelling "Dad!"

"That's me," Kane confirms, spinning around with his daughter and scooping her up in his arms at video's end.

"She wouldn’t shake her hips like she usually does but she’s dancing to my new song one Mississippi are you?" he declares in the caption.  

The feel-good clip thrilled many fans, with one commenting, "The Love, joy, and happiness [in] this clip...goes beyond words," while another shares, "This just made my day!!! totally precious!!" alongside several heart emojis. 

Kane will perform the TV debut of "One Mississippi" tonight on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC.

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“I’m not her boyfriend anymore”: Hardy’s engaged to longtime girlfriend

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Hardy is engaged! 

The hit singer-songwriter revealed in an Instagram post that he proposed to girlfriend Caleigh Ryan at The Lyric, a historic theater and live music venue in Oxford, Mississippi. 

Surrounded by white roses and with red rose petals decorating the floor, the pic shows Hardy down on one knee as Caleigh smiles in shock. "I’m not her boyfriend anymore," he captions the moment.

Among Hardy's friends to comment is Breland, writing, "Beautiful moment. Congratulations to you both." Actor Taylor Lautner and professional golfer Zach Johnson also extended their congratulations. 

Caleigh, who works in marketing at the Graduate Hotel in Nashville, also shared photos from the special occasion that shows the newly engaged couple sharing a kiss outside the theater and raising glasses of champagne. "WE’RE GETTING MARRIED!!!" she celebrates in the caption. 

Hardy is the songwriter behind such hits as Blake Shelton's "God's Country" and "Simple," by Florida Georgia Line. His current single, "Give Heaven Some Hell," is currently in the top 40 on country radio.

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Country star trivia

On this day in 2012, this Golden girl's debut single, "Merry Go 'Round," was released to country radio. It reached the top 10 on the charts and was named Best Country Song at the 2014 Grammy Awards. Can you name the singer? ANSWER: Kacey Musgraves.

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TJ Osborne on coming out as gay: “I didn’t realize what a sense of purpose it would bring to my life”

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TJ Osborne of Brothers Osborne is opening up about the impact of publicly coming out as gay, saying that his life has changed in "a lot of ways." 

"I didn't realize what a sense of purpose it would bring to my life to be here. I didn't realize how much it would resonate with some people," TJ told CBS Sunday Morningappearing alongside brother John Osborne.    

After host Gayle King shared a tweet from a mother citing the duo as a role model for her teen son, who has depression and anxiety and recently came out to her, the singer admits he didn't initially consider how being open about his sexuality would relate to parents of queer youth "and how that would really help them to be able to help their relationship. That was something that never dawned on me," he expressed. 

TJ also met a fan at a recent show who shared a heartfelt message with him. "I want to thank you for making a safe space for people like me to come the show," the fan told him.

"And I thought 'to me, that is worth more than anything,'" said TJ.

Brothers Osborne continue on their We're Not for Everyone Tour through November 20.

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Nashville notes

Alan Jackson, Ronnie Dunn, Trace Adkins and Brittney Spencer have been added to the lineup for the ACM Honors, taking place Wednesday night at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. 

Charlie Daniels has posthumously received Pandora's Billionaire Award for achieving one billion streams. Charlie's wife Hazel and his son, Charlie Daniels Jr., were presented with the award at the Volunteer Jam in Nashville last week. 

Lauren Alaina is appearing in BMI's How I Wrote That Song series, focusing on the creative process of writing her #1 song, "Road Less Traveled," along with her singles “Getting Over Him,” “Ladies in the 90s" and “Doin’ Fine.”

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Dan + Shay say doing a dance video was a “bucket list” moment

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With their new album, Good Things, Dan + Shay have been able to cross another item off their bucket list -- learning how to dance. 

In the video for their previous single, "Lying," the duo of Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney show off their newfound dance moves as the singers perform in a group dance outside of the retro Cactus Club. 

"We've been lucky enough to check a lot of things off our bucket list. I was like, 'You know what? We've got to do a dance video. Let's do it,'" Dan Smyers recalls to People

The singer and producer admits that in order to prep for the video, he spent hours practicing his moves, much to his band mate's dismay. "I'm honestly the worst dancer of all time. I was in the room right above Shay at the hotel and he would hear tapping on the floor in the middle of the night. I'd be up there practicing," Dan describes. "No shame!" 

The twosome also show off their dance moves in the video for their latest single, "Steal My Love," which is quickly climbing into the top 40 on country radio.

Following its release on August 13, Good Things debuted inside the top 10 on the Billboard 200 and became the first country album in the streaming era to be certified gold upon its release.

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Kelsea Ballerini pays tribute to Taylor Swift with “Teardrops on My Guitar” cover on Jonas Brothers tour

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Kelsea Ballerini kicked off her opening slot on the Jonas Brothers' tour with a tribute to Taylor Swift

During the opening night of The Remember This Tour in Las Vegas on Friday, Kelsea dedicated part of her set to a medley of songs by her favorite artists, including that of the country and pop superstar. 

"There is one particular woman who really paved the way for people like me," Kelsea prefaced her performance, playing a few notes on her guitar before launching into "Teardrops on My Guitar," as the crowd let out elated cheers upon hearing the first few lyrics. 

Kelsea then offered an understated, acoustic rendition of the track, and the audience sang passionately alongside her. 

"Teardrops on My Guitar" was released in 2007 as the second single off Taylor's self-titled debut album. The multi-platinum song reached the top 15 of the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on the Hot Country Songs chart.  

Kelsea continues on with the Jonas Brothers through the fall, when the tour wraps at The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on October 27. 

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Carrie Underwood to perform at virtual tailgate in new ‘Sunday Night Football’ intro

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Carrie Underwood's Sunday Night Football show opening just got a high-tech upgrade. 

For the upcoming NFL season, Carrie will be featured at a virtual tailgate scene while performing the original theme song, "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night." The first-of-its-kind video was filmed at Industrial Light & Magic's LED soundstage with state-of-the-art production technology that was recently used in the Emmy Award winning Disney+ series The Mandalorian.  

The clip also will feature cameos from NFL stars and clips of fans at football game tailgates. 

"Shooting the new show open for Sunday Night Football is one of the highlights of my year. I just love the fact that we get to reinvent it every year," Carrie shares in a statement. 

The groundbreaking show opener will premiere during the Chicago Bears vs. Los Angeles Rams game, airing September 12 on NBC and the network's streaming service, Peacock.

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“We Love NYC” concert canceled due to inclement weather

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Saturday's "We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert" was cut short thanks to Hurricane Henri. 

The event, which was held in Central Park and put on by Live Nation and industry icon Clive Davis, came to a halt just after the halfway mark when lightening struck within a 10-mile radius, Variety reports. 

According to the outlet, the good times came to an end for 60,0000 attendees at the two-hour-and-37-minute mark, in the midst of Barry Manilow belting out "I Can't Smile Without You."  An announcer interrupted the performance saying, "Attention. Please pay close attention to the following safety measures. Due to approaching severe weather, all persons should move quickly and calmly to the nearest exits and proceed to your vehicles and protected areas."

Performers and concertgoers both waited out the weather in hopes the show would go on, with talks that perhaps the event could continue even without an audience and strictly as broadcast. However, after about three hours and no signs of the weather letting up, it was announced that it was a wrap. 

"We Love NYC" was scheduled to be a five-hour event that would treat attendees to performances from stars representing an array of genres. Among those who hit the stage before things went awry were Jennifer HudsonAndrea BocelliEarth Wind & FireLL Cool JKane BrownJourneySantanaJon Batiste and Polo G.

Meanwhile, acts including Bruce SpringsteenPaul SimonElvis CostelloMalumaPatti Smith and the Killers were stunted. 

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