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Nashville News: August 24

August 25, 2018

Here’s the latest music news rounded up from Music City this afternoon >>

Brett Young is the new face of Justin Timberlake’s clothing line, William Rast. The ACM New Male Vocalist of the Year will model the men’s fashions from William Rast’s Fall 2018 collection, with model Stella Maxwell showcasing the women’s line.

Faith Hill will represent the world of country music next Friday, August 31 at the funeral of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. The Celebration of Life will take place at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, but is only open to family, friends, and invited guests.

Look for a new record from Pistol Annies in the fall, according to a new interview with Miranda Lambert in TIME. Pistol Annies’ most recent album, Annie Up, came out more than five years ago, in the spring of 2013. Miranda also talks to TIME about the lack of female artists being played on country radio these days.

Michael Ray is teaming up with the Michael J. Fox Foundation to raise money for Parkinson’s research this fall. The Florida native will play the Concert for a Cure on Monday, October 15 at the Loveless Barn, located in West Nashville next to the famed Loveless Café.

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