Red Cross Thanks Trace Adkins For Donating NBC’s All-Star Apprentice. Trace Adkins presented a check for $670,000 to the American Red Cross on last night’s episode of NBC’s “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice.” The sum was Adkins’ to donate after his team won the first task on the season premiere on March 3. “We could not ask for a better representative of the Red Cross,” Red Cross President and CEO Gail J. McGovern said. “Trace brings humor, honesty, hard work and grit to everything he does. On behalf of the countless people who will benefit because of your participation in the ‘Apprentice,’ thank you, Trace, from the bottom of my heart for getting the job done once again.” On the first episode, Adkins led his team to victory with the help of multiple generous donors including Red Cross Celebrity Cabinet members Amy Grant and Nikki Taylor, philanthropist T. Boone Pickens, Domino Sugar, as well as members of the Nashville community including the Grand Ole Opry, Creative Artists Agency, Diamond Coach, Blaster Records, Diamond Gusset Jeans, the firm of Flood, Bumstead, McCready & McCarthy (FBMM), Kyote Tractor, Music City Merchandise, Nashville Hospitality Industry, Pruf LED Show, Dog-Universal Music and Vector Management. Adkins is a recent addition to the Red Cross Celebrity Cabinet and his family was the recipient of Red Cross services when his home was claimed by fire in 2011. Adkins was the Red Cross spokesperson for its 2012 Holiday Giving Campaign and supported its Holiday Mail for Heroes program that benefits active military members, veterans and their families. “We will be watching and rooting for Trace as a true ‘Red Crosser,’” McGovern said.”No matter what happens next, we are so very proud of Trace and his association with the Red Cross.”
A Look At Trace Adkins’ Performing “Tough People Do.” Trace Adkins‘ current single “Tough People Do” now has a video to go with it! The song talks about those who overcome hard times, proving that tough times don’t last, but “tough people do.” The video is below, so watch and tell us what you think!
Trace Adkins Joins the Cast of All-Star Celebrity Apprentice. Trace Adkins will be returning to the small screen to compete yet again on The Apprentice, this time for the “All-Star” edition of the show. “This season’s “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice” brings back 14 celebrity contestants to compete in business-driven tasks around New York City. Contestants will work grueling hours on mentally challenging tasks that test their ability to work together. All contestants return this season to endure an entirely new set of tasks with the goal of raising money and awareness for their charity of choice. Each has a second chance to be named “The Celebrity Apprentice” and have the honor of delivering a $250,000 bonus check to their charity.” -show synopsis The All-Star Apprentice Line-Up Includes: actor, author, and entrepreneur Stephen Baldwin Academy Award-nominated actor Gary Busey magician, master illusionist and Vegas superstar Penn Jillette DJ artist, rap star and entrepreneur Lil Jon Poison frontman Bret Michaels NBA Hall-of-Famer Dennis Rodman rock star and Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider Star of ‘Taxi’ and best-selling author Marilu Henner entertainment icon La Toya Jackson television/radio personality and actress Claudia Jordan “The Apprentice” original all-star Omaros actress, host and author Lisa Rinna Playmate of the Year Brande Roderick For more on the show, visit the official page.
You Can Now Purchase Trace Adkins Sausage via Newly Launched eStore. Trace Adkins Country Smoked Sausage was officially made available via retailers this Spring, and now fans can purchase the Adkins brand of sausage from the safety of their home via the newly launched eStore. Its super easy to find your way to at www.traceadkinscountrysausage.com. This is a secure website where customer can select what they want, make their purchase, and have their products shipped straight to their home. Added bonus: shipments come in Styrofoam coolers that you can reuse! Other useful info you can find on the website includes: complete product info, recipes, and announcements.
Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth Host 2012 American Country Awards On FOX! It really is true, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it which must be why Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth will be hosting the 2012 American Country Awards On FOX for the second year running! The two were quite the rabble-rousing duo last year, and both are pretty excited about fulfilling their hosting duties once again! “The ACAs honor the best and brightest of country music, from the hotshot breakthrough artists to the icons.I’m looking forward to cutting loose again with Kristin, who’s quite the firecracker comedienne, while we also take viewers through an evening of great music and awards.” -Trace Adkins “I’m excited to return to the ACA stage with Trace and his big personality and even bigger boots. We had a blast last year and I plan to pull out all the stops to make sure everyone has a good time!” -Kristin Chenoweth The American Country Awards are fan voted. So, be sure to stay tuned, and we’ll keep you up to date on nominations and where you can go to vote!! The awards show will air on FOX out of Las Vegas in December.
Trace Adkins’ Joins Arby’s As Part Of Their “Snap and Rock” Sweepstakes. Trace Adkins is currently on his Songs & Stories Tour where he’s been road-testing his latest single, “Them Lips (On Mine).” This week, when Trace Adkins’ crew made a pit-stop at Arby’s, they discovered a familiar face on their drink cups, prompting Adkins to tweet “My picture is on an Arby’s cup! 2012 version of “Have you seen this person?” on a milk carton. Didn’t know I was missing.” Adkins is one of three artists participating in Arby’s® ‘Snap and Rock’ Sweepstakes where fans have a chance to win an Ultimate VIP Concert Experience with Taio Cruz, The All-American Rejects or Trace Adkins. Arby’s ‘Snap and Rock’ sweepstakes makes it easy to win prizes including free food, Pepsi gear and music downloads by simply ordering* a Pepsi beverage at Arby’s and snapping a picture of the cup. Three ultimate winners will receive a grand prize VIP concert experience with Taio Cruz, The All-American Rejects or Trace Adkins. ‘Snap and Rock’ is simple to play: from now through September 15, snap a picture of the side of any-sized, specially-marked Arby’s fountain cup with your favorite artist – Taio Cruz, The All-American Rejects or Trace Adkins – and send the picture via email or text to Arbys@pongr.com to enter for your chance to rock out with a VIP concert experience. Additionally, with every picture sent, fans will win other great prizes from Arby’s and Pepsi. Snap, Send and Rock! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. For complete details and Official Game Rules, visit www.PlayArbysSnapAndRock.com. For more information about Arby’s, please visit www.arbys.com or www.facebook.com/Arbys.
Trace Adins’ New Single, “Them Lips (On Mine).” Trace Adkins has released a new single to country music radio. “Them Lips (On Mine)” is available on iTunes now and has already got some country fans on their feet with excitement! We would love to know what your favorite Trace Adkins song is? Is it from his early years or more recent? Comment below and let us know! Until then enjoy this classic (and one of my all-time favorites), “Every Light In The House.”
Trace Adkins Talks About The Importance Of Memorial Day And Other Things In CBS Interview. Trace Adkins talks about the Memorial Day holiday and its importance in the interview he does with CBS News special correspondent Jeff Glor. The video also features Adkins talking about his hit “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” and his new found love for smaller venues! Watch the video here as Adkins makes country music proud!
Local Owned Family Business Introduces Trace Adkins Hightower’s Smoked Sausage. Trace Adkins has partnered with a Louisiana based, family-run business, Hightower Enterprises LLC to bring Trace Adkins Hightower’s Country Smoked Sausage exclusively to Brookshire Grocery Store. “When you think about home cooking, you think about family and tradition. The Hightower’s family business was a part of my family’s meals growing up. I’m happy to join them as they expand beyond Louisiana to all the families served by Brookshire Grocery Company stores.” -Adkins Hightower’s outstanding taste comes from their long-term commitment to a secret, traditional recipe that calls for no add water, a great balance of spices and the true flavor of high quality USA meat. Brookshire Grocery Company is the product launch exclusive retailer for Trace Adkins Hightower’s Smoked Sausage
Special NRA Country Meet & Greet Packages Available For Trace Adkins’ Sounds & Stories Tour! NRA Country is offering fans the chance to see country superstar Trace Adkins perform his newly launched Sounds & Stories Tour live from the first five rows and MEET HIM BACKSTAGE. This is all to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and NRA Country Cares. “I feel humbled every time I’m in the presence of these amazing men and women. I hope you will help me in supporting these Heroes.” -Trace Adkins In addition to Wounded Warrior Project, Trace has selected NRA Country Cares as a beneficiary. The organization supports charities assisting our military, American farmers, youth leadership, firearms safety and other causes that improve the lives of hard-working Americans nationwide. Trace Adkins’ NRA Country ticket meet & greet packages are on sale now at Tickets-for-Charity.com for all of his Songs & Stories Tour dates.