A round of of the latest music news from Nashville >>

Carrie Underwood sports elaborate pink-and-purple “glitter tears” on the cover of both her Cry Pretty album, and in the video for the title track. You can watch the full “Love Wins” video here. The full Cry Pretty album arrives on Friday, with Carrie doing multiple media appearances to promote the record. Tonight, she’ll be on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, before starting the day Friday on NBC’s Today show.

Newcomer Abby Anderson made her Grand Ole Opry debut last Saturday night, getting a standing ovation after her first song, her current single, "Make Him Wait." Tonight, Abby kicks off the fall leg of Brett Eldredge's The Long Way Tour with Devin Dawson in Denver, Colorado.

Lonestar and Phil Vassar will launch their Not So Silent Night Tour November 30 in Biloxi, Mississippi. All the money raised from their collaborative "Not So Silent Night" single will go to The Salvation Army.

Willie Nelson will headline a concert on September 29 at Auditorium Shores in Austin for Texas Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke. This will be the first public concert the legend has ever held for a political candidate.

Eric Church was just announced as one of the performers at the 12th annual Stand4Heroes event at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York on November 5th. Bruce Springsteen, Seth Meyers, Jim Gaffigan, Jon Stewart and many special guests will also participate.

In other news

It just wouldn't be a true Thanksgiving without watching this classic WKRP clip. 

Hey, guys: If you want to look more attractive to women, ditch the razor. A survey of more than 8,500 women shows that clean-shaven men don't cut it, and men sporting 10 days of beard growth are the most attractive.

We turn the clocks back this weekend, which means we get an extra hour of sleep on Saturday night. But the time change can still mess with you and make you feel more tired than usual. Here's how to prevent that . . .

Dumplin’, the movie featuring a new soundtrack by Dolly Parton, is coming to Netflix December 7.

How do I know that we taught our daughter right? She introduced us to Car Masters: Rust to Riches yesterday!

Carrie Underwood took control of the stage at the American Music Awards this week to perform a stark and emotional performance of “Spinning Bottles,” which she co-wrote with Hillary Lindsey and David Garcia for her new album, Cry Pretty.