Peyton Manning bandmate and country star Brad Paisley stars in a Nashville-themed public service announcement about getting vaccinated titled "Be a fan. Take the shot."
The ad shows the home of the Nashville Predators and the CMA Awards, Bridgestone Arena, as well minor league ballpark First Horizon Park and Vanderbilt's Memorial Gymnasium to remind us of the sports venues around the country that've sat empty or allowed limited capacity crowds during the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
"There's a soundtrack for places like this," Paisley says. "And it isn't made in a studio. It's made by you."
Paisley adds that it's the fans that need to "take the shot" to see their favorite teams again live.
One version of the PSA that aired in Nashville during the ACM Awards also shows Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, Vanderbilt's men's basketball coach Jerry Stackhouse and Vanderbilt athletic director Candice Storey Lee.
Speaking of sports venues, Church also used a Billboard cover story to encourage concert goers to speed up the return of arena and stadium tours
"If you believe you shouldn't, I don't have a problem with it. I'm a liberty guy, too. I get it," Church said of the percentage of Americans against getting vaccinated. "But I view this a little differently than most other things. We've never encountered this.
"I just want to play shows. Politics' job is to divide -- that's how you win elections,' Church continued. "Those things that unite us are music and sports. The times when, whether you're a Democrat or Republican or whatever, you throw your arm around the person next to you."