Trace Adkins gets young and restless
Monday, April 21, 2008
– Trace Adkins will appear on The Young and the Restless on Friday, May 2 on CBS. Adkins makes an appearance in Genoa City to help Nick Newman (Joshua Morrow) surprise his wife, Phyllis (Michelle Stafford), for their first anniversary. He performs his number one country single "You're Gonna Miss This."
This marks Adkins' second appearance on television in recent months. He was on the reality series "The Celebrity Apprentice," and made his film acting debut in "Trailer Park of Terror," which premiered in January at the Slamdance Film Festival. He is currently filming David Zucker's "American Carol," opposite Kelsey Grammer, and plans to release a new CD in the fall.
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