Zoey is bruised by Gunnar's inattention when he gets an invitation to co-write from Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts. Scarlett feels alone and shares a kiss with Liam. Tandy is arrested for failing to testify at Lamar's hearing, but Teddy is not pleased when a news report announces that he is set to be released from prison. Luke is beating himself up that he wasn't able to give the troops a show because of the accident so Rayna suggests that they should do a show live from and simulcast it to all of the troops. Juliette comforts Maddie and Maddie tells her that Deacon is her father.
However, Glenn feels sidelined and decides to return to Nashville. Juliette and Charlie spend the night with each other again but this time his wife walks in on them. After failing to get a response to his phone calls, Avery calls to see Juliette to find her passed out on her bed. As Nashville returns for the mid-season premiere on June 1st, all eyes — and ears — will also be on new music as Big Machine Records releases. Rayna and Luke decide to make their relationship official. Rayna's bought herself out of Edgehill, but the pressure to succeed is greater than ever. The return of unleashes memories of her childhood.
The only complaint here is that there isn't enough but to be fair on this point, her character spent half the season without her singing voice. When Teddy asks to go to the doctor with Peggy, she fears that he will find out that she really isn't pregnant and lied to him so she fakes a miscarriage. Gunnar struggles to write a song for a major artist, and gets help from Scarlett, sparking an idea for Rayna that could potentially be liberating for her and life-changing for Gunnar. This results in critics leaving her show before her set and bad reviews. Confused over his feelings for Brent, Will sleeps with him but later steps into the path of an oncoming train. Layla believes Will is not reciprocating her feelings, but he ends up proposing to her and she says 'yes'.
Teddy proposes to Peggy but tells her to keep it a secret. He's powerful, sexy and on a mission to place the label back on top. While Gunnar shows Zoey the house that he bought Avery calls Zoey to tell her about Scarlett. When the press show up outside Deacon's house, Rayna gets worried he has returned to his old ways as he isn't returning her calls. However, he offers her a new deal with Edgehill with Avery as her writer, but after much deliberation she turns it down. He is a and has produced music for everyone from Taylor Swift to Elton John.
Luke thinks a friend of Colt's may have put the video online. At Edgehill's 1s party, Scarlett gives Gunnar the cold shoulder and later tells Rayna how Deacon will follow her every command, so Rayna and Deacon agree to cool off their contact for the time being. Gunnar is shocked when he receives a large royalty check and wants to treat Zoey, so he arranges a recording session. Meanwhile, Lamar makes a plea to Rayna to secure Tandy's support as a character witness, but Tandy fails to show up at his hearing and he's denied bail. Rayna is unsure she can still sing, but proves it when she takes to the stage at the benefit concert.
Bone Burnett, serves as Nashville's executive music producer and co-composer. Meanwhile Juliette feels guilty for sleeping with Jeff, Deacon and Maddie spend time together, and production starts on Will and Layla's reality show which Gunnar refuses to be apart of. Rayna tells him he will never see Maddie and Daphne again. However, Luke orders him to take the video off his website. Even though Rayna is not blaming Juliette, Rayna says that it wasn't the best idea to send Scarlett on tour with Juliette. Juliette says to get the jet ready to fly Scarlett back home so the media won't find out or show up.
Deacon struggles to write during his sobriety and finds help from Maddie and Daphne. Scarlett comes to the decision that she doesn't want this and Rayna says that she will release her from her contract. Will, Scarlett and Layla make their stage debut for Jeff, but he's incensed when Rayna announces she's signed Scarlett to her new label 'Highway 65'. The entire , breathing life into lyrics great enough to hook even someone like me, who has sworn off country music since being raised on it. Deacon tries to find his way back to music and discovers an unexpected ally in Avery. However, she soon shows her true colors, becoming abusive after Scarlett sings 'Black Roses' to her, and things take their toll when Scarlett has a meltdown on stage. They end up sleeping together.
Rayna and Luke decide to make their relationship official. The marriage between and goes ahead, but the latter fakes a miscarriage in order to prevent Teddy from discovering that she lost the baby earlier. Deacon finds out that Teddy is one of Megan's clients and feels she's only with him as she feels sorry for him. Deacon performs at the Bluebird and tells Avery and Juliette they look good together. Rayna regains consciousness and says that she was the one driving. Hayden Panettiere 03:09 Too Far Gone 01. Juliette is distracted by the fact that Layla's career is stealing some of her spotlight.