Teddy is not happy when he finds out that the woman he was seeing was an escort hired by Jeff. Scarlett tells her it s just a song and they were there to plan a surprise party for her. Meanwhile, Will invites Layla on tour in an effort to keep her close but when he sees her flirting with Jeff at a party, he begins to feel like he’s losing control of their situation. In one of her reports on child exploitation, according to Federal officials, a child pornographer was arrested. Maddie and Colt throw a party at Rayna s and Daphne has to call the police because Teddy won t answer his phone. He tells her that he did by proposing to her but she said no.
Juliette is determined to stay in the public eye and promises to make an album in two days. She also starts to think about her future. Juliette struggles with morning sickness and has to keep excusing herself during tour rehearsals. Using Layla s twitter account, Jeff tweeted a picture of Layla at Jade s party so she gets kicked off her tour as opening act.  Country singer Sara Evans joined the cast as a fictionalized version of herself. Deacon defends her by pouncing on him and punching him.
Later that night at home Luke apologizes for his jealous attitude, that he didn t mean what he said earlier and that his ego got the best of him. They write music together and he tells her about his past including how his family died years ago.  On January 23, 2015, it was announced that Kyle Dean Massey joined the cast in a recurring role as openly gay country music singer-songwriter Kevin Bicks..  The show features an ensemble cast with Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere in the leading roles as two country music superstars, Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes. At the party a woman hits on him, when he declines she says that the gay rumors about him must be true, so he sleeps with her to convince her otherwise. .