Luke Bryan’s Born Here Live Here Die Here Album Out Friday! Luke to Celebrate Album with Performances on: 2020 Summer Citi Music Series on TODAY on August 7 and Late Night with Seth Meyers on August 10
Additional Appearances include Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, The Kelly Clarkson Show, Opry Live and Circle Sessions: Luke Bryan
Luke Performing for Amazon Music’s Livestream Series, August 7, 3 p.m. PT
album cover by Jim Wright
photo by Jim Wright
Nashville – August 4, 2020– Country music superstar and four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan will celebrate the release of his seventh studio album on August 7, BORN HERE LIVE HERE DIE HERE, with a performance that morning as part of the 2020 Summer Citi Music Series on TODAY. On Monday night, Aug. 10 Luke will perform on Late Night with Seth Meyers and will make additional appearances on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (Aug. 11) and The Kelly Clarkson Show (Aug. 12). On Aug. 15, Luke will step on to the Grand Ole Opry stage for the 4,937th Saturday night broadcast with his buddy and Opry member Darius Rucker for Opry Live on Circle. Circle will also celebrate Luke’s new album with a network takeover called Luke Bryan Lives Here on August 19. On that night the network stunt will also include the premiere of Circle Sessions: Luke Bryan.
Lauren Alaina Getting Over Him EP Coming September 4
EP’s First Song “Run” To Be Released Friday, July 31 Across All Digital Service Providers
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (July 29, 2020) – Platinum-selling singer-songwriter Lauren Alaina, releases her new song “Run” on Friday (July 31), across all digital service providers. “Run,” co-written by Alaina, Ben Johnson and Kennedi, is the first song from the multi-award winner’s upcoming new EP, Getting Over Him, coming September 4.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (July 29, 2020) – Country music global superstar Brad Paisley has just released his energetic fast paced video for his current single “No I In Beer,” which has become a fan favorite during quarantine. So, how do you record a music video during an international pandemic? You ask for a little help from your friends. Performing with Paisley are Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Lindsay Ell, Clayton Kershaw, Peyton Manning, Tim McGraw, Darius Rucker and Carrie Underwood with numerous other friends making guest appearances. View the video HERE.
Shelton, Stefani to Perform “Happy Anywhere” on TODAY;
Official Music Video To Premiere Across CMT and MTV Channels Today
Shelton’s Encore Drive-In Nights Concert Special to Air Tomorrow (7/25)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (July 24, 2020) – Fans everywhere will be “Happy Anywhere” today, as country music superstar Blake Shelton once again teams with Gwen Stefani for a brand new single, available everywhere today and impacting radio immediately (LISTEN HERE). Written by Ross Copperman, Josh Osborne and Matt Jenkins, the “joyful duet” (People) will make its TV debut today in the 8:00 am hour during Shelton and Stefani’s appearance on NBC’s TODAY Summer 2020 Citi Music Series.
ROLLING STONE EXCLUSIVELY DETAILS SEPTEMBER 4 RELEASE TODAY
SOPHOMORE SINGLE “ONE BEER” FEAT. LAUREN ALAINA & DEVIN DAWSON TOP 25 AND RISING AT COUNTRY RADIO
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NASHVILLE, TENN. (July 21, 2020) — Big Loud Records heavy-hitter HARDY, whose hits “embody that classic Country spirit while pushing the boundaries of modern radio music” (American Songwriter), announces today his debut album, A ROCK, releasing on all digital retailers and streaming platforms September 4.
Grammy Award winning Superstar Tim McGraw announces Here on Earth EXPERIENCE One-Of-A-Kind Livestream Event Will Celebrate Album Release August 21, 2020
WHO: Music icon TIM MCGRAW
WHAT: Here On Earth EXPERIENCE This one-of-a-kind livestream event will give fans a rare inside look at the release of Tim McGraw’s new album Here On Earth. Continually live from Nashville, fans will be able to come along with McGraw as he chats with songwriters, interacts with the band and reveals the stories behind the new songs. With the backing of a five-piece super-acoustic band, McGraw will play some old favorites along with some new tracks. Up-close and live, this intimate performance will prove to be a special show for anyone watching.
WHEN: Event is August 21, 2020 at 9 ET/ 8 CT / 6 PT Tickets will go on-sale Tuesday, July 21st at live.timmcgraw.com
“The thing I miss the most about playing live is the connection I feel to everyone. Even if we can’t physically be together this summer, hopefully this will give us a chance to share the new album and know how much we are still together seeing each other through,” said Tim McGraw.
(July 20, 2020) – Seven-time GRAMMY Award winner and five-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year, Carrie Underwood, will release her first-ever Christmas album, My Gift, globally on September 25, 2020. Underwood, who teased the holiday release during her virtual fan club party this summer, now shares a trailer for the album which includes footage from the recording studio, albumcover photo shoot, and a personal message about how she arrived at the title, My Gift. Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/1i_IyxnOvs4
LUKE COMBS MAKES BILLBOARD TOP COUNTRY ALBUMS CHART HISTORY
FIRST ARTIST TO HAVE FIRST TWO STUDIO ALBUMS SPEND 25 WEEKS OR MORE AT #1
photo credit: David Bergman
July 14, 2020—ACM, CMA and CMT Award-winning artist Luke Combs makes history once again this week as the first artist ever to have their first two studio albums spend 25 weeks or more at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart—breaking Taylor Swift’s previously held record at 24 weeks. The achievement comes as his acclaimed global #1 record, What You See Is What You Get, once again tops the chart this week, while his 2017 debut, This One’s For You, has spent 50 non-consecutive weeks at #1—tying the record for the longest reign atop the chart with Shania Twain’s Come On Over in 1997.
TRAVIS DENNING’S NO. ONE HIT SINGLE “AFTER A FEW” IS CERTIFIED GOLD BY RIAA
Denning’s Team Commemorated His First Gold-Selling Single With A Surprise Drive-By Parade In Nashville, TN
Nashville, TN - July 9, 2020 - Mercury Nashville Recording artist Travis Denning is racking up another accolade, with the news that his recent No. One hit single “After A Few” has officially been certified GOLD by the RIAA, with over 500,000 units of the song being consumed since its release. Denning was surprised by his team at Universal Music Group, Red Light Management, RED Creative and WME with a drive-by celebratory parade in Nashville, TN to mark the milestone, available to watch here. Denning co-wrote “After A Few" with Kelly Archer and Justin Weaver, and just released his instantaneous follow up single to country radio, “Where That Beer’s Been,” that is already being praised as “made for summer fun” (Taste Of Country) as Denning "cranks up the amps to highlight his guitar skills” (Rolling Stone).
TIM MCGRAW ANNOUNCES FIRST SOLO ALBUM IN FIVE YEARS: HERE ON EARTH – DUE AUGUST 21
Debuts “Here On Earth” Title Track Amplified with New Video
Reveals Track List + Cover Art for Album, Available for Pre-order Now
NASHVILLE, TN (July 10, 2020) – GRAMMY® award winning superstar TIM MCGRAW has announced his highly anticipated 16th studio album HERE ON EARTH, available for pre-order now ahead of its August 21st release. The album, featuring his current hit single ”I Called Mama” swiftly climbing the charts, serves as his first project since returning to Big Machine Records earlier this year.
DARIUS RUCKER ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL EDITION OF ANNUAL “DARIUS & FRIENDS” CONCERT PRESENTED BY CDW AND INTEL TO BENEFIT ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S RESEARCH HOSPITAL
Clint Black & Tracy Lawrence to Join Rucker for Live Stream Concert Powered by LiveXLive on Thursday, July 30; Pay-Per-View Tickets on Sale Tomorrow, July 10
Rucker Also Set to Join NBC’s “TODAY” Tomorrow, July 10
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Three-time Grammy Award winner Darius Rucker will be joined by Clint Black and Tracy Lawrence on the iconic Grand Ole Opry stage for a virtual edition of his “Darius & Friends” concert powered by LiveXLive on Thursday, July 30 at 7 p.m. CT, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.
Nashville, Tenn. (July 6, 2020) — The country music community is mourning the loss of the legendary Charlie Daniels. The influential music icon passed away this morning following a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83.
Brand New Album Sunday Drive Available Everywhere This Friday (7/10)
As anticipation grows for the Friday (7/10) release of his brand-new album, Sunday Drive (PRE-ORDER HERE), Brett Eldredge is adding to the excitement by sharing the official music video for current single “Gabrielle” today (WATCH HERE). Filmed in and around the high school he attended growing up in Paris, IL, members of his The Locals fan club (JOIN HERE) were given a sneak peek on Monday (7/6) before its YouTube Premiere this morning. Fans can also catch the video as it airs multiple times throughout the day on all CMT and MTV broadcast platforms.
July 8, 2020 – Ahead of the release of his collaboration project Bettie Jamesthis Friday, platinum-selling singer/songwriter Jimmie Allen has revealed the seven-track EP’s star-studded track list. Allen premiered the track list on his TikTok account, providing a quick audio preview and insight on each song & its featured artist(s) – watch those videos HERE. Bettie James is out July 10 via Stoney Creek Records/BBR Music Group and available for pre-order now.
Follows Record-Setting 31st Chart-Topper with More Life Affirmation
“Laugh and Live with a Half-Full Cup”
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (June 30, 2020) – How do you celebrate your 31st Country radio No. 1? If you’re Kenny Chesney, realizing the living-in-the-present “Here And Now” – hitting the top of the charts in a mere 19 weeks – sets a very high bar, the only thing to do is continue reinforcing the power of positive perception. In keeping with the notion that we can all use a little encouragement now and then, Chesney drops the lilting “Happy Does” as his next single.
Nashville, TN – July 3, 2020 – Multi-platinum entertainer Chris Young is officially releasing his brand-new track, “If That Ain’t God,” today! The full song and lyric video are available everywhere now at https://CY.lnk.to/ITAG. Chris exclusively spoke with
People.com about the song, along with a video interview for People Now.