Archive | May 8, 2014

TUNE IN TOMORROW || HUNTER HAYES 24 HOUR ROAD RACE

HUNTER HAYES will kick off his 24 Hour Road Race to End Child Hunger performing “Invisible” on ABC’s Good Morning America at 8amET/PT.  Catch him later tomorrow night performing “Tattoo” on CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pmET/PT.

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Country Singer-Songwriter Pete Kennedy Releases New Single, “I Am The One”

Pete KennedyWinner of the British Country Music Awards 2013 Album of the Year, country singer-songwriter Pete Kennedy is releasing his latest single, “I Am The One,” today.

“I Am The One” is the first single off of new record of the same name. The single is already gaining notoriety, earning itself a top spot on the New & Noteworthy section of the iTunes Country page alongside other country greats such as Hunter Hayes, Rascal Flatts and the case of the hit TV show “Nashville.”

The song holds special meaning for Kennedy, as he wrote it while making the move to Nashville from his native home, Ireland. In the song, he doubts whether he can make it in the Nashville music scene, but he pushes the doubt aside, knowing that no matter what, he’ll make it through in the end.

Kennedy has made good use of this inner confidence as he’s made the big switch to Nashville. Already a huge success in Ireland and Britain, Nashville is an entirely new challenge for the talented performer, one he’s meeting with characteristic charm and vigor.

Kennedy is taking Nashville’s challenges in stride, already becoming a favorite among music lovers. He’s garnering countless friends and fans wherever he goes, proving his trust in himself, as declared in “I Am The One,” is well-merited.

A favorite in the United Kingdom, Kennedy has received numerous awards and nominations at the British Country Music Awards, including back-to-back Album of the Year awards for his albums “The Nashville Sessions: Volume 1” and “The Nashville Sessions: Volume 2,” as well as nominations for Song of the Year, Male Artist of the Year and European Act of the Year.

But his accolades aren’t just limited to the United Kingdom. Kennedy is also receiving high praise in Music City, USA. He made his break into the states with being selected for the high honor of performing at the County Music Radio CMR Nashville International Showcase in 2011, and since then he’s gone on to be named an official featured artist during the 2013 CMA Festival.

Now that Kennedy is officially located in Nashville, expect a lot of exciting big news about the talented singer. The release of his new single, “I Am The One,” is just the beginning.

Kennedy has also recorded a music video for the single, featuring scenes shot in both Ireland and Nashville. The video can be found at
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RIW2cyp_18&feature=youtu.be.

The entire album is available for download on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/pete-kennedy/id868160681. Be sure to get yourself a copy to be in the know about the country star that has everyone talking.

For more details on Pete Kennedy and his upcoming shows, visit petekennedy.net, like him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @PeteKennedy3.

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Tim McGraw’s SUNDOWN HEAVEN TOWN Tour Heats Up Tonight

Tim McGrawCountry Superstar Tim McGraw will kick-off his SUNDOWN HEAVEN TOWN 2014 Tour tonight in Fresno, CA.  The blazing summer run will also feature Kip Moore and newcomer Cassadee Pope as it hits 30 cities across the country.  The new set strives to bring McGraw closer to fans than ever before with innovative production, staging and video content that’s highlighted with never-before-seen footage.  The iconic entertainer will deliver hits spanning his career as well as new songs from the upcoming SUNDOWN HEAVEN TOWN album due out Sept. 16 on Big Machine Records.

“After doing this for 20 years, the challenge is always to find new ways to top what you did the last tour,” said McGraw.  “This summer is all about getting as close to the fans as possible and creating that connection with them, so we can really get to know each other and feed off that energy.  Fans this summer are going to get to hear some new songs off the new album too, which is cool because I’ll get that immediate feedback that only a live crowd can provide.”

Additionally, at each tour stop McGraw will continue to award mortgage-free homes to veterans in need with his HomeFront program in partnership with Chase and Operation Homefront.  McGraw has a long history and deep interest in supporting veterans and military families and wanted to find another way to honor our veterans and give back to them for their commitment and service to our country.

McGraw’s new single, “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s” (featuring Faith Hill) is creating a groundswell with fans and radio.  As the march towards street date heats up, McGraw will be revealing new songs from the album through major primetime television performances and will provide fans with exclusive access to free downloads, first listens, behind the scenes looks, exclusive tour experiences, contests and more through www.countdowntosundown.com.

About Chase
Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. Chase serves more than 50 million consumers and four million small businesses through more than 5,500 bank branches, 17,500 ATMs, credit cards, mortgage offices, and online and mobile banking as well as through relationships with auto dealerships. More information about Chase is available at www.chase.com and @Chase.

About Operation Homefront
A national nonprofit, Operation Homefront leads more than 2,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who provide emergency and other financial assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors. Operation Homefront has provided assistance to thousands of military families since its inception in 2002. Recognized for superior performance by leading independent charity watchdog groups, nationally, 93 percent of total donations to Operation Homefront go directly to programs that provide support to our military families. For more information, go to www.OperationHomefront.net.

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[Photo] Chelsea Bain Pictured With Billy Block After Taking Part In The “Play One For Billy” Musical Tribute

Pictured during last night's festivities are: Chelsea Bain (l.) and Billy Block (r.).

Pictured during last night’s festivities are: Chelsea Bain (l.) and Billy Block (r.).

Last fall, Bigger Picture Group artist Chelsea Bain performed a two month residency at Nashville’s popular “Billy Block Show.”  Sunday night, Chelsea took part in “Play One For Billy,” a musical tribute and fundraiser to help raise much needed funds in Billy’s ongoing battle with cancer. To donate via credit card, visit www.yepnashville.com and click on the Play One For Billy banner.

About Chelsea Bain:
Phoenix native “All American Country Girl” Chelsea Bain epitomizes hard work and passion. Having performed on the Coca-Cola Stage at over 40 NASCAR races in 2013, Chelsea dazzled crowds with her explosive performances. In addition to performing at NASCAR Camping World Truck races, Nationwide and Sprint Cup races and related events across the country, Chelsea also performed at NHRA races and opened for the likes of Tim McGraw, Brett Eldredge, Lonestar and others.
In addition to Coca Cola and NASCAR, Chelsea has quietly managed to incorporate brand funding into her artist development plans. She has forged relationships with Bass Pro Shops, The NFL Network, FOX Sports 1 (formerly SPEED TV), FOX Sports Networks, and Root Sports, providing opportunities to license her music into NFL, MLB, NHL, NASCAR, and NCAA broadcasts.
She signed to powerhouse record company Bigger Picture Group in late 2013, and her debut single for the label, “Cowboy In A Cadillac,” is receiving strong airplay at Music Row stations. She is currently working on her debut album set for release this summer.
To learn more about Chelsea, keep up with tour dates, hear music and more, visit www.chelseabainmusic.com

Follow Chelsea at:
https://www.youtube.com/user/chelseabaintv

https://www.facebook.com/chelseabainmusic

https://twitter.com/ChelseaBain

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