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Pre-Order Chris Young’s New Album Digitally And Instantly Receive New Music!

Losing Sleep, the hotly anticipated new album from country star Chris Young, is now available for pre-order and pre-save.  Those who digitally pre-order Losing Sleep will be rewarded with instant downloads of the lead single and title track along with summertime sing-along “Holiday.” Additional tracks “Hangin’ On” (9/29) and “Where I Go When I Drink” (10/13) will be available in the coming weeks leading up to the October 20 release date. Fans can pre-order & listen to these tracks here: http://smarturl.it/losingsleepalbum.

Limited edition fan packages are also available for pre-order at chrisyng.co/LosingSleepBundles. Pricing starts at $10 and include a variety of bundles ranging from an autographed CD version of Losing Sleep, a Chris Young t-shirt, candle, sleep pants, robe, luggage set and more!

As part of the launch of his new album, Young has teamed up with Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® to release an extended version of Losing Sleep, featuring a perfectly titled bonus track “Encore,” co-written by Young, Josh Hoge, and Lindsay Rimes. The exclusive version of Young’s album will be available in Cracker Barrel locations nationwide and online at shop.crackerbarrel.com Oct. 20th.

Young and Cracker Barrel will also be launching weekly episodes of a five-part docu-series “Chris Young Losing Sleep Cracker Barrel Series,” beginning Thursday September 28th exclusively on Cracker Barrel’s YouTube page. Episodes will feature a behind-the-scenes look inside Young’s life on the road, time spent at the studio, and how Cracker Barrel has been his home away from home along the way.

In response to fan demand, Chris will also release a limited-edition vinyl version of Losing Sleep next month. Losing Sleep is the first of the 32-year old’s seven albums available on vinyl. It’s also the first LP to be sold in Cracker Barrel stores.

With Losing Sleep, Chris co-wrote every single song for the first time in a remarkable show of creative force, in addition to taking his third turn behind the board as co-producer. The album is due October 20th on RCA Records Nashville, days after his induction as the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry on October 17th.

 

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Recently invited to become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry, Chris Young has earned multiple ACM, BBMA, CMA, CMT, Grammy and RDMA nominations and scored three consecutive chart-topping singles – including his ninth No. 1 “Sober Saturday Night” with Vince Gill – from his “excellent” (New York Times) album I’m Comin’ Over (2015). He continues to set the bar even higher with the release of his brand new single, “Losing Sleep,” which amassed more than 1.25 Million on-demand streams in its first week of release.

With six albums to his credit, including 2016’s It Must Be Christmas and 2015’s Gold-certified studio album, I’m Comin’ Over, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart, Chris continues to reach new heights with his hotly anticipated seventh album — Losing Sleep — due October 20, 2017. Named “one of his era’s finest traditionalists” by the Associated Press, the upcoming record will be the RCA Records artist’s third project in less than two years.

An international ambassador for country music, Chris performs to packed houses around the world including his recent appearance at the sold-out C2C Festival in the UK. With a hit-packed set that highlights his nine chart-toppers — including “Gettin’ You Home,” “Voices,” “Tomorrow,” “I’m Comin’ Over” and “Think Of You,” — and sixteen Gold/Platinum certified projects, Chris has joined reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year Jason Aldean as special guest on his They Don’t Know Tour through October before resuming his own headlining dates later this year.

For a full list of tour dates and more information, visit chrisyoungcountry.com.

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Brett Young Earns 2X PLATINUM & GOLD Certifications

(L-R)  EVP Big Machine Label Group/BMLG Records President Jimmy Harnen, Brett Young, Big Machine Label Group President/CEO Scott Borchetta,  Photo Credit: BMLG Records 

CMA New Artist of the Year nominee Brett Young is proving he’s “in the fast lane to becoming one of country’s breakout stars” (Washington Post) as his 2017 self-titled debut album rapidly soared to RIAA GOLD status. Additionally, his “catchy” (PEOPLE) debut single “Sleep Without You” has been certified PLATINUM, and his smash hit “In Case You Didn’t Know” has reached 2X PLATINUM status. Young was honored for the three achievements Saturday (9/9) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on the last stop of Lady Antebellum’s YOU LOOK GOOD WORLD TOUR when Big Machine Label Group President/CEO Scott Borchetta and EVP Big Machine Label Group/BMLG Records President Jimmy Harnen surprised the rising superstar on-stage during his set with a plaque to commemorate. 


“I’m just doing what I love, so it’s cool to see this music mean something to other people too,” Young said. “I’m so honored and thankful for the support of my fans, my team and Country radio for making all of it possible.” 

Young’s “confessional, soulful country gems” (Entertainment Weekly) are proving to resonate with listeners as “In Case You Didn’t Know” instantly soared up the charts, earning the title of the first Country song released in 2017 to hit PLATINUM status. The song thrived in the video format as well, landing a place in Vevo’s Top 10 Videos of 2017 (so far), surpassing 100 million views, joining the rankings with Zayn and Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar and DJ Khaled.

“Ace Songwriter” (Entertainment Weekly) Brett Young’s GOLD-certified self-titled debut continues to make a big impression. His latest offering “Like I Loved You” is quickly rising up the radio charts as it enters the Top 30 on the Billboard and Mediabase Country Airplay charts this week. The single follows back-to-back No. 1 smashes, including the PLATINUM-certified “Sleep Without You” and 2X PLATINUM “In Case You Didn’t Know. “Young is quickly becoming one of country music’s most reliable new hit makers…” (The Tennessean) and the industry is noticing with ACM Award, People’s Choice Award, CMT Music Awards, CMA Award and AIMP Award nominations. Young recently wrapped his run on Lady Antebellum’s YOU LOOK GOOD WORLD TOUR and will be kicking off his headline CALIVILLE TOUR next month with breakout female vocalist Carly Pearce. Fans and critics are raving about the show and his live show, with The New York Times saying “…Brett Young renders deep feelings with thick polish.” For additional information and tour dates, visit BrettYoungMusic.com.
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Lady A’s “Heart Break” Beats At Country Radio Now

The empowering call of independence found in the title-track of of Lady Antebellum’s CMA “Album of the Year” nominated and No. One selling album HEART BREAK (Capitol Records Nashville), serves as the new single from the multi-PLATINUM trio. Produced by busbee and written by Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, Jesse Frasure and Nicolle Galyon, “Heart Break” provides “a bedrock for the entire record” (Paste) as “Scott takes satisfaction in feminine independence” (NPR) with “a touch of darkness and a clever play on words,” (Rolling Stone).  

“A while ago I had written down the lyrics ‘heart break summer’ with the idea of what its like to detox from relationships for awhile,” said Dave Haywood. “Once we all got in the room together, it really evolved into a these identifiable lyrics that I think anyone can relate too. “

“Navigating the newly single life with simultaneous confidence and loneliness” (Omaha World-Herald), “Heart Break” has been dubbed a key track off the album by fans and critics, as the Washington Post predicts “with a catchy hook and chorus, fans will be singing along to this in no time.” Its “themes of independence” (CMT) caught the attention of O! Magazine’s Gayle King who vouched, “the title-track is hands down my favorite. It’s not about a ruined romance, but rather putting your heart on pause.” 

To listen to “Heart Break,” click here: https://youtu.be/vvnZ1eLHWQs

Last week’s CMA “Album of the Year” and “Vocal Group of the Year” nominations follow more than 18 million units, nine No. One hits, ACM and CMA “Vocal Group of the Year” trophies three years in a row and countless other honors including Billboard Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards. As Entertainment Weekly and Rolling Stone’s “must-see summer tour” wrapped to a packed hometown crowd at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Saturday (9/9), Lady A will continue on with their YOU LOOK GOOD WORLD TOUR overseas in October. For more information visit www.ladyantebellum.com.
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Russell Dickerson Releases “Billions” Ahead Of Oct. 13 Debut Album, YOURS  

Russell Dickerson has released his lively instant grat track “Billions” on all digital retailers and streaming services. The long awaited fresh taste of music from his upcoming debut album YOURS comes as the lead single, also titled “Yours,” reaches RIAA Gold status and enters Top 30 on both the Mediabase and Billboard Country charts. Fans who preorder YOURS, due October 13 on Triple Tigers Records, will receive “Billions” today.

“I’m so excited for everyone to have ‘Billions’ in their ears!” said Dickerson. “It is so much of my personality in a song. It’s fun, upbeat, and completely over the top!”

“Billions,” co-written by Dickerson, Parker Welling and YOURS producer Casey Brown, the same team that wrote “Yours,” is a light-hearted look at the riches that would flow if love was turned into money with lyrics like:

If lovin’ was money, how much you think we’ve made
If kisses were cash, we’d never stop makin’ it rain
The way that I picture it, our pockets thicker than Bill Gates
If lovin’ was money, we’d make it all the way to the bank

A year after Dickerson released his first five songs from YOURS that have amassed more than 115 million online streams, fans now get a fresh sampling of the upcoming album with “Billions.” All 12 tracks on YOURS are co-written by Dickerson and his “propensity for syncopated melodies” (Billboard) and are full of mostly up-beat tracks revolving around being madly in love. The debut album includes lead single also titled “Yours” that Dickerson performed on ABC’s The Bachelorette and NBC’s TODAY show earlier this year as well as the song that has “caught fire” (Rolling Stone Country) digitally “Blue Tacoma.”

“Yours” has been called the love song of the year by wedding publication The Knot. The single, propelled by SiriusXM’s support and Spotify’s play-listing, alone has more than 60 million online streams and over 6 million views on YouTube for its music video directed by and starring the subject of the song, his wife.

The singer is currently on Florida Georgia Line’s Smooth Tour, and today the singer adds new tour dates to celebrate the release of YOURS during the week of its October 13 release. The new tour dates include Wednesday, Oct. 11 at Nashville’s Exit/In, Thursday, Oct. 12 at Chicago’s Joe’s Bar, Friday, Oct. 13 at Indianapolis’ 8 Seconds Saloon and Saturday, Oct. 14 at Springfield, IL’s Boondocks. Fans can get tickets to all dates HERE. All upcoming tour dates below.

SEP 8 FRI : Glen Helen Amphitheater – San Bernardino, CA
        SEP 9 SAT : Mattress Firm Amphitheatre – Chula Vista, CA
        SEP 10 SUN : Ak-Chin Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
            SEP 14 THU : Toyota Amphitheatre – Wheatland, CA
            SEP 15 FRI : Concord Pavilion – Concord, CA
SEP 16 SAT : Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
SEP 17 SUN : Boots and Brews Festival – Ventura, CA *
  SEP 20 WEDThe Rocky Tonk Saloon – Medford, OR*
SEP 21 THU : Toyota Center – Kennewick, WA
SEP 22 FRI : Adams Center – Missoula, MT
SEP 23 SAT : Brick Breeden Fieldhouse – Bozeman, MT
SEP 28 THU : Stoney’s Rockin Country – Las Vegas, NV *
        SEP 29 FRI : USANA Amphitheatre – West Valley City, UT
SEP 30 SAT : Pepsi Center – Denver, CO
        OCT 1 SUN : Isleta Amphitheater – Albuquerque, NM
OCT 5 THU: Nashville North – Post Falls, ID*
        OCT 6 FRI : White River Amphitheatre – Auburn, WA
            OCT 7 SAT : Sunlight Supply Amphitheater – Ridgefield, WA
OCT 11 WED : Joe’s Bar – Chicago, IL *
        OCT 12 THU : Exit/In – Nashville, TN *
            OCT 13 FRI 8 Seconds Saloon – Indianapolis, IN *
            OCT 14 SAT : Boondocks – Springfield, IL *

* All shows are on Florida Georgia Line’s Smooth Tour unless denoted with asterisk

Fans can pre-order YOURS here: http://smarturl.it/all-yours and instantly receive six tracks including “Yours,” the companion wedding version, new instant grat track “Billions,” streaming hit “Blue Tacoma,” “MGNO” and “Every Little Thing.”

For more information visit RussellDickerson.com or keep up with him on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @Russelled.

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Country Legend Don Williams Passes Away Today

The Country Music world mourns the loss of one of its’ most distinctive song stylists with the passing of Don Williams after a short illness. He was 78.

A native of Floydada, Texas, Williams was born May 27, 1939. He grew up in Portland, TX, graduating there in 1958. Music had always been a part of his upbringing, entering – and winning – a talent contest when he was just three years old. For his efforts, Williams received an alarm clock. He began playing guitar during his teen-age years, learning the songs that he heard on the radio during that period. He and his friends played in local bands around the area, and he wed wife Joy Bucher on April 10, 1960.

To support his family – which would grow to include two sons, Gary and Timmy – Williams worked at a number of odd jobs, including oil field work, and also as a bill collector. While living in Corpus Christi in 1964, he formed the folk-styled trio The Pozo Seco Singers with Lofton Cline and Susan Taylor. They stayed together for seven years, with their biggest hit being “Time.”

After the group disbanded in 1969, Williams soon found his way to Nashville. By 1971, he had a songwriting contract with the publishing company owned by Jack Clement. The next year would see Williams ink a recording deal with Clement’s JMI Records. He made his chart debut with “The Shelter of Your Eyes” in 1973, and was soon hitting the charts time and again with a much more laid-back sound than a lot of the music coming out of Nashville at the time. 1974 would see Williams top the charts for the first time with “I Wouldn’t Want To Live If You Didn’t Love Me.” From that point all the way through 1991, each Williams single would hit the Top-40 on the Billboard Country charts. His 1970s hits included such chart toppers as “Tulsa Time,” “She Never Knew Me,” and “It Must Be Love.” His career grew steadily through label shifts to ABC / Dot, MCA, Capitol, and finally RCA. Williams also gained a devoted following overseas in such unlikely spots as England, Ireland, and New Zealand , and even South Africa and Kenya – where he reached superstar status. He was named the Male Vocalist of the Year by the Country Music Association in 1978. Though known for being very low-key and soft spoken, Williams did make two movie appearances – 1974’s W.W. and The Dixie Dancekings, and 1980’s Smokey and the Bandit II.

The 1980s saw no slow down in Williams’ recorded output, with the singer notching his biggest hit with 1981’s “I Believe In You,” which not only topped the Country charts, but crossed over to No. 24 on the Hot 100. By this time, he had earned the nickname “The Gentle Giant” for his trademark mellow sound, and the hits continued to pile up throughout the rest of the decade – “Stay Young,” “If Hollywood Don’t Need You,” and “One Good Well” being three of his biggest of the 1980s. His final top ten came in 1991, with “Lord Have Mercy On A Country Boy,” a song that Josh Turner – a Williams fan – would record in 2006.

Though the changing of the guard at radio slowed down Williams’ chart success, he continued to perform for sold-out crowds in America and abroad, playing a final tour in 2006. However, retirement was not in the cards for the singer, who returned to the road in 2010 – the same year that he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Williams’ return to the spotlight also included a pair of albums on Sugar Hill, 2012’s And So It Goes, and 2014’s Reflections, which included contributions from Alison Krauss, Vince Gill, and Keith Urban. It was a sign of his enduring appeal that both albums hit the Top-20 on the Billboard Country Albums charts – his biggest rank there in three decades.

In 2016, Williams decided that the time was right for his final performance, calling it a career after one of the most successful careers in the history of the Country Music business. “It’s time to hang my hat up and enjoy some quiet time at home. I’m so thankful for my fans, my friends and my family for their everlasting love and support,” the 76-year-old Williams said in a statement at the time. Last year also saw the final release of Williams’ career, a live CD and DVD recorded in Ireland. In 2017, the singer was the subject of a tribute album, Gentle Giants: The Songs of Don Williams, that included performances of his hits by artists such as Lady Antebellum and Garth Brooks.

Arrangements are pending.

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Artist Spotlight: Sandra Lynn Talks About Newest Single, “Hey California”, And Much More

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Get to know this California native and talented country artist. Hear all about her newest single and much more below!

What’s the name of your new single and what is it about?

“My latest single is called, ‘Hey California.’ It debuted on Radio Disney during their ‘Country Spotlight’ hour, and its the first single off of my upcoming debut full-length album that’s in the works to release soon. It’s a song that I co-wrote with songwriter/producer, Dave Brainard. When Dave and I first sat down together to write it, I told him I wanted to write a song that had a little bit of a Beach Boys vibe to it. My parents always listened to the Beach Boys’ records when I was a child, and I remember especially loving their Endless Summer album. I also wanted to write a country song that gave a nod to my Southern California roots—a song that has a Summertime, playful, California dreamin,’ vibe to it.”

Did you write the song? 

“Yes, I co-wrote it with Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter, Dave Brainard.”

What artists inspire you most musically?

“As a child, I always looked up to female country music artists such as Trisha Yearwood, Faith Hill, the Dixie Chicks, Shania Twain, and Sara Evans. The list goes on…I always remember hearing these powerful female voices on country radio when I was a kid. I remember the first time I heard Deana Carter’s song, ‘Strawberry Wine’, come on the radio. I remember exactly where I was at the time—out in Chino, CA in the car with my mom, parked at a stoplight, and that song came on the radio…it’s the song that made we want to sing and write country music. I also looked up to artists such as the Beach Boys, Sheryl Crow, and Michelle Branch, and I think you can hear some of those influences in my latest single.”

What lead you to pursue music? How did you get your start?

“I started performing from a young age. I began dancing when I was three, acting when I was five, and singing when I was seven. Performing has always been in my blood, and I’ve always loved country music. As I said previously, when I heard ‘Strawberry Wine’ first come on the radio, that was when I knew I wanted to sing and write country music. In fact, I definitely had one of my childhood dreams fulfilled recently when I got to write with Deana Carter. It was such a surreal experience, and when we first met, I told her I was having a ‘geek-out’ moment with her because she’s the reason I wanted to sing country music ;).”

What is the greatest obstacle you have had to overcome as an artist?

“Being true to who I am as a person in my artistry. In other words, the common phrase, “be yourself.” It sounds cliché, but I 100% believe it. As human beings, we all want to connect with one another—we all want someone to relate to us in one way or the other—and we all live in a fickle, on-demand world these days. Music is subjective, but music is also an escape. The artists and music I’ve always connected to are the ones that lay it all out on the line—the ones that are vulnerable, where I feel like I can relate to them in some way. That’s what I strive to do with my own music in the hopes that it will resonate with new listeners and fans.”

Three words to describe yourself. 

“Charismatic, funny, kind”

What do you like to do when not making music?

“My husband and I love traveling, hiking, wine tasting, game nights with friends, visiting with family, and our five cats.”

What’s coming up next for you?

“My official music video for “Hey California” will be releasing really soon, so I’ll be excited for you to check that out! We filmed it out in Los Angeles, CA in iconic locations such as the Griffith Observatory, the Hollywood ‘Walk of Fame,’ the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and up and down the coast of Malibu. It also features my friend and actor, Liam McNeill as our ‘Mr. Hey California’ in the video (Manchester by the Sea). We’ve got some live dates booked out on the road as well that are coming up, and lots more music coming for ya! I’ll be sharing all of these updates and more on my social media (@sandralynnmusic) and my website (www.sandralynnmusic.com) so make sure to check those out, as well as head over to Spotify to hear ‘Hey California!'”

Watch talented country artist Sandra Lynn’s playful tune called, “Hey California” by clicking here.  Love the vibe to this one, and like holding on to a little bit of summer as we start to change seasons!

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Jessie James Decker Partners With Tide Loads Of Hope

On Friday, August 18th, Tide Loads of Hope in partnership with country singer, designer, reality star, and wife of Tennessee Titan Eric Decker, Jessie James Decker, kicked off a cross-country journey called “Driving for Hope” and Nashville was the first stop to help those at the Nashville Rescue Mission.

Tide Loads of Hope is a mobile laundromat that travels across the country offering full service laundry to those people in-need and affected by crisis.  It was originally created in response to help those devastated by Hurricane Katrina to provide some comfort to people in the midst of crisis.  Something that we take for granted every day, but for those in these sort of circumstances it provides a desperate need and gives a sense of normalcy during an uncertain time.  Since its inception, Tide has helped to renew hope, normalcy, and provide their mobile services to over 45,000 families across the country.

Jessie James Decker has a love for giving back to her community and is thrilled to be partnered with this cross country initiative.  “Driving for Hope” is a clothing drive to collect, renew, and donate clothing directly to families in need and in crisis across the U.S.  With the recent Hurricane Harvey damage in Houston and surrounding areas in Texas, this need is heightened.  “When Tide Loads of Hope called and told me that they would like to partner together for a clothing drive in Nashville, I loved the opportunity to give back in my hometown. I love how simple it is – washing clothing for someone in need can give them so much confidence.”

We loved the opportunity to speak with Jessie James Decker about her involvement with Tide Loads of Hope and “Driving for Hope”.

Thank you to Tide and Jessie James Decker for your service to the Nashville community!

On a lighter side, here’s few more fun facts and what’s going on with Jessie!

Favorite place to eat in Nashville?

“My favorite place to eat in Nashville is Epice. It’s an amazing Lebanese restaurant!”

Favorite place to shop in Nashville?

“My favorite place to shop in Nashville is the Nordstrom at the Mall at Green Hills.”

What do you like to do when not making music?

“When I’m not working on my music, I love being with my kids, and giving them 1:1 time. It’s so important! I also like to work on my fashion line and explore Nashville. Nashville has grown so much over the last four years – I like to check out the scene and try new restaurants!”

What’s next for you careerwise?

“I have a full album coming out in October!”

We can’t wait to hear more from her in the near future!

 

 

 

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William Michael Morgan Rocks BMI’s Third Rooftop on the Row Concert Series

BMI Nashville had a successful launch of their ‘Rooftop on the Row’ summer concert series this past May and the momentum has kept on going. On Tuesday night, William Michael Morgan took the stage after performances from up and coming artists Fairground Saints and Payton Taylor, and he didn’t disappoint. Before performing his hit “I Met A Girl”, Morgan nailed a cover of a song from one of his idols, George Strait, when he performed “Check Yes or No” on BMI’s rooftop overlooking Music City. The Rooftop on the Row series is presented by George Dickel Tennessee Whiskey with sponsors including Nash FM, Samuel Adams, Texas Roadhouse, and YETI Coolers – all of which were on hand to make sure attendees were well fed and had a drink in their hand.

This was the third of five ‘Rooftop on the Row’ series and the next one will feature Walker McGuire.

For more information on William Michael Morgan and find out where you can see him out on the road, head here!

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Mary Sarah Celebrates Birthday With New Single: “Without You” Out Today

Photo credit: Katie Kauss

Texas songstress Mary Sarah kicks off her birthday (#77Seventeen) with the release of her new single “Without You” out today on all digital platforms.  The modern traditionalist co-wrote the tune with David Garcia, Bart Butler and Mike Walker.  This is Mary Sarah’s first single since her time on the ‘Voice’ and what better way to send it out than to debut the track on her birthday as a gift to her fans.  Purchase/Stream “Without You” at the links below.

ITunes: http://smarturl.it/MSWithoutYou
Spotify: http://smarturl.it/MSWithoutYouSpotify

Photo credit: Katie Kauss

GET CONNECTED WITH MARY SARAH
Website || www.marysarah.com
Facebook || www.facebook.com/MarySarahMusic
Twitter || twitter.com/MarySarahMusic
Instagram || https://www.instagram.com/marysarahmusic
YouTube || https://www.youtube.com/user/MarySarahMusic

 

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Benji Harris’ Debut, Self-Titled, Solo Project At Online Retailers Now

The first solo release from Benji Harris has hit iTunes and other online retailers this week, etching a career benchmark for the celebrated vocalist and guitarist that has toured with headliners and scored a top hit on CMT and Music Row with his previous trio, Scarletta.  Kick starting his summer with the announcement of the project on Cumulus’ NASH FM morning show Ty, Kelly and Chuck, Benji performed at the Wildhorse Saloon and greeted fans at the RFD-TV booth in the Exhibit Hall during the 2017 CMA Fest and was most recently on the Hard Rock Café Stage at WSMV NBC’s show “Today in Nashville.” 
 
“I played this new record for the first time with a full band at the album release show in Nashville on Tuesday,” says Benji.  “Man did it feel good to see the crowd enjoying the new songs and to get all the positive responses from the live stream that Center Stage Magazine hosted.  I’ve watched some of the best in the business perform and grow while I was out on the road with them and I finally feel ready to share my own music with country fans.”
 
Fans can download the project on iTunes by clicking here. Benji premiered the record to his Nashville area fans and industry professionals before a packed house at The Country on Tuesday. Among those in attendance was Cassadee Pope, the 2012 winner of NBC’s The Voice that would go on to chart a #1 Billboard Country album (Frame by Frame) and #1 Billboard Country Airplay single Think of You with Chris Young. Benji, who also serves as a guitarist and vocalist on Cassadee’s tour, joins her on the stage each night performing the Chris Young portion of the #1 hit.
  A photo recap of his recent activity is below. 
 

Center Stage Magazine‘s Tommy Lemon, Benji Harris, Cassadee Pope & Center Stage Magazine‘s Missy Wolf after the album release show at The Country

Benji cooking up stir fry for Battered and Brewed‘s “Music In The Kitchen”

 

Ty, Kelly and Chuck‘s Ty Bentli, Benji Harris and Ty, Kelly and Chuck‘s Chuck Wicks

Benji Harris & Ty, Kelly and Chuck‘s Chuck Wicks

 

Benji joining WSMV NBC’s Today In Nashville wall of fame.

Today In Nashville‘s Carole Sullivan, Benji Harris and Today In Nashville‘s Kelly Sutton

Benji will be making a return appearance on Ty, Kelly and Chuck on July 17 and will be sharing his latest music with the patients at The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt via Seacrest Studios on July 21.
 
To stay updated on Benji, visit the following:
 
 
About Benji Harris
 
Since moving to Nashville in 2009, this Dallas native has found a welcomed home on Music Row. His country/rock trio Scarletta (2009-2014) had a Top 30 radio hit in 2012, and a popular music video in high rotation on CMT.  They gained critical acclaim from Billboard and the Country Music Association as a top act to watch. He even found viral success and salutes from country headliner Jake Owen with a trio of parodies celebrating his daughter’s birth.  Since leaving the band in 2014, Benji has lent his instrumental and vocal talents to projects and tours for stars like Sam Hunt, Jana Kramer, Cassadee Pope, and Carly Pearce.  Pope’s fans see Benji in the spotlight every night on tour when they perform the Chris Young duet Think of You. This father of two beautiful daughters is excited for the opportunity to finally share a project of his own. Benji co-wrote five of the six songs on the EP that is available now via iTunes and all major online retailers.
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