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Lady Antebellum & Darius Rucker Unite For 2018 Tour

Seven-time GRAMMY award-winning and current nominees Lady Antebellum and three-time GRAMMY award-winner Darius Rucker announced today that they will head out on the road together for their co-headlining SUMMER PLAYS ON TOUR, kicking off on July 19 in Toronto, ON. The trio and Rucker share a long-time friendship and touring history, setting the tone for a fun-filled stint across the country and Canada, for which special guest Russell Dickerson has been invited to join.  With dozens of No. one hits between them the tour offers a playlist-worthy night for fans which will also include spontaneous collaborations throughout the evening. Fans can purchase tickets beginning Jan. 26 for select cities as part of Live Nation’s Country Megaticket at www.Megaticket.com and additional dates will continue to rollout over the coming weeks. Live Nation is the national tour promoter.  Citi® is the official credit card of the SUMMER PLAYS ON TOUR.  Citi® cardmembers will have access to presale tickets through Citi® Private Pass, Citi’s Entertainment Access Program.  For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com
 
“For us as a band, being out on the road together is where it all comes to life,” said Charles Kelley.  “Darius is one of our closest friends, and so we just feel really excited to get to share this tour and those memories on and off stage with him. There’s no doubt that it’s going to be a total blast and we’re thrilled to have Russell out with us too this summer – we’re already brainstorming ways to shake things up and make each night all about just being in the moment.”
 
“Reuniting this summer and heading back out on the road with my friends Lady Antebellum feels like a home away from home,” said Rucker. “It’s going to be an incredible summer, and I can’t wait to see y’all out there!”
 
SUMMER PLAYS ON TOUR DATES: 
7/19/18    Toronto, ON                    Budweiser Stage
7/20/18    Cleveland, OH                Blossom Music Center
7/21/18    Darien Center, NY*         Darien Lake Amphitheater
7/26/18    Bethel, NY                       Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
7/27/18    Gilford, NH                      Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
7/28/18    Hartford, CT                    XFINITY Theatre
8/2/18      Columbia, MD**              Merriweather Post Pavilion 
8/3/18      Holmdel, NJ                    P.N.C. Bank Arts Center
8/4/18      Wantagh, NY                  Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
8/16/18    Mountain View, CA         Shoreline Amphitheatre
8/17/18    Sacramento, CA             Toyota Amphitheatre
8/19/18    Seattle, WA                     White River Amphitheatre
8/23/18    Phoenix, AZ                    Ak-Chin Pavilion
8/24/18    Irvine, CA                        FivePoint Amphitheater
8/25/18    San Diego, CA                Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
9/6/18      Cincinnati, OH                Riverbend Music Center
9/7/18      Clarkston, MI                  DTE Energy Music Theatre
9/8/18      Pittsburgh, PA                 KeyBank Pavilion
9/13/18    St. Louis, MO                  Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
9/14/18    Indianapolis, IN               Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
9/15/18    Chicago, IL                      Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
9/20/18    Virginia Beach, VA          Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
9/21/18    Philadelphia, PA              BB&T Pavilion
9/22/18    Mansfield, MA                 Xfinity Center
9/27/18    Alpharetta, GA*               Verizon Amphitheatre
9/28/18    Tampa, FL                       MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
9/29/18    West Palm Beach, FL     Coral Sky Amphitheatre.
10/4/18    Raleigh, NC                    Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
10/5/18    Charlotte, NC                  PNC Music Pavilion
10/6/18    Bristow, VA                     Jiffy Lube Live

*Lady Antebellum only
**I.M.P Concerts show

Currently nominated for GRAMMY “Best Country Album” and “Best Country Duo/Group Performance,” Lady Antebellum recently released the title track from their No. One selling album HEART BREAK (Capitol Records Nashville). The new single from the multi-PLATINUM trio 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). HEART BREAK follows more than 18 million album units, nine No. 1 hits, ACM and CMA “Vocal Group of the Year” trophies three years in a row and countless other honors including seven GRAMMYs, Billboard Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards. For more information visit www.ladyantebellum.com.
 
Rucker first attained multi-Platinum status in the music industry as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of GRAMMY award-winning Hootie & the Blowfish. Since re-introducing himself to the world as a country artist, he has released five consecutive chart-topping albums and earned a whole new legion of fans. Rucker’s Platinum-certified debut country album Learn To Live and follow-up album Charleston, SC 1966 produced five No. 1 singles, “Come Back Song,” “This,” “Alright,” “It Won’t Be Like This For Long” and “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It.” In 2012, he achieved a lifelong dream when he became a member of the Grand Ole Opry, and won his third career GRAMMY award in 2014 for his 4x Platinum selling cover of Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel,” off his True Believers album. Southern Style, his fourth studio country album, includes No. 1 single “Homegrown Honey,” co-written by Rucker, label mate Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum and Nathan Chapman. His latest album on Capitol Nashville, When Was The Last Time features Rucker’s eighth No. 1 on country radio, “If I Told You.” The album’s second single, “For The First Time,” is currently Top 25 and climbing the country charts. 
 

Breakout country artist and People Magazine’s “One to Watch,” Nashville-based Russell Dickerson continues to overtake airwaves and arenas with his Top 5 GOLD single “Yours,” repeatedly called the “biggest love song of the year,” off his debut album by the same name. The “hypnotic” (CMT) crooner kicks off what promises to be his landmark year as Billboard’s No.1_Emerging_Artist, a Spotify RISE artist and CMT’s 18 for 2018. With a deep appreciation for and responsibility to his loyal fan following, Dickerson understands the importance of real connectivity, spending as much time as he can on the road in front of the people who made him the #1 country pre-order for weeks (2017 saw tour billings that included Thomas Rhett’s “Home Team” Tour and Florida Georgia Line’s “Smooth” tour, and finished with his first headlining tour). His EP premiered at No. 1 on Billboard’s Heat Seeker Chart and No. 2 on iTunes Country chart, with “Yours” clocking over 100 million streams to date. The singer and songwriter is the launch artist on Triple Tigers Records, a joint venture with Sony Music. Dickerson’s “Blue Tacoma” was also recently featured in the tenth installment of the “X-Men” film franchise, “Logan”. @russelled | www.russelldickerson.com

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Lady Antebellum, Peter Frampton, Bobby Bones, Brandon Ray And More Help To Raise Record # For Musicians On Call

Lady Antebellum, Bobby Bones, Charles Esten, Peter Frampton, Brandon Ray, The Railers, Filmore and Chuck Wicks join Musicians On Call for special celebration of Nashville programs

NASHVILLE, TN – OCTOBER 26: Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum perform at Musicians On Call 10th Anniversary In Nashville With Lady Antebellum at City Winery Nashville on October 26, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Musicians On Call)

Musicians On Call (MOC), a nonprofit that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities, hosted an exclusive sold-out concert event at City Winery on October 26th to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of its music programs in Nashville. The event was presented by National Geographic, who has teamed up with MOC to specifically support its Bedside Performance Programs that serve Veterans across the country. The sold-out crowd were treated to a star-studded lineup featuring a headlining performance by seven-time Grammy award winning group Lady Antebellum and performances from Charles Esten, Brandon Ray, The Railers, Filmore, and Chuck Wicks, plus a special appearance by Peter Frampton. The night was hosted by iHeartMedia’s Nationally-Syndicated On-Air Personality and MOC Board Member Bobby Bones and will focused on celebrating how MOC uses music to spread joy and healing.

The night featured special spotlight on Musicians On Call’s recent trip to Las Vegas, where they brought Nashville musicians to deliver the healing power of music to patients, families, and caregivers affected by the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting. In a heartfelt tribute, Filmore, The Railers, and Charles Esten revisited their experiences performing for caregivers and patients and performed for the audience the songs they played in Las Vegas. Check out the behind the scenes footage here.

“Our 10th Anniversary was not only a celebration of a milestone, but an opportunity to thank all of our amazing volunteers, supporters and partners that helped us get there,” said Pete Griffin, Musicians On Call President. “The fact that we raised over $260,000 to support our programs is a testament to how much this Nashville community believes in the healing power of music.”

In addition, Pete Griffin presented Executive Vice President, Katy Epley, with a commemorative RIAA plaque in appreciation for her ten-year commitment to the organization.

The Musicians On Call Nashville 10th Anniversary was made possible through the support of sponsors: Hilton, City National Bank, Jobu Presents, Warner Music Nashville, Onsite Workshops, Provident Financial Management, Grand Ole Opry, MusiCares, UMG Nashville, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, RIAA, Red Light Management, John Roberts, Cathy Sullivan and Susan Mufson.

The Nashville community can continue to show their support by purchasing this limited edition t-shirt, available here. Musicians On Call also encourages volunteers and supporters to share their stories of their favorite moment bringing music to hospitals and tell others why volunteering is the #MostImportantGig in Nashville.

To learn more about Musicians On Call’s Nashville Celebration, visit www.musiciansoncall.org/nash10th.

About Musicians On Call (MOC)

Musicians On Call (MOC) was founded in 1999 with the mission of bringing live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities ranging from children’s hospitals to adult facilities, VA hospitals and hospices. To date, its volunteers have played for over 600,000 patients, families and caregivers across the country. By delivering live, in-room performances to patients undergoing treatment or unable to leave their beds, they add a dose of joy to life in a healthcare facility. MOC supporters over the years include Bruce Springsteen, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Antebellum, Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran, Reba, Gavin DeGraw, Darius Rucker, Pharrell, Amos Lee, Nick Jonas, Rachel Platten and many more. For more information, visit www.musiciansoncall.org.

About Warner Music Nashville

Warner Music Nashville was created in 2009 with the goal of expanding the presence of WMG and its family of labels has had in the Nashville music community for more than 60 years. Under the leadership of Chairman & CEO, John Esposito, the division is home to Warner Bros. Nashville, Atlantic Nashville, Elektra Nashville and the LoudMouth comedy label.

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Musicians On Call Kicks Off Nashville 10th Anniversary Celebration Week With Exclusive Auction

Supporters can bid on autographed memorabilia and experiences to support the “Most Important Gig in Music City” with prizes from Reba, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Jon Pardi, Billy Currington, Nashville Predators or an all-inclusive vacation stay at Hard Rock Cafe’s hotels and resorts.

Musicians On Call (MOC), a nonprofit that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities, has served the Nashville community for ten years. To celebrate, MOC will host an exclusive sold-out concert event at City Winery on October 26th, presented by National Geographic. Guests will be treated to a star-studded lineup featuring a headlining performance by Grammy award winning group Lady Antebellum.

As a part of its Nashville 10th Anniversary campaign, Musicians On Call has launched an exclusive auction to raise funds to support its programs. Fans can bid on items from the silent auction early allowing those not attending to have a chance to support the organization in addition to those attending the event. Auction prizes include meet and greets with Darius Rucker, Lee Brice and Jon Pardi in addition to autographed guitars from Demi Lovato, Brittany Howard of the Alabama Shakes, Billy Currington, Brothers Osborne and the night’s headliners, Lady Antebellum. The auction also includes experiences with the Nashville Predators and an autographed Roman Josi Predators Jersey in addition to a 4 day / 3 night all-inclusive stay for two at one of Hard Rock Cafe’s Resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Punta Cana, or Riviera Maya. Plus, other prizes from Reba, Blake Shelton, Imagine Dragons and more. MOC supporters can also purchase commemorative Musicians On Call Nashville 10th Anniversary bottles of wine created by City Winery.

Bid now at www.musiciansoncall.org/nash10th.
“We’re grateful to the support of the Nashville community for their contributions to make our 10th Anniversary in Nashville extra special,” said Pete Griffin, Musicians On Call President. “We think Musicians On Call is the Most Important Gig in Nashville because of the partners who support us and the funds raised from this auction will allow us to deliver the healing power of music to more patients, families and caregivers in Nashville.”

For more information on the Musicians On Call 10th Anniversary and the auction at www.musiciansoncall.org/mocnash10th.

About Musicians On Call (MOC)
Musicians On Call (MOC) was founded in 1999 with the mission of bringing live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities ranging from children’s hospitals to adult facilities, VA hospitals and hospices. To date, its volunteers have played for half a million people across the country. By delivering live, in-room performances to patients undergoing treatment or unable to leave their beds, they add a dose of joy to life in a healthcare facility. MOC supporters over the years include Bruce Springsteen, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Antebellum, Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran, Reba, Gavin DeGraw, Darius Rucker, Pharrell, Amos Lee, Nick Jonas, Rachel Platten and many more. For more information, visit www.musiciansoncall.org.

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Musicians On Call Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary In Nashville With Star-Studded Event Featuring Lady Antebellum At City Winery On October 26th

Musicians On Call (MOC), a nonprofit that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities, has served the Nashville community for ten years. To celebrate, MOC will host an exclusive concert event at City Winery on October 26th, presented by National Geographic, who has teamed up with the organization to support its Bedside Performance Programs that serve Veterans across the country. Guests will be treated to a star-studded lineup featuring a headlining performance by seven-time Grammy award winning group Lady Antebellum and surprise appearances and performances to be announced. The night will be hosted by iHeartMedia’s Nationally-Syndicated On-Air Personality and MOC Board Member Bobby Bones and will focus on celebrating how MOC uses music to spread joy and healing.

“Musicians On Call is always something we’re quick to be part of,” said Charles Kelley. “We’ve seen first-hand how powerful music is, especially in tough times, so we’re looking forward to helping celebrate their 10th anniversary.”

“We believe that Musicians On Call is the ‘Most Important Gig in Music City, “ and we’re excited to bring our supporters together for a great night of music with Lady Antebellum to celebrate our milestone,” said Pete Griffin, MOC President. “We couldn’t have reached this moment without the support of our volunteers, musicians, donors, hospital staff, partners, Advisory Board Members and Board of Directors who help us deliver the healing power of music to over 126,000 people in Nashville.”

Musicians On Call is offering tickets for purchase. Plus, fans have a chance to bid to attend as a VIP guest where you can walk the red carpet and sit at a celebrity artist’s table at the event, or meet Lady Antebellum. Purchase tickets and sponsorships or bid now at https://www.musiciansoncall.org/nash10th/. Additional sponsors include Hilton, City National Bank, Warner Music Nashville, Onsite Workshops, RIAA, Provident Financial Management, and Music Health Alliance.

Special performers and surprise guests will be on hand to celebrate this milestone and help Musicians On Call thank the champions that helped grow the Nashville program that includes 15 Bedside Performance Programs, a revamped Music Pharmacy Program, and several successful Project Playback experiences.
Musicians On Call is encouraging volunteers and supporters to share their stories of their favorite moment bringing music to hospitals and tell others why volunteering is the #MostImportantGig in Nashville. In addition to the event, MOC will celebrate the 10th anniversary with high profile hospital visits, an online auction featuring signed memorabilia from stars like Keith Urban, Kelly Clarkson, Jason Aldean and more and a fundraising campaign to sponsor 300 hospital rooms through Musicians On Call’s Backstage Pass Club. For more information, visit www.musiciansoncall.org
Last year, MOC honored Lady Antebellum with the Music Heals award at its Half a Million Moments Celebration. Over the past decade, MOC has had support from hundreds of Nashville artists including Keith Urban, Reba McEntire, Martina McBride, Kelsea Ballerini, Ed Sheeran, Kelly Clarkson, Sam Hunt, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker, RaeLynn, Lee Brice and many more.
About Musicians On Call (MOC)
Musicians On Call (MOC) was founded in 1999 with the mission of bringing live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities ranging from children’s hospitals to adult facilities, VA hospitals and hospices. To date, its volunteers have played for half a million people across the country. By delivering live, in-room performances to patients undergoing treatment or unable to leave their beds, they add a dose of joy to life in a healthcare facility. MOC supporters over the years include Bruce Springsteen, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Antebellum, Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran, Reba, Gavin DeGraw, Darius Rucker, Pharrell, Amos Lee, Nick Jonas, Rachel Platten and many more. For more information, visit www.musiciansoncall.org.
About Lady Antebellum

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). Lady Antebellum’s recent CMA “Album of the Year” and “Vocal Group of the Year” nominations follow more than 18 million units sold, 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. Entertainment Weekly and Rolling Stone’s “must-see” YOU LOOK GOOD WORLD TOUR is currently overseas in Europe. For more information visit www.ladyantebellum.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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Lady Antebellum Brings The House Down In Nashville

Photo courtesy of the GreenRoom PR.

In what was the last stop of the North American leg of the YOU LOOK GOOD world tour, Lady Antebellum brought the house down along with tourmates, Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young.

Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena held a capacity crowd that was dancing and singing along with all 3 acts all night long.  As Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott put it: “It’s been two years since we took this stage” with Charles Kelley chiming in that they were prepared to “leave it all out on the stage”.  They did just that.  After taking a break to work on some special projects they wanted to do, Lady Antebellum is back and better than ever.

Photo courtesy of the GreenRoom PR.

Brett Young opened the night with a great performance to an appreciative crowd.  Midway through, he was presented with a multi-platinum achievement plaque by record label president, Scott Borchetta, along with other members of his team for his debut album and singles.  This is only the start of what is sure to be a successful career from the handsome, tall tunesmith.

Next, Kelsea Ballerini took the stage in an energetic performance entertaining the crowd with hits from her debut album and sprinkling in a few new tunes from her upcoming release.  Vibrant as ever, we look forward to hearing more from the always adorable artist who took the country world by storm right out of the gates and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon, thankfully.

Finally, Lady Antebellum closed out the show with singing hits from their first album all the way through their current release.  They were enthusiastic and better than ever sharing how happy they were to be doing what they love for so many years in a heartfelt moment as they slowed it down a bit singing a few songs acoustically giving the band a break.  One of my favorites from that segment was their rendition of Shania Twain’s classic hit,“Still The One”.

“Without getting too nostalgic, this is a dream come true for us to close out this tour in Nashville,” said Charles Kelley. “For over ten years we have walked this journey with everyone here tonight and we couldn’t feel more blessed. Thank you to everyone who helped us make this tour the most unforgettable journey yet.”

My favorite moment of the night is when they brought out the full horn section from Nashville School of Arts to join their 2 incredible horn players that usually tour with Justin Timberlake, but joined them while he is on a break from touring.  They finished off their single from the current album, “You Look Good”, in stellar fashion creating my favorite memory from the evening.  Also loved the opening with just the two added horn players energizing and hyping the crowd on stage alone for a couple of minutes serving as the intro of the always incredible Lady Antebellum to enter the arena’s huge stage.  They poured their hearts out all night long and had a spectacular conclusion with an encore of “Bartender” transitioning into their mega crossover hit, “Need You Now”, and leaving the stage to a standing ovation from a very appreciative crowd.

They succeeded in accomplishing what they sought out to do, leaving it all out on the stage in a stellar performance lasting nearly two hours on a beautiful, cool, crisp fall-like evening in downtown Nashville.

Thanks, Lady Antebellum, for adding so much to the country genre with your harmonious sounds and constantly bringing your fans something fresh and new with each release for over 10 years. From their humble start playing at 3rd & Lindsley to packing arenas around the world, we hope to continue hearing from them for many more years to come. They are a must-see concert whenever they come to town.

Photo courtesy of the GreenRoom PR.

 

 

 

 

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Star-Studded “CMT Crossroads With GRAMMY® Award-Winning Group Earth, Wind & Fire And Friends Premieres Friday, June 23 At 10pm ET/PT

GRAMMY® Award winning band Earth, Wind & Fire teams up with some of country’s biggest stars when “CMT Crossroads: Earth, Wind & Fire And Friends” premieres Friday, June 23 at 10 PM ET/PT. Joined by friends including Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Rascal Flatts,Martina McBride, Dan + Shay, Sara Evans andDrake White, the unforgettable night of electric collaborations took place on the first-ever outdoor “CMT Crossroads” stage from downtown Nashville.

Showcasing Earth, Wind & Fire’s successful catalogue of timeless hits, the musical event drew a packed crowd to downtown Nashville where the iconic funk band proved the ability of their music to transcend any era or genre. Earth, Wind & Fire performed eight of their top singles including classics “Shining Star,” “After The Love Has Gone” and “September.”

To watch Earth, Wind & Fire’s performance of “September” with Lady Antebellum, visit CMT.com. For downloadable photos from the entire show, visit CMTpress.com.

“CMT Crossroads” is produced by Tom Forrest with John Hamlin and Margaret Comeaux executive producing for CMT.

Earth, Wind & Fire is one of the most innovative and influential contemporary music forces of the 20th century. With a signature sound beyond category and a groove as deep as the soul of the planet the band has impacted the history of music and pop culture for over four decades. EWF has sold over 90 million recordings earning them a solid spot as one of the all-time bestselling music artists. Rolling Stone and VH1 ranked Earth, Wind & Fire on their lists of the Greatest Artists of Rock & Roll. Originating from Chicago in 1969, EWF’s career achievements include a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2000), a total of nine Grammy Awards and four American Music Awards. EWF classic songs have remained staples for last few generations including the hits, “September,” “Shining Star,” “That’s the Way of The World” and “Boogie Wonderland.” Earth, Wind & Fire’s music continues to influence music with artists ranging from Drake, Kayne West, Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars and more. Founded by music genius Maurice White; EWF’s co-founders Philip Bailey, Verdine White and Ralph Johnson continue to tour and perform to sold-out audiences around the world.

CMT, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment. CMT, CMT.com and CMTRadio offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and are the top resource for country music on demand. The network’s digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Music, CMT App, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.

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Bumble And Lady Antebellum Bring The “You Look Good” Beetique To Nashville

Lady Antebellum performing at Bumble event. Photo credit: Getty Images

WHO: Bumble and Multi-Platinum Trio Lady Antebellum Teamed up to Celebrate and Empower Women at CMA Music Fest

WHAT: Social discovery app Bumble and Grammy award-winning trio Lady Antebellum came together on Saturday, June 10th, to launch the first ever “You Look Good” Beetique at CMA Music Fest. The Beetique featured a beautiful indoor aesthetic that complemented both Bumble’s mission of empowering women and the meaning behind Lady A’s new single- the lighthearted spirit of feeling good.  Bumble users were invited to attend and enjoy a beauty bar powered by Sephora and styling studio from The Dry House, as well as a BFF Lounge, photo booths, a custom menu of bites, and refreshments provided by Brancott Estate Wines, and more, all curated by Cassie Kelley, Founder of Womanista.

Kimberly & Karen from Little Big Town. Photo credit: Getty Images

A number of artists stopped by throughout the day including Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town, Kelsea Ballerini, Sara Evans, Lauren Alaina, RaeLynn, Danielle Bradbery, Post Monroe, Kelleigh Bannen, Lauren Akins, Megan & Liz, Stephanie Quayle, influencers Caroline Hobby, and Brooke Webb of KBStyled.  Music was provided throughout the day from The Bachelorette Season 11 star Kaitlyn Bristowe, who DJ’d the event. Hundreds of festival goers stopped by for a one-of-a-kind experience to cool off, chill out, and see some of their favorite artists.

Select attendees of the Beetique won the chance to attend the evening’s private event “Hottest Date Night Ever,” which featured a special performance by Lady Antebellum with new music from their recently released sixth studio album HEART BREAK (Capitol Records Nashville), including their Top 15 single “You Look Good.”  Brett Young and Walker Hayes also took the stage and performed the intimate event. To see everything that happened at the Beetique and Hottest Date Night Ever, check out hashtags #BumbleBeetique and #YouLookGood, and see highlights at @Bumble on Instagram or blog.bumble.com.

Kelsey Ballerini at Bumble event. Photo credit: Getty Images

About BUMBLE:

BUMBLE is a social discovery app that empowers women to make the first move in every aspect of life: dating, friendship, and business. With over 17 million global users and growing, Bumble has created a selective and meaningful environment to make true, quality connections. The brand highlights women as beautiful, unique, independent, and worthy, and knows there is nothing more compelling than the power of women.

About Lady Antebellum:

With a new sense of history and possibilities, Lady Antebellum’s sixth studio album HEART BREAK had the group on a new mission — setting aside time to put themselves in new surroundings, and concentrate on writing and exploring musical endeavors with no distractions. With busbee in the producer’s chair, the trio had a hand in writing eleven songs on HEART BREAK, resulting in their most intimate and heartfelt work to date. HEART BREAK follows 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. With “big production and sound” (OC Register) along with “a fresh twist with the addition of a live horn section” (CMT) the seven-time Grammy award winning trio is in the midst of their YOU LOOK GOOD WORLD TOUR, featuring special guests Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young. For more information about new music and upcoming tour dates, visit www.ladyantebellum.com.

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Lady Antebellum Releases Cinematic Heart Break Hotel Video

With the release of their sixth studio album HEART BREAK (Capitol Records Nashville), multi-PLATINUM trio Lady Antebellum has woven the album’s 13 tracks into a cinematic video experience for fans. Lady A enlisted director Hodges Usry to visually share the album, where behind each door at the Madonna Inn on California’s Central Coast, a different story unfolds. To watch HEART BREAK come to life, in each different and unique room of the hotel, click here: http://bit.ly/2rwC60T
With a new sense of history and possibilities, Lady Antebellum’s sixth studio album HEART BREAK that “bursts with refreshed energy” (Entertainment Weekly) had the group on a new mission — setting aside time to put themselves in new surroundings, and concentrate on writing and exploring musical endeavors with no distractions. With busbee in the producer’s chair, the trio had a hand in writing eleven songs on HEART BREAK, resulting in their most intimate and heartfelt work to date. HEART BREAK follows 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. With “big production and sound” (OC Register) along with “a fresh twist with the addition of a live horn section” (CMT) the seven-time Grammy award winning trio is in the midst of their YOU LOOK GOOD WORLD TOUR, featuring special guests Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young. For more information about new music and upcoming tour dates, visit www.ladyantebellum.com.
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Lady Antebellum Gives Rolling Stone Weekly Preview Of Upcoming YOU LOOK GOOD World Tour

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Before Lady Antebellum launches their YOU LOOK GOOD WORLD TOUR presented by NABISCO, the multi-PLATINUM trio will share weekly exclusive content with Rolling Stone Country leading into its kickoff in Bakersfield, CA on May 26th. Beginning May 1st, the multi-PLATINUM trio will prepare for 65 shows across six different countries with behind the scenes moments from tour rehearsals, a candid group interview and more alongside openers Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young.

The series begins with an off-the-wall video installment as Lady Antebellum puts Ballerini and Young through the ringer in their mock-up boot camp. To watch, visit Rolling Stone here: http://www.rollingstone.com/country/news/see-lady-antebellum-train-for-upcoming-tour-in-goofy-video-w479709
As “Lady Antebellum has taken the music industry by storm for the last decade…they continue to dominate” (Albuquerque News Journal) even after taking time to pursue solo projects last year. The trio’s “renewed energy” (People) will be heightened on the road during their YOU LOOK GOOD WORLD TOUR, as “Lady Antebellum has a new spring in their step” (The Augusta Chronicle). They will also propel their universal appeal when they trek to South Africa for the first time, along with monumental stops in Europe.
With a new sense of history and possibilities, Lady Antebellum’s sixth studio album HEART BREAK (Capitol Records Nashville), out June 9th, had Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott on a new mission — setting aside time to put themselves in new surroundings, and concentrate on writing and exploring musical endeavors with no distractions. Alongside producer busbee, their desire to shake things was made evident by the record’s debut lead track and current single, “You Look Good,” as the “soul-infused single makes good use of horns,” (Washington Post). Additionally, the trio had a hand in writing eleven songs on HEART BREAK, resulting in their most intimate and heartfelt work to date. The new music follows 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. For more information about new music and upcoming tour dates, visit www.ladyantebellum.com.
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