With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, Lady Antebellum‘s Charles, Hillary and Dave sat down to talk about their favorite Valentine moments in this week’s webisode.
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Lady Antebellum’s inaugural Ping Pong & Songs fundraiser is set for March 23 in Nashville. Inspired by the band’s favorite backstage hobby and love of songwriting, the event includes a celebrity ping pong tournament and an in-the-round songwriters’ night benefiting Lady A’s new charitable initiative LadyAID™. Tickets for both portions of the event go on sale this Friday, Feb. 15 at 10 AM CT through LadyAID.org.
“This is really a dream day for us…getting friends and fans together to play ping pong, play music and raise money for LadyAID,” said Dave Haywood. “Charles and I…better known as ‘The Dynasty’…will challenge anyone who wants to try and take us at the table! It’s going to be a total blast.”
Grammy Winning Trio to Debut “Downtown” On The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
Capitol Nashville’s Lady Antebellum claim the highest chart debut in their seven year career today with the release of “Downtown” from their upcoming fourth studio album. With 109 radio stations adding the song to their playlists today, Lady A storms the charts at No. 25 on Billboard and No. 34 on Mediabase.
“We really wanted to come out of the box on this album with some tempo and something with a little attitude,” said Lady A’s Charles Kelley. “There are a lot of really driving sounds on the new record, and we’re excited for everyone to hear what we’ve been working on…we are calling it our roll down the windows record. All the support we’re getting from our friends at radio is firing us up! A huge thanks to them and to Dungan and the kickass promo team at Capitol Nashville! Whiskey is on us!”
“Everyone at the label is as excited as our friends at country radio are about ‘Downtown’ and brand new music from Lady A,” said SVP/Promotion Steve Hodges. “As we go into CRS, the ACM Awards and other events this Spring, we will be putting together some really special plans to introduce this incredible new music to the world.”
Lady Antebellum will debut their new single, “Downtown,” on NBC’s Tonight Show With Jay Leno on Monday night (January 28th). The band admits to being a little nervous to hit the stage. “We’ll be singing that song live, I guess, so yeah, that’ll make it extra nervous,” says Lady A’s Charles Kelley. “I mean a lot of times we’re not as nervous, but when it’s the first time debuting a new single off a new record.”
“Downtown” debuts at number-36 on the country charts this week.
Trio Makes Plans to Debut “Downtown” on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Talk
“There’s some sass to this track that makes it really fun to sing…it’s definitely a roll down the windows and bob your head kind of thing,” said Lady A’s Hillary Scott. “We thought it was a fun way to launch the next record and a fitting preview of what’s to come!”
Lady A will debut the track next week on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (Jan. 28) and fans can catch a second performance the following week on CBS’s The Talk (Feb. 6). The group also announced this week that they will collaborate with Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks for an all new CMT CROSSROADS episode set to tape next week in Los Angeles and air later this year.
For a preview of “Downtown,” click here: http://www.thegreenroompr.com/ladyantebellum.html
Last night was the third annual American Country Awards (ACAs), broadcast live on FOX from the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The two-hour special featured performances by co-hosts Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth, Jake Owen, Kip Moore, Rascal Flatts, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Little Big Town and a surprise performance by Lynyrd Skynyrd.
With nine awards, including Artist of the Year, Luke Bryan received the most awards, followed by Miranda Lambert, who received three awards. Following her two wins this year, Carrie Underwood has earned 11 ACA awards, the most ACA honors of any artist. Lady Antebellum’s wins in Artist of the Year: Group and Single of the Year: Group, plus their five previous awards, make them the group with the most ACA honors ever.
Fans logged on to www.theacas.com to cast votes in support of their favorite country music artists not only in traditional categories, but also in a previously unrecognized area – touring – encompassing the entire spectrum of country music. Continue Reading →
During a press conference to announce their new global charity initiative LadyAID™, Lady Antebellum was surprised today when CMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore presented the group with the CMA International Artist Achievement Award.
Formerly the International Touring Artist Award, the CMA International Artist Achievement Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a U.S.-based artist who contributes to the awareness and development of Country Music outside the United States.
“We’re so honored,” said Hillary Scott. “This year especially, being able to take our tour to Europe and then to Australia, and meet even more of our fans all over the world, and to take Country Music that far, we don’t take that lightly. We really, truly do want to make this town and the Country Music community proud when we go overseas and perform.”
Inaugural Fundraising Event PING PONG & SONGS Slated for Early 2013
GRAMMY winning trio Lady Antebellum announced today their new charitable initiative called LadyAID™, a philanthropic effort created to bring awareness to and generate support for children in need locally, nationally and globally.
The multi-level organization will reach children across the state of Tennessee through grants to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. On a national level, Lady Aid is supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and on a global level, myLIFEspeaks and The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). The LadyAID™ Fund is a component fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.
“The opportunity to play music on stages all around the world has given us so much happiness,” said Lady A’s Dave Haywood. “By establishing LadyAID™, we’re going to be able to put a new focus on accomplishing an off-stage goal we have as a band, which is to help children in need.”
Country Thunder Arizona Announces Star-Packed Line-Up Including Lady Antebellum, Toby Keith, Eric Church, Brantley Gilbert and More
Four-Day Weekend Passes Available at $99 for a Limited Time
Country Thunder is rolling into Florence, Ariz., April 11-14, 2013, and they’re bringing today’s hottest country stars with them — Lady Antebellum, Toby Keith, Eric Church, Brantley Gilbert, Lee Brice, Kip Moore and many more (complete list below) . And don’t forget, in order to enter the campgrounds a 4-day admission wristband is required. Four-day passes are available for the early bird special rate of $99 for a very limited time, so get yours now before they go up in price to $120 TONIGHT at 11:59pm CST. For more on tickets for 2013 or for any of your Country Thunder needs, please visit www.countrythunder.com or call (866) 802-6418.
Not long ago we gave you a sneak peek at Lady Antebellum’s video for “A Holly Jolly Christmas.” The official video for the song was released on VEVO on Saturday, November 10th. Watch it here! But now we give you yet another exclusive look! Check out this exclusive acoustic video performance of “A Holly Jolly Christmas:”
“A Holly Jolly Christmas” is on Lady A’s new holiday collection ON THIS WINTER’S NIGHT, available in stores now. For the festive release, the trio are once again co-produced alongside veteran Paul Worley, penned the album’s title track and created their own arrangements for two of the disc’s additional 11 holiday classics. Lady A will also perform a special concert, SunTrust Bank Presents Lady Antebellum “On This Winter’s Night,” at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Dec. 3. GAC will air the special concert, also sponsored by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, for fans across the country on Dec. 5 at 7:00P CT. For more information on the holiday album and concert, visit www.ladyantebellum.com
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