Kenny Chesney knew why he wanted “Get Along” as the first single from his deeply personal Songs for the Saints, coming July 27. Beyond the feel-good lope to its groove, the message of inclusion instead of rancor resonated in the wake of too much news overload, screaming talking heads and a world seemingly intent on the differences instead of coming together.
Joining previously announced headliners Big & Rich at the eighth annual “Music City Gives Back” concert hosted by Rodney Atkins are celebrated newcomers Drew Baldridge, Travis Denning and Ashley McBryde. The star-studded event will be held at Ascend Park on Monday, June 4 as an unofficial kickoff to the week of country music taking over Nashville during CMA Fest 2018.
Excitement continues to build as performers are announced for the Second Annual Innovation in Music Awards to be held Sunday, June 3 at the Westin Hotel in Nashville. Lucie Silvas, Striking Matches and Charlie Worsham are set to perform at the gala to honor some of the music industry’s brightest risk takers and creative thinkers.
Earlier today, Triple Tigers recording artist Scotty McCreery was celebrating his hit single“Five More Minutes” topping both the Mediabase/Country Aircheck and Billboard Country Airplay charts at his first-ever No. 1 party when he was surprised with exciting news that the song had been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for combined units of streams and sales in excess of one million units.
Shining the national spotlight on some of the music industry’s brightest risk takers and creative thinkers, the Innovation in Music Awards honoree have been announced. The winners will be recognized at the Second Annual Innovation in Music Awards gala Sunday, June 3 at Nashville’s Westin Hotel.
Ashley McBryde is taking her big voice, blue-collar storytelling and potent stage presence on the road for her first headlining tour throughout the U.S. and Europe. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 25.
“The Girl Going Nowhere Tour” will be going everywhere this fall hitting multiple cities beginning Sept. 5 in Atlanta, Georgia with international stops in the U.K. and Scotland, before culminating Dec. 15 in Rochester, New York (full details below).