It came out of the chute as the week’s Most Added Record. Thirty-two weeks – and twenty-three years later – David Lee Murphy returns to No. 1 on Billboard and MediaBase’s Country Singles charts. “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright,” a duet with co-producer Kenny Chesney, is a song that affirms the power of positivity in a world that can seem out of control. It also affirms the power of a great song, a classic voice and hard work from a label dedicated to their artists.
Luke & Beth Laird's Creative Nation gathered at the famed Ocean Way Studios in Nashville on Tuesday, June 12 to celebrate the soft launch of Steve Moakler's latest album, Born Ready, available everywhere Friday.
As friends were being airlifted off the Hurricane Irma-toppled Virgin Islands, Kenny Chesney was in the studio recording what in many ways was his response to the destruction that swept through in the Caribbean. Writing, recording and searching for songs in the moment added an immediacy to the music, and those recordings became Songs for the Saints.
With performances on ABC's "Good Morning America" and "Ellen," breakout country star Michael Ray went coast to coast this past week introducing audiences to his anticipated sophomore album Amosbefore taking the celebration to CMA Fest in Nashville with the biggest country music fans in the nation.
Kenny Chesney knew, as the texts and pictures started filling up his cell phone, he was going to do everything in his power to help the Virgin Islands. Immediately setting up the Love for Love City Fund, the manThe Los Angeles Times deemed “The People’s Superstar” began cutting through red tape, helping get supplies in and people off the islands. Indeed, one of the first planes most people saw after the storm was dispatched by Chesney.
Kenny Chesney stopped cold onstage at Lincoln Financial Field as he was winding up his three week No. 1 “American Kids,” overpowered by the crowd’s cheers. When 30 seconds passed, he leaned into the mic and told the crowd, “THIS is why we can’t wait to… get to… Philadelphia every summer.” The crowd’s cheers grew louder, until the record-breaking sold out crowd of 55,238 sang an a cappella chorus of the freewheeling celebration of youth back to the songwriter/superstar from East Tennessee.