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  • ASHLEY McBRYDE’S GIRL GOING NOWHERE BOASTS CRITICAL ACCLAIM ON BEST OF 2018 LISTS

    Dec 21, 2018

    Notching spots on the “Best Albums of 2018” lists with her major label debut Girl Going Nowhere, country newcomer Ashley McBryde claims the only debut country album on The New York Times, Paste, Rolling Stone, Stereogum, UPROXX and Variety’s year-end wrap ups and makes her mark as the only country album period on Slate’s “Best Albums” list. Not bad for a supposed girl going nowhere.

  • “AMERICA’S GOT TALENT” WINNER DARCI LYNNE SHINES DURING FIRST-EVER TELEVISION SPECIAL FEATURING HER FAMOUS PUPPETS AND SPECIAL GUESTS

    Dec 18, 2018

    “America’s Got Talent” season 12 winner and audience favorite Darci Lynne shines bright this holiday season, performing and hosting in her first original TV special. “Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas,” which aired Tuesday, Dec. 11 on NBC, proved to be quite a success for the now 14-year-old singer/ventriloquist, as the program drew 6.565 million total viewers and Darci was trending on social media. NBC will re-air the special Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

  • WILLIE: LIFE & SONGS OF AN AMERICAN OUTLAW

    Dec 18, 2018

    Music stars Chris Stapleton, Emmylou Harris, Eric Church, Jimmy Buffett, Bobby Bare, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson, Margo Price, Micah Nelson, Nathaniel Rateliff, Ray Benson, and Steve Earle have been added to the all-star lineup of Willie: Life & Songs Of An American Outlaw, A Willie Nelson All-Star Concert Celebration. They join previously announced performers Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, The Avett Brothers, George Strait, Jack Johnson, John Mellencamp, Kris Kristofferson, Lee Ann Womack, Lyle Lovett,Norah Jones and The Little Willies, Sheryl Crow, Susan Tedeschi & Derek Trucks, and Vince Gill.

  • TRACE ADKINS TO PERFORM “I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS” WITH EXILE ON NBC’S TODAY, TUESDAY, DEC. 18

    Dec 17, 2018

    Though he stands at 6’6” and is known for his booming baritone, country hitmaker Trace Adkins has time and time again used his voice to aid those in need, especially around the holidays. This holiday season, Adkins partnered with Shriners Hospitals for Children to ensure that the children being treated at Shriners Hospitals are able to go home with their families for Christmas. On Tuesday, December 18, the Grand Ole Opry member, along with JP Pennington, Les Taylor and Sonny LeMaire of Exile, will perform “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” on NBC’s TODAY with a few special guests from the hospital in the audience.

  • ROSS ELLIS, SOULFUL COUNTRY NEWCOMER, RELEASES “BAREFOOT DANCER”

    Dec 14, 2018

    On the heels of his hauntingly soulful “Ghosts,” which notched a place on The Highway’s top 10 most-played songs and saw major streaming and sales success, Louisiana born-and-bred singer/songwriter Ross Ellis leans in to his ability to depict a familiar scene in an unexpected light in his new song “Barefoot Dancer.” The accompanying acoustic video sees Ellis showcase his talent as a musician and was recorded in a single take. The sweet, mid-tempo ballad brings the “always a bridesmaid never a bride” cliché to life, yet offers hope to all those self-proclaimed members of the Lonely-Hearts Club.

  • MITCHELL TENPENNY CELEBRATES TELLING ALL MY SECRETS ALBUM RELEASE WITH SOLD-OUT HOMETOWN SHOW AT NASHVILLE'S CITY WINERY

    Dec 12, 2018

    Riser House/Columbia Nashville recording artist Mitchell Tenpenny celebrated his major label debut album Telling All My Secrets last night in his hometown of Nashville. Tenpenny had much to celebrate with the sold-out City Winery crowd including both his new album and his first Mediabase/Country Aircheck No. 1 single “Drunk Me,” which The New York Times named one of the best songs of 2018.

  • MITCHELL TENPENNY’S MANAGER KRISTEN ASHLEY FORMS 11/10 MANAGEMENT, PARTNERS WITH 377 MANAGEMENT/RED LIGHT

    Dec 12, 2018

    Music manager Kristen Ashley launches 11/10 Management, signing longtime client Mitchell Tenpenny and adding team member JT Pratt.

  • PATRICK DRONEY TO MAKE LATE NIGHT TELEVISION DEBUT ON “LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS”

    Dec 11, 2018

    Pop-soul singer/songwriter Patrick Droney will make his late-night television debut on NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” this Monday, Dec. 17 at 12:35 am ET/11:35 pm CT. The 26-year-old independent Kobalt/AWAL artist who released his debut EP this summer, will perform “Stand and Deliver” – a reflective power-ballad about the importance of showing up for the people in our lives.

  • JIMMIE ALLEN MAKES HISTORY AGAIN WITH BREAKOUT HIT “BEST SHOT”

    Dec 11, 2018

    Less than one month after breakout singer/songwriter Jimmie Allen made history as the first black artist to launch their career with a No. 1 at Country radio, the hot newcomer sets even more records with the return of his debut single, “Best Shot,” to No. 1 on the Billboard’s Country Airplay chart.

  • MITCHELL TENPENNY ACHIEVES FIRST NO. 1 HIT WITH “DRUNK ME”

    Dec 10, 2018

    Five days before the release of his Riser House/Columbia Nashville debut album Telling All My Secrets on Friday, December 14, Mitchell Tenpenny’s lead single, “Drunk Me,” takes the No. 1 position on this week’s Mediabase/Country Airplay chart. Co-produced by Tenpenny and Jordan M. Schmidt and co-written by Tenpenny, Schmidt and Justin Wilson, the Gold-certified “Drunk Me” reaches the summit of the country radio airplay chart while concurrently amassing over 120 million streams.

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