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  • JIMMIE ALLEN’S TWO-WEEK BREAKOUT NO. 1

    Nov 26, 2018

    More than a decade ago, Delaware native Jimmie Allen moved to Music City with only $21 to his name after dropping out of the University of Delaware. Working odd jobs, he focused on songwriting and performing at any writers round or show he could book. Now, the 33-year-old finds his debut single “Best Shot” occupying the top slot as the most-played song on Country radio for a second consecutive week after a 41-week climb on the charts. 

  • PARADIGM TALENT AGENCY ACQUIRES DALE MORRIS & ASSOCIATES TOURING BUSINESS

    Nov 26, 2018

    Paradigm Talent Agency and Morris Higham Management, a longtime force in contemporary country music, strike an agreement to bring Dale Morris & Associates, their artist-driven in-house touring arm, together with Paradigm. As part of the deal, agents Mike Betterton and Nate Riches become part of Paradigm’s Nashville team, bringing eight-time Entertainer of the Year and the only country artist in Billboard’s Top 10 Touring Acts of the Last 25 Years Kenny Chesney; reigning ACM and CMA Group of the Year Old Dominion; EMI Records Nashville’s Brandon Lay; and Warner Music Nashville’s Ryan Griffin and Walker County. They join Paradigm’s acclaimed music roster that includes Kacey Musgraves, Ed Sheeran, Halsey, Coldplay, Janelle Monáe, Shawn Mendes, Phish, Margo Price, Tiësto, Lorde, Dave Matthews Band, Sturgill Simpson, Imagine Dragons, Tori Kelly, Gucci Mane, Sara Bareilles, The Lumineers and Alessia Cara.

  • MITCHELL TENPENNY TAKES MAJOR LABEL DEBUT CELEBRATION DIRECT TO FANS ON 12-CITY "TELLING ALL MY SECRETS ALBUM RELEASE TOUR"

    Nov 26, 2018

    Nashville native Mitchell Tenpenny grew up in the music business with grandmother Donna Hilley serving as Sony ATV’s first female CEO, so he’s had a lot of time to dream and plot how his own album release would go someday. Now, as he approaches December 14’s debut of Telling All My Secrets on Riser House/Columbia Nashville with his first single, “Drunk Me,” Top 5 at Country radio already, he’s taking the celebration to the people that have supported him all along: the fans.

  • KELLIE PICKLER IS HALLMARK'S BRIGHTEST STAR THIS HOLIDAY

    Nov 23, 2018

    Singer, songwriter, Emmy-nominated Pickler & Ben co-host and actress Kellie Pickler made her acting debut on the Hallmark Channel Original Movie "Christmas at Graceland" Saturday and was met with an overwhelming response from viewers. 

  • Kenny Chesney Taps David Lee Murphy for Intimate Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour

    Nov 21, 2018

    Having spent his summer as the unannounced, walk-on guest at Kenny Chesney’s 19 major stadium concerts, David Lee Murphy’s getting called up as direct support for the Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour. The move seems fitting not just for the number of songs he’s written for the eight-time Entertainer of the Year, but for the intense response his surprise appearances evoked in every single market.

  • DANIELLE BRADBERY DEBUTS COASTAL “GOODBYE SUMMER” MUSIC VIDEO WITH THOMAS RHETT

    Nov 20, 2018

    Vocal powerhouse Danielle Bradbery is joined by Thomas Rhett on the shores of Rosemary Beach, Fla. in the official music video for their “Goodbye Summer” collaboration, bringing to life the song’s bittersweet story of short-lived romance with a seaside video directed by Shaun Silva.

  • TRACE ADKINS WILL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS IN NEW MUSIC VIDEO

    Nov 20, 2018

    For country hitmaker and Grand Ole Opry member Trace Adkins, the holidays are more than just presents under the tree. Known for his humanitarian efforts through Wounded Warrior Project and American Red Cross, Adkins recently partnered with Shriners Hospitals for Children for a special holiday campaign featuring a new rendition of “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” featuring background vocals and an appearance by Exile, available exclusively online via music video this holiday season.

  • CHUCK WICKS TO JOIN LEE BRICE IN HAWAII AND JAPAN TO PERFORM FOR U.S. MILITARY

    Nov 20, 2018

    Singer/songwriter and media personality Chuck Wicks received quite the surprise yesterday (Nov. 19) when Curb recording artist Lee Brice stopped by the Ty, Kelly & Chuck Mornings' studio and invited Wicks to join him on a few upcoming dates with purpose the first week of December.

  • JIMMIE ALLEN MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST BLACK ARTIST TO LAUNCH CAREER WITH NO. 1 DEBUT SINGLE ON COUNTRY RADIO

    Nov 19, 2018

    In 2016, Jimmie Allen spent his last $100 to buy a ticket to the CMA Awards as a fan. Two years later, the rising country star stood on stage to present the CMA Award for Single of the Year and is currently holding the No. 1 spot at the top of the Billboard and Mediabase/Country Aircheck Country Airplay charts with his own “Best Shot,” which has been the most Shazamed song in Country music for the past eight consecutive weeks. This impressive feat marks the first time a black artist has garnered a career No. 1 hit with their debut single on Country radio. He joins only Darius Rucker to claim the top spot in Country with a debut single.

  • Kenny Chesney Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour Adds Dates Taking The Music To The Fans with More Cities + Venues

    Nov 16, 2018

    Focusing on smaller venues and markets not directly impacted by his massive stadium tours, Kenny Chesney sought to make his Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour mirror the intimacy of its namesake album. Inspired by the resilience of the people around him, Chesney doubles down on the human connection for his 2019 tour by seeking those members of No Shoes Nation who have spent the past decade and a half making the trip to stadium markets for what is now a summer tradition.

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