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Academy of Country Music® Welcomes Hunter Hayes for a Visit

Encino, CA – (August 16, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® welcomed Atlantic Records recording artist Hunter Hayes to the office while he was in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, Hayes performed his new single, “Rescue,” and other songs that are currently streaming.

Click here to watch a video from Hayes’ visit featuring an exclusive interview and clips from his performance.

Photo L-R: Pete Fisher, CEO, Academy of Country Music, with Hunter Hayes

Photo Credit: Michel Bourquard/Courtesy of the Academy of Country Music


Cole Swindell Earns His Fifth RIAA Platinum-Certified Single For “Middle of a Memory”

Cole Swindell Performs This Week’s No. 1 Single “Flatliner” with Dierks Bentley
on ABC’s “CMA Fest” TV Special TONIGHT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (August 16, 2017) – Platinum-selling recording artist Cole Swindell just earned another Platinum certification for his last single, and sixth consecutive No. 1, “Middle of a Memory” from his Gold-certified sophomore album You Should Be Here.

In just over three years since he made his debut on Warner Bros. Records, Swindell has racked up an impressive and incomparable record-breaking SEVEN No.


Blake Shelton Announces Blake Shelton (Live) Ep, Available to Stream Aug. 25

Country music superstar reveals track listing, cover art to fans via social media

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (August 14, 2017) – Country music superstar Blake Shelton took it straight to the fans today when he announced his brand new Blake Shelton (Live) EP on social media, noting, “My favorite thing in the world is playing for y’all.” The project captures audio from Shelton’s pop-up show during CMA Music Festival in Nashville this summer and will be available to stream on Aug.


“He’ll Soon Be Everywhere” Declares Elle Magazine of Devin Dawson Debut Album Dark Horse One of Three Music Happenings Not to Miss in This Year’s September Issue

NASHVILLE, TN – (August 14, 2017) – All eyes are on “All On Me” singer/songwriter Devin Dawson who continues to draw unparalleled recognition as an artist to watch, most recently in best-selling fashion magazine ELLE’s fall culture preview. “The ELLE 25” showcases the 25 “don’t miss happenings of the coming season” across movies, TV, music, books and more. The inclusion, which was paired with the exclusive title reveal of his forthcoming debut Dark Horse, shares the accolade with only two other music-related events not to miss: a new album from the GRAMMY-award-winning St.


Cole Swindell Breaks His Own Record, Again, With 7th Consecutive No. 1 Single “Flatliner” Featuring Dierks Bentley

Cole Swindell Performs “Flatliner” with Dierks Bentley on ABC’s “CMA Fest” TV Special on Wednesday, August 16

Photo credit: Zach Belcher

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (August 14, 2017) – Platinum-selling recording artist Cole Swindell has hit the top of the charts- yet again- with his record-breaking 7th consecutive No. 1 single “Flatliner” featuring his mentor/good friend and 2017 WHAT THE HELL WORLD TOUR road mate, Dierks Bentley.