Reigning ACM and CMA Male Vocalist of the year, Blake Shelton is getting ready to release his first Christmas album, Cheers It’s Christmas on October 2, 2012 on Warner Bros. Records. The album will feature several duet performances including fellow The Voice advisor Michael Bublé, long-time friend, Reba and a very special duet with his mother, Dorothy Shackleford. The album includes classic Christmas songs that have touched Blake over the years. Many of the tracks were also recorded at the famous Capitol Studios with full orchestral accompaniment.
Atlantic recording artist Hunter Hayes was awarded the “Choice Male Country Artist” Award last night at the Teen Choice Awards, marking his first ever award win. “This is unbelievable,” said Hayes. He added, “So stoked to win my first award and to know it was FAN voted makes it so much more awesome!! The fans are awesome. Thank you guys! Thank you so much! WE DID IT!!!”
Hayes’ Top 20 Hit “Wanted,” the latest single off of his debut album Hunter Hayes, was recently certified Gold by the RIAA. Hayes will perform “Wanted” tomorrow on The Talk on CBS at 2 PM ET / 1 PM PT/CT.
Country music trio Gloriana will celebrate the release of their much anticipated second studio album A Thousand Miles Left Behind, set for release July 31st, in New York City. Gloriana will perform on Good Morning America Monday, July 30th at 8:30am EST on ABC and on Fox & Friends All-American Summer Concert Series Friday, August 3rd at 7:30am EST (check local listings). Their latest single “(Kissed You) Good Night,” which recently earned R.I.A.A. Gold certification, is currently #3 on the Billboard Country Singles Chart, marking their first Top 5 single.
On September 18th, 2012, Grammy-Award winner Dwight Yoakam will release his first all new studio album in seven years, 3 Pears (Warner Bros. Records). The 12-track release, his 26th, is produced by Yoakam, along with two songs co-produced with Beck; “A Heart Like Mine” and “Missing Heart” (full track listing below). Fans can hear a teaser of the track, “Trying,” now on Yoakam’s newly launched website www.dwightyoakam.com
THE FARM's debut album is in stores everywhere TODAY!! Head over to the online store to order your copy or download it on iTunes. Make sure you join THE FARM TONIGHT for a Live #CMChat Q&A with our new friend Jessica Northey. Get more info HERE. We hope you join us for this FARM PARTY!
Nashville trio THE FARM is gearing up to release their self-titled debut July 17, 2012 via All In Records / Elektra Nashville. The 11-track album, featuring their hit single, "Home Sweet Home," was co-produced by Farmer Nick Hoffman with acclaimed songwriter, Danny Myrick. “Home Sweet Home," recently performed by the band on the 2012 CMT Music Awards, was written by THE FARM and their co-producer, Myrick. The debut single is currently No. 20 on the charts and climbing.
Country music trio Gloriana celebrates another career milestone as their latest single “(Kissed You) Good Night” earns Gold certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (R.I.A.A.). The single, from the band’s much-anticipated second studio album A Thousand Miles Left Behind set for release on Emblem Music Group/Warner Bros. Records July 31st, is currently #7 on the Billboard Country Singles Chart and #6 on Mediabase. This is Gloriana’s first single to land in the Top 10 and is the fastest rising single of their career.
Hunter Will Perform “Wanted” On The Talk July 24th On CBS
NASHVILLE, TN – (June 29, 2012) – Multiple nominated debut Artist, Hunter Hayes, earned Gold certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for his current single “Wanted,” which marks a career first. “Wanted” is his second single off of his Atlantic Records self – titled debut album, Hunter Hayes. His first single, “Storm Warning” is nearing Gold certification as well. To date, Hunter has sold a combined total of over 1 million digital singles.
NASHVILLE, TN – (June 29, 2012) - Warner Music Nashville is celebrating this 4th of July with a very special Country Music 4th of July Spotify Playlist. The playlist is comprised of patriotic songs paying homage to America and honoring our Independence. We’ve chosen our top 32 songs including favorites by Big & Rich, Blake Shelton, THE FARM, Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, Ty Stone and Zac Brown Band. From our family to yours, Happy 4th of July!
Warner Music Nashville was created in 2009 to expand the presence of WMG and its family of labels in Nashville. The division is home to Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records, Elektra Nashville and Word Entertainment.