Music Community Rallies Behind Duo Ahead of June 22 Album
Will Perform at Nissan Stadium Tonight (6/7) for CMA Fest
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (June 7, 2018) – Last night, Warner Music Nashville duo DAN + SHAY (Dan Smyers + Shay Mooney) thanked their loyal fans for the success of their Global single “Tequila” as they accepted the CMT Music Award for Duo Video of the Year. Directed by Patrick Tracy and filmed in Breckenridge, CO, the “Tequila” music video has racked up over 20 million views. The cinematic offering is one of four visuals currently available ahead of Dan + Shay’s June 22 album release.
“Wow, I just want to thank God for country music,” said an emotional Shay Mooney. “My heart is literally beating out of my chest right now,” added Dan Smyers.
Lauded by the music community across genres with fans like Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes and Cam, Dan + Shay continue to build momentum as their flagship single surpasses 100 million on demand streams. It is one of the Top 10 most streams country songs of 2018 and their fastest-rising, highest-streaming, biggest-selling single of the duo’s career. Smyers co-wrote the tune with Nicolle Galyon and Jordan Reynolds and also co-produced the track as well as the entire album. “Tequila” has earned placement on Apple Music’s “Best of the Week” playlists in 20 different countries and has been featured on Spotify’s Today’s Top Hits, Global Viral 50, US Viral 50, Canada Viral 50, New Music Friday and Singled Out playlists.
The duo is slated to play Nissan Stadium tonight (6/7) for 70,000 fans as part of CMA Fest before kicking off the Rascal Flatts’ BACK TO US TOUR tomorrow (6/8). Dan + Shay will head to New York on June 25 for the TODAY Show Summer Concert Series.