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FRANKIE BALLARD FEATURED AS THE ITUNES SINGLE OF THE WEEK

FRANKIE BALLARD FEATURED AS THE ITUNES SINGLE OF THE WEEK

Ballard Named iTunes “New Artist To Watch”

Ballard’s Single “A Buncha Girls” A Top 30 Hit At Country Radio

Nashville, TN – (July 19, 2011) – On the heels of being named one of the select iTunes “New Artists To Watch,” a whole bunch of music fans will continue noticing Warner Bros. Records’ guitar slinger Frankie Ballard as his Top 30 hit single “A Buncha Girls” is the iTunes Single of The Week. The song is from his self-titled debut produced by Michael Knox (Jason Aldean) available everywhere now and is the follow-up to his fan-favorite debut single “Tell Me You Get Lonely.” The music video for “A Buncha Girls” was featured on E! News and is currently airing on Country Music Television and Great American Country.

Fans will continue to notice this country heartthrob as he hits the road this summer playing shows all across the country with upcoming dates in Los Angeles, CA (7/19), Madison, WI (7/21), Waukon, IA (7/22), Pierce, NE (7/23), Rochester, MN (7/24) and Interlochen, MI (7/28). For more eye-catching ink on Ballard, he is featured in the current issue of People Magazine Country Special with Taylor Swift in the spread “Taylor & Her Men.”

Few debut artists can compare to Ballard’s impetuous breakthrough in the music scene as country’s guitar slinging heartthrob. In just one year, Ballard has already scored a Top Five video hit with his debut single “Tell Me You Get Lonely,” toured with rock star Uncle Kracker, starred in his own GAC web series, wrote a song on Billy Currington’s new CD, issued “A Buncha Girls” as his second radio single, staged his debut at the Grand Ole Opry and appeared on FOX & Friends. And if that wasn’t enough, Ballard opened 13 shows for Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer, Bob Seger and just finished a run opening for superstar Taylor Swift on the North American leg of the “SPEAK NOW WORLD TOUR 2011.” Hailing from Battle Creek, Michigan, Ballard brings a fresh new sound with his unique blend of edgy, country rock and sheer, fleet-fingered guitar skills.

To watch “A Buncha Girls” video, click here

For additional information on Frankie Ballard, visit www.frankieballard.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/frankieballard
Twitter: www.twitter.com/frankieballard
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/FrankieBallard

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