Reigning five-time CMA Male Vocalist of the Year Blake Shelton will make his SNL debut, serving as both host and musical guest on Jan. 24. As a coach on the Emmy winning series, “The Voice,” the five-time Grammy nominee and ACM co-host has led four artists to victory. Shelton’s latest album, “Bringing Back the Sunshine,” debuted at # 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
With two consecutive No. 1 gold-certified singles from his current album SUNSHINE & WHISKEY, Warner Bros. Records’ Frankie Ballard released his brand new single, “Young & Crazy” to country radio today becoming the most added male artist this week. Ballard recently previewed the new track exclusively on Jimmy Kimmel Live! which can be watched here and will also re-air tonight on ABC.
Triple-threat entertainer Hunter Hayes nabbed his first People’s Choice Award last night, January 7, taking home the title of Favorite Male Country Artist during the live ceremony, which aired nationally on CBS. The win comes on the heels of Hayes’ revelation earlier this week that he will be hitting the road with Lady Antebellum and Sam Hunt for the Wheels Up 2015 Tour, kicking off May 1 in Lubbock, Texas.
Show: Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Date: THIS THURSDAY (1/8)
Time: 11:35P ET/10:35P CT
Details: Rising country artist Frankie Ballard will kick off the New Year with a performance of his smash hit “Sunshine & Whiskey." This marks the talented singer-guitarist's second consecutive GOLD-certified #1 hit from his current album SUNSHINE & WHISKEY. Ballard will also give a sneak peek of his brand new single "Young & Crazy" that will hit country radio later this month.
Hunter Hayes will be hitting the road with Lady Antebellum and Sam Hunt for the WHEELS UP 2015 TOUR presented by Quicken Loans. The North American leg of the tour will begin on May 1 in Lubbock, TX. Hunter shares, "I'm excited to get back on the road, and I'm excited to team up with Lady A, too. Fantastic performers, unbelievable shows that they put on...the energy is going to be through the roof. It's going to be awesome."
Award-winning and critically-acclaimed trio Gloriana will be performing the National Anthem before the Tennessee Titans game against the New York Jets this Sunday, December 14th, with kickoff at 3:05pmCT on CBS. With their latest single “Trouble” climbing the country radio charts, Gloriana is putting the final touches on a brand new studio album coming 2015.
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.