Warner Music Nashville artists and friends celebrated after an exciting Academy of Country Music Awards show that included two world premieres from Blake Shelton and Hunter Hayes as well as stellar performances from Sheryl Crow, Jana Kramer and Ashley Monroe.
Hunter Hayes took the stage at the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards with a powerful debut performance of his new single, “I Want Crazy,” and a high energy duet of “Sir Duke” with music legend Stevie Wonder that thrilled the audience. “I Want Crazy” is included on his forthcoming Deluxe CD titled Hunter Hayes (Encore) due out June 18th and available for iTunes pre-order here. Encore also features eight new and re-recorded tracks with artists such as Warner Bros. Records’ Ashley Monroe and 5x platinum selling artist Jason Mraz.
NASHVILLE, TN – (April 3, 2013) – Blake Shelton’s new album Based On a True Story… which was released on Warner Bros. Records March 26th has debuted at the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot Country Chart. People has said of Blake’s album that “Like him, it’s just all so dang likeable,” and The New York Times raves “To a purist Mr. Shelton is a savvy student of tradition.
The Academy of Country Music announced today that Grammy award-winner Sheryl Crow will present as part of the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The ceremony, which will be co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, honors country music’s top talent, as well as the industry’s hottest emerging artists. It is produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
Hunter Hayes released the cover art for his upcoming single "I Want Crazy" this morning in a fan first exclusive on www.HunterHayes.com. Fans can tune-in for the world premiere of the new song on the ACM Awards this Sunday, April 7th at 8pm ET/PT on CBS.
NASHVILLE, TN - (April 1, 2013) – Hunter Hayes is set to world premiere his brand new single "I Want Crazy" at the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 7 at 8pmET/PT on CBS. The song is his next single from his forthcoming Deluxe CD titled Hunter Hayes (Encore) due out June 18th. His current single, "Somebody's Heartbreak" holds the top spot this week marking his second No. 1 single off his debut release.
CMT recently premiered the official music video for Brett Eldredge's latest single "Don't Ya."
"I always wanted to write a song about how girls are very good at playing tricks on our minds," says Brett. "I'm pretty sure we probably play tricks on their minds too, but they're way better at it. It's just the little things, just the brush of their hair, that always gets us."
Country music trio Gloriana will perform their latest hit single “Can’t Shake You” in the season finale of The CW series Hart of Dixie May 7th. Fans can tune into The CW at 8pm EST (check local listings) to catch Gloriana’s performance of their single, which is Top 25 on the charts and climbing. The trio is currently on the road performing headlining shows across the country in support of their critically acclaimed second studio album, A Thousand Miles Left Behind, and will be taping their Hart of Dixie guest appearance in Los Angeles on March 18th.
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.