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Jana Kramer's Self-Titled Album Debuts at No. 5 On Country Album Chart & No. 2 Among Digital Country Album Sales

Jana Kramer's Self-Titled Album Debuts at No. 5 On Country Album Chart & No. 2 Among Digital Country Album Sales

NASHVILLE NEWCOMER CURRENTLY ON BRAD PAISLEY'S VIRTUAL REALITY TOUR PERFORMING ON VIRTUAL OPRY STAGE

NASHVILLE, TN – June 14, 2012 – Nashville's favorite new singer-songwriter, Jana Kramer, made an impressive debut at No. 5 on the SoundScan Top Country Albums Chart with her self-titled album released June 5th, 2012, through Elektra Nashville. The album, produced by Scott Hendricks (Blake Shelton, Brooks & Dunn), also ranked as the No. 2 selling digital release, behind none other than Alan Jackson, in the country genre.

Named one of “Summers Hottest Artists” by People Country and one of the “Season’s Biggest New Names” by Billboard, Kramer is currently on the road in support of her album with Brad Paisley's Virtual Reality Tour, performing on the Virtual Opry stage. The tour, which is her first, began in May and continues through the fall (tour dates listed below).

The self-titled album -- which garnered rave reviews from outlets including Taste of Country, with 4 Stars and Roughstock, with 4.5 stars -- includes Kramer’s first single “Why Ya Wanna,” currently No 17 on the Mediabase and Billboard charts. Kramer has already sold over almost 500,000 digital singles, including 280,000 of "Why Ya Wanna."

Kramer, also known for her roles on One Tree Hill, Entourage, Friday Night Lights and others, recently performed at the CMT Awards and gave multiple performances at CMA Music Fest, while celebrating her album release in advance with Fox & Friends Summer Concert Series on June 1st.

Jana Kramer's upcoming tour dates as follows:
* Indicates Brad Paisley Virtual Reality tour date
June 14 – Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
June 15 – Cuyahoga Falls, Oh Blossom Music Center*
June 16 – Houston, TX KKBQ A Day in the Country @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion
June 17 – Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre
June 19 – Mount Pleasant, SC Mt. Pleasant Waterfront Park
June 23 – Grand Rapids, MI US 131 Motorsports Park
June 28 – Kansas City, MO Power and Light District
June 29 – Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center*
June 30 – Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
July 3 – New York, NY Brookhaven Amphitheater
July 20 – Hillsboro, MO Jefferson Country Fair
July 21 – Eau Claire, WI Country Jam USA
July 28 – North Haverhill, NH North Haverhill Fair
August 3 – Garnavillo, IA Clayton County Fair 2012
August 10 – Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts*
August 11 – New York, NY Darien Lakes Performing Arts Center*
August 12 – Arlington, WA Festival of the Rivers
August 14 – Roseburg, OR Stewart Park – Music on the Half Shell
August 16 – Tulsa, OK BOK Center*
August 17 – Southaven, MS Snowden Grove Park & Amphitheater*
August 18 – Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion*
August 19 – Brownsville, OR Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival
August 24 – Raleigh, NC Time Warner Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek*
August 25 – Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live*

Jana Kramer’s self-titled album (June 5, 2012 – Elektra Nashville) track listing below:
1. Good Time Comin’ On
2. I Hope It Rains
3. Why Ya Wanna
4. Goodbye California
5. Whiskey
6. Over You By Now
7. One Of The Boys
8. What I Love About Your Love
9. When You're Lonely
10. King Of Apology
11. Good As You Were Bad
12. I Won’t Give Up (Exclusive Digital Bonus Track)

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