Multi-Platinum and seven-time GRAMMY winning icon Randy Travis is set to release his 21st studio album a day earlier than previously announced, on September 30th on Warner Bros. Records. The album, titled Influence Vol. 1: The Man I Am, is available for pre-order today on RandyTravis.com.
Hot on the heels of his debut album launch, a media blitz including appearances on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “Live with Kelly & Michael” and “Today,” and his first No. 1 single with “Don’t Ya,” Brett Eldredge is celebrating another career milestone with his first CMA Awards’ nomination for “New Artist of the Year.” “I just woke up to a ton of texts that said ‘Congrats!’ I thought that they were telling me how awesome I slept,” said Eldredge on receiving the news. “Turns out I was nominated for ‘New Artist of the Year.’ What!? Wow! Thank you CMA!”
Nine-time GRAMMY award-winner Sheryl Crow’s highly anticipated brand new album, FEELS LIKE HOME, is due out September 10th and beginning the week of September 9th, Crow begins a series of media appearances in celebration of its release. Her media blitz kicks off Monday, September 9th taping Live from the Artists Den followed by an appearance and performance Tuesday, September 10th on ABC’s Good Morning America where she will also announce the nominees for this year’s CMA Awards, and an interview and performance on CBS’ Late Night with David Letterman.
Powerhouse vocalist Brett Eldredge, who recently celebrated his first No. 1 hit single, “Don’t Ya,” is continuing the momentum with his first-ever headlining club tour. The “Bring You Back” Fall 2013 Tour commences in the Midwest in October and includes an already sold-out hometown show at Joe’s Bar in Chicago on Oct. 5. On August 6, Eldredge released his debut album, Bring You Back, and marked the occasion with appearances on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “Live with Kelly & Michael” and “Today.”
Blake Shelton’s “Ten Times Crazier” tour will be hitting Holmdel, N.J., Hartford, Conn., and Mansfield, Mass. this weekend in what continues to be one of the most talked about tours of the summer. In this week’s Billboard Magazine, Ray Waddell says that Blake is on pace to “finish among the top touring artists for any genre” this year. Rob Beckham, co-head of William Morris Endeavor of Nashville explains “There’s sellouts and there’s sellouts, but this is a case where there are no tickets to buy.
Warner Bros. Records’ recording artist Charlie Worsham, who recently performed at Nashville’s world famous Grand Ole Opry and signed albums for hundreds of fans after the performance, just released his debut album Rubberband on August 20th to impressive reviews:
“Exquisite debut” “[Charlie’s] voice feels like a cleansing breeze weaving through a rubble of red Solo cups.” – The Washington Post
“Charlie Worsham is breathing some incredibly fresh—and talented—air into country music” – Country Weekly
“Editor’s Choice” and “New and Noteworthy”– iTunes
Powerhouse vocalist Brett Eldredge celebrated scoring his first No. 1 single, “Don’t Ya,” by jumping out of an airplane on Tuesday at Skydive Tullahoma in Tullahoma, TN. He was joined by family, management, WMN staff, TV and radio personality Storme Warren, USA Today’s Brian Mansfield, AXS Live’s Ashley Eicher and other lucky jumpers. “Don’t Ya” is off of Eldredge’s first studio album, Bring You Back, which was released August 6 on Atlantic Records.
Multi-Platinum and seven-time GRAMMY winning icon Randy Travis is set to release his 21st studio album October 1st on Warner Bros. Records titled Influence Vol. 1: The Man I Am. Travis and his music has been a major influence to other country artists throughout his celebrated career thus far. In his new album, Influence Vol. 1: The Man I Am, Travis looks back at some of the songs and artists that were instrumental in crafting his musical career, including Merle Haggard, George Jones, Lefty Frizzell, among others.
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.