Award-winning artist, Hunter Hayes, won BMI’s coveted "Song of the Year” award for his multi-week No. 1 hit “Wanted” at last night’s BMI Awards. The song was co-written by Hunter and Troy Verges and produced by Hunter and Dann Huff. "Wanted" garnered more than one million performances in 2012 alone, making it one of the most-performed songs of the year. The multi-platinum record was also nominated for a GRAMMY Award in the “Best Country Solo Performance” category this year and is one of the top 10 selling country songs of 2013 selling over three million singles to date.
Big Smo Hits The Road On The Backwoods Whiskey Tour Beginning November 1st
NASHVILLE, TN – (November 1, 2013) – Big Smo, A.K.A. Hick Ross, is set to release his latest collection of music via his Backwoods Whiskey EP with Warner Bros. / Elektra Records, on November 19th. A remix of “Kickin’ It In Tennessee” is a featured highlight, produced by Battleroy (Bruno Mars, Eminem). The high energy track, co-written by Battle, Casey Beathard and Smo, serves as this season’s theme song for the NFL’s Tennessee Titans.
Hunter Hayes and Jason Mraz recently invited seven of the top YouTube artists to share their versions of "Everybody's Got Somebody But Me," as well as to participate in an innovative one-take mash-up video that debuts today on YouTube. The video brought together Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records, and Warner Music Nashville for a YouTube first, creating a music video featuring breakout YouTube stars alongside more established musicians.
Platinum selling country star, Hunter Hayes, will headline the sold-out CMT on Tour: Hunter Hayes’ Let’s Be Crazy tour which kicks off this Thursday, October 10 in Knoxville, TN. With 24 shows in 21 cities, the three-time GRAMMY nominated artist entertained invited guests at Tennessee Performing Arts Center yesterday with a nearly two hour show that feature songs from his self-titled deluxe edition release, (Encore), which was recently certified Platinum by the RIAA. With three consecutive No.
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