~World Premiere Exclusively Across CMT and FrankieBallard.CMT.com
~CMT “Listen Up” Featured Artist To Bring LIGHT ‘EM UP Tour To Fans Nationwide This Fall
Rising country music artist Frankie Ballard to world premiere the brand new music video for his Top 15-and-climbing hit “Sunshine & Whiskey” exclusively across CMT, CMT Pure, FrankieBallard.CMT.com and CMT Artists App today (9/8). The singer-guitarist was also tapped to be a part of CMT’s long-running LISTEN UP franchise, which launched last week at ListenUp.CMT.com.
Four-time GRAMMY nominee will reveal unprecedented interactive technology inviting fans to “be the show” on upcoming Tattoo (Your Name) Tour; Partnering with USO’s “Every Moment Counts” campaign to honor troops.
Hunter Hayes is already making waves with the news of his upcoming Tattoo (Your Name) Tour, set to kick off October 30, but fans will get a glimpse of the unprecedented interactive experience Hayes will be incorporating into his headlining show when he performs on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight at 11:35 p.m./10:35 p.m. CT.
Following a sizzling performance on the TODAY Show’s Toyota® Concert Series this morning, four-time GRAMMY nominee Hunter Hayes officially announced his fall headlining tour, the Tattoo (Your Name) Tour, set to kick off Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Penn. Warner Music Group labelmates Dan + Shay and The Railers will join Hayes as supporting acts for the tour.
Breakout country music artist, Cole Swindell, debuted the brand new music video for his current Top 10 hit single “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight” exclusively on iTunes today, with a broadcast premiere on CMT. Debuting as the No. 1 Country Music Video and No. 5 Overall Music Video on iTunes, the video for the second single off his self-titled album was shot in Nashville, TN, directed by Peter Zavadil and produced by Tailight. “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight” follows up his No. 1 certified platinum debut single “Chillin’ It,” which is one of the most played songs on country radio this year.
Grammy-nominated country superstar and CMA’s four-time reigning Male Vocalist of the Year Blake Shelton will release BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE September 30th on Warner Bros. Records. Produced by Shelton's longtime collaborator and award-winning producer Scott Hendricks, his eleventh studio album is exclusively available for pre-order now at Walmart.com here: http://smarturl.it/bswalmart?iqid=fb. In coming weeks, fans can expect to hear news revealing the lead single from the brand new album.
Multi-talented and multi-platinum recording artist Hunter Hayes is entering a new dimension with the fresh music video for his current single, “Tattoo,” premiering worldwide across CMT platforms and on more than 120 Clear Channel country station websites, along with the newly launched CMT Artists App for iPhone and Android today, July 28. Directed by Kristin Barlowe, the street-art-inspired piece brings “Tattoo” to life with animated graphics, graffiti art and of course, a beautiful brunette who plays the muse to Hayes’ energetic performance.
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.