Named one of CMT’s Next Women of Country, Elektra Records artist Jana Kramer serves up the lamenting ballad, “I Got The Boy.” Written by Tim Nichols, Connie Harrington and Jamie Lynn Spears, “I Got The Boy,” enters the Billboard Country Singles chart at 48 in its first week at radio.
Congratulations to Jimmy Fallon, Hunter Hayes, Jana Kramer and Blake Shelton on their nominations for a Teen Choice Award and also Blake’s Emmy Award nomination for The Voice. Please see the list below for all WMN artists nominated and click here for a full list of Teen Choice Award nominees and here for Emmy Award nominees.
Jana Kramer’s new single “I Hope It Rains,” from her highly praised self-titled debut album is impacting radio now. While fans can already purchase the single at iTunes, the ACM New Female Vocalist of the Year, recently shot her new video for “I Hope It Rains” just outside of Nashville to be released next month. Kramer is currently on tour with Darius Rucker through June; joining Blake Shelton on the “Ten Times Crazier Tour” this July.
Nominees for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards were announced online this morning through the second-annual Digital Press Conference. Congrats to Warner Music Nashville artists on their ACM nominations! Hunter Hayes received six nominations, the second most nominated artist this year, including nominations for New Male Vocalist of the Year and Video of the Year for “Wanted.” He is also twice nominated in the Song of the Year category as the artist and composer, as well as in the Single Record of the Year category as the artist and producer for “Wanted.”
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.