Atlantic Records’ powerhouse vocalist and Paris, Ill., native, Brett Eldredge, returned to his roots on Sunday when he was honored in a hometown ceremony at “Brett Eldredge Day.” Over 2,000 people, in a town with less than 10,000 residents, attended the event. The singer was recognized for his achievements in country music, his hometown values and the role he played in putting Paris on the map.
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!”
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.”
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.
Atlantic Records’ recording artist Brett Eldredge lands his first No. 1 as his current single, “Don’t Ya,” slides into the top spot on the Mediabase / Country Aircheck chart and continues its reign at the peak of Billboard’s Country Airplay chart for the second week running. This news comes on the heels of the release of his debut album, Bring You Back, which premiered at No. 1 on iTunes’ Country Albums chart on August 6.
Pictured L-R: Front Row: Co-writer/producer Chris DeStefano, Camille Alston, Brett Eldredge, Chris Stacey (SVP Promotion, WMN), co-writer Ashley Gorley, Lou Ramirez (Regional Promo Mgr – SW, WMN). Back Row: Josh Van Valkenburg (Dir. A&R, EMI Music Publishing), Rob Baker (RLB Artist Management, LLC), Peter Strickland (EVP & GM, WMN), Scott Hendricks (Sr. VP A&R, WMN), Kevin Herring (VP National Promotion, WMN) and
Chad Schultz (National Dir. Radio Interactive Mktg., WMN)
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