Gold-Selling Smash Hit Marks Second Consecutive #1 Single
Warner Bros. Records’ Frankie Ballard returns to the top with “Sunshine & Whiskey” taking the #1 spot on both the Mediabase and Billboard Country Airplay Charts this week. The infectious anthem marks the singer-guitarist’s second consecutive #1 smash and has sold well over 500,000 copies to date.
-“Sunshine & Whiskey” Top 10 & Climbing At Country Radio-
Warner Bros. Records’ Frankie Ballard kicked off his energetic LIGHT ‘EM UP TOUR on Thursday, October 16th at the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis, MN. As part of the exclusive Live Nation Ones To Watch tour with Skype, the run serves as the “Sunshine & Whiskey” singer’s first headlining trek, with stops in 19-cities between now and December.
Warner Bros. Records’ Frankie Ballard has teamed up with Live Nation and Yahoo for the kick-off show of his first headlining run – LIGHT ‘EM UP TOUR – as part of the exclusive Live Nation Ones To Watch with Skype. The rising Country newcomer will offer a cutting-edge live stream of his concert in Minneapolis, MN, on October 16th, via the brand new Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen, a groundbreaking live music channel that will deliver one exclusive concert live stream a day and has featured popular artists such as Lady Antebellum, Dave Matthews Band.
~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.
Hot country newcomer Frankie Ballard, who tops both the Mediabase Country Chart and Billboard Country Chart this week with his smash “Helluva Life,” celebrated his first ever #1 single with fans last night (3/18) as he took the stage in front of a sold-out crowd for the Nash-FM 103.3 and 95.5 WSM concert series at 3rd & Lindsley in Nashville, TN. Ballard’s set included the anthem “Helluva Life,” which has sold nearly 400,000 digital copies, along with the fan favorite “It Don’t Take Much” from his new album, SUNSHINE & WHISKEY (Warner Bros. Records), available everywhere now.
It has been a helluva ride for Frankie Ballard, who tops both the Mediabase Country Chart and Billboard Country Chart this week, with his smash “Helluva Life.” Ballard’s fastest rising single to date has earned him his first ever #1 single, with nearly 400,000 digital copies sold.
"My heart is overflowing,” shares Ballard. “I'm so thankful to Country Radio for taking a chance on this song. I'm more than happy to play this one for the rest of my helluva life!"
Pictured (back - from L to R): Pamela Johnson (Vice President of Development, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum), Rachel Weingartner (Membership Manager, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum), Ali Tonn (Director of Education and Public Programming, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum) and Elice Cuff (Sweet Talk Publicity)
Credit: Courtesy of Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
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