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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

Pictured L-R: Rafaella Braun (West Coast Regional Promotion Manager, WAR), Jessica Rouse (Promotion Coordinator, WAR), Cris Lacy (VP A&R, WMN), Chris Palmer (VP Promotion, WAR), Frankie Ballard, John Esposito (President & CEO, WMN), Lisa Ray (VP Brand Management, WMN)

Photo Credit: Angie Miller

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Hot Country Newcomer Brings Top 10 Hit “Helluva Life” To Cincinnati, OH (2/14), Orlando, FL (2/15) & Nashville, TN (2/18)

NASHVILLE, TN – (February 14, 2014) – Hot country newcomer Frankie Ballard celebrates the release of new album, SUNSHINE & WHISKEY (Warner Bros. Records) with fans at his packed home town show last night (2/13) at Coyote Joe’s in Detroit, MI (2/13). The helluva times will continue with his upcoming shows in Cincinnati, OH (2/14); Orlando, FL (2/15), and Nashville, TN (2/18).

Ballard Celebrates With A Performance Of His Top 10 & Climbing Single “Helluva Life” On FOX & Friends This Thursday (2/13)

New Album, Featuring Top 10 & Climbing Hit Single “Helluva Life,” Out 2/11

Nashville, TN (February 5, 2014) – Frankie Ballard is teaming up with Spotify to give fans an advance listen of his new album SUNSHINE & WHISKEY, being released on 2/11 via Warner Bros. Records. Beginning this week, the entire album is exclusively available to stream on Spotify. This special sneak peek also includes three bonus tracks; live acoustic versions of the Top 10-and-climbing single “Helluva Life,” title track and “Drinky Drink.”

New Album, Including Hit Single “Helluva Life,” Out February 11 on Warner Bros. Records

Nashville, TN (January 14, 2014) – Warner Bros. Records guitarist-vocalist Frankie Ballard is releasing his brand new album, Sunshine & Whiskey, February 11 on Warner Bros. Records. The album, produced by Marshall Altman, is available for pre-order on iTunes and at FrankieBallard.com today, and includes his current hit single, “Helluva Life,” which is Top 15 and climbing.

Music Video For Top 20 & Climbing Hit “Helluva Life” Comes To Life Across CMT & GAC

Watch The Video Now At http://smarturl.it/helluvalifevideo

Infectious New Single Is #1 Most Added Across Radio This Week

It’s a helluva week for Warner Bros. Records’ guitar slinger Frankie Ballard with the release of his brand new single “Helluva Life” to country radio. Impacting just in time for summer, the infectious song is the #1 most added at country radio nationwide with an impressive 57 first week stations already on board. “Helluva Life” is now available at iTunes.

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