GRAMMY nominated and platinum-selling country star Hunter Hayes celebrated his first No. 1 album with the deluxe version of his Atlantic Records self-titled debut, Hunter Hayes (Encore). The album went to the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Country Chart and the current single, “I Want Crazy” is rapidly approaching Top 5 selling over 100,000 copies last week alone. The album features eight new or re-recorded songs in addition to collaborations with GRAMMY award-winner and platinum-selling artist Jason Mraz and critically-acclaimed Warner Bros. Records artist Ashley Monroe.
Sheryl Crow and Gary Allan confirmed this morning the two have plans to co-headline the Free And Easy tour this fall. Shows at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, the Santa Barbara Bowl and the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield were announced today. Tickets for the shows will go on sale this Saturday, June 29.
Multiple GRAMMY nominated and platinum-selling country star Hunter Hayes sold out both of his Nashville, Tenn. dates at the historic Ryman Auditorium in under one hour. Fans quickly jumped at the chance to see Hunter in his first time ever headlining show at Ryman Auditorium. Fans will get to see Hunter perform his past hits as well as songs from his deluxe edition (Encore), due out June 18th on Atlantic Records, including his hit single, “I Want Crazy.” Special guest, critically-acclaimed Warner Bros. Records artist Ashley Monroe, will also perform.
C.F. Martin & Co. is teaming up with multiple Grammy nominated artist and brand ambassador, Hunter Hayes, on a new Facebook contest this summer called ENCORE. One lucky Grand Prize winner will receive a new Martin OM-42 guitar, the same model that Hunter plays, which values at $6,799, and six months of Martin SP Lifespan strings. The contest launches June 10th-September 3rd and fans can enter by 'liking' the Martin Facebook page, Hunter's Facebook and Martin Strings Facebook Once fans can enter, they can earn up to 19 more entries by inviting their friends to enter as well.
Brett Eldredge, Steve Wariner, and Host Bob DiPiero Share the Stories Behind Their Hits
The CMA Songwriters Series returns to the acclaimed Joe's Pub in New York City for a special two-night event on Tuesday, July 23 and Wednesday, July 24. Celebrating nine remarkable years, the CMA Songwriters Series features special guests Brett Eldredge, Steve Wariner, and songwriter Bob DiPiero, who will also serve as the evening’s host. Tickets went on sale yesterday at 2:00 PM/ET and show times for both nights will be 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM/ET.
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.