The holidays are coming early for Warner Bros. Records' Frankie Ballard, who is celebrating the RIAA GOLD certification of his No. 1 hit single “Sunshine & Whiskey.” Reveling in the success, the singer-guitarist recently opened up to Rolling Stone about the rise of his second consecutive gold-certified chart topper. Spreading the good cheer, Ballard performed last week at The Grove’s 12th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Spectacular in Los Angeles alongside Earth, Wind & Fire, Aloe Blacc, Pentatonix, Darlene Love and Fifth Harmony.
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.
CMA Awards New Artist of the Year nominee Cole Swindell, who will be performing at the 88th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, is heading out on his Down Home Tour sponsored by Coleman this Thursday, November 13 in Davie, FL. Although the majority of dates sold out in record-breaking time, fans still have a chance to purchase tickets here (dates listed below). The breakout artist is also releasing a special digital EP for his fans, called the Down Home Sessions, November 17th (Warner Bros. Records) exclusively on iTunes.
Blake Shelton makes the history books again. Following his record tying fifth consecutive CMA Male Vocalist of the Year Award, Shelton breaks his own record again with “Neon Light” becoming his 13th consecutive No. 1 single. Marking the most consecutive No. 1 songs on the Billboard country chart during the monitored airplay era, "Neon Light" is his 18th No. 1 overall and first single off his latest album BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE. “It’s always exciting to have a No.
Blake Shelton Wins Male Vocalist of the Year for 5th Year in a Row
Brett Eldredge Takes Home New Artist of the Year
Warner Music Nashville celebrated “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” this week, earning two wins, with Blake Shelton remaining the reigning Male Vocalist of the Year and Brett Eldredge winning the coveted New Artist of the Year category. Shelton also debuted his next single “Lonely Tonight,” a duet with label-mate Ashley Monroe, with a performance last night during the telecast.
Warner Music Nashville, in partnership with Revolution Pictures, Country Outfitter and Wrangler, has launched the “Ultimate Country Fan Experience”: a branded content series told through the unique perspective of the fan’s eyes and culminating as a “blue carpet” correspondent leading up to the CMA Awards in Nashville on November 5th.
This week only, get Blake's #1 album, BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE, for just $5.99 on iTunes! There's no better way to celebrate his CMA Awards nominations for Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year than getting your copy of the new album.
BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE features Blake's hit single, "Neon Light". Click here to get it on iTunes.
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.