Hunter Hayes received his first GRAMMY® nominations last night in the categories for “Best New Artist,” “Best Country Album,” and “Best Country Solo Performance” for “Wanted.” Hayes was also featured on The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!! show prior to the announcement where he performed songs from the final five nominees for Best Pop Vocal Album.
Atlantic recording artist Hunter Hayes released the music video for his current single "Somebody's Heartbreak" in a fan first exclusive today. The video gives fans an up-close look at Hunter's electric live show, as well as a backstage pass as cameras follow Hunter on a tour stop.
Blake Shelton launched "The 25 Days of BS" yesterday on www.BlakeShelton.com. The interactive advent calendar features a daily gift to fans, including exclusive content, discounts and giveaways. Fans are encouraged to share the calendar to active the daily "gift."
Blake Shelton has invited fans to listen his latest album, Cheers, it's Christmas, in an exclusive stream on www.BlakeShelton.com. The stream, which started early this morning, will last until Sunday, November 25th and features the classic yule log with a modern twist. The interactive video allows fans to flip between songs including Blake's duet with wife Miranda Lambert, "Jingle Bell Rock," and his new country classic "Oklahoma Christmas," featuring Reba McEntire.
Gloriana premiered their brand-new music video for "Can't Shake You" in a fan-first exclusive on Gloriana.com. The video features each band member trying to "Shake" a lost love, follow the band as they go through the heart-wrenching pain of letting go.
Country music trio Gloriana will premiere the music video for their latest single, “Can’t Shake You,” on their website www.Gloriana.com on Monday, November 19th at 11:19am EST. Fans should check in this week to Gloriana’s social sites (http://www.facebook.com/gloriana and https://twitter.com/glorianatheband) for exciting teasers, photos, updates, and a special Q&A with the band from the “Can’t Shake You” video shoot.
Dwight Yoakam just began his Australian tour in support of his critically acclaimed new album, 3 Pears, which was released September 21 on Warner Bros. Records in Australia. 3 Pears is currently Top 20 on the Country Airplay Chart and the music video for his first single, “A Heart Like Mine,” is sitting in the Top 10 on CMC’s Top 20. Already reaching No. 1 on the Americana chart in the US, 3 Pears was also Yoakam’s highest charting debut on Billboard 200 and Billboard Country Albums Chart upon release.
Faith Hill premiered her first music video in nearly five years, “American Heart”, in a fan-first web simulcast that took place at FaithHill.com and Facebook.com/FaithHill via uStream video service. Faith spoke to Billboard.com about the video say, "This video was the perfect combination of hard work, creative energy and fun. When I first heard this song I was brought to tears," Hill said. "I not only knew I had to record it, but I almost immediately saw it visually.
Hunter Hayes performed his No. 1 Platinum hit single “Wanted” to fans and supporters at this year's 2012 CMA Awards. Later in the night, Hayes took home the award for New Artist of the Year. Hunter responded to fans the next day saying, "I can't believe this is happening to me. I already feel so blessed to get to make music with the awesome team I have and to go out on the road and play to awesome fans every night. This is such an honor and it means the world to me. I am beyond grateful for this award and I will never forget everyone who has done so much to make this possible."
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