Triple-threat entertainer Hunter Hayes nabbed his first People’s Choice Award last night, January 7, taking home the title of Favorite Male Country Artist during the live ceremony, which aired nationally on CBS. The win comes on the heels of Hayes’ revelation earlier this week that he will be hitting the road with Lady Antebellum and Sam Hunt for the Wheels Up 2015 Tour, kicking off May 1 in Lubbock, Texas.
Show: Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Date: THIS THURSDAY (1/8)
Time: 11:35P ET/10:35P CT
Details: Rising country artist Frankie Ballard will kick off the New Year with a performance of his smash hit “Sunshine & Whiskey." This marks the talented singer-guitarist's second consecutive GOLD-certified #1 hit from his current album SUNSHINE & WHISKEY. Ballard will also give a sneak peek of his brand new single "Young & Crazy" that will hit country radio later this month.
Hunter Hayes will be hitting the road with Lady Antebellum and Sam Hunt for the WHEELS UP 2015 TOUR presented by Quicken Loans. The North American leg of the tour will begin on May 1 in Lubbock, TX. Hunter shares, "I'm excited to get back on the road, and I'm excited to team up with Lady A, too. Fantastic performers, unbelievable shows that they put on...the energy is going to be through the roof. It's going to be awesome."
Award-winning and critically-acclaimed trio Gloriana will be performing the National Anthem before the Tennessee Titans game against the New York Jets this Sunday, December 14th, with kickoff at 3:05pmCT on CBS. With their latest single “Trouble” climbing the country radio charts, Gloriana is putting the final touches on a brand new studio album coming 2015.
Blake Shelton, the reigning five-time CMA Male Vocalist of the Year is set to perform his new single, “Lonely Tonight,” featuring Ashley Monroe, on the Monday, Dec. 8 telecast (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) of NBC’s Emmy Award-winning series The Voice.
On Thursday, December 10, Blake will sit down with late night host Jimmy Kimmel as a panel guest. Later in the evening Blake will perform his new single on the Jimmy Kimmel Live outdoor concert stage. Tune in to Jimmy Kimmel Live at at 11:35|10:35 CT on ABC.
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.
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.