Blake Shelton has reached the top of the charts, R&R Singles Chart and MediaBase Singles Chart, with his woeful - soulful rendition of “Home,” written by Michael Bublé, Amy Foster-Gillies and Alan Chang and originally recorded by Bublé. This is the fourth career No. 1 for Shelton including “Austin,” “The Baby” and “Some Beach,” which collectively held the No.1 spot for thirteen weeks.
NASHVILLE – June 16, 2008 - The much rumored, highly anticipated Christmas album from 5-time Grammy Award winner Faith Hill will bring Joy To The World on Tuesday, September 16th. The 11-song CD, which already has the industry buzzing, combines some of the season’s most recognizable and beloved classics, with one of America’s most respected vocalists.
Warner Bros. recording artist Blake Shelton will release his fifth album tomorrow, May 6. Or is it officially still his fourth? Due to the phenomenal success of his current single, “Home,” he is re-releasing his PURE BS album as PURE BS DELUXE EDITION. The album will include all of the previously released songs that were on PURE BS, including singles “Don’t Make Me,” and “The More I Drink.” It will also include three new tracks including Shelton’s current smash hit, “Home,” as well as two additional unreleased songs written by Shelton, “Chances” and “I Can’t Walk Away.”
Warner Bros. Records Debut Single, "Just Got Started Lovin' You"
Tops The R&R And Mediabase Charts
NASHVILLE – May 5, 2008 - Singer, songwriter James Otto has his first No. 1 with current single, "Just Got Started Lovin' You,” a single he co-wrote with Jim Femino and D. Vincent Williams. The single is currently No. 1 on both the R&R and Mediabase country music charts.
“The biggest voice in country music,” James Otto, scored big numbers for his debut album on Warner Bros. Records, Sunset Man, today. Otto sold 57,585 units, making him No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart. This is Otto’s first album of his career to hit in the Top 5 on the charts.
Watch Randy perform some favorites including “Forever and Ever, Amen” and “Three Wooden Crosses”, as well as his new hit "Faith In You" in his exclusive CMT Unplugged: at Studio 330 session. Also, watch his exclusive CMT Unplugged: At Studio 330 interview to learn more aobut his upcoming album. Click here to watch now!
Multiple Grammy Award nominee, 3-time ASCAP artist/songwriter of the year and producer extraordinaire John Rich, of the multi-platinum duo Big & Rich, has been named the first judge/mentor for season six of “Nashville Star,” premiering June 9 on NBC (9:30-11 pm ET/PT).
It was announced today that John Rich will release a solo project on Warner Bros. Records. Rich’s solo album will be released in 2008.
“If anyone knows me, they know I’m always writing music,” said Rich. “When we decided to take this year off so Kenny could focus on rehabilitation for a pre-existing injury, I asked Kenny if he was cool with me recording a solo project. I would only do this with Kenny’s blessing. So, this year you can expect a solo record from me, but Big & Rich will be back in 2009!”
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.