Warner Music Nashville and Elektra Music Group are thrilled to welcome breakout country singer/songwriter Bailey Zimmerman to their family of artists. The rising artist currently averages nearly 5 million global streams a week and has independently earned nearly 100 million global streams to date since the release of his viral sensation, “Never Comin’ Home,” in 2021. Zimmerman has attracted more than 675k TikTok followers and just released an acoustic version of his most recent fan-favorite track, “Fall In Love” (LISTEN HERE / WATCH HERE). Fans will also have the chance to see his electrifying live performance this Thursday (4/14) as part of the Whiskey Jam music series at Nashville’s Winners Bar before he heads out for select tour dates later this year.
Before his whirlwind rise over the past year, the twenty-two-year-old was born and raised in the small town of Louisville, IL. He grew up listening to hour after hour of country radio on long hauls across state lines with his father, who owned a trucking business, while back at home his mom instilled in him a life-long appreciation for the power chords and edgy vocals of 80’s hair rock.
At the age of sixteen, Zimmerman got his first job at the local meat processing plant and hasn’t stopped working since. From long hours on the gas pipeline, to late nights of backbreaking roadwork, he embodies the old school American values of hard work and dependability and applies the same steadfast mentality to his music. Through his plainspoken charm, contagious enthusiasm and genuine portrayal of life on the back roads, the up-and-comer has already attracted a loyal and passionate fan base. With more new music on the horizon, featuring the grit and gravel of his unmistakably Southern drawl, Zimmerman will continue to showcase the straightforward authenticity for which he is known and loved.
Bailey Zimmerman is co-managed by Simon Tikhman/Chief Zaruk of The Core Entertainment and Chris Nilsson/Scott Frazier of 10th St Entertainment.