Category: The Valory Music Co

BRANTLEY GILBERT’S THE DEVIL DON’T SLEEP TOUR KICKS OFF IN PA.

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Portland, ME (February 6, 2017) – Leave it to Brantley Gilbert to start the year off with a massive 1, 2 Knock-Out. First his album THE DEVIL DON’T SLEEP (The Valory Music Co.) lands at No. 1 on the Country Albums and Top 200 Albums chart, as his first album in three years outsells any album in America. Then his THE DEVIL DON’T SLEEP 2017 arena tour kicked off in the nation’s Rust Belt with three sold out shows in Reading, PA, College Station, PA and Portland, Maine.

“I have always been about taking the music to the people,” Gilbert says. “Having a new album, it’s not quite complete until we take the new songs to the BG Nation. We’ve been playing some of them over the last summer, but now they’ve got the music – and they come out fully loaded to rock those songs with us. And I …

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BRANTLEY GILBERT’S THE DEVIL DON’T SLEEP TOPS TOP 200 ALBUMS

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NASHVILLE, TN (February 6, 2017) – The BG Nation was felt last week, as they made THE DEVIL DON’T SLEEP the No. 1 album on the Top 200 Albums, Top Country Albums and Country Year-To-Date Debut. While Migos claimed the Top 200 Consumption chart, Brantley Gilbert’s fans bought more copies of his third release on The Valory Music Co. than any album in the nation. One of only four acts to have back-to-back platinum records with his HALFWAY TO HEAVEN and 2014 American Music Awards Favorite Country Album JUST AS I AM, Gilbert continues connecting a hardcore fan-base with the songs that contain their lives.

“Leave it to the BG Nation, who are always right there,” says Gilbert. “They’ve been waiting for this music, and now they’ve got it. We kicked off THE DEVIL DON’T SLEEP TOUR, and they’re already singing all of the new songs. They were ready for …

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THOMAS RHETT IS THE “STAR” OF COUNTRY RADIO THIS WEEK WITH SEVENTH CAREER NO. 1

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NASHVILLE, TN (February 6, 2017) – With “a sky-rocketing Country career” (TODAY), multi-PLATINUM Grammy nominee Thomas Rhett earns his seventh career No. 1 today on both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase radio charts with the fastest-rising single of his career “Star Of The Show,” which also holds a second week in the top position on Canada’s Mediabase Country Radio Chart. From his sophomore album TANGLED UP DELUXE (The Valory Music Co.), the track was co-written by Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip, and is the fourth to take the top position off his PLATINUM-certified release. As an ode to his wife and “undeniable muse” (Rolling Stone) Lauren, the track is additionally a family affair serving as the father/son duo’s first co-write to top the radio charts.

“I was in Houston this weekend for the Super Bowl when I got the news,” said Thomas Rhett. “It made for a …

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The Valory Music Co. Expands Roster with Delta Rae

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Pictured (L-R): Back Row – BMLG SVP A&R Allison Jones, Valory National Director Promotion Ashley Sidoti and SVP Promotion George Briner, Delta Rae’s Mike McKee, BMLG COO Andrew Kautz, Delta Rae’s Eric Holljes, BMLG VP A&R Julian Raymond, Delta Rae’s Manager Adam Schlossman Front Row – Delta Rae’s Ian Holljes and Brittany Holljes, BMLG President/CEO Scott Borchetta, Delta Rae’s Liz Hopkins and Grant Emerson Photo Credit: Seth Hellman

NASHVILLE, TN (February 3, 2017) – THE VALORY MUSIC CO. proudly announces the signing of Durham, NC natives DELTA RAE to its artist roster. Liz Hopkins and Brittany Holljes front the robust bravado of the six-piece band, whose sultry harmonies are rounded out with Holljes’ brothers Eric (vocals, piano) and Ian (vocals, guitar) as well as Mike McKee (percussion) and Grant Emerson (bass). Delta Rae chose their moniker from a mythical story the Holljes siblings’ mother wrote about a Southern girl of …

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JUSTIN MOORE BASKS IN NEON LIGHT FOR “SOMEBODY ELSE WILL” MUSIC VIDEO

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NASHVILLE, TN (January 19, 2017) – Chart-topping traditionalist Justin Moore trades his signature Country setting for a neon-filled club with today’s music video premiere for “Somebody Else Will.” Scenes capture the platinum-selling entertainer’s edgy performance split with a tension-building night out narrative, filmed at The Sutler in Nashville. Moore teamed up with director Shane Drake to once again bring lyrics like: “Cause somebody else will / If I don’t walk up and ask you your name / Right now, offer to buy you a drink / Sit down and tell you your looks could kill / Somebody else will” to life. Watch here – http://smarturl.it/SEWOfficial.

“Shane and I have worked together a lot throughout my career,” said Moore. “He always does a great job of getting shots of me that portray the music and that’s a talent.”

Added Drake, “This song is super freaking cool and for this shoot …

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BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP TO LAUNCH DIGITAL VIDEO PLATFORM IN FEBRUARY

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NASHVILLE, TN (January 18, 2017) – Big Machine Label Group will soon launch a proprietary digital video platform that gives fans direct access to content featuring the label’s superstar roster of talent.  Big Machine TV (www.BigMachineTV.com) will offer music videos and behind-the-scenes content when it goes live in February, later hosting exclusive interviews, announcements, contests and more. All of the label’s artists, including superstars Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Reba, Florida Georgia Line, Rascal Flatts and Thomas Rhett, will have individual channels on the platform that allow viewers to seamlessly search for desired content for an immersive online fan experience.

The development of Big Machine TV comes just as Nielsen Music’s recent 2016 U.S. Year-End Report shows that music video streaming is up 8% year over year, reaching nearly 180 billion streams last year. Video viewership on the new BMLG platform will count towards Nielsen’s consumption charts.

“Big Machine has …

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