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THE MAVERICKS TO PERFORM DURING GRAMMY AWARDS PREMIERE CEREMONY®

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NASHVILLE, TN (February 2, 2016) – THE MAVERICKS, who continue to prove “This is why human beings make music” (The Los Angeles Times), will perform during the GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony® at Microsoft Theater on Monday, February 15 from 12:30–3:30PM PT. Fans can watch the two-time nominees – up for Best Americana Album (Mono) and Best American Roots Song for “All Night Long” – at GRAMMY.com/live and CBS.com via the international live stream.

The musical comrades – RAUL MALO (lead vocals), PAUL DEAKIN (drums), EDDIE PEREZ (guitars) and JERRY DALE MCFADDEN (keyboards) – celebrated their nods last night (2/1) during a GRAMMY nominee party at Loews Vanderbilt in Nashville. In signature style, The Mavericks shined with their eclectic energy and bold style that has found the masses gravitating toward to their palpable groove.

The reigning Americana Music Awards Duo/Group of the Year earned top spots on several 2015 …

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THOMAS RHETT DELIVERS “T-SHIRT” TO COUNTRY RADIO AFTER INSTANT AIRPLAY

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NASHVILLE, TN (February 2, 2016) – Following six weeks of holding the #1 position on the Billboard Country Airplay chart, radio has immediately added Thomas Rhett’s “T-Shirt,” now officially available via Play MPE as the third single from his ACM-nominated album TANGLED UP (The Valory Music Co.). With five consecutive chart-toppers that have taken him “from a promised next big thing to actually being it” (Noisey), the new track has been a fan-favorite as it “offers plenty of unapologetic fun” (Rolling Stone) since the album’s release.

“I couldn’t be more pumped that Country radio jumped all over ‘T-Shirt’ because I have wanted to put it out since my first record,” shares Thomas Rhett. “Everyone has been in that fun ‘honeymoon’ phase of dating, which is what this song is all about. It’s already a staple in our set each night – the fans got into it as soon as we …

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HANK WILLIAMS JR.’S IT’S ABOUT TIME CHARTS HIGHEST STUDIO DEBUT IN CAREER HISTORY WITH #2 BILLBOARD TOP COUNTRY ALBUM

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NASHVILLE, TN (January 25, 2016) – Hank Williams Jr.’s Nash Icon Records album IT’S ABOUT TIME, available here, achieved his highest studio album peak position with a #2 album on Billboard’s Top Country Albums and broke the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200, landing at #8.

“I really have some of the best, most loyal fans out there. I’m thankful they went out and spent their hard-earned money,” Hank Jr. said. “We’ve got a whole slate of dates coming up and I can’t wait to rock with them!”

The success of IT’S ABOUT TIME surpasses Hank Jr.’s 2012 release of OLD SCHOOL, NEW RULES, which, at the time, was his highest debut, charting at #4 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums and #12 on Billboard’s Top 200.

Hank Jr. just wrapped up appearances on “Audience All Access” on AT&T’s Audience Network, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “…

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THOMAS RHETT’S “DIE A HAPPY MAN” MARKS FIRST SIX-WEEK #1 ON THE BILLBOARD COUNTRY AIRPLAY CHART SINCE TAYLOR SWIFT’S “OUR SONG” IN 2008

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NASHVILLE, TN (January 25, 2016) – Multi-Platinum singer/songwriter THOMAS RHETT declares the top spot once again on the Billboard Country Airplay chart this week as his mega hit “Die A Happy Man” spends its sixth consecutive week at #1. The last artist to hold the same reign over the chart was Taylor Swift exactly eight years ago with “Our Song.”

“I seriously can’t believe this song has spent six weeks at #1,” said Thomas Rhett. “When you put a song out there as personal as this, you hope it connects and resonates with people. But I could never have imagined it would connect like this! And to mirror an achievement not seen since Taylor Swift – someone I really respect as a songwriter, performer and entertainer – is just mind blowing.”

“The biggest country song in the nation right now” (Omaha World-Herald) continues to serve as the best-selling Country digital …

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WATCH THE WORLD PREMIERE MUSIC VIDEO OF CHRIS YOUNG & CASSADEE POPE’S DUET, “THINK OF YOU”

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Nashville, TN (January 22, 2016) – After revealing their collaboration last month on the set of the music video for their duet “Think Of You,” Chris Young and Cassadee Pope premiered the hotly anticipated clip this morning on Vevo. Directed by David McClister and filmed at Nashville, Tennessee’s Sambuca Restaurant and Hermitage Café, the video showcases Young and Pope yearning for a lost relationship. “Think Of You” can be found on Young’s recently released chart-topping album, I’m Comin’ Over.

Watch the video here: http://smarturl.it/thinkv.

Music Row declares “Chris Young has never sounded more forceful than he does in tandem with Cassadee Pope…he sings his face off…excitement pours out of the speakers.”

Young kicked off the 2016 leg of his headlining “I’m Comin’ Over” Tour with special guest Pope yesterday, selling out shows in Lowell, MA in addition to upcoming shows in Philadelphia, PA and Pittsburgh, PA over the weekend. Capacity …

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CHEAP TRICK RELEASE “NO DIRECTION HOME”

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NASHVILLE, TN (January 22, 2016) – Legendary power-pop collective Cheap Trick set a new course with “No Direction Home,” from their upcoming album Bang Zoom Crazy…Hello, due out April 1, their first on Big Machine Records. Pulsating riffs intertwine with the anthemic chorus in this first taste of new music in over five years from the iconic four-piece from Rockford, IL. Fans can pre-order the album beginning March 4 and listen to the first track here: http://smarturl.it/CheapTrickPromo.

Bang Zoom Crazy…Hello follows the recent announcement about the band’s forthcoming induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The long-awaited news celebrates the pioneering sound that has lead to sales in excess of 20 MILLION and more than 40 international GOLD and PLATINUM certifications for their multi-award winning back catalogue. Cheap Trick’s music has also been featured on more than 20 major feature film soundtracks.

Now into their fourth decade of …

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