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THOMAS RHETT ANNOUNCES DETAILS FOR SOPHOMORE ALBUM TANGLED UP SET FOR RELEASE ON SEPTEMBER 25

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Nashville, TN (June 29, 2015) – PLATINUM-selling rising star THOMAS RHETT announced today that his sophomore album TANGLED UP (Valory Music Co.) is slated for a September 25 release. Lead single “Crash And Burn,” already a top digital download and smoking up the Country radio charts, sets the pace for his second album and sets Thomas Rhett apart from the rest of the pack. Billboard notes “if it’s possible to be retro, contemporary and edgy in the context of a lone country single, Thomas Rhett does that with ‘Crash And Burn.’”

“This album is something we’ve been working on for two years and musically, it really pulls from all the things I have been inspired by during that time,” says Thomas Rhett.  “The title Tangled Up comes from a lyric in one of the new songs, and I think it’s a cool way to point to all the different influences …

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MUSIC ICON STEVEN TYLER TO RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO FOR HIS DEBUT COUNTRY SINGLE ON JULY 3

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NASHVILLE, TN (June 29, 2015) – Iconic songwriter and prolific singer STEVEN TYLER will release the music video for his debut Country single “Love Is Your Name” on Friday, July 3. Tyler, who was recently signed to Dot Records underneath the Big Machine Label Group umbrella (Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw), will first preview the video on ABC’s Good Morning America.

The video, directed by Trey Fanjoy, was shot just outside of Nashville’s city limits. It showcases Tyler’s seamless transition from Rock’s biggest stage to Country’s as his iconic microphone scarf also makes the move.

“Love Is Your Name” is currently working its way up the Country radio charts. The single was lauded Rolling Stone, USA Today and Billboard.

Tyler is considered one of music’s most recognizable and dynamic frontmen and has been cited by Rolling Stone as “one of the greatest singers of all time.” Tyler and Aerosmith …

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MARTINA MCBRIDE CELEBRATES PHILANTHROPIC SUCCESS ON CBS THIS MORNING

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NASHVILLE, TN (June 25, 2015) – Almost four years ago, Martina McBride’s fans from around the world joined together for an extraordinary philanthropic endeavor. In partnership with the Country icon, a unique, mobile fan-powered charity effort titled “Team Martina” was born. CBS This Morning will highlight the amazing fundraising and spirit-fueled initiatives of the group tomorrow, June 26, airing on CBS beginning at 7A in all time zones (check local listings).

Team Martina, who initially formed after finding inspiration in the powerhouse vocalist’s hit “I’m Gonna Love You Through It,” has certainly experienced their passion and drive paying off. The group has raised over $300,000 and donated to various non-profits in five countries, including the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, The Chastain Park Conservancy and Covenant House. Martina encourages local participation of her fans to do good works in the towns where she makes tour stops. CBS This Morning Correspondent Dean Reynolds …

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THE CADILLAC THREE DEBUT NEW MUSIC VIDEO WITH “WHITE LIGHTNING” EXPERIENCE

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Nashville, TN (June 17, 2015) – Fans, WSIX radio winners and industry alike funneled into the Adventure Science Center last night (6/16) for an electrifying introduction to THE CADILLAC THREE’S latest Big Machine Records single. The Music City born-and-bred trio offered a sneak peek of the “White Lightning” music video from inside the Planetarium. Watch now. Shot in Nashville and directed by David McClister, hit singer/songwriter Jaren Johnston helped conceptualize the setup from conversations about how he instantly fell in love with his wife Evyn and recreated the scenes around penning “White Lightning.”

Complete with a thunderstorm and flashes of lightning, TC3 also performed a short set for the packed crowd that shifted gears from their beat-laden party anthems to the unconventional love song. Johnston (Guitar & Lead Vocals), Kelby Ray (Bass Steel Guitar, Dobro, Acoustic & Vocals) and Neil Mason (Drums, Percussion & Vocals) have weathered wild adventures …

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MADDIE & TAE SWEEP THE GOLDEN BOOT AWARDS

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Nashville, TN (June 9, 2015) – Going into CMT Music Awards – where they’re triple nominees for Video of the Year, Duo of the Year and game-changing Breakthrough Video of the Year – Maddie & Tae swept all three categories they were nominated in The Boot’s fan-voted Golden Boot Awards. Mirroring the CMT noms, the songwriting duo won New Artist of the Year, as well as taking Song and Video of the Year for their reality-checking “Girl In A Country Song.”

“I know we keep saying ‘I can’t believe this!’ but that’s just how it feels!” marvels Maddie. “We wrote a song because we were sick of the check list. And all of a sudden, we have a record deal and a single and a video, and it’s climbing and the press is responding – some magazines we’d never heard of – and we’re hearing it could be …

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A THOUSAND HORSES RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM SOUTHERNALITY ON TUESDAY, JUNE 9

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NASHVILLE, TN (June 8, 2015) – Get ready for more music from Republic Nashville’s A Thousand Horses. After one of the fastest starts in Country music history, the band will release their highly anticipated debut album Southernality on Tuesday, June 9. The album’s title – a mix of the words Southern and personality – is meant to evoke a state of mind and a way of life, and fans have enthusiastically embraced the vibe. They’ve helped A Thousand Horses pull off one of the most memorable debuts in recent history with the first single “Smoke” setting records on the way to the top of the charts. “Smoke” is about a woman whose presence lingers even when she’s not around. The song immediately stuck with fans in much the same way. A Thousand Horses set a record for highest charting debut single at No. 28 on the Mediabase country songs chart. …

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