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BRANTLEY GILBERT’S “ONE HELL OF AN AMEN” SOARS TO #1 AT COUNTRY RADIO

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NASHVILLE, TN (July 27, 2015) – BRANTLEY GILBERT scores his sixth career #1 at Country radio this week with “One Hell Of An Amen” (The Valory Music Co.). Brantley penned the emboldened tune with Mike Dekle and Brian Davis, paying tribute to both a close friend and a fallen soldier whose separate legacies highlight those who “fight the good fight.” The track appears on JUST AS I AM, which currently holds a Top 10 spot on the year-to-date Top Country Albums chart.

“It’s an honor and a privilege to give ‘One Hell Of An Amen’ to two great men who faced their battles and said ‘Bring It On.’ With a song as personal as this one, I hope it can offer some comfort to anyone struggling to find hope and bravery,” Brantley shared when he heard the news. “Thank you to Country radio and the BG Nation for this very …

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IT’S A “BEAUTIFUL LIFE” FOR NICK FRADIANI

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NASHVILLE, TN (July 24, 2015) – American Idol Season 14 winner and Big Machine Records recording artist Nick Fradiani has released the official music video for his Adult Contemporary Top 30-and-rising debut hit single “Beautiful Life.” The anthem’s video was directed by the award-winning Shane Drake (Paramore, Avril Lavigne, Kelly Clarkson) and filmed in Nashville, TN. Watch now via: http://smarturl.it/BeautifulLifeVEVO. The anthem, written by Ryan Williamson, Ayanna Howard and Dashboard Confessional’s Chris Carrabba, is now available on iTunes

“The concept of this video felt so organic and very true to what I have experienced over the last few years,” said Nick. “It was hard to leave my friends and family when I departed Connecticut to LA for Idol, but it was all worth it in the end. Sometimes you just have to take risks and put everything on the line, which is exactly what I did when I …

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FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE APPEAR ON FOX’S KNOCK KNOCK: LIVE PREMIERE – TOMORROW (7/21)

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NASHVILLE, TN (July 20, 2015) – Country duo Florida Georgia Line is set to appear on Knock Knock: Live’s premiere episode tomorrow, Tuesday, July 21 at 9:00P ET on FOX.

Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard will join co-host Kellie Pickler in Nashville to surprise unsuspecting fans in person with an exciting prize. Other celebrities confirmed to participate around the country include David Beckham, Justin Bieber, Luke Bryan, Ariana Grande and more.

Knock Knock: Live is a LIVE reality TV event from Simon Fuller, creator of American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance. Each week, Host Ryan Seacrest will guide a team of co-hosts who will show up completely unannounced at various locations across the country. For more information please see www.knockknocklive.com.

Later this week, FGL will resume their headline ANYTHING GOES TOUR. For tour dates and more on the award-winning pair, visit http://floridageorgialine.com/

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THOMAS RHETT MINES GOLD AND MULTI-PLATINUM RIAA CERTIFICATIONS AHEAD OF SOPHOMORE ALBUM RELEASE

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Nashville, TN – July 20, 2015 – As it smokes up the Top 15 at Country Radio, Thomas Rhett’s “Crash And Burn” earns GOLD certification by the RIAA. The new track serves as the lead single from his upcoming sophomore release TANGLED UP (The Valory Music Co.) out Sept. 25.

“It seriously blows my mind to think half a million people have already bought ‘Crash,’” said Thomas Rhett. “Being out on the road with our fans all summer and getting to see them react to this song live has been incredible, and it’s making me even more excited to get new music in their hands.”

Thomas Rhett also celebrates Multi-PLATINUM (2X) RIAA single certification for “It Goes Like This,” which helped tally three chart-topping hits off his debut album, making him as the first male country artist in over 20 years to do so. As “one of country music’s most …

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Maddie & Tae Announce Headline Tour

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Nashville, TN (July 20, 2015) –  Maddie & Tae, with their script-flipping “Girl In A Country Song” and empowerment ballad “Fly,” have seen their music accelerate their dreams from the beginning. After a summer on the road with Dierks Bentley, the girls with well over 28 million VEVO views, announce their START HERE Tour, kicking off October 10 at New York City’s Highline Ballroom.

Designed to focus on listening rooms and historic music clubs, the irrepressible duo will bring their high-powered acoustic songs of coming of age, life on life’s terms and taking care of one’s dreams to a dozen key markets, as well as Nacogdoches, Texas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, before wrapping November 7 at Joe’s on Weed Street in Chicago.

“Maddie and I wanted to get out and play all the songs from this new record,” Tae says. “We’ve spent a few years writing these songs, figuring out how …

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CASSADEE POPE TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE “I AM INVINCIBLE”

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NASHVILLE, TN (July 17, 2015) — Country female vocalist Cassadee Pope makes it all look so easy: She has a vocal range that stands out among her peers.  A debut single, “Wasting All These Tears,” that sold over a million copies  – a  feat that ranked her as one of the select few solo female artists to garner platinum certification with a first release. A chart-topping album debut with FRAME BY FRAME. Opening slots on tours with superstars Tim McGraw and Rascal Flatts. And not to mention she won the biggest show on television, The Voice.

But Cassadee’s success has not come without hardships and is the result of patience, belief in her dream and a loyal fan army.

The Florida native proves her resilience with a bold new single entitled “I Am Invincible.” The power anthem – written by Brett Boyett and Nash Overstreet and produced by Julian Raymond …

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