THOMAS RHETT LIT UP TODAY FOLLOWING SURPRISE RELEASE OF “UPLIFTING” “BE A LIGHT"
Courtesy of The Valory Music Co.
NASHVILLE, TN (March 31, 2020) – Following the surprise release yesterday of his “emotive” (Billboard) all-star collaboration “Be A Light,” featuring friends Reba McEntire, Hillary Scott, Chris Tomlin and Keith Urban, MULTI-PLATINUM entertainer Thomas Rhettappeared on NBC's TODAY this morning. Joining via FaceTime from his home in Nashville, the 5X ACM Awards nominee shared details behind “the timely new release” (PEOPLE) on his 30th birthday with anchors Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie, even offering up an impromptu acoustic performance for viewers. The song pegged as "an urgent message of radiating hope and positivity in the darkest of times” (Rolling Stone) was written by Thomas Rhett with Josh Miller, Josh Thompson and Matt Dragstrem and directly benefits the MusiCares® COVID-19 Relief Fund to help people in the music industry affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and subsequent cancellation of multiple music events. For more information on the Fund or to donate, please visit https://www.grammy.com/MusiCares/CoronavirusReliefFund.
Watch Thomas Rhett’s appearance on TODAY HERE.
Thomas Rhett’s GRAMMY®-nominated fourth studio album CENTER POINT ROAD (The Valory Music Co.) is a return to his roots and connects fans to his past, weaving together autobiographical stories with familiar sounds that have propelled his meteoric career. CENTER POINT ROADhas spawned two No. 1 hits, PLATINUM lead single, “Look What God Gave Her” which was first introduced on SNL and “Remember You Young,” while his current single “Beer Can’t Fix” ft. Jon Pardi has entered the Top 10 at Country radio, following a slew of RIAA-certified PLATINUM and GOLD chart-toppers, bringing Thomas Rhett’s No. 1 tally at Country radio to 14. Thomas Rhett earned his second CMA Triple Play award for penning three No. 1 songs within a 12-month period this year and was named Country radio’s most played artist of 2018, adding to his collection of trophies from the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, Billboard Music Awards, CMT Music Awards and more. Later this year, he will kick off his headlining THE CENTER POINT ROAD TOUR. For more information on new music and upcoming tour dates, visit ThomasRhett.com.