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  • Thomas Rhett nominated for FAN VOTED ACC Award!

    FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR “AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS”

    MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, ON FOX

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    The AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS, based on country music’s longest-running radio countdown show, “American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks,” which has recognized the best in country radio for more than 40 years, today announced the inaugural event’s finalists. Country megastar Luke Bryan dominates the list with seven nods, followed closely by superstar duo Florida Georgia Line, with six. Florida Georgia Line and Kix Brooks made the announcement on Cumulus radio’s nationally syndicated show, “America’s Morning Show with Blair Garner.” 

    The AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS will air live from Nashville’s Music City Center Monday, Dec. 15 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX and feature performances by finalists Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line and Miranda Lambert. Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard will host the live music celebration. Additional performers and presenters will be announced. 

    Additional multiple category finalists include Jason Aldean, with four nods, and Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, who are tied with three. Brett Eldredge, Brantley Gilbert, Lady Antebellum, Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell each were named finalists in two categories.

    AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS finalists are determined based on statistics and radio airplay charts from November 1, 2013-October 31, 2014. The Finalists for Album of the Year were based on album sales from SoundScan and the finalists for Artist of the Year were based on a combination of Mediabase airplay, digital data provided by Big Champagne and tour information from Pollstar. All other award categories were made up of those with the largest audience reach, according to Mediabase.  

    The Breakthrough Artist of the Year Presented by Samsung GALAXY® category is the only fan-voted category. Fan voting begins on November 24 and continues through December 10. Fans will vote for their favorite Breakthrough finalist by including the following in a tweet: the artist’s Twitter handle, “Breakthrough Artist” and the hashtag #ACCAwards. For more information, please visit TheACCAwards.com.

    Below are the finalists for the 2014 AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS that include Thomas Rhett:

    BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY SAMSUNG GALAXY® 

    (Fan-voted Award via Twitter)

    •         Brett Eldredge

    •         Tyler Farr

    •         Kip Moore

    •         Thomas Rhett

    •         Cole Swindell

    COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

    •         “This Is How We Roll” – Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan

    •         “Small Town Throwdown” – Brantley Gilbert featuring Justin Moore

               and Thomas Rhett

    •         “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s” – Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill

    •         “My Eyes” – Blake Shelton featuring Gwen Sebastian

    •         “We Were Us” – Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert

  • Thomas Rhett set to perform on the 48th annual CMA Awards

    NASHVILLE – “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” is living up to its reputation as Country Music’s Biggest Night™ with the addition of the Doobie Brothers, Hunter Hayes, Jennifer Nettles, Michael McDonald, Thomas Rhett, and Cole Swindell to the performance lineup.

    “The 48th Annual CMA Awards,” which is hosted for the seventh time by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, airs live Wednesday, Nov. 5 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.

    Ashley Monroe has been added to Blake Shelton’s performance. Superstar performances previously announced include Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Kacey Musgraves, Paisley, Shelton, George Strait, The Band Perry, Underwood, and Keith Urban. The CMA Awards has a long history of presenting cross-genre duets and 2014 is no exception with Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor performing with Little Big Town and Lambert respectively.

    Presenting trophies during the three-hour gala are supermodel Lilly Aldridge, Brantley Gilbert, Darius Rucker, and CMA Awards nominees Lee Brice, Brandy Clark, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Martina McBride, and Kip Moore. Previously announced presenters include Connie Britton, Garth Brooks, Lucy Hale, Tim Tebow, Steven Tyler, and Trisha Yearwood.

    Chris Young will host the Pre-Telecast CMA Awards ceremonies (6:30 PM/CT). Winners for Musical Event, Music Video, and Musician of the Year, as well as the 2014 CMA Broadcast Awards winners for Radio Station and Personality of the Year will be recognized.

    “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the Executive Producer, Paul Miller is the Director, and David Wild is the writer. The special will be shot in high definition and broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound.

    For more information, visit CMAawards.com.

    Chevrolet™ is the Official Ride of Country Music. American Airlines is the Official Airline of the CMA Awards.

  • Thomas Rhett joins FGL on 2015 Anything Goes Tour

    Reigning CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Florida Georgia Line made a surprise appearance on NBC’s TODAY this morning, joining Al Roker for the weather and forecasting their forthcoming headline dates – ANYTHING GOES TOUR 2015. The superstar duo will bring their seize-the-day attitude and raucous party anthems to arenas worldwide, including a stop at the fabled Madison Square Garden on February 25 in New York City.

     Kicking off on January 15 in Toledo, OH, the first leg of the ANYTHING GOES TOUR will cover 24-plus cities exclusively promoted by Live Nation and feature openers CMA New Artist of the Year Nominee Thomas Rhett as well as Warner Bros. rising newcomer Frankie Ballard. FGL is taking anything goes to the next level for their fans with a special VIP package which includes a premium ticket, exclusive access to a pre-show acoustic performance, limited edition autographed merchandise and more. 

     “Anything Goes is a mindset for us, setting the tone for everything we do, and we believe in making memories at all cost. We can’t wait to bring the party to our fans at our live shows,” shares FGL’s Brian Kelley.

     FGL’s Tyler Hubbard adds, “Being out on the road with Jake Owen, Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, we’ve learned from the best. We took note of the things we loved and then put the FGL stamp all over. Our fans are the best and we can’t wait to show them what we have in store!”

    Piling on the accolades, FGL’s Top 5-and-climbing hit “Dirt” has been certified PLATINUM by the RIAA for selling over 1 million copies and is the lead single from their highly anticipated sophomore album ANYTHING GOES, to be released October 14 (Republic Nashville).

     FGL has skyrocketed to stardom with becoming the only artist in history to join Brooks & Dunn in achieving four back-to-back, multi-week #1 singles; breaking the record for longest #1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart and selling over 18.2 million tracks worldwide of their 2X PLATINUM debut HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES. In addition to collaborating across genres with sensations like Nelly and Jason Derulo, FGL has won numerous industry awards.

     Currently on the road as direct support for Jason Aldean’s BURN IT DOWN Tour, FGL will host ANYTHING GOES TAILGATE 2014 during the GEORGIA-FLORIDA weekend on October 31 and their sold-out This Is How We Cruise aboard the Norwegian Pearl in November with Thomas Rhett and others.

    ANYTHING GOES TOUR*

    1/15                      Toledo, OH

    1/16                      Dayton, OH

    1/17                      Charlottesville, VA

    1/22                      Biloxi, MS

    1/23                      Lafayette, LA

    1/24                      Little Rock, AR

    2/12                      Sioux City, IA

    2/13                      Lincoln, NE

    2/14                      Moline, IL

    2/18                      Manchester, NH

    2/19                      Ottawa, ON

    2/20                      Kingston, ON

    2/21                      Uncasville, CT

    2/25                      New York, NY

    3/21                      Orange Beach, AL

    4/30                      Columbia, SC

    5/1                        Charleston, WV

    5/2                        Hershey, PA

    5/3                        Wilkes-Barre, PA

    5/7                        Providence, RI

    5/8                        Atlantic City, NJ

    *Initial dates announced

     About Thomas Rhett

    CMA “New Artist of the Year” Nominee Thomas Rhett recently released “Make Me Wanna” from his debut album It Goes Like This. The Georgia-native first landed at the top with the PLATINUM-certified lead single “It Goes Like This,” a three-week run on the Billboard Country Singles chart that tied the record Miranda Lambert set with “The House That Built Me.”  His debut album also produced the PLATINUM-certified No. one smash “Get Me Some Of That,” as well as two Top 15 hits, “Beer With Jesus” and “Something To Do With My Hands.” Initially garnering attention as a gifted songwriter, Thomas Rhett’s credits include hits by Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean and Lee Brice.  He recently wrapped his run of Miranda Lambert’s PLATINUM TOUR dates and has previously been on the road with Jason Aldean, Jake Owen and Brantley Gilbert. For tour dates and more visit, thomasrhett.com

    About Frankie Ballard

    Since releasing his first #1, GOLD-certified smash “Helluva Life,” Ballard has lit up the country music scene and continues the hot streak with his follow-up infectious anthem “Sunshine & Whiskey,” which has sold nearly 400,000 copies to date, shot to Top 10 on the iTunes Country Songs Chart and is on the verge of Top 10 at Country radio. Both songs are featured on his latest album, SUNSHINE & WHISKEY, which debuted in the Top 5 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart, and ROLLING STONE noted as “required listening.” Produced by Marshall Altman (Marc Broussard), the project captures the newcomer’s unique blend of blues-infused, country rock and his undeniable guitar prowess on every song. The Battle Creek, Michigan native will launch his first headline run nationwide this fall LIGHT ‘EM UP TOUR - as part of the exclusive Live Nation Ones To Watch with Skypetour that taps today’s hottest emerging artists. His dynamic live show has caught the eye of many headliners, including Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift, Jake Owen, Rascal Flatts and longtime idol Bob Seger, who have previously tapped him for coveted opening slots. Ballard has appeared on TBS’Conan, NBC’s TODAY Show and CBS’ Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He first captured the national spotlight with hits – “Tell Me You Get Lonely” and “A Buncha Girls.” For tour dates and more, check out FrankieBallard.com.

  • Thomas Rhett joins Justin Moore on his Off The Beaten Path Tour

    JUSTIN MOORE ANNOUNCES SECOND LEG OF HIS OFF THE BEATEN PATH TOUR

     Also Starring Thomas Rhett & Colt Ford With Special Guest Jordan Rager

    Tickets On Sale Now In Select Markets

      JUSTIN MOORE invites fans on round two of his OFF THE BEATEN PATH TOUR this fall. Kicking off October 23, the 11-city headline trek will run throughout the end of November and stars Thomas Rhett, Colt Ford with special guest Jordan Rager. Ticket on-sales have already begun in select markets via https://www.justinmooremusic.com/tour.

     ”Anybody that knows me, knows how important it is for me to meet my fans and give them a show that’s worth the money they paid to come see us,” said Justin. “I couldn’t be more excited to get back out on the road and have Thomas Rhett, Colt and Jordan bring their energy to OFF THE BEATEN PATH TOUR!”

    With two consecutive #1 debuts on the Billboard Country Albums Chart, fans can except to hear several chart-toppers during Justin’s set, including “Small Town USA,” “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away,” and “Til My Last Day.” The talented singer/songwriter’s aptly titled third studio album, OFF THE BEATEN PATH (The Valory Music Co.), has produced the GOLD-certified smashes “Point At You” and “Lettin’ The Night Roll,”which marked Justin’s fourth and fifth #1 singles. 

     OFF THE BEATEN PATH TOUR dates:

    10/23                           Columbia, MO – Mizzou Arena
    10/24                           Norman, OK – Lloyd Noble Center*
    10/25                           Kearney, NE – Viaero Event Center*
    10/26                           Sioux City, IA – Tyson Events Center*
    11/14                           Ft. Wayne, IN – Allen County War Memorial Coliseum**
    11/15                           Dayton, OH – Wright State University’s Nutter Center**
    11/16                           Bristol, TN – Viking Hall**
    11/20                           Clovis, NM – Curry County Events Center*
    11/21                           Loveland, CO – Budweiser Events Center*
    11/22                           Billings, MT – Rimrock Auto Arena*
    11/23                           Missoula, MT – Adam Center*

     *Dates with Thomas Rhett

    **Dates with Colt Ford