Posts Tagged ‘#1 song’

GRANGER SMITH CRUISES INTO THE NO. 1 SPOT WITH “BACKROAD SONG”

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

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New Album, Remington, Releases March 4

Upcoming Appearances Include Today Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Fox & Friends and More

Nashville, Tenn. (February 15, 2016) – Wheelhouse Records artist, Granger Smith, dominates the charts this week at No. 1 with his national debut hit “Backroad Song.” The record has sailed at country radio since impact and is a commanding precursor to his anticipated new album, Remington, out March 4.

“How do I put this into words? Having a #1 song has been a lifelong dream of mine and to achieve this as both a writer and a singer is surreal,” says Granger.  “It has been a long road, but such a great adventure and I have so many team members to thank for that. I’m feeling pretty blessed right now.”

“Thrilled, ecstatic, elated – those words can’t begin to express the excitement in the Wheelhouse Records offices today. Achieving a #1 debut single from a debut artist on a debut label imprint is a pretty rare and extraordinary thing,” says Teddi Bonadies, VP of Promotion for Wheelhouse Records. “We’re so grateful to our friends that helped make this dream a reality.”

Granger Smith has captivated the country music world. His success has been earned through relentless touring, a longstanding social media presence that has generated a massive and rabid following, and a deep-rooted pension for songwriting that has always driven his craft.

The months ahead are packed with excitement for Granger. Upcoming appearances include the Today Show (March 8), Fox & Friends (March 9) and Jimmy Kimmel Live (March 22) where Granger will perform on the coveted outdoor stage. In addition, Granger will help close out this year’s ACM Party For A Cause® Festival on Sunday April 3 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds leading up to the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards.

Topping nearly every “Artist to Watch” list, Granger continues to bring his music straight to the fans through his electrifying live show. To see all tour dates click here.

 

ABOUT GRANGER SMITH

Country music trailblazer, Granger Smith, is the flagship artist (along with Trace Adkins) on BBR Music Group’s newest imprint, Wheelhouse Records. With sold-out national tours, a social media following of more than 4.5 million, and YouTube views exceeding 42 million, Granger Smith has amassed a rabid audience, while building a truly groundbreaking career. Granger’s new album, Remington, is due out March 4 via Wheelhouse Records. The album, produced by Granger Smith and Frank Rogers, features the hit single “Backroad Song,” which continues its ascent at Country Radio, catapulting into the Top 5 on both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase charts (as of 2/1/16). Granger’s most recent EP, 4×4, debuted at #6 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart. Granger was recently tapped as iHeart Media’s “On The Verge” artist, CBS Radio’s “LAUNCH” program and COX Media’s “Up Next” artist. His “YEE YEE NATION” national tour has sold out and broke attendance records and merchandise sales records at nearly every venue. Granger’s country boy alter-ego, Earl Dibbles Jr., has its own following and garnered him a weekly segment called “Dip ‘Em and Pick ‘Em” on CBS Sports Network’s Inside College Football. Accolades continue to pour in for the fast-rising star. Granger has been named “Country’s Next Big Star” by Forbes, MusicRow’s “Next Big Thing,” Rolling Stone Country’s “New Country Artists You Need To Know,” Billboard’s “Artist To Watch,” Huffington Post’s “Top 20 Artists To Watch,” Taste of Country’s “Hottest New Act of 2016,” among others. Granger recently celebrated another milestone in his prolific career making his Grand Ole Opry debut, delivering back-to-back performances at the legendary Ryman Auditorium also known as the “mother church.”

PHOTO CREDIT: Eric Ryan Anderson

Whiskey Myers Scores First #1 Hit with “Anna Marie”

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Southern rockers Whiskey Myers have much to celebrate this week. The band’s infectious single, “Anna Marie”, has taken the coveted #1 position on the Texas Music Chart, which marks the band’s first #1 song to date. “Anna Marie” is the 3rd single off of their sophomore release, Firewater, and was immediately greeted with critical and fan admiration. The official music video accompanying the single premiered on CMT.com and instantly earned itself a spot in the Top 5. Adding to the list of accolades, the video boasts close to 100,000 views on Vevo and YouTube. The video for “Anna Marie” has also been added to CMT Pure Country’s 12-Pack countdown, a fan driven poll to help choose which videos will be aired on CMT’s new digital station, Pure Country. With all the recent success, Whiskey Myers does not plan to pump the brakes anytime soon. Fresh off playing for a crowd of 35,000 at Rendezvous Festival in Europe, the band has returned home to a jam-packed touring schedule in support of Firewater.