BRETT YOUNG HEADLINES ELECTRIFYING SOLD-OUT SHOW AT FIRESTONE COUNTRY ROADS STAGE AT ASCEND AMPHITHEATER
Nashville, TN – June 8, 2019 – Following a “match made in heaven” (Billboard) collaboration with Boyz II Men at the 2019 CMT Music Awards earning recognition on both The Washington Post and Rolling Stone’s “Best Moment” roundups, multi-PLATINUM performer Brett Young continues a landmark week, headlining a sold-out show last night (6/7) at the Firestone Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater for the first time ever in CMA Fest’s history. Entertaining a capacity crowd, Young soared through a thrilling set mixed with chart-toppers, fan-favorite album cuts, and his new single “Catch,” the follow-up to five consecutive No. One hits as well as a tightly crafted mash-up of Post Malone’s “Better Now,” “Champagne Supernova” (Oasis), “Locked Out Of Heaven” (Bruno Mars) and “All The Right Moves” (One Republic). The night also featured performances by Bailey Bryan, Jordan Davis, Adam Hambrick, Caylee Hammack, Jillian Jacqueline and Mitchell Tenpenny and a portion of ticket proceeds from the concert will benefit music education through the CMA Foundation.
Rounding out an explosive week, the hitmaker who “knows how to work a crowd” (OC Register) returns to Nissan Stadium tonight (6/8) as part of “CMA Fest” airing Sunday, August 4 on ABC.
Young’s sophomore release, TICKET TO L.A. (BMLG Records), debuted atop the Billboard Country Albums chart and follows his PLATINUM self-titled debut, which dominated the Top 20 on the Country Albums chart for 37 weeks. Delivering five consecutive No. 1 hits with “In Case You Didn’t Know” (4X PLATINUM), “Mercy” (2X PLATINUM), “Sleep Without You” (PLATINUM), “Like I Loved You” (PLATINUM) and “Here Tonight” (GOLD). Young was named ASCAP’s 2018 Country Songwriter-Artist of the Year for his “melodic craftsmanship” (Billboard). He has also garnered nominations from ACM, Billboard, Teen Choice, CMT and CMA Awards as he continues to rack up nonstop hits as “one of country’s most consistent radio stars” (Rolling Stone). Young has amassed more than 1.7 billion streams of his catalog globally. He continues to bring his “big stage presence” (OC Register) and “engaging and vocally strong” (Providence Journal) live show coast-to-coast at multiple festivals throughout summer including Nissan Stadium at CMA Music Fest in Nashville on June 8, Country LakeShake in Chicago, IL on June 22 and Faster Horses in Brooklyn, MI on July 19. He will also open for Luke Bryan at Gillette Stadium on June 21. For additional information, visit BrettYoungMusic.com.
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