BRETT YOUNG SHARES POWERFUL NEW VERSION OF “DON’T WANNA WRITE THIS SONG” TODAY
Stripped-Down Track and Accompanying Video Out Now
Nashville, TN – July 19, 2019 – Multi-PLATINUM selling artist Brett Young releases a reimagined version of fan-favorite song “Don’t Wanna Write This Song” today from his upcoming project, THE ACOUSTIC SESSIONS EP out Sept. 13 on BMLG Records. Featuring co-writer and longtime collaborator Sean McConnell, Young recorded the “heart-wrenching” (Tennessean) track and achingly poignant performance at the Blackbird Studios in Nashville, TN. American Songwriter shared of the stripped-down collection, “…takes five of the country star’s best-loved songs and strips them down to bare-bones arrangements.”
Tonight, the hitmaker will return to the Faster Horses stage in Brooklyn, MI, continuing a summer packed with major festival appearances. Young is next slated to appear at this year’s “CMA Fest,” the Music Event of Summer, airing on Sunday, Aug. 4 at 8/7pm CT on ABC. Additionally, the chart-topper has also earned a Teen Choice Awards nomination for Choice Country Artist. Fans can vote online here ahead of the live show on Sunday, Aug. 11, on Fox at 8pm ET.
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 to multiple festivals including iHeartRadio in Las Vegas on September 21. For additional information, visit BrettYoungMusic.com.
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