RASCAL FLATTS SCORE 16TH CAREER NO. ONE AS COUNTRY RADIO AGREES “I LIKE THE SOUND OF THAT”
Nashville, TN – April 18, 2016 – Superstar vocal group Rascal Flatts continue to add to their many accolades today as they celebrate their 16th career No. One as their infectious single “I Like The Sound Of That” reached the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase charts. The smooth, catchy track that Rolling Stone dubbed as “sweetly reminiscent of the trio’s early days” was penned by Jesse Frasure, with pop star Meghan Trainor and Shay Mooney of country duo Dan + Shay. The chart-topping single is taken from their current album, REWIND (Big Machine Records), which debuted at No. One on the Billboard Country Albums chart, making Rascal Flatts one of only four acts from the SoundScan era to have eight consecutive studio albums debut in the top spot.
“We’ve had a lot of fun with this single,” said Gary LeVox. “It’s a blessing and humbling to be achieving milestones such as these and it just motivates us even more to keep going on this crazy journey with our amazing fans. A huge thank you to our friends at country radio and Big Machine family. We can’t wait to catch everybody back out on the road this summer to celebrate.”
Offering fans a change of pace with an eclectic setup, which includes the trio playing alongside longtime drummer Jim Riley and new multi-instrumentalist Casey Brown, who with his keyboard and percussion work adds drama and volume to the set. Rascal Flatts recently announced that their headlining RASCAL FLATTS: RHYTHM AND ROOTS TOUR will kick off in Charlotte, NC on 6/17 and the trio have invited red-hot newcomers Kelsea Ballerini and Chris Lane to join them out on the road. The best-selling country vocal group of the past decade Rascal Flatts has scored 16 No. One songs, sold over 23.1 million albums, over 31 million digital downloads worldwide to date. Rascal Flatts have earned over 40 trophies from the ACAs, ACMs, AMAs, CMAs, People’s Choice Awards and more making them the most awarded country group of the past decade.
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