THOMAS RHETT SHINES WITH “BE A LIGHT” FEATURING ALL-STAR COLLABORATORS REBA MCENTIRE, HILLARY SCOTT, CHRIS TOMLIN AND KEITH URBAN
Artist Proceeds of Heart-Filled New Track to Benefit MusiCares® COVID-19 Relief Fund
Connect Live with Thomas Rhett Today at 4:30P CT on Instagram
Nashville, TN – March 30, 2020 – Today on his 30th birthday, multi-PLATINUM entertainer Thomas Rhett releases “Be A Light” via The Valory Music Co., a never-before-heard song with the help of friends Reba McEntire, Hillary Scott, Chris Tomlin and Keith Urban. Having “comfortably grown into his role as a star with something to say” (Billboard), Thomas Rhett co-wrote the timeless message sure to embolden fans alongside Josh Miller, Josh Thompson and Matt Dragstrem. Listen to the song’s poignant lyrics and boundless message of encouragement here. Connect with Thomas Rhett at 4:30P CT on Instagram Live here.
“I wrote ‘Be A Light’ last year as a way to process negativity and sadness I was seeing in the world,” explains Thomas Rhett. “Now, as I sit in my home with my family on my 30th Birthday, we are in the middle of a world-wide pandemic affecting every single human on earth, all while our town of Nashville is still healing from devastating tornadoes that destroyed so much of our city less than one month ago. But, among the wreckage, I see us come together in ways I never dreamed possible. I knew in my heart this was the time to share this message with the world and our community. The voices who join me on this track are some of the brightest lights I know. I hope this song serves as a reminder that we are all in this together.”
Additionally, Thomas Rhett and the song’s collaborators will donate all proceeds from “Be A Light” to the MusiCares® COVID-19 Relief Fund. The Recording Academy® and its affiliated charitable foundation MusiCares® have established the COVID-19 Relief Fund to help people in the music industry affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and subsequent cancellation of multiple music events. From hotel and bar gigs to major music festivals, COVID-19 is deeply impacting live music events, and the creative community behind it all.
Administered through MusiCares, the COVID-19 Fund will be used to directly support those in the music community with the greatest need. If you wish to support our efforts to assist music people in need, visit: https://www.grammy.com/MusiCares/CoronavirusReliefFund.
About Thomas Rhett
5x ACM Awards nominee Thomas Rhett’s GRAMMY-nominated fourth studio album CENTER POINT ROAD is a return to his roots and connects fans to his past, weaving together autobiographical stories with familiar sounds that have propelled his meteoric career. CENTER POINT ROAD has spawned two No. One hits, PLATINUM lead single, “Look What God Gave Her” which was first introduced on SNL and “Remember You Young,” while his current single “Beer Can’t Fix” ft. Jon Pardi has entered the Top 10 at Country radio, following a slew of RIAA-certified PLATINUM and GOLD chart-toppers, bringing Thomas Rhett’s No. One tally at Country radio to 14. Thomas Rhett earned his second CMA Triple Play award for penning three No. One songs within a 12-month period this year and was named Country radio’s most played artist of 2018, adding to his collection of trophies from the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, Billboard Music Awards, CMT Music Awards and more. Later this year, he will kick off his headlining THE CENTER POINT ROAD TOUR. For more information on new music and upcoming tour dates, visit ThomasRhett.com.
A friend and ally of the music community, MusiCares® was established by the Recording Academy to safeguard the health and well-being of all music people. A four-star charity and safety net in times of need, MusiCares® offers confidential preventive, recovery, and emergency programs to address financial, medical, and personal health issues. Through the generosity of our donors and volunteer professionals, our dedicated team works across the country to ensure the music community has the resources and support it needs.
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