Following last year's sold-out debut, Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival, produced by premier independent festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents, returns to Louisville, KY on Saturday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 13 at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center.
Multi-platinum Entertainer, Chingy, Signs Exclusively with Adkins Publicity for PR/Publicity Representation
Multi-platinum recording artist, actor and philanthropist, Chingy, joins Adkins Publicity's roster for exclusive representation in all areas of PR/publicity as he prepares to release new music throughout 2020. Chingy's undeniable talent shines as he balances romantic rap/R&B collaborations with a rugged lyrical flow that highlights his experience as a former battle rapper who’s ascended to the Billboard Hot 100 chart eight times and achieved rapid mainstream success with the release of his double-Platinum RIAA certified debut album, Jackpot and smash hits "Right Thurr,” “Holidae In,” “One Call Away” and many more. Off stage, Chingy's acting chops include small screen roles in television comedy series "My Wife and Kids," "One on One," "George Lopez," "Yo Momma," as well as cameos in several films, including "Scary Movie 4" and "Speed Dating."
Two-time 2020 GRAMMY® winner Billy Ray Cyrus released his new EP, The Singin' Hills Sessions Vol. 1 Sunset, via BMG/BBR Music Group, today. Following his record-shattering year, the collection of songs embodies Cyrus’ passion for storytelling, including the focus track, “I am…I Said,” a Neil Diamond-penned and recorded classic. Earlier this week, Cyrus dedicated a performance of “I am…I Said” to Kobe Bryant and the victims in the helicopter crash on CBS’ “The Talk” (click here to watch).
For more than two hours, country icon and original female outlaw, Tanya Tucker, thrilled a SOLD OUT crowd at the historic Ryman Auditorium with nonstop hits, her unmistakable wit and an 'only in Nashville' slate of guest appearances by Billy Ray Cyrus, Lee Ann Womack, Dennis Quaid, Margo Price, Jamey Johnson, Billy Joe Shaver, Johnny Rodriguez, Walker County, Erin Enderlin and Hailey Whitters.
“Old Town Road” Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus Makes Former President Obama’s Favorite Songs of 2019 Playlist
Former President Barack Obama ranked Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road (Billy Ray Cyrus Remix)," a song also included on his Summer Playlist, as one of his favorite songs of the year. "I stand here with the most humble heart that Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' featuring BRC is still on Former President Barack Obama’s official playlist of 2019. What a way to cap off the year," said Billy Ray Cyrus.
Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival Returns September 12 & 13, 2020 to Louisville, KY for 2nd Annual Event
After welcoming a sold-out crowd of over 70,000 fans to the inaugural Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival, Danny Wimmer Presents is excited to announce the dates for the 2nd Annual event, September 12 and 13, 2020 at the Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky.
Country Music Icon Tanya Tucker Announces Headlining Stops for 2020 “CMT Next Women of Country: Bring My Flowers Now Tour”
Today, CMT-awarded and GRAMMY®-nominated music icon and original female outlaw Tanya Tucker, whose critically acclaimed album While I’m Livin’ landed at No. 1 on Rolling Stone’s 40 Best Country and Americana Albums of 2019, revealed the 2020 tour dates for the "CMT Next Women of Country: Bring My Flowers Now Tour." Kicking off on February 5, the CMT tour will make stops in such major cities as Boston, Dallas, Houston, New York, Ontario, Vancouver and more. Fans can sign up for early access to presale tickets on TanyaTucker.com. Tickets for the majority of the dates go on-sale beginning this Friday, December 13 at 10:00 am CT at CMT.com and TanyaTucker.com.
Beloved motivational speaker and Inside Edition national correspondent, Megan Alexander, is branching out beyond television with a heartwarming children's picture book this holiday season with, "One More Hug," already a No. 1 best seller on Amazon. Along with "One More Hug," Alexander released the affectionate children's song, "One More," which she co-wrote with Lucas Hoge and Michael Hunter Ochs.
PHIL VASSAR, MATT RAMSEY, LONESTAR, JAMIE O’NEAL, OLIVIA OOMS AND MORE PERFORM FOR 2019 CHRISTMAS 4 KIDS AT RYMAN AUDITORIUM
During last night's 2019 Christmas 4 Kids concert at the historic Ryman Auditorium, country music hitmaker Phil Vassar headlined an evening of fan-favorite hits and holiday classics. The all-star lineup also included Lonestar, Matt Ramsey of Old Dominion, Jamie O'Neal, Olivia Ooms, Craig Wiseman, Jeffrey Steele and Adley Stump.
Billy Ray Cyrus continues touching audiences and all ages worldwide with the success of "Old Town Road (Billy Ray Cyrus Remix)" with Lil Nas X as the pair are honored with an American Music Award for Favorite Song Hip-Hop/Rap. Winners are voted on entirely by fans. Cyrus and Lil Nas X are closing out the year with 3 nominations at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards for "Old Town Road (Billy Ray Cyrus Remix)" in the all genre Record Of The Year and Best Music Video categories, as well as Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, which air January 26 on CBS. These latest nominations brings Cyrus' total GRAMMY® nods to 7 over the course of his impressive career.