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Friday, February 27, 2015

CMT AND IHEARTMEDIA PARTNER FOR THE EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE OF CASEY JAMES’ VIDEO, “FALL APART”

Video Premieres Ahead of Critically-Acclaimed Single’s Radio Impact on 3/30


NASHVILLE, TN –February 27th, 2015-- 19 Recordings/Columbia Records’ Casey James is ready to share his new music. After a successful early debut at Sirius XM’s The Highway, Casey has partnered with CMT and iHeartMedia for the world premiere of his critically acclaimed new single’s video. Written by Will Bowen, Josh Carter and Zach Carter and scheduled to impact country radio on March 30th, “Fall Apart” has already caught the attention of fans and critics, with Country Weekly noting the single as “heartbreak done with conviction and feeling….Casey makes the most of this power ballad (to the nth degree).”

Starting today, fans can watch CMT during morning music hours or visit caseyjames.cmt.com and more than 120 iHeartMedia county station websites to see Casey’s video debut, a full 24 hours before being able to watch it anywhere else.

“Fall Apart” also marks the first single off of Casey’s forthcoming sophomore album and is the follow up to the  American Idol alum’s Top 15 single “Crying on a Suitcase.” Casey’s self-titled debut album entered Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart at #2, with USA Today declaring the album “worth the wait” in a 3-star review, while Entertainment Weekly cheered that “the songs shine” thanks to “a fusion of blues and contemporary country, his subtle grit and frequent guitar solos.”

“When I listen to this music, I feel like it’s my life,” said Casey. “All my mistakes. My decisions, good and bad; my thoughts, my hopes… everything that I am and have been through has led me to make this record.”

Fans can purchase “Fall Apart” on iTunes at: http://smarturl.it/cjfallapart.

PETE SCOBELL BAND TOPS iTUNES TOP 200 COUNTRY SONGS CHART WITH “HEARTS I LEAVE BEHIND,” A TRIBUTE TO “AMERICAN SNIPER” CHRIS KYLE


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2015) – Fresh on the country music scene, the Pete Scobell Band just scored their first No. 1 digital single with the poignant release, “Hearts I Leave Behind,” topping the iTunes Top 200 Country Songs chart this week. The song honors Chief Petty Officer Christopher Kyle, the U.S. Navy SEAL commemorated in the award-winning film American Sniper. Taya Kyle asked band frontman Pete Scobell, also a former Navy SEAL, to record the song in memory of her late husband, and 100 percent of the proceeds from the recording will be donated to the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation.

Click here to download “Hearts I Leave Behind” on iTunes.

“Hearts I Leave Behind” was written by Travis Meadows and features the legendary Wynonna Judd. The band is currently opening for Judd on the Wynonna Judd and Friends Stories & Song Tour and has previously performed on Marcus Luttrell’s Patriot Tour. Scobell is sponsored by Woody Creek Distillers and Team Never Quit.

For more information and the latest updates, visit www.petescobell.com or follow on Twitter @PeteScobell, Instagram @petescobellband and Facebook at www.Facebook.com/petescobellband.

ERIC CHURCH TO HOST NEW SHOW EXCLUSIVELY ON SIRIUS XM'S THE HIGHWAY

Outsiders Radio to premiere on February 27


NEW YORK–February 27, 2015–SiriusXM announced today in an exclusive story with USAToday.com that CMA and ACM award winner Eric Church will host Outsiders Radio, a monthly radio show on SiriusXM’s The Highway.

Outsiders Radio will explore the country music singer/songwriter’s personal music influences and play his current favorites. Church will also play exclusive, never before heard music from his own archives. The premiere episode of Outsiders Radio will celebrate the one year anniversary of the release of his groundbreaking album, The Outsiders, and play two exclusive tracks that were not released on the album.

Outsiders Radio will air on the last Friday of every month starting today, Friday, February 27 at 10:00 pm ET via satellite on The Highway channel 56 and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. The show will also be rebroadcast on Mondays at 12:00 am ET and Wednesdays at 11:00 pm ET.

After the broadcast, Outsiders Radio will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com. Visit www.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more info about SiriusXM On Demand.

The Highway plays new country music. Listeners will hear music from Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan and Carrie Underwood.

Church’s current album, The Outsiders, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart and the Billboard Country Albums Chart in February 2014 and has since garnered GRAMMY, ACM and CMA top album nominations. The Outsiders features his No. 1 hits "Give Me Back My Hometown” and “Talladega” and is the follow-up to Church’s Platinum-certified Chief, (named the 2012 Album of the Year by both CMA and ACM, and GRAMMY-nominated for Best Country Album) which featured five Top 20 singles: “Homeboy” (certified Platinum for sales in excess of one million singles); the Top 10 “Like Jesus Does” and the Top 5 “Creepin’” (both certified Gold for sales in excess of 500,000 singles each); and two No. 1 hits “Drink in My Hand” (certified Platinum) and “Springsteen” (certified Double Platinum for sales in excess of two million singles). Church’s 2006 debut album, Sinners Like Me (2006) and his sophomore album Carolina (2009) are both RIAA Gold-certified. Carolina had three hit singles: the Top 10 “Hell on the Heart” as well as Top 20 hit “Smoke A Little Smoke” and Top 10 smash “Love Your Love The Most,” which were both certified Gold. Sinners Like Me spawned three Top 20 singles: “How ‘Bout You,” “Two Pink Lines,” and “Guys Like Me.”

For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.