|Posted by Administrator on September 1, 2014 at 10:30 AM||comments (0)|
Two-time ACM Male Vocalist of the Year Jason Aldean is premiered the music video of his red-hot new single, “Burnin’ It Down” a few dys ago on E!. The new track serves as the lead single off Aldean’s upcoming sixth studio album on Broken Bow Records and has held the No. One position on Billboard's Country Singles Chart since release, earning GOLD certification in only three weeks.
Directed by Wes Edwards and shot in Nashville, TN earlier this month, the smoldering video features a signature live performance from Aldean and his long-time band delivering a bold, pyro-driven punch. In case you missed it, you can view the video here.
Aldean was recently recognized as the top selling male country artist in the digital era with sales totaling over 21 million downloads. He is currently rounding out his unforgettable BURN IT DOWN 2014 TOUR, which has two upcoming sold out nights at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater following sell-outs across the country and stops at five baseball stadiums. For more information and for a full list of tour dates, visit www.jasonaldean.com.
|Posted by Administrator on August 7, 2014 at 11:45 PM||comments (0)|
Photo ID (L to Right): Jonathan Lamy (Executive Vice President, Communications, RIAA), Cara Duckworth Weiblinger (Vice President, Communications, RIAA), Lee Adams (VP of National Promotion, Broken Bow Records), Benny Brown (President/CEO, Broken Bow Records), Jason Aldean, Liz Kennedy (Director, Communications and Gold & Platinum Program, RIAA), Rick Shedd (GM, Broken Bow Records) and Jon Loba (Executive Vice President, Broken Bow Records)
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has recognized Jason Aldean as the Top Male Country Artist in the history of RIAA’s Digital Gold & Platinum Awards, the music industry’s premier program for celebrating artistic achievement in the marketplace. To date, Aldean has tallied over 21.5 million cumulative RIAA Digital Single Certifications counting song downloads and on-demand streams.
“On behalf of myself and my RIAA colleagues, we are delighted to recognize Jason Aldean for this prestigious honor,” said RIAA Chairman and CEO Cary Sherman. “We congratulate Broken Bow Records and Jason on this singular achievement and look forward to many more years of great country music to come.”
"This is such a huge honor, and one that everyone on my team earned together," said Aldean. "I love country music, and I wouldn't want to be doing anything else…there was never a Plan B for me. I can't thank the RIAA or country music fans enough for helping us get to this level…it's unbelievable!"
Last week, Aldean’s smoking new single “Burnin’ It Down” ranked as the top selling single in the country in all genres and marked his biggest career debut ever at country radio. Aldean just rounded out a string of five massively successful BURN IT DOWN 2014 TOUR stadium dates, and the tour will continue on with notable upcoming stops including two sold out nights at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre. For more information and for a full list of tour dates, please visit www.jasonaldean.com.
|Posted by Administrator on August 4, 2014 at 12:55 AM||comments (0)|
Two-time ACM "Male Vocalist Of The Year" Jason Aldean’s just-released lead single “Burnin’ It Down” exploded into the top selling spot in the country tallying 183,672 total digital sales. With a total of 135 stations onboard, the lead single from his upcoming sixth studio album for Broken Bow Records also received the most first-week radio adds of any single in Aldean’s career.
The new single comes alongside Aldean's massive stadium run as part of his headlining BURN IT DOWN 2014 TOUR. Following two recent back-to-back stadium sellouts, this past weekend Aldean played shows at Nationals Park (Washington, DC on 7/25) and PNC Park (Pittsburgh, PA on 7/26). His performances have resonated with fans and media alike, when “the crowd sang along, loving every minute” (Cincinnati Enquirer) and the critics claimed, “there was no denying its sheer full-throttle power” (Pittsburgh Post Gazette).
Aldean will roundrd out the successful run with his performance this weekend at Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA on 8/1). For more information and for a full list of upcoming tour dates, please visit www.jasonaldean.com.
|Posted by Administrator on May 8, 2014 at 11:35 AM||comments (0)|
ACM’s Male Vocalist of the Year Jason Aldean left the east coast blazing from a sold out opening run of his headlining 2014 BURN IT DOWN TOUR this past weekend in Roanoke, VA; State College, PA and Atlantic City, NJ. The “party that included pyrotechnics and a massive light show” (Roanoke Times) also features special guests Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr and continues with 45 additional stops through the end of the year.
“To put it simply: This was a legendary night …Country superstar Jason Aldean is taking everything up a notch this year as he embarks on his ‘Burn it Down’ tour...” - Press of Atlantic City
Aldean’s 2014 BURN IT DOWN TOUR continues this weekend with a two-night run in Birmingham, AL and next weekend with a three-night residency in Atlanta, GA. This summer, the tour will hit already sold out MLB stadiums in Cleveland, OH; Cincinnati, OH and Pittsburgh, PA as well two sold out nights at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater. For a full list of upcoming tour dates, visit www.jasonaldean.com.
|Posted by Administrator on January 9, 2014 at 11:15 AM||comments (0)|
Jason Aldean has announced on Good Morning America that he will take to the road for the 50-city Burn It Down Tour, featuring Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr. Aldean will be partnering with Major League Baseball, and visiting baseball stadiums across the country.
Aldean said that show dates at stadiums would happen “periodically throughout the year.”
Further details of the tour will be announced later today at 2:30 p.m. ET on www.MLB.com.
|Posted by Administrator on January 8, 2014 at 11:05 AM||comments (0)|
The long-rumored iHeartRadio Country Festival has been set for March 29 in Austin, TX and will feature performers including Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Eric Church, Lady Antebellum, Hunter Hayes, Carrie Underwood, Jake Owen and Dan + Shay. Premiere's Bobby Bones will host at the city's Frank Erwin Center. A six-week promotion beginning Monday (1/13) will give thousands of Clear Channel Country and iHeartRadio listeners the opportunity to win a trip to the event, which will air live on Clear Channel Country stations and iHeartRadio.com. Sponsors include Jim Beam, NBC and State Farm. Tickets go on sale Jan. 18; more info here.
"The response to our country performers at the last three iHeartRadio Music Festivals was so incredible we decided to create an entire show just for them,” says Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises President John Sykes. “It will be a country fan's dream and a testament to the power of country music and recognition of the stature of these artists."
"Country music is experiencing an unprecedented explosion of popularity with music fans across America, and there's no better way to celebrate that than by building on the incredible success of our annual two-day iHeartRadio Music Festival and creating the biggest dedicated multiplatform event ever featuring the biggest stars in Country music," says CC National Programming Platforms President Tom Poleman. "The core of our business is the bond our local stations have with our listeners and an important part of that is to give them extraordinary events no one else can provide. With the largest reach of any country music radio group, we’re thrilled to add this once-in-a-lifetime 'all things country’ mega festival to iHeartRadio’s exceptional lineup of can’t-miss events
|Posted by Administrator on November 20, 2013 at 9:30 PM||comments (0)|
Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year and “King of Country” George Strait will play his final concert June 7, 2014 at the 100,000-seat capacity AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The show, which is the last date for Quicken Loans Presents George Strait’s The Cowboy Rides Away Tour 2014, will include an all-star lineup of guest artists (performing three songs each) including Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Ronnie Dunn, Vince Gill, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride and Lee Ann Womack.
Fittingly, the opening act for Strait’s final concert will be the “Kings of Texas Swing” and six-time Grammy Award-winning group, Asleep At The Wheel.
Tickets for the highly-anticipated concert will go on sale to the public Friday, December 6 at 10:00 AM CST and can be purchased via Strait's official website here.
Additionally, Strait's latest single "I Got A Car" is working its way onto country radio. It is the third release from his chart-topping 40th album Love Is Everything and was penned by Tony Douglas and Keith Gattis. To see more on the story behind the song, click here.
Although this is Strait’s final concert tour, the legendary artist will continue to record new music for longtime label home MCA Records and will perform select dates across the country after the tour has wrapped. For more information, please visit www.georgestrait.com.
|Posted by Administrator on October 30, 2013 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
CMA Entertainer of the Year nominee Jason Aldean held his eighth annual benefit show, “Concert for the Cure,” on October 25th, raising more than $575,000 for the fight against breast cancer. A sold out crowd at the New Orleans Arena filled the room with pink in support of the cause and Aldean presented a check to the local Susan G. Komen Affiliate. All funds will directly support Komen New Orleans grants for breast cancer screening, treatment and education programs.
“New Orleans needs this money as badly as anyone right now,” said Aldean from the stage. “I can’t tell you how happy I am to give them this check! Like pretty much everyone I know, I've lost someone I love to breast cancer and I don't want anyone else to have to go through that. For all you ladies out there - we love the rack... save 'em, alright!"
Aldean is heading into the final stretch of what has been a career-defining year, recently notching his 12th No. one single, "Night Train," earning three CMA Award nominations including his third consecutive Entertainer of the Year nod and being selected as one of five CMT Artists of the Year honorees.
For more information about Susan G. Komen, breast health or breast cancer, visit www.komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.
For more information about Jason Aldean, visit www.jasonaldean.com.
|Posted by Administrator on October 29, 2013 at 12:10 AM||comments (0)|
A tour bus carrying Country singer Jason Aldean was involved in a fatal accident overnight in Knox County, Ind. The accident occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. Monday (Oct. 28) on Old U.S. 41. According to deputies, Albert Kennedy, of Vincennes, Ind., walked in front of Aldean’s bus, and was fatally struck. Neither Aldean nor the bus driver were injured, and the accident remains under investigation.
Aldean released a statement regarding the accident. The statement reads:
“With a heavy heart, I’m sad to say that a man passed away last night after stepping out in front of my bus in Indiana. In all the years I’ve been touring and all the miles we’ve driven, nothing prepares you for something like this to happen. I’m praying for Albert Kennedy’s family and friends today and ask that you do the same.”
|Posted by Administrator on October 17, 2013 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes and Tim McGraw will be featured this year during the CMT special, CMT Artists of the Year. The televised event will air live for the first time on Tuesday, Dec. 3rd at 8 p.m. ET.
Past artists named as CMT Artists of the Year include Aldean, Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band.