Clint Higham always knew. When most little kids wanted to be doctors or firefighters, the young Northern Californian was determined as a young boy to be a country music manager. While his parents would take grade-schooler Clint to seeTammy Wynette, Barbara Mandrell and others at local Holiday Inns, the kid was intent on meeting the ones who made the careers matter.
We could not be more proud that today, March 23rd, OD has been voted by their peers and music industry colleagues as the Academy of Country Music's Best New Vocal Duo/Group of the Year. OD was also nominated for Vocal Group of the Year at the 51st ACM Awards.
We’re very excited to announce that our own Brandon Lay has just signed a record deal with Universal Music Group Nashville.
Get your tickets to Kenny Chesney's 2016 Spread the Love Tour HERE
Old Dominion’s debut album, Meat and Candy, featuring “Break Up With Him,” is now available everywhere! Here are some places you can find it, for your convenience:
After breaking nine attendance records – many his own – and selling in excess of 1.3 million tickets on The Big Revival Tour, Kenny Chesney wanted to harness the energy of last year’s audiences. Naming his 2016 tour Spread the Love to reflect the No Shoes Nation’s passion for living life and loving music, he’s announcing the first wave of shows for next year – starting with the already-on-sale April 23 concert at Auburn’s Jordan Hare Stadium.
Old Dominion, will release their debut album, Meat and Candy, on November 6. Meat and Candy was produced by GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter and producer, Shane McAnally, and physical copies can now be pre-ordered at Amazon. The highly anticipated album features the group’s Top 15 and still rising hit song “Break Up With Him,” the first song that the band of hit-songwriters wrote together collectively as a group.
Ask Ryan Griffin who his influences are and the first two people he names are George Strait and Brian McKnight. Yep, the famous R&B singer. And the King of Country Music. Understandably, it took some time for the Floridian to define a sound that’s his own.
In an exclusive interview with The Tennessean, Doug Morris, the 76-year-old music industry legend who oversees Sony’s record label operation, said he viewed OD as joining current superstar artists Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley and Garth Brooks to provide a new foundation for the company’s country music division.
On his 8th appearance at the home of the Philadelphia Eagles, the man who’s won 8 Entertainer of the Year Awards broke his own record for a single night country music show, selling 55,131 tickets to his Big Revival 2015 Tour.
Kenny Chesney’s been tearing it up at the stadiums this summer with The Big Revival 2015 Tour. He’s broken his own record at Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field with 55,381 and prompted The Dallas Morning News to opine “Two parts Mick Jagger, one part Bruce Springsteen and one part Billy Graham” after his Texas/AT&T Stadium show.
Stream six songs from Kenny Chesney's upcoming album, The Big Revival, out September 23rd!
Jake Owen has witnessed some of the best live shows in the business, having paid his dues as the opener for such country superstars as Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw. So one could only assume the RCA recording act would've picked up some tricks of the trade when it comes to entertaining a live crowd.
Next week, on April 8th, Martina McBride will release 'Everlasting' (Vinyl Recordings) - a collection of iconic soul and pop songs that see the powerhouse singer "cooing...growling...and dazzling" (Country Weekly). Martina will also perform songs from the album - classics like Elvis Presley's "Suspicious Minds" and Aretha Franklin's "Do Right Woman, Do Right Man" - on Today, VH1, The Arsenio Hall Show, at a sold out "Intimate Evening" at the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles, and a public show at Hard Rock Café New York with full band, horns and backup singers.
JAKE OWEN THROWS THE ULTIMATE BEACH PARTY WITH THE KICK OFF OF THE DAYS OF GOLD TOUR 2014; CHART-TOPPING VOCALIST PERFORMED FOR PACKED CROWDS IN NORTH DAKOTA, SOUTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA; HIT SINGLE BEACHIN’ CLIMBING THE COUNTRY RADIO CHARTS
Clint Higham is in the business of “building champions,” he says.
Indeed, Higham has coached a country music heavyweight with Kenny Chesney, who he began managing in 1993. Chesney’s last 10 tours have each sold more than 1 million tickets and the singer has notched seven No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200. In 2013, Chesney ranked 10th on Billboard’s top 25 highest-grossing tours, pulling in $90.9 million from 44 shows, according to Billboard Boxscore.
"Spread the Love" finds country super-star Kenny Chesney coming together with the legendary Wailers for a noble purpose. Chesney's proceeds from the sale of the song go directly to the Spread the Love Fund, dedicated to providing prosthetic limbs and post-prosthetic care to those injured in the Boston Marathon bombing this past spring.
Nashville, TN-October 7, 2013--Columbia Nashville artist Leah Turner’s co-penned track “Take the Keys,” is now available at country radio. Recently featured in Billboard’s “Bubbling Under” column, which takes a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts, Leah is currently at work writing and recording her debut album for Columbia Nashville.
NASHVILLE, TN – (March 1, 2013) – Country’s rockin’ duo, Big & Rich, were awarded CRS’ 2013 Artist Humanitarian Award at Country Radio Seminar this week. Big & Rich’s charitable endeavors date back more than a decade. Their humanitarian efforts have ranged from visiting individual patients in hospitals, to staging benefit concerts for the Country Music Hall of Fame and the 173rd Airborne Memorial, to their well-documented U.S. and international outreach. The duo has made a point throughout their career to help underprivileged children and families in struggling countries like Uganda, Sudan, Haiti and Kenya, among others.
Kenny Chesney, who's played a country-world record 85 stadium shows in his career, makes it to over 100 with today's announcement of 17 stadium dates on his 'No Shoes Nation' Tour, which starts Saturday, March 16 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.