Who: Multi-platinum entertainer and Middle Tenn. native, Chris Young
What: Following last week’s announce of his highly anticipated 8th studio album – Famous Friends – Chris Young is set to film a live performance for a new music video from his forthcoming album. The performance is free and open to the public. Chris will perform some of his biggest hits live, in addition to the music video taping, and you never know who might show up to join him onstage. His July 5th appearance adds to the 4th of July weekend of events in Nashville, more info at visitmusiccity.com/july4th.
This isn’t the first time Nashville has been highlighted in Chris’s music – his Top 5 and rising single “Famous Friends,” the title track to his new album releasing August 6 at https://CY.lnk.to/FamousFriends, calls out Rutherford County, where Chris grew up in Tennessee, and Kane’s hometown of Hamilton County along with Nashville’s Davidson County.
When: Monday, July 5 at 7pm CT
No interviews available onsite, request photo/video passes via Monarch Publicity
Where: 1st and Broadway in Nashville, Tenn. (Let Freedom Sing stage)
Find additional information about street closures and FAQs at visitmusiccity.com/july4th
About Chris Young:
Multi-platinum RCA Records Nashville entertainer Chris Young has accumulated an impressive list of accomplishments, including membership in the iconic Grand Ole Opry, more than 4 Billion on-demand streams, 13 Million singles sold, 11 career No. 1 singles, 21 R.I.A.A. Gold/Platinum/Multi-Platinum certified projects, 2 Grammy nominations, 3 Country Music Association nominations and 4 Academy of Country Music nominations along with a win for Performance of the Year at 2020’s CMT Music Awards. These accomplishments and more landed him in the Top 20 of Billboard’s top country artists of the decade.
Named “one of his era’s finest traditionalists” by the Associated Press, Chris is an international ambassador for country music, performing to capacity crowds around the world. With a hit-packed set that highlights his eleven chart-toppers — including back-to-back No. 1s “Losing Sleep,” “Sober Saturday Night,” “Think Of You,” and “I’m Comin’ Over” — the Grammy and ACM nominated vocalist’s 2019 headlining tour played to over 400,000 fans in 3 countries.
Chris’ brand-new single, “Famous Friends” with Kane Brown, which took home the trophy for Collaborative Video of the Year at the 2021 CMT Music Awards, is Top 5 and rising and impacted country radio as the most-added new track at the start of the year. The infectious title track will lead his 8th studio album, Famous Friends, due August 6, following back-to-back No. 1 Billboard Top Country Albums Losing Sleep and I’m Comin’ Over.
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