On The Cover: Brad Paisley (Oct./Nov. 2012)

Brad Paisley is a consummate singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer, which has earned him three GRAMMYs, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards including Entertainer of the Year for 2010. He has placed 20 singles at the top of the charts, the latest a duet with Carrie Underwood, “Remind Me.” Paisley’s current album, This Is Country Music, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and is his sixth consecutive studio album to debut as the nation’s country best-seller. He released his first book, Diary of a Player, in 2011 and was on the New York Times Best Seller list for two weeks.

Artist Name: Brad Paisley
Label: Arista Nashville
Current Album: New album “yet to be titled” due out April 9
Current Single: “Southern Comfort Zone,” written by Paisley, Chris DuBois and Kelley Lovelace
Hometown: Glen Dale, West Virginia
Management: Bill Simmons, Fitzgerald-Hartley
Booking: William Morris Endeavor
Recent Hits: With 20 No. 1 singles to his credit, Brad’s most recent hits are “Remind Me” duet with Carrie Underwood, “Old Alabama” and “This Is Country Music.”
Awards: 14 CMA Awards (including 2010 Entertainer of the Year), 14 ACM Awards (including 5 consecutive Male Vocalist of the Year) and 3 Grammys.
RIAA certs to date: With career sales over 12 million albums worldwide, Brad’s double-Platinum certifications include Time Well Wasted and Mud On The Tires.
Touring: Brad is currently headlining his Virtual Reality World Tour with special guests The Band Perry and Scotty McCreery.
Special TV/Film Appearances: For the fifth consecutive year, Brad will co-host the The 46th Annual CMA Awards on November 1 on ABC with label mate Carrie Underwood.
Birthday: October 28


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