Artist Snapshots (2/21/13)

While gearing up to join Jason Aldean’s 2013 Night Train tour, RCA Nashville artist Jake Owen celebrated a Gold certification in the U.S. for his single “The One That Got Away.” Label executives and management surprised Jake with a plaque to commemorate the occasion in the midst of his tour rehearsal on Feb. 19 at Nashville’s Soundcheck. 

 “If the excitement wasn’t already building just preparing to hit the road with friend (and headliner) Jason Aldean, it sure is now! I can’t thank Country radio and the fans enough for supporting my music. My band and I have been in rehearsals day in and day out getting our new show ready and I can’t wait to share it,” shares Jake.
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Pictured (L-R): Sony Music Nashville’s Director, Digital Sales Alaina Vehec and VP, Sales Caryl Healey, Jake Owen, Sony Music Nashville Chairman and CEO Gary Overton, Manager Brandon Gill and Booking Agent Michael Betterton

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Brantley Gilbert recently performed for an enthusiastic packed house in Morgantown, W. Va., as part of a string of sold-out concerts in Kansas City, Mo.; Lincoln, Neb.; Mankato, Minn.; Corbin, Ky.; Morgantown, W. Va.; Augusta, Ga. and Chattanooga, Tenn. Gilbert and special guest Kip Moore will bring Gilbert’s Hell On Wheels tour to full houses in Tulsa, Okla. (Feb. 22) and Thackerville, Okla. (Feb. 23).

Brantley Gilbert performs to a sold-out crowd in Morgantown, W. Va. Photo: Justin Nolan Key

Brantley Gilbert performs to a sold-out crowd in Morgantown, W. Va. Photo: Justin Nolan Key

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The Academy of Country Music welcomed Eli Young Band to its Los Angeles office recently. The band performed their hit single, “Even If It Breaks Your Heart,” which is nominated for both Song of the Year and Single Record of the Year at the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards.

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Eli Young Band performs for the Academy of Country Music.

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Craig Campbell performed to a sold-out house in Raleigh, N.C.’s City Limits Saloon on Saturday.

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