Lee Brice Notches One Billion Streams On Apple Music
Curb Records’ Lee Brice recently amassed 1 billion streams on Apple Music. In the past three years, his Apple Music streams have more than tripled and, combined with all other platform streams, places Brice’s total digital streaming imprint at over 5 billion.
“What can I say? This is absolutely incredible!” says Lee. “I am so honored and humbled that folks connect with my music. I never would’ve dreamed that my songs would be listened to by so many and I want to thank everyone who has supported me along the way.”
His current album, Hey World, has produced three No. 1 hits, including “Memory I Don’t Mess With,” “One of Them Girls,” and “I Hope You’re Happy Now” with Carly Pearce, which scored a trophy for Musical Event of the Year at the 54th Annual CMA Awards and won both Single of the Year and Music Event of the Year at the 56th ACM Awards.
Lee has had 17 songs hit the Apple Music Daily Top 100 Chart in 22 countries. His massive hit, “One of Them Girls,” reached the top five in multiple countries and became his first song to reach the Global Daily Top 100. The Grammy nominee has taken nine singles to No. 1 over his career, and his most recent single, “Soul,” is currently climbing the charts at country radio.
Romeo Entertainment Group Ups Lacey Hayes To Agent
Romeo Entertainment Group (REG), a full service talent buying agency in Nashville, has promoted Lacey Hayes to Agent.
Hayes started her career in Dallas as the Logistics Manager for Gilley’s Dallas. She then moved to New York City to work for the Emmy award-winning live event production company RWS and Associates where she produced work for Jennifer Lopez, theme parks, cruise ships, and special events all over the country. After four years, she came back to Nashville and began working as an Executive Assistant to the President of Neste Live.
“Romeo Entertainment Group is the epitome of talent buying success in the music industry. I am honored and incredibly grateful to be a part of this top-notch team. Live music has always been my passion and I have found a career where my vast knowledge of all genres of music pays off.” Hayes shares “Romeo’s company culture, model of business, and standards for client service align exactly with my own values. Our clients truly are the best and are why we work so hard in every aspect to deliver the highest quality live show. We are in the business of giving people the best moments of their lives. Every time I look out into an audience, I am overwhelmed with happiness witnessing the joy on people’s faces seeing their favorite artist live. It makes the hard work so worth it.”
R.J. Romeo, President of Romeo Entertainment Group, notes: “Lacey has grown so much since joining our team and we are proud of all she has accomplished. I am proud to have her as a member of our team. Her clients love her, our team respects her, and she is just getting started. I expect great things from her in the future and I know she will be an amazing talent buyer because of her love of music and her dedication to her clients.”
Hayes can be reached at [email protected].
Avery King Raises Over $17K For Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Nashville Top 30 under 30 honoree and Elicity Pubilc Relations’ Director of Publicity Avery King hosted a fundraising show on Tuesday night (Aug. 2) at Whiskey Row benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
The event raised $17,200 and included performances from Grammy-nominated songwriter Tofer Brown and rising country acts such as Austin Burke, Carter Faith, Hannah Dasher, Harper Grae, Madeline Edwards, Renee Blair, and Ryne Brashear.
“The entire night was an unforgettable experience. [We couldn’t have done it] without the help of Bryan Webb, Samantha Borenstein and all of the fabulous artists that donated their time and talent, thank you,” shares King. “Being able to stand in front of the full crowd and see so many people showing their support for such a wonderful cause was truly heartwarming.”
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation works to recognize young professionals and helps them grow into community leaders and influencers. Because of the funds raised by the Foundation and their life-saving research, advances continue to be made to fight for a cure. To learn more about CF, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, visit cff.org.
Edwin McCain Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut
Singer-songwriter Edwin McCain made his Opry debut last weekend (July 29).
Known for his 1998 smash hit, “I’ll Be,” McCain was invited to take the hallowed stage even though he’s not a country artist, seeing it as an “opportunity to thank everyone that’s been instrumental in my career thus far in a meaningful moment.”
Based in Greenville, South Carolina, McCain often comes to Nashville to write with up-and-coming and established writers and artists.
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