Cody Johnson Celebrates RIAA Certifications
Country star Cody Johnson performed in front of a sold-out crowd on Feb. 2 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The headline show marked a record for the singer, as it became the most tickets sold by a male country artist in their Bridgestone debut.
Before taking the stage, Warner Music Nashville helped present Johnson with 46 new RIAA certifications. These certifications combined total more than 17 million in sales and streams. He also received a Gold certification for current single “The Painter,” which debuted at country radio with the singer’s largest add date so far.
Bailey Zimmerman Kicks Off Headline Tour In Los Angeles
Fast-rising country star Bailey Zimmerman kicked off his “Religiously: The Tour” on Feb. 1 at The Novo in Los Angeles, California. The sold-out crowd started lining up hours before the show, eager to see Zimmerman. He captivated the audience with performances of hits “Religiously,” “Rock And A Hard Place,” “Where It Ends” and many more.
The tour will continue this week in California before hitting more than 30 stops including New York City, Indianapolis, San Antonio and more.
Country Music Hall Of Fame Hosts Concert & Conversation With Morgan Wade
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum hosted singer-songwriter Morgan Wade for a concert and conversation over the weekend. Wade is featured in the museum’s exhibition “American Currents: State of the Music,” in the “Unbroken Circle” portion.
The event was offered in support of the exhibition, and was filmed. The program will be part of the museum’s Live at the Hall digital program series, premiering at a later date.
Auburn McCormick Signs With Rose & Thorn Records
Emerging country singer-songwriter Auburn McCormick has signed a record deal with Nashville-based independent label Rose & Thorn Records. The label was founded by Connor Rankin and has added Jared Scott as Director of Operations and Falon Simmons as Head of A&R.
“Signing a record deal has always been a goal of mine. From a young age, I knew music was what I was supposed to do with my life,” shares McCormick. “Once I saw how passionate they were about me and my music, and their belief that we could and would be better than the industry ‘standard,’ I knew this was my team.”
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