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Cole Swindell Announces Tour Dates


“I’ve lived a little longer now and been through things. I’ve learned that it’s okay to have a song that isn’t a party song or an uptempo song. Now that I have people’s attention, I can release songs like ‘You Should Be Here’ and ‘Break Up in the End’ and show people that there’s a different side,” Swindell explains to Taste of Country and other media, speaking of the new project. “I’m thankful that I get to release songs that mean stuff to people.”

Tickets for the All of It Tour go on sale to the general public on Friday (July 20), with pre-sale beginning on Thursday (July 19). Fans who purchase tickets for the shows will also receive a copy of the album. Taste of Country is also giving a lucky fan the chance to meet Swindell at his show during the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of 2018 FGL Fest on Sept. 8.

Cole Swindell’s 2018 All of It Tour Dates:
Aug. 17 – St. Louis, Mo. @ The Ready Room
Aug. 19 – Rosemont, Ill. @ Joe’s Live
Aug. 20 – Grand Rapids, Mich. @ The Intersection
Aug. 21 – Fort Wayne, Ind. @ Clyde Theatre
Aug. 22 – Cleveland, Ohio @ House of Blues
Aug. 23 – Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Stage AE

http://tasteofcountry.com/cole-swindell-2018-all-of-it-tour-dates/

Lauren Daigle Returs With A New Single On The Christian Charts


Lauren Daigle returns with new single “You Say,” which bounds nto Billboard’s Christian Airplay chart (dated July 21) at No. 22 with 1.9 million audience impressions in the week ending July 15, according to Nielsen Music.

On the Hot Christian Songs chart, which combines airplay, streaming and sales data, the ballad opens at No. 33.

The song, which the Lafayette, La., native co-wrote, makes the highest entrance on Christian Airplay this year. It logs the best start for a non-holiday song by an unaccompanied female artist in over eight years, since Francesca Battistelli’s “Beautiful, Beautiful” bowed at No. 21 on March 20, 2010.

“You Say” is the first offering from Daigle’s second proper full-length, “Look Up Child,”due Sept. 7. The new single is the first song that Daigle penned since her debut LP How Can It Be, which ruled Top Christian Albums for 11 weeks and rises 5-2 in its 171st week on the list; it has earned 1.2 million equivalent album units since its April 2015 release. Daigle followed with the holiday set “Behold: A Christmas Collection, “which spent five weeks at No. 1 on Top Christian Albums beginning in December 2016.
“‘You Say’ was written at a time when I felt like things were getting away from me and, honestly, I was feeling overwhelmed,” Daigle tells Billboard. “This song became my anchor and my rock and it gave me truth. I hope it does the same for anyone that hears it.”

The 2018 “All of It Tour” begins Aug. 17 at St. Louis, Mo.’s the Ready Room.

https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/chart-beat/8466103/lauren-daigle-you-say-christian-charts-debut

Shawn Mendes Headlines Rolling Stone Relaunch Event, Presented by YouTube Music


On July 26th, Rolling Stone will host 500 music industry insiders, influencers and a select group of fans at a raw industrial space in Brooklyn, as singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes headlines a special event presented by YouTube Music.

Mendes, who has scored seven consecutive Platinum or Multi-Platinum singles (soon to be eight with “In My Blood”), will perform live and participate in an intimate chat moderated by Rolling Stone staff writer Brittany Spanos. As part of Rolling Stone’s first live event under their relaunch initiative, the concert will be filmed for the Emmy-nominated series Live From The Artists Den.

The co-branded event kicks off a year-long partnership between YouTube Music and Rolling Stone, which will include exclusive integrated and immersive digital content, and various experiential consumer and artist experiences.

The Rolling Stone Relaunch event presented by YouTube Music celebrates the redesign of the magazine and website as well as the recent launch of YouTube Music.

Following the Shawn Mendes performance, talk, and party celebrating this key moment for the brand, the event will conclude with a special after party performance by the Grammy-winning Jamaican musical group Toots & The Maytals. The band’s prolific frontman, Toots Hibbert, was named one of the 100 Greatest Singers by Rolling Stone in 2010. Rolling Stone Relaunch presented by YouTube Music will air as part of the new Artists Den season on national public television.

Shawn Mendes Headlines Rolling Stone Relaunch Event, Presented by YouTube Music

RaeLynn Preparing To Release Music On Friday


RaeLynn is preparing to release more new music on Friday (July 20). The singer turned to Instagram on Monday (July 16) to post the cover of what’s presumably a new song titled “Tailgate,” according to tasteofcountry.com.

The former contestant on The Voice released her debut album, “WildHorse,” in March of 2017, and she released two singles from it, “Love Triangle” and “Lonely Call.” She dropped a new song titled “Queens Don’t” in March, most likely from an upcoming album, and fans reacted to her announcement of more music on the way with excitement.

RaeLynn teased fans with another, more cryptic post Tuesday afternoon (July 17), this one sharing a cover that was similar to her first post, but with a bridge added to the original image.

“Don’t tell on me #tailgate,” she writes to accompany the picture.

http://tasteofcountry.com/raelynn-tailgate/