Platinum selling country star, Hunter Hayes, will headline the sold-out CMT on Tour: Hunter Hayes’ Let’s Be Crazy tour which kicks off this Thursday, October 10 in Knoxville, TN. With 24 shows in 21 cities, the three-time GRAMMY nominated artist entertained invited guests at Tennessee Performing Arts Center yesterday with a nearly two hour show that featured songs from his self-titled deluxe edition release, (Encore), which was recently certified Platinum by the RIAA. With three consecutive No. 1 singles and over seven million singles sold to date, Hunter has sold more singles than any solo debut country male since the inception of Soundscan’s singles chart. In addition, two of the Top 10 selling country singles of 2013 are currently held by Hunter with “Wanted” and “I Want Crazy.” President and CEO of Warner Music Nashville, John Esposito, commented that, “Hunter is one of only four country artists in the past five years to have a platinum-selling debut album.” Read the rest of the article here.
Article by: Jamie Ward, Music News Nashville