Corbin scores first number one
Monday, March 22, 2010
– Easton Corbin scored the first number one of his career with A Little More Country Than That,
making Easton the first country male solo artist to achieve that with a debut single since 2003.
Marking his national television debut, Easton will perform the single April 1 on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
"A big thank you to country radio for believing in Easton and this song from the very beginning," said Royce Risser, Senior Vice President of National Promotion.
"A number one for a new artist is uncommon, and for it to happen with a new artist's first single is even more rare. Easton has given us a killer album and we can't wait to release his next hit.
The song was written by Rory Feek, Don Poythress and Wynn Varble and produced by Carson Chamberlain.
Corbin will be on Brad Paisley's H20 World Tour this year, which kicks off May 21 in Virginia Beach, Va. and continues thru the end of September.
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