Sugarland pushes new single
Friday, May 18, 2007
– With two hit singles under their belt on their second release, Sugarland will try to turn the trick again. "Everyday America" will go to radio for adds Monday, May 21st. The duo - Jennifer Nettles and Kraig Bush - co-wrote the song along with Lisa Carver.
This will be the third single from their platinum selling sophomore
album, "Enjoy The Ride," following two consecutive hits, "Want To" and
Sugarland performed the single live at the ACM awards in Last Vegas
this past Tuesday.
ABC's Good Morning America has launched a new promotional imagery
campaign using Sugarland's "Everyday America" which airs through Labor
Day. The new on-air campaign entitled "GMA IS HERE" was conceived by
executive producer and creative director of ABC News, Alan Ives. The
campaign highlights the globe-trotting reporting of Diane Sawyer, Robin
Roberts, Chris Cuomo and Sam Champion. The segment also showcases
some of lighter moments they experience each and every morning.
Both Nettles and Bush make cameo appearances via their most recent video
for "Everyday America."
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