Nichols sets PR for adds for new single
Monday, May 13, 2013
– Joe Nichols will have the biggest country radio add week of his career this week with Sunny and 75,
the lead single for Red Bow Records.
The song had 52 first week adds, making it not only the biggest add week of his career, but also the second most added song at country radio this week.
Nichols was one of the first artists signed to Red Bow Records when it opened in October 2012. The label also includes Rachel Farley.
The song was written by Michael Delaney, Paul Jenkins and Jason Sellers and is the lead single from Nichols' upcoming, as yet untitled CD, set for release this fall. Lyrics for the song can be seen online.
Nichols will tour this summer. The artist will also be a part of CMA Music Festival in Nashville this June, with a performance at Riverstages on June 6 and his annual Fan Club party later that same day, this year taking place at 3rd and Lindsley.
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