Fallon hosts Rhett
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
– On the heels of a successful debut album release, Thomas Rhett will perform his multi-week number one hit It Goes Like This
tomorrow on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.
Fans have a chance to win seats to the performance by visiting http://www.fallonbandbench.com and entering the code: TRH.
"It Goes Like This" entered Billboard's Top Country Albums chart at number two last week with more than 36,000 copies sold. The title track reached num ber one. The follow-up single, Get Me Some Of That, will impact country radio on Nov. 25.
He will continue the Taste of Country Christmas Tour this week with shows in San Angelo, Texas on Nov. 14; Amarillo, Texas on Nov. 15 and Lubbock, Texas on Nov. 16.
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