NASHVILLE, TENN. (May 9, 2017) - The CMT Music Awards just announced their finalists, and energetic country duo Big & Rich have scored a nomination for “Duo Video of the Year,” with “Lovin’ Lately,” guest starring Tim McGraw, who is also featured on the track. Big & Rich’s fan nation, dubbed the FREAK PARADE, can vote for “Lovin’ Lately” HERE. The Charles Esten hosted spectacle will air LIVE on June 7 at 8:00pm ET, where all of the winners will be revealed.
Big & Rich’s latest single, “California” continues to turn heads, after recently storming into the Top 40 at country radio.The song’s brand new video made its broadcast premiere earlier this week on CMT, where it was aired on the hour for an entire day. Fans can watch the full adventurous video, which is now available worldwide HERE. The track serves as the lead single from the upcoming album Did It For The Party, set for release later this year. The single and album will also be promoted at Walmart® stores nationwide, after the newly announced partnership with TWIX®. “California” is available on iTunes, Spotify and wherever music is sold.
The CMT Music Awards nomination comes on the heels of a career-defining year, which saw the dynamic duo scoring their third back-to-back Top Ten record on country radio with the award nominated smash “Lovin’ Lately” featuring Tim McGraw. Since launching Big & Rich Records, the larger-than-life pair continued to soar to new heights with their previous project Gravity, after achieving consecutive back-to-back Top Ten hits for the first time in their 13 years together.
BIG & RICH’S 2017 DID IT FOR THE PARTY TOUR:
May 20 Knoxville, Tenn. – WIVK Party on the Porch
May 26 Forest City, Iowa – Tree Town Music Festival
Jun. 10 Valdosta, Ga. – Wild Adventures Theme Park
Jun. 11 Myrtle Beach, S.C. – Carolina Country Music Fest
Jun. 17 Martin, Mich. – 25th Annual B-93 Birthday Bash
Jun. 22 Manhattan, Kan. – Country Stampede
Jun. 23 Chicago, Ill. – Lake Shake Festival
Jun. 24 Tunica, Miss. – Gold Strike Casino
Jun. 30 Dickinson, N.D. –Roughrider Days
Jul. 08 University Park, Pa. – Beaver Stadium with Blake Shelton
Jul. 09 Webster, Mass. – Indian Ranch
Jul. 12 La Porte, Ind. – La Porte County Fair
Jul. 14 Atchison, Kan. – LakeFest
Jul. 15 Jacksonville, Ill. – Morgan County Fair
Jul. 21 Monticello, Iowa – Great Jones County Fair
Jul. 23 Twin Lakes, Wis. Country Thunder
Jul. 29 Cold Springs, Minn. – Firefest 2017
Aug. 03 Camrose, Canada – Big Valley Jamboree
Aug. 11 Springfiled, Mo. – Route 66 Music Festival
Aug. 12 Sterling, Colo. – Logan County Fair
Aug. 13 Loveland, Colo. – Thunder Mountain Amphitheatre
Aug. 19 Greenville, N.C. – Carolina Kickoff
Sept. 1 Huron, S.D. – South Dakota State Fair
Sept. 16 Colorado Springs, Colo. – Falcon Stadium
Oct. 01 Las Vegas, Nev. – Route 91 Harvest Festival
Oct. 07 Battle Creek, Mich. – FireKeepers Casino Hotel
About Big & Rich:
Big & Rich is comprised of Big Kenny and NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice” winner John Rich. The multi-platinum hit duo have garnered multiple Grammy, ACM, CMA and CMT Music Award nominations. Their previous release, Gravity helped propel them to new heights, producing three back-to-back smash hit singles with “Look at You,” “Run Away With You,” and “Lovin’ Lately” featuring Tim McGraw. The Country superstars’ first studio album, Horse of a Different Color, includes their hit infectious single, “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy).” Other hits include “Comin’ to Your City,” “8th of November” and their No. 1 hit, “Lost in this Moment.” Meanwhile, “Comin’ to Your City” is nearing a decade as the theme song for ESPN’s “College GameDay.