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Billy Currington Celebrates 8th No. 1 With “Hey Girl”

Billy Currington

Grammy nominated, Billy Currington, has scored his eighth number one single!

His hit song, “Hey Girl,” topped the Billboard Country radio chart this week. The RIAA Gold certified track is the lead single from Currington’s new album We Are Tonight. “Hey Girl” was written by Rhett Akins, Ashley Gorley and Chris DeStefano and produced by Dann Huff.

“Eight number ones and I am just as grateful for this one as I was my first!” says Currington. “We Are Tonight is such a special album, and I am so excited to have its first single hit the top. Now I’m off to catch some waves to celebrate!”

We Are Tonight is available now! Grab your copy from iTunes:

Congratulations to Billy!

Billy Currington’s Music Video For “Hey Girl”

Have you seen Billy Currington‘s music video for his latest hit, “Hey Girl?” The video was shot in downtown Nashville and just as the song portrays, it shows Billy seeing a girl that grasps his attention and he follows her through a crowd trying to figure out a way to get her attention. In the end he wins, and gets her to dance with him. Watch the video below and let us know what you think!

“Hey Girl” is the lead single from his upcoming album, We Are Tonight, which is set to hit shelves on September 17.

Billy Currington launches Merch Hut site

Billy Currington

Mercury Nashville country artist Billy Currington gave a pretty cool surprise to fans today. He launched his brand new Merch Hut website, where fans are able to purchase merchandise, music, and more from the singer. The site is now live at

Some of the items include Let Me Down Easy panties, Pretty Good at Drinkin’ Beer koozies, his albums, and more. Are you going to get anything from
Billy’s new online store?

Billy’s latest single “Hey Girl” is out at country radio now.

Billy Currington dropped by NASCAR race


Things are starting to get a little worse for Billy Currington. After news that he was indicted on making terroristic threats towards a charter boat captain who had passed by his dock, NASCAR has announced that he will be replaced by Josh Turner at the Sprint All-Star Race. The line-up change was made official on Friday morning. The race and concert was scheduled for May 18th, and officials chose to go with the South Carolina native as Billy’s replacement.

Marcus Smith, President and general manager of the Charlotte Motor Speedway, said:

“Due to Currington’s recent indictment, we elected to change our act for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race.”

Billy had turned himself in to authorities on April 15th after he was indicted. He posted bail a few hours later in Savannah, Georgia. His indictment also included an elder abuse charge as the boat captain is over 70 years old.


Billy Currington indicted for Terroristic Threats

Billy Currington

According to a report in The Tennessean, Billy Currington was indicted by a Georgia jury for making “terroristic threats” towards a charter boat captain. The ship was making a tour with two paying customers when they passed by Billy’s home, and Billy became upset and starting shouting. The boat continued on its tour, but circled back later… with an even bigger reaction from the country star. Billy grabbed a camera and chased the ship back to its slip, threatening to beat up the captain once he was back on land.

The police report quoted in the article goes on to say that Billy nearly knocked an elderly man into the water on a nearby dock when he got too close while chasing the charter. The country star was not arrested after the incident, but police were called to the scene.

Billy thanked his fans on Twitter for sticking by him during his legal battle. He said:

“Hey guys, I wanted to thank everyone for the huge amount of support that I have received already. Unfortunately, I can’t comment on this situation as this is an ongoing legal matter. It means a lot to me to have your support during this time.”

He also took to his Twitter page on the date of the incident, on April 17th, to say:

“harrassing artists often at their home by boat should be illegal. thas all i know.”

The Tennessean is also reporting that Billy intended to file his own charges against the boat captain, but was unable to find documents acknowledging this today. What do you think? Did Billy go overboard, or does he have a point about celebrity privacy? Let us know below, on Facebook, or on our Twitter page.

Billy Currington Announced As Road to Ram Jam Artist


Platinum-selling country artist Billy Currington is the latest artist added to the Road To Ram Jam Concert series. He’s joining the previously announced Kellie Pickler, Easton Corbin, Brantley Gilbert, and Zac Brown Band as artists featured in the series. The Road To Ram Jam, presented by Ram Trucks, features five of today’s hottest country artists and provides fans the opportunity to win cool and exclusive prizes, like a trip for two to the invitation-only 2012 Ram Jam Concert Event December 29th in Nashville, Tennessee where all five will perform.

The series aims to bring country music fans closer than ever to their favorite artists through contests, video content, and opportunity to win collectibles like vinyl records, posters, and other merchandise through radio stations throughout the United States, and free music downloads. Fans can enter the sweepstakes to win a trip for 2 to the invitation-only concert event at or on the Ram Trucks Facebook page.

“It’s an honor to be included along with such great artists as Brantley, Kellie, Easton and Zac Brown Band. I look forward to performing with them this December in Nashville,” said Billy Currington. “Also, thank you Ram for giving me another opportunity to work with Team Rubicon. They will be the real winners in this sweepstakes.”

Billy is offering his fans a free download of his single “Swimmin’ in Sunshine” when they enter the sweepstakes above. All five artists have received a one-year lease on a 2012 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn Truck. The trucks will be auctioned off in early 2013  with proceeds going towards a charity of each artists’ choice. Proceeds from Billy’s truck will benefit Team Rubicon. Team Rubicon unites the skills  and experiences of military veterans with medical professionals to rapidly deploy emergency response teams into crisis situations. For more information on Team Rubicon, visit

Billy Currington’s Good Directions Certified Platinum


Congratulations to Billy Currington and the team at Mercury Records Nashville! His “Good Directions” single has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for selling more than one million copies digitally. The song was a co-write by Luke Bryan and Rachel Thibodeau and appears on Billy’s platinum selling album “Doin’ Something Right,” and is the third platinum selling single of his career so far.

“This is my third platinum song and it never gets old. I’m so happy to receive this honor. I’d like to say thank you to Luke Bryan and Rachel Thibodeu for writing such an incredible song. People always tell me it’s one of their favorites and this certification just proves that even more. Thank you!”

Billy’s other platinum singles include “People Are Crazy” from his album “Little Bit Of Everything,” and “Must Be Doing Something Right” from his album “Enjoy Yourself.” Both of those albums were certified gold by the RIAA for selling more than 500,000 copies. He’s currently in studio working on his next album for Mercury Records.

VIDEO: New Billy Currington Song


Billy Currington fans were treated to a brand new song at his Knoxville, Tennessee show last week. “Like It Never Happened” is expected to be on Billy’s upcoming new album. Check out the fan-filmed video below and let us know what you think about Billy’s new song.

Lionel Richie and Billy Currington to Premiere “Just For You” on Jimmy Kimmel Live & The Talk


Lionel Richie teamed up with his Mercury Nashville label mate Billy Currington on the song “Just For You” for his new album, Tuskegee, which was released on Monday, March 26, and has already peaked at No.1 on the iTunes and album charts. They will premiere the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live on April 4 and The Talk on April 5.

As soon as Richie heard Currington’s rough-and-sultry soulful country voice, he immediately knew what song he wanted the Georgia singer to record on his new album that contains 13 of his timeless hits performed as duets with country stars.

Billy Currington Announces Tour Dates

Billy Currington

Billy Currington will soon kick off his first headlining tour, and he has just announced eleven of the upcoming dates!

The trek will first stop in Biloxi, Mississippi on March 24th. Joining Currington on the road will be David Nail and Kip Moore.

The platinum-selling singer is expected to play some of his biggest hits including “People Are Crazy,” “Pretty Good at Drinkin’ Beer,” “Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right,” and “Let Me Down Easy,” as well as his current single, “Like My Dog,” and even a few new unreleased songs.

Check out the list below for the first batch of tour dates: