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Easton Corbin Named NRA Artist of the Month

Easton Corbin & NRA Country.

Country music star Easton Corbin is the latest artist named as NRA Country’s Artist of the Month. He’ll serve as Artist of the Month for September, just two weeks away from his highly anticipated album “Lovin’ You Is Fun.” He joins some of the biggest names in country music today with his new title; previous artists participating include Justin Moore, Trace Adkins, Craig Morgan, Montgomery Gentry, Sunny Sweeney, Gretchen Wilson, Rodney Atkins, Josh Thompson, Love and Theft, Lee Brice and more!

Easton is helping to celebrate NRA Country’s love of the outdoors, the brave men and women in uniform, and love for family. He shares:

“Growing up in a small Florida
 town, I have such a love for the outdoors and beauty of our 
land.  I appreciate all the freedoms we enjoy everyday including my
 love of making music and sharing it with the fans. When traveling 
throughout the United States,
 I ride my Harley and am spoiled by taking in the different landscapes, fresh
 air and wildlife.  My name is Easton Corbin and I am NRA Country.” 

As part of the September promotion, fans can register to win an Easton Corbin prize pack including: an autographed copy of his brand new CD, 8×10, t-shirt, hat, “Lovin’ You is Fun” vinyl single, and a limited edition hatch show print poster. Fans can also check out a behind the scenes video to get a rare glimpse of Easton in the studio making his new album.

Visit http://nracountry.com/this-is from now through the end of September to check out the video and register to win. Good luck!

Love & Theft Are NRA Country’s Artist of the Month

Love & Theft for NRA Country.

Sony Music Nashville duo Love & Theft have been announced as the NRA Country Artist of the Month for August. The pair, who just released their self-titled sophomore album, are joining some of the biggest names in country music for the title. Former NRA Country Artists of the Month included Trace Adkins, Rodney Akins, Gretchen Wilson, Lee Brice, Justin Moore, Montgomery Gentry, Craig Morgan, Sunny Sweeney, and Josh Thompson. Love & Theft teamed up with the NRA to support the brave men and women fighting overseas, appreciation for the outdoors, and love of family.

“NRA Country represents everything Love and Theft believes in.  Our love for our families and this great country, preserving our American freedom, and most importantly a sincere appreciation and respect for our men and women in uniform and for their service abroad and at home.” – Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson / Love and Theft.

As part of the NRA Country promotion, the duo will be giving fans the chance to win a Love & Theft prize pack which includes two tickets to the public concert of the winner’s choice, two meet and greet passes, and an autographed poster with a copy of their brand new album. They’re also letting fans to get to know them a little bit better with a behind-the-scenes video with rare in-studio footage from the making of their album on NRAcountry.com/this-is.

Josh Thompson Named NRA Country Artist of Month

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Singer-songwriter Josh Thompson has been named the July NRA Country Artist of the Month for his support of the brave men and women overseas serving the United States and his love of the great outdoors. His strong beliefs and love of family and outdoor life joins previous NRA Country Artists of the Month Sunny Sweeney, Craig Morgan, Trace Adkins, Justin Moore, Gretchen Wilson, Lee Brice, and Montgomery Gentry for the title.

“Before I moved to Nashville, I took a wilderness course where I lived entirely off the land for 9 months. During that time I gained a deep appreciation for our beautiful land and freedom in this country. I’m eternally grateful to those who fight to protect that freedom every day. When I’m not making music, my favorite place to be is way out in the country surrounded by open fields, blue skies and fresh air. I am Josh Thompson and I am NRA Country.”

As part of his NRA Country promotion, Josh is giving fans a special behind-the-scenes look at Josh at his NRA Country photoshoot, on his bus, and on the road. Fans can also enter to win a Josh prize pack including Two tickets to the public concert of their choice, two meet-and-greet passes, a t-shirt, photo and CD sampler of his music! To enter to win, and to see the behind-the-scenes footage, visit nracountry.com/this-is.

Each month a new artist will be highlighted by NRA Country. Who do you want to see as the next Artist of the Month?

Gretchen Wilson Named NRA Country Artist of the Month

Gretchen Wilson.

Singer/songwriter Gretchen Wilson has been names the NRA Country Artist of the Month for June.  Wilson joins fellow country artists Trace Adkins, Craig Morgan, and Justin Moore who have teamed up with NRA Country to show their love and support for our servicemen and women, the great outdoors, and family.

 As I go through this journey called ‘life,’ I am reminded every day of God’s sweet blessings.  Freedom to live my life the way I was raised is what makes me who I am.  I am Gretchen Wilson. I am a strong woman.  I am NRA Country! God Bless America.

As a part of the June promotion, Gretchen Wilson fans can register to win a I Got Your Country Right Here Deluxe Box set prize pack that includes

I Got Your Country Right Here CD

32-page full-color photo book

Poster size replica of the US Constitution

3′ x 5′ “I Got Your Country Right Here” Flag

All in a collectors box

- T-shirt, hat, picture

- And a personal phone call from Gretchen

To register, visit http://nracountry.com/this-is from now through the end of June to register to win.

Win Eric Church Tickets From NRA Country!

Eric Church. photo credit: Jeff Mintline.

Want to win your way to see Eric Church live in concert? NRA Country is giving country music fans the chance to see one of country music’s hottest tours this year in Nashville on May 5th, 2012. To enter, all you need to do is visit the official NRA Country contest page and fill in your information and you’re in to win! Eric is bringing his “Blood, Sweat & Beers” tour to Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and one lucky fan will win their way to see him and special guests Brantley Gilbert and Blackberry Smoke.

You can get an extra entry every time someone you refer someone to the contest and they use your name! Good luck!

Storme Warren Named NRA Country’s Artist Of The Month

Storme Warren Courtesty GAC

TV and radio personality Storme Warren has been named the NRA Country Artist of the Month for April.

Storme’s selection puts him in company with Craig Morgan, Justin Moore, Lee Brice, Montgomery Gentry, Sunny Sweeney and Trace Adkins who have teamed up with NRA Country to celebrate their support of our brave men and women in uniform, appreciation for the great outdoors, and love of family.

Warren recently served as the emcee of the 2nd Annual NRA Country/ACM Celebrity Shoot in Las Vegas.  His participation in that event and his love of the great outdoors make him a natural fit with NRA Country Artist of the Month promotion.

“There is nothing better than soaking up the great outdoors.  I spend most of my free time either by a river with my fly rod or hiking the trails with my kids and mutts,” says Warren.

As part of the April promotion, fans can register to win an autographed Headline Country shirt.  Visit the NRA Country website from now through the end of April to register to win.

Trace Adkins Offers NRA Country Charity Tickets For Tour

Trace Adkins.

Trace Adkins and NRA Country have partnered up with special tickets for Trace’s “Songs And Stories” tour this year. Fans will have the opportunity to see Trace within the first five rows and meet him backstage to help support the Wounded Warrior Project and NRA Country Cares. This unique one-of-a-kind concert experience is available via tickets-for-charity.com, and every purchase goes towards a charitable donation close to Trace’s heart.

“I feel humbled every time I’m in the presence of these amazing men and women,” Trace said. “I hope you will help me in supporting these Heroes.”

In addition to the Wounded Warriors Project, Trace has also selected NRA Country Cares as the beneficiary of these sales. NRA Country supports charities assisting the United States Military, farmers, youth leadership, firearms safety, and other causes that help to improve the lives of hard-working Americans.

Trace’s NRA Country tickets are on-sale now. See some of his tour dates below:

Blake Shelton Hosting 2nd Annual NRA Country Shoot

Blake Shelton. photo credit: Joseph Llanes.

The Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year nominee Blake Shelton will once again be hosting the NRA Country / ACM Celebrity Shoot in Las Vegas before the ACM awards this year. The event takes place on Saturday, March 31st as part of The Week Vegas Goes Country. This year’s celebrity shoot is presented by  SoundGear by LaPierre, and features a two-course 10-station 40 target sporting clay competition for 20 teams of 5 people. Each team will have a celebrity captain, and prizes will be awarded to the event’s top celebrity shooter and top team.

Celebrities joining the shoot this year include Lee Brice, Craig Campbell, Cowboy Troy, Ira Dean, Edens Edge, Jake Owen, Thomas Rhett, Outdoor Channel’s Lee and Tiffany Lakosky and Nick Mundt, TNA Impact wrestling stars Jeff Hardy and James Storm, plus more stars to be announced. The event will be emceed by Storme Warren of GAC’s Headline Country and will take place at the Desert Hills Shooting Club.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Wounded Warriors Project, The Folds Of Honor Foundation, and the Nellis Air Force Base Youth Programs.

“The Academy is thrilled to continue this partnership with Blake and NRA Country,” said Bob Romeo, Chief Executive Officer of the Academy of Country Music. “Many traditions and values are shared among the country music and outdoor enthusiast communities – today we get to have a little fun together while paying our respects to the men and women of our armed forces at the same time.”

The 47th annual Academy of Country Music awards will take place April 1st live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on CBS. Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton return for the second year in a row as co-hosts.

Sunny Sweeney Is NRA Country’s Artist Of The Month

Sunny Sweeney.

Singer-songwriter Sunny Sweeney has just been named the “This Is NRA Country” artist of the month for March. She’s teamed up with NRA Country to help support brave men and women in uniform, love for the great outdoors, and the love of family. She joins past NRA Country Artists of the Month Craig Morgan, Trace Adkins, Montgomery Gentry, Lee Brice and Justin Moore in the honor.

“Every day, brave men and women put their lives on the line for our safety and well-being of people of our great nation.  From firefighters to law enforcement to our Armed Forces and more, I’m grateful to all for their diligence and dedication.  I’m proud to be an American.  I am Sunny Sweeney, and I am NRA Country.”

As part of the March promotion, fans can enter to win an autographed copy of her album “Concrete” as well as an autographed photo on the NRA Country official website. The contest runs through to the end of March, but don’t forget to get your entries in now! Each month, a new Artist will be highlighted by NRA Country for their support of American values.

Check out the picture below of Sunny in her new NRA Country hat:

(click the image to see it full-size).

NRA Country Volume 1 Now Available!

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Fresh off the press is This is NRA Country Volume 1, a unique project featuring various country artists such as Charlie Daniels, Trace Adkins, Justin Moore, and many others. The artists on this album compilation sing songs that speak about what NRA Country is all about, including support of our U.S. military, appreciation for the great outdoors, and love of family. The CD is available now exclusively through nracountry.com  and can be purchased at this LINK.  

Tracklisting:

1. Justin Moore “This is NRA Country”

2. Hank Williams Jr. “A Country Boy Can Survive”

3. Montgomery Gentry “My Town”

4. Rodney Atkins “Cleaning This Gun”

5. Trace Adkins “More Of Us”

6. Craig Morgan “I’m Country”

7. Charlie Daniels “In America”

8. Josh Thompson “Way Out Here”

9. John Rich “Shutting Detroit Down”

10. Lee Brice “She Ain’t Right”

11. Rhett Akins & Dallas Davidson “Opening Day”