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Dierks Bentley, Chris Young, Justin Moore & Craig Morgan taking over After Midnite

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As part of After MidNite’s 20th anniversary celebration, Country music stars Dierks Bentley, Justin Moore, Craig Morgan and Chris Young will take over hosting duties for After MidNite in September.  Each artist will sit behind the mic and give fans their unique, week-long take as host of the program. The 20-week takeover, which began on August 1 and runs through the end of 2013, also features special guest appearances, interviews and much more.

Below is the guest host schedule for September:

Craig Morgan – September 2 – 8

Dierks Bentley – September 9 – 15

Justin Moore – September 16 – 22

Chris Young – September 23 – 29

The celebrity takeover kicked off in August with Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood, and Jake Owen.  Additional hosts will be announced in the near future.

Chris Young Released From the Hospital

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In other medical news in Nashville … Singer-songwriter, Chris Young, returned home to Nashville this past weekend after being admitted last week to Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver for a dangerous bacterial infection as a result of a small cut on his leg. Chris was en route to a tour date in Montana on Tuesday, August 13th when he began to go into septic shock and was taken by ambulance to the Denver, Colorado hospital. An emergency surgery was performed where doctors removed the infection from Chris’s leg.

Chris is now home under his physician’s care and expected to make a full recovery. As expected, his mobility is currently impacted by the surgery and his doctor has advised he wait a full week post-surgery to resume touring. Chris will return to the road starting with Brad Paisley’s “Beat This Summer Tour Presented By Cracker Barrel Old Country Store” on Thursday, August 22 in Mountain View, California. His show in Redding, California will be rescheduled to September 8.

Chris Young Hospitalized with a Leg Infection

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We’re wishing a speedy recovery to the mega-talented, Chris Young, who is currently hospitalized in Denver with a leg infection. He is listed in stable condition, but has been forced to cancel all show through August 17.

Tonight’s headlining show in Kalispell, MT has been cancelled as well as his performances on Brad Paisley’s “Beat This Summer Tour Presented By Cracker Barrel Old Country Store” on Aug. 15 in Penticton, BC, Aug. 16 in Mission, BC and Aug. 17 in Brownsville, OR.He is expected to return to the stage on August 21 in Redding, CA.

“I’m so sorry to disappoint the fans but I didn’t even know I was sick,” said Chris. “One minute I was fine then suddenly I’m being rushed to the hospital,” he continued. “I look forward to being up and around and back on the road.”

Get well soon, Chris!

Chris Young Reveals New Album Artwork & Track Listing

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Chris Young‘s new album, A.M., won’t be in stores until September 17, but the “Aw Naw” hit-maker is anxious to share it with fans. He took to the Internet today to reveal the album cover and track list. “I couldn’t be more excited to share this with my fans,” admits Chris. “We just finished the cover last week and got the songs sequenced so this is truly ‘hot off the press.”

Six of the album’s tracks were co-written by Young, including the title track and the first single, “Aw Naw.” “There’s a lot of fun on this album and that’s why I wanted to call the album A.M.,” said Chris. “Like the song says, ‘the whole world’s asleep but we’re wide awake in the A.M.

The A.M. Track List is as follows:
1. Aw Naw – Chris Young/Chris DeStefano/Ashley Gorley
2. Hold You To It – Chris Young/Shane McAnally/Josh Osborne
3. Lonely Eyes – Johnny Bulford/Jason Matthews/Laura Veltz
4. Goodbye – Chris Young/Chris DeStefano/Ashley Gorley
5. A.M. – Chris Young/Chris DeStefano/Ashley Gorley
6. Nothin’ But The Cooler Left – Brandon Kinney/Cole Swindell/Michael Ray Carter
7. Who I Am With You – Marv Green/Jason Sellers/Paul Jenkins
8. Text Me Texas – Rhett Akins/Shane McAnally/Josh Osborne
9. We’re Gonna Find It Tonight – Chris Young/Rhett Akins/Chris DeStefano
10. Forgiveness – Casey Beathard/Scooter Carusoe
11. Lighters In The Air – Chris Young/Monty Criswell/Shane Minor

A.M. will be released September 17 and can be preordered now on Amazon. Catch him on-tour this summer, opening for Brad Paisley.

Brad Paisley returning to Ottawa in October

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For the first time since the ill-fated Capital Hoedown, country superstar Brad Paisley will be returning to Ottawa for a headlining date. His “Beat This Summer” tour will take over Scotiabank Place on October 18th with special guests Chris Young and Lee Brice. Tickets range from $30 to $80 before taxes and fees and will go on-sale this Friday, June 7th, at 10 am EST through capitaltickets.ca, or by calling (613) 599-FANS (3267) or by visiting a Capital Tickets outlet in person.

What’s cool and different about Brad’s tour this year is that he’s getting fans to participate in a special light show by downloading a light app to their smartphones. The app is available at lights.bradpaisley.com, and all you have to do is open the app when Brad hits the stage. Pretty cool!

Will you be going to Brad’s return to Ottawa? Have you seen him on tour yet this year?

Chris Young asks fans for help with new album

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Chris Young has always made it a point to give back to his fans. This time, he’s inviting them to help him announce his fourth studio album on RCA Nashville.

Chris explains why he wants to include his fans with his big news:

“I’ve got the best fans in the world and the cheering crowds give me all this great energy when I’m onstage. I feel like this new record really captures my live show for the fans and so I want them to be part of revealing info about this new album.”

Fans who want to join the announcement can visit Chris’ official website chrisyoungcountry.com from now until May 31st. There fans can help divulge details on his new album.

Chris’ new single “Aw Naw” was is available digitally. The song was a co-write by Chris with Ashley Gorley and Chris DeStefano. Check out the official single cover below for “Aw Naw” and let us know if you’re excited for new music from Chris:

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Chris Young “Aw Naw” single cover.

 

Brad Paisley to Beat This Summer with Chris Young & Lee Brice

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On the heels of the release of his new single “Beat this Summer,” Brad Paisley has announced the first leg of his 2013 Beat This Summer Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®. The tour will hit 29 cities across the United States and Canada, starting on May 9 in St. Louis, Mo. Additionally, Brad will be joined on the road by Chris Young and Lee Brice.

“Teaming up with Brad Paisley for this tour is exciting for everyone at Cracker Barrel because he is one of the most highly-regarded modern-day entertainers, and his connection with country music fans, our brand, and our guests is such a phenomenal fit,” says Cracker Barrel Marketing Manager Julie Craig. “The tour integration itself is the largest we’ve ever launched as a brand, and we’re thrilled that the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® exclusive music program is helping to bring this amazing tour experience to thousands of fans.”

DVR Alert: Chris Young on Katie

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CMA Triple Play winner Chris Young helps Katie Couric go country on Wednesday, February 13, joining guests Reba McEntire and Connie Britton on Katie for this special sweeps period broadcast. During his appearance, Young shares a surprising secret in his chat with the award-winning journalist, and performs his latest smash, “I Can Take It From There.” Check your local listings of this nationally syndicated TV show.

Another sweet treat is in store for fans this Valentine’s week as Young hosts a Livestream event on Thursday, February 14 from 5:30-6:30pm EST. Chris will serenade fans as he performs several of his hit songs and interacts with fans during a Q&A session.

“I Can Take It From There,” Young’s latest single from his highly acclaimed third album NEON, recently released to country radio and is already Top 15 on the radio charts.

Check out the picture below from Chris during the taping of the episode:

Chris Young during the taping of Katie.

Chris Young during the taping of Katie.

Chris Young to be honored by Academy of Country Music

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Country music crooner Chris Young will be honored on January 29th by the CMA with the coveted Triple Play Award for his #1 hits “Voices,” “Tomorrow,” and “You.”  The award recognizes songwriters who have written three number-one songs within a 12-month period.

As a Triple Play honoree, it is a natural fit for CMA to select Chris as a featured artist to help further the popularity of country music overseas.  In February, Young makes his inaugural trip to the U.K. and Ireland as part of the Country Music Association’s Songwriters Series with stops in Dublin, Belfast and London. The series is set to be recorded and broadcast at a later date on BBC Radio 2.

“I Can Take It From There,” Young’s latest single from his highly acclaimed third album NEON, recently released to country radio and is already Top 20 on the radio charts.

What’s your favorite Chris Young single to date?

DVR Alert: Brantley Gilbert and Chris Young Head to Nashville

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ABC’s Nashville, that is. The two country music artists are slotted to make cameos on ABC’s newest smash hit musical drama as party goers at a celebratory bash thrown by fictional country music sensation, Juliette Barnes (played by Hayden Panettiere). Brantley Gilbert and Chris Young, who will appear as themselves, attend the party, which is intended to celebrate the success of Barnes’ and Rayna James’ (played by Connie Britton) duet, “Wrong Song”.

The episode featuring Brantley and Chris will air on Wednesday, January 23rd a 10:00 p.m. on ABC.