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REVIEW: Chuck Wicks “Us Again”

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Tomorrow is a big day for Chuck Wicks, as his highly-anticipated single “Us Again” hits iTunes in advance of its January 27th release to radio. We got a sneak peek at the heartfelt ballad and we think Chuck just may have another hit on his hands.

The track is his debut single with new label, Blaster Records, and is a stunning ode to lost love. It’s a plea to get back to what once was and “just be us again.” Frankly, we’re not sure how any woman could possibly turn down a crooning like this one. Country music is no stranger to lovelorn ballads and in a sea of party songs, Chuck’s track is an earnest offering, a romantic breath of fresh air.

Love may be lost here, but Chuck isn’t willing to leave it in the past, pleading with his lover to give them another chance. He shares, “‘Us Again’ is one of those songs that reminds us all why we fall in love in the first place. It reminds us to never lose those moments that were so great and so simple in the beginning… and if we do? It’s never too late to get them back again.”

Chuck’s voice soars on the ballad, conveying hurt, desperation and longing. It’s a shame that he has yet to truly have a huge hit as he’s one of the best vocalists in country music today. If “Us Again” is any indication of his new music, we can’t wait for his new album, and we suspect that Chuck will soon be spinning his own track on America’s Morning Show on NASH-FM!

The track was co-written by Wicks, Andy Dodd and Tiffany Vartanyan, and will serve as the lead single for his upcoming album with Blaster Records. “Us Again” will be available for download via iTunes and other digital outlets tomorrow, January 21st, and will be going for radio adds on January 27th.

Chuck Wicks Releases New Single, “Us Again”

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As we previously posted, Chuck Wicks found a new label home last December with Blaster Records. Now, he is releasing his new single, “Us Again”!

The track was co-written by Wicks, Andy Dodd and Tiffany Vartanyan, and will serve as the lead single for his upcoming album. “Us Again” will be available for download via iTunes and other digital outlets on January 21st, and will be going for radio adds on January 27th.

The song is being described as a contemplative love song. Wicks shares, “‘Us Again’ is one of those songs that reminds us all why we fall in love in the first place. It reminds us to never lose those moments that were so great and so simple in the beginning… and if we do? It’s never too late to get them back again.”

Blaster Records President, Derek Simon, had nothing but praise for Chuck. “Chucks Wicks is an incredible singer and an equally gifted writer,” says Simon. “He’s a consummate professional with an amazing connection to his audience. We expect that audience is going to grow exponentially with Chuck’s new music. We couldn’t be more excited about having him join our family.”

We are excited for new music from Wicks, and can’t wait for his new album!

For more info, visit www.chuckwicks.com.

Chuck Wicks Signs New Record Deal

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Congratulations for Chuck Wicks are in order!

The singer-songwriter just inked a new record deal with Blaster Records. Wicks announced the big news via a video he posted on his Facebook page.

Wicks will be working on his next album throughout the Christmas break. Fans can expect the record soon and it will include songs from his “Rough” EP plus new tracks. He will also be releasing a new single around the end of January.

We’ve very excited for Chuck and will keep you posted as updates become available!

Celebs Tweet the Darnedest Things!

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If you follow us on Twitter (@keepinitblog), you know we are relatively active and love to chat with our readers. We also occasionally tweet sarcastic and comedic (at least WE think we are being comedic!) comments out to the over 32,000 people who see us in their timelines. Lucky for us, the artists we report on share our senses of humor. As such, we thought it would be fitting if we started sharing with all of you some of our favorite celebrity tweets that we come across in our timeline each week. With that being said, we would like to introduce you to our new feature, entitled Celebs Tweet the Darnedest Things!

Chuck Wicks Releases “Salt Life” Music Video

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He may be a new morning show DJ, but Chuck Wicks is still passionate about his music. The singer released his new video for “Salt Life” today on CMT Pure, CMT Mobile and CMT.com. “Salt Life” is the first single from Rough, Wicks’s EP released in April.

Fans can also hear Wicks every weekday from 6am – 10am on  “America’s Morning Show” on New York’s NASH FM 94.7.

America’s Morning Show Kicks off with Kelly Clarkson, Hunter Hayes & Thompson Sqaure

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On Thursday, June 20th, America’s Morning Show hit the airwaves featuring Blair Garner and an all-star cast of country music stars including Terri Clark, Chuck Wicks & Sunny Sweeney. As if that lineup wasn’t big enough, the show’s first interviews included some of music’s biggest names, including Kelly Clarkson, Hunter Hayes and Thompson Square.

Our friends over at America’s Morning Show provided us with all of these great interviews!

Listen here as Kelly Clarkson discusses her lost engagement rings, her new country single and her love for Terri Clark, including some musical confusion and a little bit of singing.

 

Listen here as Hunter Hayes prepares for a performance on The Today Show, talks about racing cars with Blair and discusses his new re-release Encore and recording with Jason Mraz!

 

Listen here to hear Thompson Square discussing vocal rest and the #1 party for “If I Didn’t Have You.”

America’s Morning Show with Blair Garner, Chuck Wicks, Lee Ann Womack & More to Launch Tomorrow

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When NASH FM 94.7 premiered last year, New Yorkers breathed a sigh of relief as country had finally returned to the Big Apple. As the station continues to strike a chord with listeners in the Tri-State Area, Cumulus announced that “America’s Morning Show” will be hitting the air TOMORROW. June 20. The all-star cast at the helm of this endeavor includes radio veteran Blair Garner and music stars Terri Clark, Sunny Sweeney, Chuck Wicks and Lee Ann Womack.

The new morning show will begin later this month, airing weekdays from 6-10am. The show will feature country’s biggest hits and stars, as well as New York traffic and weather. The show will originate in Nashville before a studio audience, with frequent broadcasts from the NASH FM studios in Manhattan. 

No one is more excited to take on New York’s country fans than Garner. “I am thrilled to begin waking up the New York area’s Country listeners on NASH FM  94.7 with an uplifting Country start to the day,” He said. “New Yorkers are embracing NASH FM in an amazing way and I look forward to bringing the Country music lifestyle to the Big Apple straight from Nashville.”

For more information on “American’s Morning Show,” make sure to follow them on Twitter and Facebook. You can also follow the all-star cast: @blairgarner, @chuckwicks, @terriclarkmusic, @leeannwomack & @gettinsweenered.

Chuck Wicks’ New EP “Rough” Available April 9th

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It’s been a long wait, but on April 9, Chuck Wicks fans across the map can let out a giant collective squeal of excitement as their ears delight in his music. His new EP, Rough, will be released on both iTunes and ChuckWicks.com, and pre-order is available now. It’s the first release of new music since his 2008 debut Starting Now, which spawned the hit “Stealing Cinderella.”

“This music has been a long time coming,” shares Wicks. “I believe this EP reflects the steps I’ve taken to grow not only as an artist but as a writer as well. And now I couldn’t be more excited about the release of this new music, and I hope people enjoy it as much as I do.”

The 5-song EP will feature tracks all co-written by Wicks, including the summer single “Salt Life,” which was penned with Mike Mobley and Vicky McGehee.

Rough Track Listing:
1. “Fix Me”
2. “Whole Damn Thing”
3. “Saturday Afternoon”
4. “Always”
5. “Salt Life”
 
Pre-order Rough NOW on iTunes or from ChuckWicks.com…We sure did!

Darius Rucker & Friends Line-Up Announced

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The third annual Darius Rucker and Friends line-up has been announced, and Monday should be a great time! The event, which raises money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Nashville, includes a celebrity golf tournament and concert at the Wildhorse Saloon. Special guests expected to appear include Sunny Sweeney, Clint Black, Rodney Atkins, Chuck Wicks and a few more surprises. Doors open at 6 pm and the concert kicks off at 7:30 pm in downtown Nashville. Event posters and t-shirt sales from the night will directly benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

“We’ve had so much fun the last two years with friends jamming on stage for a great cause,” says Rucker.  “I’m excited to continue that tradition with this year’s event.”

 

The Hootie & The Blowfish frontman is working on his third solo country album with producer Frank Rogers. The record will serve as the follow-up to 2010’s “Charleston, SC 1966″ and his now-platinum “Learn To Live” from 2008.

A limited number of tickets still remain for Monday night’s concert, and fans can purchase tickets at the Wildhorse Saloon or by calling them directly at 615-902-8200.

 

2012 City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge Roster

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The 22nd Annual City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 9, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee, and the first several players on the roster have been announced! Suiting up for the cause are: Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery, Brantley Gilbert, Lauren Alaina, David Nail, James Otto, Robin Meade, Scott Hamilton, Chuck Wicks, Whitney Duncan, Bucky Covington, Sarah Darling, Billy Gilman, Kristen Kelly and Two Foot Fred. The AfterMidnite and Grand Ole Opry players rosters will be updated as more players commit to the event.

The City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge has raised almost $2 million dollars since its inception. The cause benefits City of Hope as it strives to find cures and more effective treatment for cancer and other diseases. Tickets to the game are on sale now at Ticketmaster. Come out and watch some of your favorite artists battle it out on the field in support of those battling for their lives!