NASHVILLE, Tennessee (January 11, 2016) Country superstar Brad Paisley has added new country sensation Cam to his Country Nation College Tour presented by Zaxby’s on January 24 at the University of Mississippi, as part of the grand-opening season for The Pavilion at Ole Miss. Singer/songwriter Cam emerged as one of 2015’s true breakthrough artists, achieving her first Platinum record and first #1 country single with her GRAMMY-nominated smash, “Burning House.”
Concert will start at 7:30 p.m. CT with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Admission will be free with seating on a first-come, first-serve basis. Floor seating will be reserved for Ole Miss students. Rebel fans with men’s basketball season tickets for premium areas will receive communication on special seating opportunities.
Ole Miss will become the tenth IMG College-partner school to welcome Paisley this school year, following capacity-crowd performances and free entertainment for the campus community at nine IMG College partner universities.
Paisley’s current single “Country Nation,” is in the top 15 on the country airplay charts and is the newest single from his chart-topping album, Moonshine in the Trunk album. “Country Nation” was written by Paisley and his longtime collaborators Chris DuBois and Kelley Lovelace. A celebration of the blue-collar spirit and America’s passion for sports, the song weaves-in a shout-out to 18 college sports mascots.
Brad Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer whose talents have earned him numerous awards, including three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards (including Entertainer of the Year), among many others. He has been a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2001. Paisley has written 20 of his 23 #1 singles with the first being his 1999 hit “He Didn’t Have To Be” and his most recent, “Perfect Storm,” from his chart-topping 2014 album Moonshine in the Trunk. On January 21, he’ll launch the 2016 winter leg of his highly successful Crushin’ It World Tour, continuing across the U.S. and Canada during the winter months with special guests Eric Paslay and Cam. Paisley has partnered with Boot Barn® and developed an exclusive line of jeans, hats, T-shirts, jewelry, belts and woven shirts called Moonshine Spirit by Brad Paisley. Connect with Brad at www.BradPaisley.com, www.Facebook.com/BradPaisley, on Twitter @BradPaisley, on Instagram @Brad Paisley, and YouTube at YouTube.com/BradPaisley.
California-born singer/songwriter Cam emerged as one of 2015’s true breakthrough artists, achieving her first Platinum record and first #1 country single with “Burning House,” which earned her a GRAMMY® Award nomination for Best Country Solo Performance. Her Untamed album, released December 11, 2015, debuted at #2 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart with the year’s best first-week album sales by a debut country artist. With each song co-written by Cam, her Untamed album released to widespread critical acclaim from The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, PEOPLE, AllMusic, the Associated Press, and many others. Cam has been featured on such programs as Good Morning America, Today, and The Tonight Show, with live performances over the past year including Apple Music Festival 2015 in London, Stagecoach, SXSW, ACM Lifting Lives Party for a Cause, CMA Music Festival, the Grand Ole Opry, and more. Chosen among CMT’s Next Women of Country, Cam began 2015 on multiple “New Artist to Watch” lists and closed the year with Untamed ranked among 2015’s best country albums by Rolling Stone Country, The Washington Post, and others. Find her online at www.camcountry.com, on Twitter @camcountry, and on Instagram at https://instagram.com/camcountry/.
Cam - Photo Credit Ninelle Efremova