MITCHELL TENPENNY RECEIVES “MUSIC EVENT OF THE YEAR” ACM AWARD NOMINATION
Nashville, TN- (April 13, 2023) – Riser House/Columbia Nashville/Sony Music Nashville hitmaker Mitchell Tenpenny received an ACM Award nomination this morning with labelmate Chris Young for their co-penned (along with Chris DeStefano) #1 single “At The End Of A Bar.” Tenpenny and Young performed the song on the ACM Awards in 2022.
“Awesome news to wake up to!” said Tenpenny. “Chris is one of my best friends and it’s just so cool to have this success with him. And DeStefano’s talent is unmatched. So honored to share this with both of them. This week just gets better every day!”
Tomorrow afternoon Tenpenny will celebrate his most recent #1 single, “Truth About You,” with co-writers Matt Alderman and Thomas Archer during a Music Row gathering at BMI. After the #1 party, Tenpenny will head to Nissan Stadium where he will perform on Friday night as part of Luke Combs’ record-breaking World Tour.
The ACM Music Awards will be hosted by global superstars Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks, “Country Music’s Party of the Year,” will stream live exclusively for a global audience across 240+ territories on Prime Video on Thursday, May 11 at 8 p.m. EDT/7 p.m. CDT/5 p.m. PDT from the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. The full rebroadcast of “Country Music’s Party of the Year” will stream the next day for free on Amazon Freevee.
Since the beginning of his career, Mitchell Tenpenny has worked tirelessly to build and support his fan base with a steady stream of new music. He increased the flow of new music during the pandemic and his fans have responded by soaring his career on-demand stream and he was recently recognized for surpassing the One Billion streams threshold, currently with 1.5 Billion global streams.
His new album This Is The Heavy contains the platinum-selling #1 hit “Truth About You.” And current single “We Got History.”
Mitchell is a multi-faceted entertainer: singer, songwriter, producer and performer. Since the release of his debut single, “Drunk Me,” Mitchell has set new standards for breakout success in country music. The 3X Platinum-certified, No. 1 hit that has amassed 667 million total on-demand streams in the US alone and is off his introductory album, Telling All My Secrets, and earned him the best first week showing for any major label country debut LP at the time of its release. Since that time, the “winning” singer (New York Times) has received nominations from the Academy of Country Music and the CMT Awards.
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