|By Marketwired .||
|May 6, 2014 05:15 PM EDT||
NASHVILLE, TN -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/14 -- Multiple GRAMMY-nominated artist Hunter Hayes' highly-anticipated new album, Storyline, was released today on Atlantic Records to much critical acclaim, debuting No. 1 on iTunes country and overall charts in both the US and Canada. Recently dubbed "The Crown Prince of Nashville" by Billboard Magazine, the feature article goes on to say that Hunter "is leading country's youth revolution" and "could be poised to one day ascend to country music's throne -- and beyond." The album, praised by Rolling Stone, People Magazine and The Los Angeles Times who all awarded 3 star reviews, features 14 new tracks including his powerful Top 20 hit single "Invisible." Hunter is also teaming up with ConAgra Foods to end child hunger while attempting to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® world record for Most Concerts Played in multiple cities in 24 hours (cities, times and venues below). The "24 Hour Road Race to End Child Hunger," brought to you in part by ConAgra Foods' Child Hunger Ends Here program, will kick off this Friday, May 9 on Good Morning America (GMA) on ABC in Times Square. He is attempting to break the record by playing 10 shows in 10 cities in 24 hours (current record held by the Flaming Lips with eight shows in 24 hours who broke the previous record made by Jay-Z). Fans can join the conversation on Twitter using #HHRECORDWEEK as Hunter attempts to break the world record during his exciting record release week.
Support acts for the 10 shows will include breakout country duo Dan + Shay, critically-acclaimed newcomer Charlie Worsham, up-and-coming country band The Railers, and singer/songwriters Dean Alexander and Matt Sucich, with the official music playlist powered by "The Country Club with Dee Jay Silver," all stepping in to help Hunter attempt to break the record.
"Hunter Hayes' 24 Hour Road Race to End Child Hunger" Cities and Door Times:
May 9 City, State Venue Support ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 8:00am New York, NY Good Morning America No Support 9:15am Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club Dan + Shay 11:30am Worcester, MA Palladium Upstairs Dean Alexander 1:45pm Providence, RI Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel Dan + Shay 4:15pm New London, CT Garde Arts Center Dean Alexander 6:45pm New Haven, CT Toad's Place Dan + Shay 9:00pm Stamford, CT Palace Theatre The Railers 11:30pm South Orange, NJ SOPAC (Acoustic) Matt Sucich May 10 2:00am Asbury Park, NJ The Stone Pony(Acoustic) The Railers 5:00am Philadelphia, PA Trocadero Charlie Worsham/The Railers
Hunter will wrap up his "We're Not Invisible Tour," presented in part by ConAgra Foods' Child Hunger Ends Here program, at the end of this month (dates and cities listed below). Featuring special guests Danielle Bradbery from NBC's Emmy award-winning show The Voice and Warner Bros. Records new country duo, Dan + Shay, the "We're Not Invisible Tour" comes on the heels of Hunter's sold-out "CMT On Tour: Let's Be Crazy Tour" which wrapped this past December to sold-out crowds and much critical acclaim.
"We're Not Invisible Tour" Dates -------------------------------------------------- May 29 Augusta, GA James Brown Arena May 30 Pensacola, FL Pensacola Bay Center May 31 Estero, FL Germain Arena
Four-time GRAMMY nominated artist, Hunter Hayes, is a multi-talented performer, musician, producer, and writer. His critically acclaimed Atlantic Records self-titled album garnered three consecutive No. 1 singles, selling over eight million singles to date while the album itself has been certified platinum by the R.I.A.A. The highly anticipated follow-up, Storyline, will be released May 6 via Atlantic Records and features his current single "Invisible." His most recent Grammy nomination for Best Country Solo Performance for his No. 1 single "I Want Crazy" marks his fourth Grammy nomination off his debut release. Hunter is currently featured as one of Forbes Magazine's "30 Under 30" and has played over 500 dates since 2011. The Louisiana native has headlined sold out venues across the US and Canada and recently wrapped the sold out CMT On Tour: Hunter Hayes' Let's Be Crazy tour this past fall. For more information visit www.hunterhayes.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hunterhayes and follow Hunter on Twitter http://twitter.com/hunterhayes.
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