New Album, This Is Country Music, Available Now!
Nashville, TN – May 31, 2011 – Fresh off the release of his ninth studio album, This Is Country Music, Brad Paisley hits the #1 spot on both the Billboard and Mediabase country airplay charts this week with the album’s second single, “Old Alabama.” This marks the second week at #1 for “Old Alabama” on Billboard’s country airplay chart and Paisley’s 19th career #1 single.
This Is Country Music is a 15-track collection, with 12 co-written by Paisley, and produced by Frank Rogers. His first studio album since American Saturday Night (July of 2009) includes guest performances by Carrie Underwood (the duet, “Remind Me”), Don Henley (“Love Her Like She’s Leavin’”), Blake Shelton (“Don’t Drink the Water”), Marty Stuart, Sheryl Crow, and Carl Jackson (“Life’s Railway to Heaven”) and Clint Eastwood (the instrumental, “Eastwood”).
Fans can purchase This Is Country Music at Target (Target.com/ThisIsCountryMusic), iTunes (http://bit.ly/gC00iy) and all other music retailers.
Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year and Grand Ole Opry member Brad Paisley is a consummate singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer, which has earned him three GRAMMYs, 14 Country Music Association Awards and 14 Academy of Country Music Awards which includes five consecutive Male Vocalist awards. He has 19 #1 singles and has released nine critically acclaimed studio albums. Paisley’s innovative and entertaining H20 World Tour played to over 879,000 fans in 2010 and placed #1 country tour for attendance by Pollstar. His 2011 tour, H2O II: Wetter & Wilder, will kick-off June 3 at the Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia.