Chris Young Wins MusicRow’s Breakthrough Songwriter Award!

Young Opens for Rascal Flatts Tour Beginning Tonight

Nashville, TN – RCA Nashville chart-topper Chris Young was honored in Nashville on Thursday evening as the winner of the Breakthrough Songwriter Award as part of the 22nd Annual MusicRow Awards. The award, determined by votes cast by readers of noted Nashville music industry trade publication, MusicRow, was presented at a ceremony at the Nashville office of BMI, where Young also performed “Gettin’ You Home,” the #1 hit that helped earn him the honor.

Tonight, Young is in Raleigh, North Carolina, for the first night of the “JC Penney Presents Rascal Flatts Nothing Like This Tour.” Young and Kellie Pickler will be opening the tour all summer, with shows running through September 19.

In addition to dates on the Rascal Flatts tour and other tour appearances, Chris will be playing the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on June 29 and July 13.

Following back-to-back #1 successes with “Gettin’ You Home” and his most recent single, “The Man I Want to Be,” fans can soon be listening for Chris’ new single, “Voices,” all from his current album, The Man I Want to Be.

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