Smash Single “Lover, Lover” Top 10 Airplay, Top 5 Digital Songs; Album in Stores Tuesday, with Streaming and Pre-Orders Online Now
Niemann Plays AquaPalooza with Brad Paisley This Weekend; Album Release Celebration in Nashville on Monday
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July 8, 2010
Nashville, TN – Sea Gayle/Arista Nashville recording artist Jerrod Niemann is climbing the country airplay Top 10 with his smash single, “Lover, Lover,” and the excitement is building for the July 13 release of his major label debut album, Judge Jerrod & The Hung Jury. With “Lover, Lover” perched at #8 and #7, respectively, on the Billboard and Country Aircheck country airplay charts, fans have been showering their love on the digital single, as well, which advances to #4 on this week’s Billboard Country Digital Songs Chart. Now in its 13th week on the Digital Songs Chart, “Lover, Lover,” has already amassed downloads in excess of 337,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Anyone anxious to hear more of Judge Jerrod & The Hung Jury before next Tuesday can take advantage of multiple opportunities to hear it in its entirety, streaming online now at www.JerrodNiemannOfficial.com, and by midday Friday, it will also be streaming on www.Billboard.com. Also at Billboard.com, fans can look for a special opportunity to win an autographed CD, along with tickets and a meet & greet opportunity to one of four upcoming Jerrod shows. Check out Billboard.com tomorrow for all the details.
Refreshingly creative, the 20 tracks on Judge Jerrod & The Hung Jury weave eight personality-packed skits alongside a dozen songs, ten of which were written or co-written by Jerrod, to deliver an engaging and entertaining mix of traditional influences with a contemporary edge. An old-school throwback to the days of an album as a musical journey, crafted as a start-to-finish listening experience, Judge Jerrod & The Hung Jury will be in stores on Tuesday, but fans can pre-order their copy online now at JerrodNiemannOfficial.com, iTunes, Amazon, and FYE.com.
Walmart’s Soundcheck Risers program is also spotlighting Jerrod with exclusive video content, including an interview and performance footage, airing in stores and online – together with an album pre-order – all right here: http://soundcheck.walmart.com/risers/jerrod-niemann.
Amid a busy schedule of upcoming appearances, Niemann will be in Texas this Saturday, where he’ll be among the artists performing, along with headliner Brad Paisley, at the AquaPalooza 2010 Signature Event at The Reserve at Lake Travis, near Austin, Texas. The free event will find the entertainers playing to thousands of fans enjoying the lakeside concert from their boats. For complete information, visit www.aquapalooza.com.
Later this year, Jerrod will hit the road with headliner Gary Allan and Jerrod’s good friend, Randy Houser, on Allan’s “Get Off on the Pain Tour,” beginning in September.
On Monday, July 12, Niemann will celebrate his Tuesday album release with a special performance in Nashville when Grimey’s presents Jerrod Niemann’s CD Release Party at The Basement. The free show is open to the public, with doors at 6:30 PM, showtime at 7 PM sharp.
For more information on upcoming appearances and all things Jerrod, visit him anytime at www.JerrodNiemannOfficial.com.