Friday, 16 September 2016

Dan + Shay commemorate 2016 Rio Olympics with performance on ABC’s Good Morning America

Duo Tapped by Network to perform Moving rendition of "The World’s Greatest”

Dan + Shay perform on Good Morning America to kick off 2016 Olympic Games (L to R: Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) Credit: Fred Lee/ABC
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Monday, Aug. 8, 2016) – Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) amplified the excitement surrounding this weekend’s 2016 Olympic Games’ commencement when they stopped by ABC’s Good Morning America this morning, to rally the crowd with an elevating performance of  “The World’s Greatest” interspersed with clips of patriotic fans and athletes from across the country. 
View the powerful performance HERE.
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 2016 Olympic Games-Credit-Fred Lee-8Aug2016

The duo, whose current single, “From The Ground Up," is currently Top 5 and climbing from their celebrated sophomore release Obsessed, produced by Smyers himself along side the renowned Scott Hendricks, shared their unique performance of  “The World’s Greatest” featuring the pair’s unmistakable harmonies. 

Dan + Shay’s powerful vocals added to the uplifting lyrics and compelling images of USA’s competing teams interlaced with shots of proud fans waving flags all over the country in Chicago, Dallas, New York and Washington, D.C., helping America start the Games with fervor.
Dan + Shay are touring on Darius Rucker’s Good for a Good Time Tour.

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They previously announced details of a 4-date headline tour in the UK this autumn.
The duo will perform at Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London kicking off at the O2 ABC2 in Glasgow on Friday 16th September 2016.
The tour is in support of the duo’s recently released second album OBSESSED which topped the official UK Country Album Chart (Week Ending 16 June 2016)
This is the first headline UK dates for the duo who enjoyed a breakthrough on the Country music scene with their debut album Where It All Began in 2014. That album spawned the hits "19, You + Me", "Show You Off" and "Nothin’ Like You".
Dan + Shay’s latest single is "From the Ground Up", which is shaping up to be one of their most successful to date.

The full list of dates:
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Fri 16 September 2016 - O2 ABC 2, Glasgow, (300 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3JA)
Sun 18 Sept 2016 - Manchester The Deaf Institute, Manchester (135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester, M1 7HE)
Mon 19 Sept 2016 - O2 Institute3 Birmingham, Birmingham (78 Digbeth High Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DY)
Tue 20 Sep 2016 - Bush Hall, London (310 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 7LJ)

Dan + Shay’s current album Obsessed follows their 2014 debut Where It All Began, which made them the first new country duo in SoundScan recorded history to debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart. Racking up 41 million YouTube views, the pair has impressively sold more than 2 million digital tracks and over 500,000 album equivalents to date, including 200 million streams. Their newest single, “From the Ground Up,” follows their chart-topping smash hit “Nothin’ Like You” and is currently Top 5 and climbing on country radio. Dan + Shay are celebrating the RIAA Platinum certification of their debut single “19 You + Me.” They have previously earned three consecutive nominations for ACM “Vocal Duo of the Year” and two nominations for CMA’s Vocal Duo of the Year award as well as nods for an American Country Countdown Awards, CMT Awards, and Radio Disney Music Awards. The pair finished up 2015 with their sold-out headlining Just the Right Kind of Crazy Tour and are currently on the road with Darius Rucker this summer on the Good for a Good Time Tour.

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