Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Chris Young scores ninth No.1 With Latest Single, “Sober Saturday Night”

Collaboration with Vince Gill is third consecutive chart-topper 
from GOLD album I’m Comin’ Over

March 6, 2017
Nashville, TN – CHRIS YOUNG scores his ninth No. 1 today asSober Saturday Night” his collaboration with VINCE GILL, takes the top of the Billboard and Country Aircheck * radio charts this week (* 8,568 radio spins +422; 58.88 million audience impressions).
 The “undeniably country ballad” (Taste of Country), named one of Esquire’s 10 Best Songs and written by Young with Brad and Brett Warren, is the third consecutive chart-topper from Chris’s Gold-certified album I’m Comin’ Over, which opened at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart (57,200 debut sales; #5 Billboard 200).

Chris Young - Sober Saturday Night (feat. Vince Gill) published on Jul 14, 2016 (5.2 millon Views)

“Sober Saturday Night” is the follow up to Chris’s ACM, CMA and Grammy® nominated duet “Think Of You,” with Cassadee Pope.
Chris formed his appreciation for the history of country music listening and watching closely to genre ambassadors like Gill. Growing up in Middle Tennessee, Chris witnessed Vince perform for a sold-out crowd at Nashville’s former Starwood Amphitheater. 

Chris Young The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon | Photo credit: Andrew Lipovsky/ NBC

Recalling the recording session with his now friend and mentor, Chris said, “I got to sit in his studio and hang out with Vince all day. It's just such a cool full-circle thing for me. He’s absolutely someone that I put on a pedestal as a vocalist, as a musician, and as a person.”

"I'm really grateful to be a part of Chris's great career up to this point,” said Vince. “He has an amazing future ahead of him. Thank you Chris for the opportunity to become a collaborator and a friend."

Chris and Vince debuted the celebrated single on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” performing the song with multi-dimensional hip-hop group The Roots in 2016.

RCA Nashville artist Chris Young stopped by the Sony Music Nashville (SMN) office Monday (Martch 6) to celebrate his ninth #1 single, "Sober Saturday Night," featuring Vince Gill. Pictured L-R: SMN's Steve Hodges, RG Jones; RCA's Nicole Walden, holding David "Bubba" Berry; Chris Young, holding RCA's Dan Nelson; RCA's Liz Sledge; SMN's Lauren Thomas, Jenny Shearin; RCA's Matt Galvin; Nipper, representing RCA's Larry Santiago; and SMN's Joe Wills.

With five albums to his credit, Chris Young has amassed nine No.1 singles, and fifteen Gold/Platinum certifications. Among the RCA Records artist’s hits are “Gettin’ You Home,” “Voices,” “Tomorrow,” “I’m Comin’ Over” and “Think Of You,” the Grammy, ACM and CMA nominated duet with Cassadee Pope and fastest-rising single of Young’s career.
Released in November of 2015 and debuting at No.1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, Young’s first co-produced album, I’m Comin’ Over, also includes his latest No. 1 single, “Sober Saturday Night,” featuring Vince Gill, and the PLATINUM certified, three-week No. 1 smash title track. The single and album earned him four ACM Awards nominations, including his first in the coveted Album of the Year category as both the artist and producer, and a Billboard Music Awards nomination for Top Country Song. An international ambassador for country music, Chris has performed for audiences ranging from Good Morning America to Australia and beyond and will return to the UK in early 2017. Beginning in April he’ll join as special guest for Jason Aldean's They Don’t Know Tour.

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