Latest Single “Diamonds” is Second Most Added New Song at Country Radio
The Country Radio Broadcasters announced yesterday that international star MORGAN EVANS has been named as one of Country Radio Seminar’s elite NEW FACES OF COUNTRY MUSIC. Evans will perform during the annual Nashville conference next February, with past honorees including artists like Taylor Swift and Florida Georgia Line to George Strait and Reba.
The news was shared as his latest single “DIAMONDS” impacted country radio as the No. 2 most added new song (LISTEN HERE). Having written the track with Chris Destefano and Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Evans used a handpicked live band for the first time to record the song at Nashville’s Southern Ground studios. He and Destefano, who also co-produced the track, then put finishing touches on the production 10,000 miles away in Evans’ native country of Australia. Evans also recently world-premiered the visually breathtaking official music video directly to fans during a live Q&A via YouTube (WATCH HERE).
With a career-total of NEARLY 400 MILLION streams to date globally, “the Nashville sensation” (PEOPLE) is known for his thrilling, one-of-a-kind performances and will continue to share his acclaimed live show with audiences as he wraps up his 2019 WORLD TOUR this weekend in Minneapolis, MN (12/12), Chicago, IL (12/13) and Columbus, OH (12/14). The tour spanned EIGHT COUNTRIES withHEADLINING SHOWS sold out across THREE CONTINENTS by fans eager to see the artist ROLLING STONE calls “a savvy performer with strong songwriting chops.”
Evans’ critically-lauded Warner Music Nashville debut album, Things That We Drink To, showcased “sheer talent” (TASTE OF COUNTRY) and “stellar guitar work [and] elements of rootsy country with arena rock and catchy pop hooks” (MUSICROW). The album most recently took home the award for Best Country Album at the ARIA Music Awards in Australia. From chart-topping success and media attention in the U.S. to countless awards and a 25-WEEK NO. 1 with “Day Drunk” in Australia, it won’t be long before the whole world calls Evans a Country music superstar.
ABOUT MORGAN EVANS:
Australian-born Warner Music Nashville breakout artist Morgan Evans has just released his latest single “Diamonds” as the first new music shared with fans since his 2018 U.S. debut Things That We Drink To. Arriving Top 10 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, the critically-lauded LP features his Gold-certified No. 1 debut single “Kiss Somebody,” which he also performed on NBC’s TODAY and ABC’s The Bachelorette. He’s forged a path as one of the genre’s most promising up-and-coming stars, named to People’s elite “Ones To Watch” list, MusicRow’s “Next Big Thing” list and Bobby Bones’ “Class of 2018,” receiving additional recognition as an emerging artist by CMT, SiriusXM, Pandora, Rolling Stone, Billboard, Bobby Bones, The Tennessean and more. An award-winning country force in Australia, he most recently reached new heights by topping both the Aussie Pop and Country charts with “Day Drunk.” Known for his thrilling, one-of-a-kind performances, he has previously toured with artists like Taylor Swift, Dan + Shay, Cole Swindell, Old Dominion, Rascal Flatts and Chris Young and has recently been crisscrossing the globe, sharing his acclaimed live show with audiences spanning eight countries across three continents.