Marking another high point in his breathtaking climb to stardom, breakout artist Chris Lane is humbled and elated to earn his first-ever Academy of Country Music Awards nomination for the 52nd ACM Awards, airing live from Las Vegas April 2 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.
Earlier today (2/16), Lane was recognized in the New Male Vocalist of the Year category, capping a year that found him scoring a #1 debut with the addictive pulse of GOLD-certified “Fix,” racking up rave reviews on major tours and making high-profile national TV appearances.
“I’m super excited and in shock over my first ACM nomination,” exclaims Lane. “It is such an honor to be nominated by my peers and I can’t wait to celebrate with everyone in Vegas!”
Lane’s current single “For Her” continues to rise at Country radio, also rocketing to #1 on the iTunes Top Country Songs chart following a special appearance on ABC’s reality romance series The Bachelor. The devoted, hearts-on-fire confession of love is the second release from Lane’s debut album, GIRL PROBLEMS.
Currently opening sold-out shows on Florida Georgia Line’s DIG YOUR ROOTS TOUR, Lane will also join select dates of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s hotly anticipated SOUL2SOUL TOUR.
About Chris Lane: Chris Lane continues to turn heads with “For Her,” catapulting his devoted second single to #1 on the iTunes Top Country Songs chart following a special performance on season 21 of ABC’s The Bachelor. The follow-up to his #1, GOLD-certified smash debut “Fix” – claiming over 29 million streams on Spotify and 7 million views on Vevo – both songs are featured on his Big Loud Records debut album, GIRL PROBLEMS, produced by superstar studio ace Joey Moi (Florida Georgia Line). Gaining recognition for his jaw-dropping falsetto vocals mixed with a smooth R&B-meets-country vibe, Lane was named one of MusicRow Magazine’s 2017 Next Big Thing Artists and is nominated for Best New Country Artist at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards, to be held March 5 and airing on TNT, TBS and TrueTV. Lane’s profile is on the rise thanks to his national TV debut on Late Night with Seth Meyers and shout-outs from massive industry names like Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Selena Gomez, Florida Georgia Line, Lucy Hale, Daughtry and more. The Kernersville, NC, native has landed coveted opening slots on tours with Dustin Lynch and Rascal Flatts, and is now igniting fans nationwide on Florida Georgia Line’s 2017 DIG YOUR ROOTS TOUR.http://www.countryschatter.com/2017/02/chris-lane-continues-rapid-climb-with-first-acm-awards-nomination/AwardsNewsPress ReleaseTours" ACM Nomination,Chris Lane,dig Your Roots tour,Florida Georgia Line,For Her,Girl Problems,Lucy Hale