A “match made in musical heaven” (PEOPLE.com), Big Loud Records’ chart-topper CHRIS LANE and GRAMMY-nominated artist TORI KELLY brought their Top 20-and-rising smash “Take Back Home Girl” to NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night (4/2). Performing together for the first time, the two complimented one another with seamless harmonies while showcasing the song’s well-blended mix of modern Country flair and traditional message. Rolling Stone applauded the “heartfelt” duet, with Billboard noting Lane “owned the stage.”
In case you missed it, watch Lane and Kelly perform “Take Back Home Girl” here: https://bit.ly/2IrPsEB
The follow up to back-to-back GOLD-certified singles (“Fix,” “For Her”), “Take Back Home Girl” is the next step for Lane in a career that is currently on fire. Serving as the first single from his forthcoming sophomore album due out this summer, the “ultimate up-tempo love song” (Sounds Like Nashville) – penned by Hillary Lindsey, Josh Miller and David Garcia – has tallied 75 million plus streams while climbing the Country radio airplay charts. Also featured on Lane’s current EP TAKE BACK HOME, the 4-song project gives fans a taste of what’s to come.
This week Lane’s headline TAKE BACK HOME TOUR rolls through Greenville, SC (4/6) and Greensboro, NC (4/7). The high-energy entertainer will take the stage in Las Vegas, NV for ACM Party for a Cause events including 95.5 The Bull’s 10th Annual All-Star Guitar Pull and the ACM Lifting Lives Topgolf Tee-Off surrounding the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards. Lane will continue bringing the heat all summer with headlining shows and festival dates, making his Stagecoach debut on Friday, April 27 and performing at CMA Fest, Carolina Country Music Fest, Country LakeShake, Watershed and more.
ABOUT CHRIS LANE: Chris Lane continues to evolve in his on-fire career with “Take Back Home Girl,” featuring GRAMMY-nominated artist Tori Kelly. The follow up to his two GOLD-certified singles – #1 smash debut “Fix” and Top 10 tender tune of devotion “For Her” – is currently Top 20 at Country radio and has tallied more than 75 million streams. Lane’s Big Loud Records debut album, GIRL PROBLEMS, produced by superstar studio ace Joey Moi (Florida Georgia Line), gained the breakout star recognition for his jaw-dropping falsetto vocals mixed with a smooth vibe. Lane was named one of MusicRow Magazine’s 2017 Next Big Thing Artists and scored his first-ever nominations for the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards (Best New Country Artist) and the ACM Awards (New Male Vocalist of the Year). Lane’s profile is on the rise thanks to his national TV appearances on The Bachelor, Late Night With Seth Meyers and CONAN plus 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 is crisscrossing the country on his headlining TAKE BACK HOME TOUR, following his coveted opening slots on tours with Garth Brooks, Dustin Lynch, Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s long-awaited SOUL2SOUL TOUR and Florida Georgia Line’s THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017.
ABOUT TORI KELLY: 2016 Best New Artist GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter and producer Tori Kelly has been named as an “Artist to Watch” by Rolling Stone, USA Today and Spin. The California native sold-out her US tour in support of her debut album, Unbreakable Smile, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 and includes the hits “Nobody Love” and “Should’ve Been Us.” Unbreakable Smile (Capitol Records) was re-issued on January 29 with two additional tracks: single, “Hollow,” which topped the Top 25 at Pop radio and climbed on the Rhythmic charts, and a brand new song entitled “Something Beautiful.” Kelly starred as Meena, in the 2016 animated movie Sing alongside Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson. She is currently in the studio working on her second album.http://www.countryschatter.com/2018/04/in-case-you-missed-it-chris-lane-and-tori-kelly-on-nbcs-the-tonight-show-starring-jimmy-fallon-4-2-18/Press ReleaseTV AppearanceBest New Country Artist,Chris Lane,Girl Problems,Late Night With Seth Meyers,NBC,Take Back Home Girl,The Bachelor,The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,Tori Kelly