Multi-Platinum entertainer Chris Young stopped by ESPN’s Countdown to College Game Day as the celebrity guest picker this past Saturday, October 10th. Young—who is a Texas Longhorns fan—weighed in on Week 6 with hosts Jason Fitz and Christine Williamson. You can check it out HERE, at the 23:10 mark, and see if he made the right game day picks!
Young has been firing on all cylinders as of late – he has accumulated over 3.5 Billion streams, 21 R.I.A.A. Gold/Platinum/Multi-Platinum certified projects, and is currently nominated for a CMT Music Award for “Performance Of The Year.” Nearly 1 Million fans tuned in to Chris’ Camping World Virtual Concert Series, landing at #2 on this week’s Pollstar weekly livestream chart.
And now, his weekly podcast series, “The Quad with Chris Young,” which launched at the beginning of 2020, has officially notched over 150,000 listening hours since its inception. Each week, Chris, along with his co-hosts and friends Josh, Haley “The Bear” and Ryan, discuss four topics: Sports, Music, Movies and a weekly Hot Take.
Next week’s episode will feature special guest Matt Stell and prior guests have included Scotty McCreery, Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard, Mitchell Tenpenny, WNBA’s Sabrina Ionescu and more. Fans can listen to all episodes HERE. Follow the show on Instagram and #TheQuadwithCY for more updates and behind-the-scenes banter and weigh in on their Hot Take poll HERE.
For more information, visit chrisyoungcountry.com.
ABOUT CHRIS YOUNG: Multi-platinum RCA Records Nashville entertainer Chris Young has accumulated an impressive list of accomplishments, including membership in the iconic Grand Ole Opry, nearly 4 Billion on-demand streams, 13 Million singles sold, 11 career No. 1 singles, 21 R.I.A.A. Gold/Platinum/Multi-Platinum certified projects, 2 Grammy nominations, 3 Country Music Association nominations and 4 Academy of Country Music nominations. As a prolific creator, Chris has given fans 7 studio albums in 14 years including Losing Sleep, his third project in less than two years. The title track is certified Platinum while “Hangin’ On” is his ninth No. 1 as a songwriter. Losing Sleep (2017) and I’m Comin’ Over (2015) debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart with “I’m Comin’ Over” becoming Young’s first 2x Platinum single.
Named “one of his era’s finest traditionalists” by the Associated Press, Chris has quickly become an international ambassador for country music, performing to capacity crowds around the world including the sold-out C2C Festival in the UK. With a hit-packed set that highlights his eleven chart-toppers — including back-to-back No. 1s “Losing Sleep,” “Sober Saturday Night,” “Think Of You,” and “I’m Comin’ Over” — the Grammy and ACM nominated vocalist headlined the Raised On Country World Tour, playing to over 400,000 fans in 3 countries in 2019.http://www.countryschatter.com/2020/10/icymi-chris-young-joins-espns-countdown-to-college-game-day/Press ReleaseChris Young,christine Williamson,ESPN's Countdown to College Game Day,facebook,Jason Fitz,Pollstar