Comedy duo and Black River Entertainment recording artists Bobby Bones and The Raging Idiots claimed the top of the iTunes children’s chart two weeks in a row with their November 20 release of The Raging Idiots Presents – The Raging Kidiots. The #1 Selling Digital Children’s Album this week, the EP is digitally available now and sold over 9,000 units in its first week. Additionally, the EP landed at #12 on the Current Digital Albums, all genres chart.
“To have the #1 Selling Digital Children’s Album is amazing,” said Bobby Bones. “We are so happy that kids are listening to our music! We can’t believe it. It’s so cool to be able to do something so positive.”
Continuing to spend time with their youngest fans, Bobby Bones and The Raging Idiots are set to visit The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville this Thursday where they will bring their lighthearted message to people of all ages and share songs from the debut EP.
Next week, The Raging Idiots will continue to celebrate with The BIG 98 Presents: Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots’ Million Dollar Show For St. Jude. The December 7 benefit show sold out the legendary Ryman Auditorium in less than one hour and will include performances by Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, Brett Eldredge, Cam, Eric Paslay and more. Later that week, The Raging Idiots will perform during the Last Minute Toy Store fundraiser at The Listening Room in Nashville on December 9.
Bobby Bones and Producer Eddie bring their unique blend of music and comedy to their youngest fans as the Raging Kidiots. Co-produced by Nick Autry and Bobby Bones the educational and entertaining EP inspires kids to dream big, follow the Golden Rule and gives children a fun way to learn through music.
“Bobby and Eddie are true entertainers,” said Black River Entertainment CEO Gordon Kerr. “Not only is their music incredibly catchy and fun, it encourages; teaches and reminds children to believe in their dreams and make a difference in this world. That’s actually a good reminder for kids of all ages!”
With the successful release of The Raging Idiots Presents – The Raging Kidiots under their belt, The Raging Idiots are looking toward the release of the first full length album on Black River Entertainment.
“We can’t wait to get our comedy record out next year,” said Bobby Bones. “Maybe people will listen to that as well!”
Videos for “When I Grow Up,” “The Planet Song,” and “Be Nice” can be viewed HERE on The Raging Idiots’ YouTube channel.
1. “When I Grow Up” (Bobby Bones, Eric Paslay, Phil Barton)
2. “The Planet Song” (Bobby Bones)
3. “Be Nice” Featuring Lindsay Ell (Bobby Bones, Eddie Garcia, Lindsay Ell)*
4. “People In America” (Bobby Bones, Eddie Garcia, Lindsay Ell)
5. “The Ballad of Big Head Bobby” (Bobby Bones, Eddie Garcia)
6. “You’re Awesome” (Bobby Bones)
*Co-produced by Bobby Bones, Nick Autry and Lindsay Ell
Upcoming Tour Dates:
12/07 – Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN
01/08 – Cain’s Ballroom – Tulsa, OK
01/15 – Carolina Theatre – Durham, NC
01/16 – Carolina Theatre – Greensboro, NC
04/16 – Tortuga Music Festival – Fort Lauderdale, FL
06/03 – 5th Street Stage – Virginia Beach, VA