Critically acclaimed Country artist JERROD NIEMANN received a big birthday surprise from his wife Morgan while performing a special show at downtown Nashville bar Famous Saloon on Friday night (7/21). He spent the afternoon popping up at a number of bachelorette parties to the excitement of soon-to-be brides. Little did he know, the biggest bombshell was in store for him.
Midway through Niemann’s set Friday night, Sirius XM’s The Highway host and Famous Saloon owner, Storme Warren, hopped up onstage while a life-sized cake was slowly rolled out behind the singer-songwriter. “If it’s Jerrod Niemann’s birthday and he has given so much of himself to bachelorette parties all over the city, what could possibly be your reward?” he asked him.
“It better not be Lee Brice!” Niemann quickly quipped.
As Warren led the crowd in singing “Happy Birthday,” Morgan stepped out of the cake, perfectly emulating Marilyn Monroe further stunning her husband.
“I’m never really at a loss for words. If you know me, I’m at a loss for words,” shared the nearly-speechless Niemann. Then, he turned to his – normally brunette – wife, “I must say honey, I gotta admit, I’m gonna cheat on you tonight with a blonde…This lady right here is not only the woman of my dreams, but the woman of my reality, thank God.”
After the surprise, Niemann immediately performed his new ballad currently climbing the chart, “God Made A Woman.” As the singer, who wed Morgan in 2014 has previously shared previously, “You realize really quickly that the weight of the world is easier to hold with two sets of shoulders. That’s what I think about when I listen to this song.”
Niemann’s birthday is actually today – so, Happy Birthday, Jerrod!
ABOUT JERROD NIEMANN: Prolific Nashville hitmaker Jerrod Niemann is speaking from his heart – instead of his liver – with his romantic new single, “God Made A Woman,” now impacting Country radio. Fueled by a nearly decade-long career, Niemann is digging deeper with his forthcoming Curb Records album featuring an uplifting duet, “A Little More Love,” with good friend and labelmate Lee Brice. Known for clever wordplay and attention-grabbing lyrics, the highly engaging singer-songwriter last topped country charts with his PLATINUM-certified multi–week #1 anthem, “Drink to That All Night,” from HIGH NOON – on which he co-wrote eight of the 12 tracks. Niemann first burst onto the scene in 2010, with his critically-acclaimed major-label debut, JUDGE JERROD & THE HUNG JURY, which skyrocketed PLATINUM-certified #1 smash “Lover, Lover” and GOLD-certified Top 5 “What Do You Want.” His second release, FREE THE MUSIC, included Top 15 “Shinin’ On Me” and poignant ballad “Only God Could Love You More.” From Academy of Country Music, Country Music Association, and CMT Award nominations, to headlining and touring with some of country’s hottest acts: Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley, and Keith Urban, Niemann continues to make his mark by creatively pushing boundaries all while offering a sincere nod to the legends before him.
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