Big Loud Records’ newest star MORGAN WALLEN is ushering in his debut album IF I KNOW ME with a whirlwind West Coast run, highlighted by a headlining set at L.A.’s famed Troubadour nightclub, his late-night television and Stagecoach debuts, plus wrapping his first headlining trek – the UP DOWN TOUR.
The electric talent headlined Los Angeles’ regaled nightclub the Troubadour tonight (4/25). Lauded as “a legend in the making” (CMchatlive.com), Wallen was joined by openers Honey County.
Tonight, Thursday (4/26), he’ll make his late-night television debut on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, performing his runaway hit “Up Down” with collaborators Florida Georgia Line. The swampy, downhome track has been streamed more than 92 MILLION times and is swiftly closing in on the Top 10 at Country radio.
Wallen will welcome IF I KNOW ME Friday (4/27) with a debut set at Stagecoach Festival in Indio, CA, hitting the SiriusXM Spotlight stage (2:45 p.m. PT). He’ll then head to Las Vegas, NV to wrap the first leg of his hugely popular UP DOWN TOUR Saturday (4/28) at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country.
Watch Wallen talk about IF I KNOW ME, Stagecoach, and more with Entertainment Tonight here. He also visited Access, Billboard, Radio Disney, Sweety High, and more earlier in the week to discuss the project.
IF I KNOW ME is available on all digital retailers Friday (4/27). Fans who pre-order now will instantly receive “Happy Hour” and “Had Me By Halftime.” The 14-song collection was produced by ACM and CMA Award winner Joey Moi.
Meanwhile, Wallen is also celebrating his first #1 as a songwriter with Jason Aldean’s “You Make It Easy” leading the Mediabase/Country Aircheck charts this week. Showing no signs of stopping, the fiery performer joins Luke Bryan’s WHAT MAKES YOU COUNTRY TOUR beginning May 31 at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, CAN.
About Morgan Wallen: Morgan Wallen’s “addictive” (Morning Hangover) new single “Up Down,” featuring Florida Georgia Line, is catapulting up the Country radio airplay charts and has earned high praise from the likes of Billboard, Rolling Stone Country, Taste of Country, Sounds Like Nashville, Whiskey Riff and more. With more than 136 million streams to his credit, the engaging entertainer was named to CMT’s LISTEN UP “18 for 2018” class of newcomers and sharpened his performance skills opening for superstars including FGL and label mate Chris Lane. He’s currently on the road for his first headlining trek – the UP DOWN TOUR. Also an in-demand songwriter, Wallen has co-penned hits for A Thousand Horses, Dustin Lynch, and Kane Brown, as well as Jason Aldean’s sultry #1 “You Make It Easy.” His five-song EP THE WAY I TALK (2016) features Top 30 debut single “The Way I Talk,” that made its mark on Spotify’s popular Wild Country, New Boots and New Music Friday playlists. Born in Sneedville, Tenn. (also home to bluegrass legend Jimmy Martin), Wallen was a star on the baseball diamond, attended the same high school as Country superstar Kenny Chesney, and has deep roots in the church. With a Hard Rock-loving preacher for a father and a mother who couldn’t get enough Country and contemporary Christian music, Wallen began performing for his local congregation at the tender age of 3 and went on to develop a strong love of Country, Rock and Hip-Hop. His debut album IF I KNOW ME, produced by award-winning studio whiz Joey Moi, will be released April 27 on Big Loud Records.
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