Jo Dee Messina Joined Cole Swindell for a Performance of “She Had Me At Heads Carolina”
on Wednesday (Nov. 9) night’s Nationally-Televised 56th CMA Awards on ABC
CMA-Award winning multi-Platinum selling country star Jo Dee Messina joined two-time CMA Nominee Cole Swindell to release a duet remix of his multi-week No. 1 “She Had Me At Heads Carolina,” out everywhere now! Wednesday night at the 56th CMA Awards, Messina and Swindell gave one of the buzziest performances of the night performing the duet remix inspired by her massive 1996 debut song, “Heads Carolina, Tails California.” Click HERE to watch the pair’s stellar CMA Awards performance. Listen to “She Had Me At Heads Carolina – Remix” featuring Jo Dee Messina.
iHeartCountry called the performance the “CMA Awards Collab of the Century.”
Country Now claims “Cole Swindell pulled off the biggest surprise of the CMA Awards when he shocked viewers with a very special guest during his performance: Jo Dee Messina,” and “the audience inside Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena went wild at the sight of the country hitmaker.”
Taste of Country said Swindell “transported the 2022 CMA Awards back to the ’90s with an energetic performance of his nostalgic track…” and the “crowd let out a joyful cheer as Messina joined Swindell to power through the infectious chorus of her beloved 90s hit.”
Watch the evening’s biggest performances from The 56th CMA Awards at YouTube and the full show is available on Hulu.
Jo Dee Messina Tour Dates:
Dec. 9 – Jackson, Mich. – Michigan Theatre of Jackson
Feb. 18 – N. Myrtle Beach, S.C. – Alabama Theatre
April 15 – Georgetown, Texas – Two Step Inn 2023
June 9 – Clinton, Iowa – Tailgate N’ Tallboys
June 17 – Winsted, Minn. – Winstock Country Music Festival
July 14 – Chicago, Ill. – Windy City Smokeout
July 22 – Cullman, Ala. – Rock The South
Aug. 4 – Detroit Lakes, Minn. – WE Fest
Aug. 12 – Butler County, Ohio – Voice of America Country Music Fest
About Jo Dee Messina
Jo Dee Messina is one of the most iconic country artists of the ‘90s and ‘00s and still has a reputation as one of the genre’s most passionate, high-energy performers. In 1996, she kicked off her notable career with “Heads Carolina, Tails California,” a single that immediately made her a household name. Following the success of her debut, Jo Dee posted nine No. 1 hits and sixteen Top 40 songs and has been recognized by the ACM Awards, CMA Awards and GRAMMY Awards. As Jo Dee’s resumé grew, she proved to be a trendsetter and history-maker, becoming the first female in country music history to celebrate three consecutive multi-week, chart-topping songs. Over the years, Jo Dee has amassed over half a billion streams on Pandora, hundreds of millions of album and song streams on Spotify and Apple Music, and millions of views on YouTube. Her impressive listenership recently earned her acknowledgment for having one of the Top 20 country albums of the 1990s on Spotify. Additionally, her social media accounts are collectively followed by millions of fans. Jo Dee has been traveling the country for many years, receiving rave reviews for her authenticity, commitment and openness on stage. Hoping to inspire and enlighten fans from all walks of life with every step she takes, Jo Dee has made it her mission to present herself and her story with honesty, inviting fans to see behind the masquerade. For complete information and upcoming tour dates please visit www.JoDeeMessina.com and follow @jodeemessina on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and on Facebook.
About Cole Swindell
Country music superstar Cole Swindell released his fifth studio album, Stereotype, to massive success. The project has already charted three back-to-back multi-week No. 1 hits: the Platinum-certified “Single Saturday Night,” the Platinum-certified “Never Say Never” (with Lainey Wilson) and, most recently, the Platinum-certified, five-week chart-topper “She Had Me At Heads Carolina.” In the seven years since his debut on Warner Music Nashville, Swindell has racked up an impressive 12 No. 1 singles as an artist – 13 as a songwriter – as well as 12 certified Platinum singles (one single at 3x Platinum and four at 2x Platinum), a Platinum-certified debut album (Cole Swindell), a Platinum-certified sophomore effort (You Should Be Here) and a Gold-certified third entry (All Of It). The Georgia hitmaker has over 5.2 BILLION global career streams. His massive, GRAMMY-nominated hit “Break Up In The End” was named the 2019 NSAI Song of the Year. Swindell earned two nominations (Musical Event of the Year and Music Video of the Year) for “Never Say Never” at the 56th CMA Awards. Swindell officially became a headliner on his own in 2018 with his Reason To Drink Tours, and he is currently out on the road with Ashley Cooke and Dylan Marlowe for his Back Down To The Bar Tour. He will join Thomas Rhett on the Home Team Tour in 2023. For complete information and upcoming tour dates, sign up for the Down Home Crew at www.ColeSwindell.com.
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