Andrew Salgado Interview
by Big Al Weekley for Country Music News International Magazine & Radio Show
Andrew Salgado, who has been signed with Synapse Publishing & Entertainment®, LLC since 2017, came to prominence winning a national singer-songwriting competition and has penned songs for and with legends such as Brian Wilson, Darryl Worley, and Kacey Musgraves. He has opened for some of country music’s biggest icons such as Eli Young, Clint Black, and Toby Keith, released several well-received indie albums, and had his music featured in film and theatre.
The Nashville based recording artist who grew up in Chicago and migrated to Nashville nearly 10 years ago, released his third album, ‘86 VOL 2 – Autumn Dawn’ April 8th , 2022, followed by a 2-month media tour, resulting in his first radio single, Lipstick Stains on my T-Shirt which ended up in the top 100 on the Music Row charts, spent 5 consecutive weeks at number one on the Roots Music Report Hot Country Songs chart, and ended up in regular rotation with 68 terrestrial radio stations and many internet and international radio spins. His vinyl record is now being sold in 10 record stores across the country and he is currently booking the ‘Keep Coming Back 2023’ road tour.
His second radio single, Learning How to Forget, launched this fall, made it to 58 on the Music Row Country Breakout Chart and was named the KBOE Buzz Cut its first week out. This song placed in the top 2 spots for 9 consecutive weeks on the Roots Music Report top 50 Hot Country Songs Chart. An accompanying video to the soulful ballad was also released and can be found at https://youtu.be/S7wN0f0qJzc and he is releasing the third radio single from the album on March 10th.
Andrew is not a stranger to the media and has been featured in multiple magazines, podcasts, TV, and radio and was featured for three years on the nationally aired PBS special “Songs at the Center” and has had appearances on WGN, ABC and NBC. Recently he has been a featured artist on specials such as Tom Tranchilla’s Songwriter Studio, winning accolades for his writing and song production and being featured on the cover of Metronome Music magazine as well as others.