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– Country music mainstay, Billy Currington, has reached the #1 spot on
Billboard’s Country Airplay chart with his latest singe, “Do I Make You
Wanna,” off his sixth studio album, Summer Forever (Mercury Records Nashville). The single marks Currington’s 12th career #1 and second song from Summer Forever to top the charts following his hit “It Don’t Hurt Like It Used To.”
“Do I Make You Wanna” was produced by Dann Huff and written by Ashley Gorley, Zach Crowell, Matt Jenkins, and Jerry Flowers.
“This album, Summer Forever, is the album that keeps on giving.” states Billy. “Having the song ‘Do I Make You Wanna’ become my 12th
No. 1 hit is beyond gratifying and so rewarding. I want to thank my
team, my label, my co-writers, country radio and most of all you, my
fans! This could have never happened without the fans, so a deep felt
thank you to all of you,” elaborates Billy.
Currington is currently on the road for his headlining “Stay Up Til The Sun” tour through August.
Billy Currington – Possessing one of the
smoothest and most distinct voices in any genre of music, Currington is
equally skilled at delivering upbeat summertime anthems as well as
exploring the complexities of life and love with a poignant ballad. The
talented Georgia native has spent more than a decade in the spotlight
proving he’s truly a man for all seasons. Since his self-titled debut
album bowed on Mercury Records in 2003, Currington has scored twelve No.
1 singles, including such memorable hits as “Good Directions,” “Let Me
Down Easy,” “Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right,” “People Are Crazy,” “That’s
How Country Boys Roll,” “Hey Girl,” and “We Are Tonight.” Throughout
his career, he has amassed an impressive list of accolades. He won the
“Hottest Video of the Year” honor at the fan-voted CMT Music Awards for
“Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right.” The same year, he received an ACM nod
for Top New Male Vocalist. His hit duet with Shania Twain, “Party for
Two,” earned nominations from both the CMA and ACM. “People Are Crazy”
took Currington’s already hot career to another level. He earned Grammy
nominations for Male Country Vocal Performance and Best Country Song in
addition to being nominate for Single and Song of the Year from the
Country Music Association.
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