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Christmas 4 Kids Announces Additional Performers: Jamie O’Neal, Olivia Ooms and Adley Stump

Christmas 4 Kids, a non-profit organization that benefits hundreds of underprivileged children in Middle Tennessee, announce additional performers for its all-star lineup, including ACM Award-winning songstress Jamie O’Neal as well as Olivia Ooms and Adley Stump. The concert is scheduled for Monday, November 25 at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Click HERE to purchase tickets.

“I’m so honored to join Phil Vassar and the other incredible artists at
the Ryman benefitting the wonderful work of Christmas 4 Kids,” said
O’Neal. “After all, kids are what the season of giving is all about!”

Previously announced performers include Phil Vassar, Matt Ramsey of Old DominionLonestar, Eddie Montgomery, Craig Wiseman, Jeffrey Steele and more. 

Tickets start at $38.50 for upper level and $60 for lower level with
special edition merchandise available on-site. A limited number of meet
& greets with headliner Phil Vassar and select performers are
available for purchase, click HERE to purchase.

Christmas 4 Kids is a not-for-profit organization that has been in
existence for over three decades. Each year, the organization provides
hundreds of underprivileged children in Middle Tennessee with their very
own Christmas shopping spree. The funds generated by the Ryman concert
and Tour Bus Show/Artist Meet and Greet event, are used to give over 400
children from 29 different schools, a day-long shopping excursion.  The
special day consists of a chauffeured trip from their school aboard
an entertainer’s luxury tour bus, dinner, and a party hosted by Santa
and Mrs. Claus. To wrap up the day, the tour buses journey to the
Hendersonville, Tennessee Walmart where the children receive a brand new
winter coat, and $175.00 to spend however they choose. To learn more
visit Christmas4Kids.org.

ABOUT JAMIE O’NEAL:

Since the release of her debut album Jamie O’Neal has been impacting
country music with her soulful voice and the immense amount of passion
behind every word she sings. O’Neal became a household name with her
single, “There Is No Arizona,” which set her path to stardom on fire
with multiple No. 1 hits and 2 top 5 records as well as many award
accolades, including Grammy award- winning for writing “More Than What I
Wanted” for CeCe Winans, “Damsel in Distress” for Idina Menzel and
more. After crossing paths with Keith Stegall (Alan Jackson, Clay
Walker), the famed producer helped the young rising singer/songwriter
land her first record deal with Mercury Nashville, which resulted with
the release of her critically acclaimed and platinum selling album
Shiver. O’Neal went on to earn the title of the ACM’s Top New Female
Vocalist award and was named the Top New Country Artist by Billboard.
Two of her four Grammy nominations came as a songwriter, for Best
Country Song for “There Is No Arizona” and its chart-topping follow-up,
“When I Think About Angels.” In addition to headlining her own shows,
O’Neal has toured with Reba McEntire, Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride,
Alan Jackson and more. When Carrie Underwood won American Idol, a search
for a top-flight duet partner led to O’Neal and Carrie singing “Does He
Love You” together for CMT Greatest Duets. O’Neal has appeared on
numerous national television programs, including multiple appearances on
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with David Letterman,
Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood and many others. O’Neal’s new
album “Now and Then” is slated for release spring of 2020.

ABOUT OLIVIA OOMS:

Seventeen-year-old singer-songwriter Olivia Oomshas the mature vocals
and songwriting prowess of an old soul. With her new single “California
Country,” co-written and produced by ACM Award winner Jamie O’Neal, the
Huntington Beach, Calif. native combines her coastal roots and southern
sound. “California Country” follows Ooms’ debut single “Thoughts of
You,” which landed the emerging entertainer a spot in CMT’s Artist
Discovery Program, a performance on CMA’s Spotlight Stage and placement
as the first female country artist featured on Radio Disney’s RDYou
Station. Ooms’ passion for country music is evident in every performance
from opening for Lady Antebellum and Old Dominion with her band at
Coastal Country Jam, The Swon Brothers and John Fullbright at the
Oklahoma Festival of Ballooning and country music icon Tanya Tucker,
whose path Ooms can certainly relate to as a teenage songstress rising
to fame. While not on the road, Ooms is actively involved with her
performing arts magnet program at her high school and in the community
through her involvement with the Huntington Beach Police Department,
Community Outreach Alliance and numerous environmental causes.

ABOUT ADLEY STUMP:

Some of you may know her from NBCs The Voice Team Blake, or as a
Grammy’s awarded entertainer opening up for acts like Blake Shelton,
Chris Young, Jake Owen, Tim McGraw and more.

But if you missed her there, you may still recognize her face from her
viral videos totaling over 500 million views across Facebook &
Instagram.  She is now the Host of The Adley Show on Facebook Watch,
averaging over 3 million viewers every week.

ABOUT PHIL VASSAR:

Phil Vassar’s reign of signature songs include 10 No. 1 singles and
26 Top 40 hits, including Carlene, Just Another Day in Paradise,
Six-Pack Summer, When I Love You, and many more. Vassar was racking up
hits on the radio long before he even began his own recording career
that has seen the release of nine albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the
Year trophies, ACM’s Top New Male Vocalist and sold-out shows across the
country. Vassar’s songwriting career blossomed in the mid-’90s when he
landed a publishing contract with EMI and penned hits for Collin Raye
(Little Red Rodeo), Alan Jackson (Right on the Money), Tim McGraw (My
Next Thirty Years, For a Little While), Jo Dee Messina (Bye Bye,
Alright), and Blackhawk (Postmarked Birmingham). He signed a record deal
of his own with Arista in 1998 and was named ASCAP’s Country Songwriter
of the Year in 1999 and 2001. 2019-2020 marks 20 years of hits for
Vassar and to celebrate he is hitting the road playing fan-favorite
tunes across the country on his “Hitsteria Tour.” Phil also hosts a
wine-infused series of conversations and music with hit artists,
song-writers, athletes, and entertainers entitled “Songs from the
Cellar.” For more information, visitPhilVassar.com.

ABOUT MATT RAMSEY:

Back when Matthew Ramsey was a teenager, and falling increasingly ever
more in love with music, nothing was so exciting to the blossoming
singer-songwriter as hanging in a garage with his buddies and jamming
out until a fully fleshed song revealed itself. “That was just such an
amazing feeling,” the Old Dominion frontman recalls with childlike
wonderment. So infectious was that feeling and practice to Ramsey that
he’s carried it with him to the present day: “It’s so incredible be able
to sit in your room with your instruments and your bandmates and feel
that chemistry and follow it wherever it goes,” the singer says of the
tight-knit way he and his globe-dominating band — which includes
singer-guitarist-songwriter Ramsey, guitarist-songwriter Brad Tursi,
bassist Geoff Sprung, keyboard-guitarist Trevor Rosen, and drummer Whit
Sellers — have forever believed that at the heart of their massive
success lies their collaborative spirit and, to that end, have crafted
each of their acclaimed albums and chart-dominating singles as a truly
cohesive unit. It’s certainly proved a winning method: since breaking
onto the country music scene in 2014, Old Dominion — recognized as the
Group of the Year at the both the 2018 and 2019 ACM Awards and the
reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year — have notched seven No. 1s at
country radio, surpassed one billion on-demand streams, singles “No Such
Thing As A Broken Heart” and “Written in the Sand” earning Platinum
certifications and “Hotel Key” earning a Gold, from their Gold certified
sophomore album Happy Endings, and headlining arenas and amphitheaters
across the globe on their super-successful “Happy Endings” and current
“Make It Sweet” tours.

ABOUT LONESTAR:

Known for merging their country roots with strong melodies and rich
vocals, Lonestar– Richie McDonald (lead vocals), Michael Britt (lead
guitar & backing vocals), Keech Rainwater (drums) and Dean Sams
(keyboards & backing vocals)–has amassed RIAA-certified sales in
excess of ten million album units since their national launch in 1995,
and achieved ten #1 country hits including “No News,” “Come Crying To
Me,” and their crossover smash “Amazed” (which was also #1 on the
Billboard Hot 100, the first record since 1983’s “Islands in the Stream”
to top both charts). The band’s awards include ACM Single of The Year
for “Amazed” (the song also won the Song of the Year award), and CMA
Vocal Group of the Year, as well as a 2017 People’s Choice Award
nomination for best country group. With over 100 dates worldwide per
year, they are celebrating over 25 years together. This year, Lonestar
commemorates the 20th anniversary of the album “Lonely Grill” with their
new show featuring all of your favorites and much, much more! For more
information on Lonestar, visit LonestarNow.com.

ABOUT EDDIE MONTGOMERY: 

 With 20 plus charted singles, the Kentucky-born duo has earned CMA,
ACM, and GRAMMY awards and nominations with undeniable blue
collar anthems like “Hell Yeah,” “My Town,” and “Hillbilly Shoes.”
They’ve notched five No. 1 singles, “If You Ever Stop Loving Me,”
“Something To Be Proud Of,” “Lucky Man,” “Back When I Knew It All” and
“Roll With Me.” They were inducted as Grand Ole Opry members in 2009 and
were inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in 2015. For more
about Montgomery Gentry, visit Montgomerygentry.com.

ABOUT CRAIG WISEMAN:

Craig Wiseman is one of country music’s most renowned, talented and
distinguished writers. From his early days of writing and drumming in
Hattiesburg, Mississippi to being crowned Songwriter of the Century by
ASCAP, he has indeed created for himself a monumental platform in the
history of country music. As the writer of songs including Brooks and
Dunn’s “Believe” to Blake Shelton’s “Boys ‘Round Here”, Wiseman has
amassed over 350 cuts, 125 singles, and 27 #1’s. After moving to
Nashville in 1985 to pursue a career in songwriting, he received his
first chart success after having co-written “The Only One” from Roy
Orbison’s album, Mystery Girl. In 1990, Wiseman signed his first
publishing deal with Almo/Irving Music, and ten years later, he signed
with BMG Music Publishing. In 2003, Wiseman opened his own publishing
company, and within the first year of the independent company’s
operation, Wiseman experienced the first single of the catalog; “Live
Like You Were Dying” by Tim McGraw not only peaked at the top of the
charts for ten weeks, but it also was named NSAI Song of the Year, CMA
Song of the Year, ACM Song of the Year and won the Grammy Award for Best
Country Song. In 2012, Wiseman co-founded Big Loud’s management
division, the launchpad of Florida Georgia Line, followed by Big Loud
Records in 2015. Wiseman’s success has continued to escalate at
exponential levels throughout the years. He was proclaimed ASCAP’s
“Songwriter of the Year” in 2003, 2005, and 2007 in addition to being
named “Writer of the Year” by NSAI and Music Row in 1997. In 2009, he
received the impressive honor of NSAI’s “Songwriter of the Decade” and
won the 2014 Heritage Award from ASCAP as the most performed country
songwriter of the century. Following those years of success, hard work
& accomplishments, Wiseman was inducted into the Nashville
Songwriters Hall of Fame in October of 2015. In 2017, Wiseman was
honored with a CMA Triple Play Award  for FGL’s “Anything Goes” &
Blake Shelton’s “Gonna” & “Came Here To Forget.” For more
information on Craig Wiseman visit BigLoudPublishing.com/CraigWiseman

ABOUT JEFFREY STEELE:

Five time Grammy Nominee, Jeffrey Steele has been recognized by BMI for
over 65 million airplays for hits he penned for a multitude of artists
including Keith Urban, Eric Church, Zac Brown Band, Jimmy Buffett,
Montgomery Gentry, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cher, .38 Special, Faith Hill, Tim
McGraw, Trace Adkins, LeAnn Rimes, Rascal Flatts and Van Zant, Joe
Cocker, Little Feat ft. Bob Seger, Joe Bonamassa, Cascada and more.
Among his many accolades over the past few years, Jeffrey Steele has
been named to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, honored by the
Country Music Hall of Fame as a Poet and Prophet, twice awarded BMI
Songwriter of the Year and thrice the Nashville Songwriters Association
International (NSAI) Songwriter of the Year. CMA has twice awarded him
the coveted “Triple Play Award” for three No. 1 songs in a year. His
country and A/C mega-hits include a string of chart toppers including:
“Raise ‘Em Up”, “Knee Deep”, “Here,” “My Wish,” “The Cowboy In Me,”
“These Days”, “My Town”, “Something to be Proud of”, “Everyday” and the
groundbreaking “What Hurts The Most,” nominated for Best Country Song at
the Grammy Awards. Additionally, he has won over 35 BMI Country and Pop
awards, was nominated for a Golden Globe and Critic’s Choice Award for
Best Original Song “I Thought I Lost You” for the Disney/Pixar animated
feature BOLT, performed by Miley Cyrus and John Travolta, been named one
of Billboard Magazine’s top 5 writer’s 8 years in a row, as well as
Music Row Magazine’s Songwriter of the Year Award. Steele’s latest album
features performances with Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Jamey Johnson,
John Rich and others. For more information on Jeffrey Steele visit JeffreySteele.com.

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