Nashville, Tenn. (January 23, 2017) – Superstar duo FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE proudly announce knockout collaboration – “God, Your Mama, And Me” (featuring BACKSTREET BOYS) – as their new single.
Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley describe Backstreet Boys as an important
early influence. With the iconic ‘90s boy band lending harmony vocals,
“God, Your Mama, And Me” is a lush sonic tapestry of unconditional love
and spirituality with themes reminiscent of the tender romance found on
take it all the way back to sixth grade. My first concert at the House
of Blues in Orlando, Florida, was … Backstreet Boys,” admitted Kelley of
this full circle moment. “We’ve been digging our roots and influences,
and paying homage to what’s gotten us here. When I first heard it, it
sounded like a modern-day Backstreet Boys song. We got to know Nick
(Carter) and the boys really well and are blessed to have them on this
this makes a lot of sense why we are a duo,” explained Hubbard. “I was
also in the sixth grade and remember going to the record store to buy my
first CD … Backstreet Boys!”
Co-written by Josh Kear, Hillary Lindsey and Gordie Sampson, “God, Your Mama, And Me” is the third single from FGL’s 2016 DIG YOUR ROOTS
album. The project has already produced back-to-back #1s with the 2X
PLATINUM-certified “H.O.L.Y.” (which spent an incredible 18 weeks atop
Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart) and GOLD-certified “May We All”
(featuring Tim McGraw). To date, the duo has notched 12 chart-topping
A new music video featuring Backstreet Boys was recently filmed and will be released soon.
the first run in 2017 of FGL’s colossal DIG YOUR ROOTS TOUR is set to
get underway January 27 in Tallahassee, Florida. With special guests
DUSTIN LYNCH and CHRIS LANE along for the ride, select dates will also
include newcomers RYAN FOLLESE, SETH ENNIS and MORGAN WALLEN.
than 25 shows have already been revealed through May 6. The tour will
crisscross North America with stops from Houston, Texas, to Quebec,
Canada, and everywhere in between.
introducing their breakout vibes in 2012, FGL has earned prestigious
honors from the AMA, ACM Awards, CMA Awards, Billboard Music Awards and
CMT. Their previous BMLG Records releases – 2X PLATINUM debut HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES and PLATINUM ANYTHING GOES
– have attributed to sales surpassing 26 million tracks and more than
3.5 million albums worldwide. With their massive debut, FGL’s “Cruise”
is the only country single to ever be certified DIAMOND for sales
exceeding 10 million copies and overtook the record for longest #1 on
Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.