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Nashville, TN (December 13, 2012) – Florida Georgia Line
has been heating up the music scene – and just this week – earned the
highest debut album sales of 2012 for a new Country artist with nearly
63,000 copies of HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES. The debut project on
Republic Nashville entered the sales charts at #3 on the Billboard
Country Albums and #10 on the Billboard Top 200.
Last night, FGL made their national television performance debut on NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Watch them perform their Platinum-certified debut single, “Cruise,” via http://www.latenightwithjimmyfallon.com/video/wednesday-december-12-2012/1426796/ (approx. 37:30 mark). This morning (12/13), they stopped by FOX & Friends to
play the breakout smash, which has spent two consecutive weeks at #1 on
Country radio charts and is the #1 best-selling single for Country this
Brian Kelley (Ormond Beach, Florida)
and Tyler Hubbard (Monroe, Georgia) worked with producer Joey Moi (Jake
Owen, Nickelback) on their 11-track project, which showcases FGL’s
eclectic mix of influences ranging from country to hip-hop.
After selling out every date on the
CMT Tour with headliner Jake Owen over the last few months, FGL will hit
the road again in January 2013 with Luke Bryan’s “Dirt Road Diaries
Tour.” Their energetic stage presence and infectious lyrics have earned
the attention of fans and Superstars – Taylor Swift, Keith Urban,
Jennifer Nettle’s (Sugarland) and Dierks Bentley – alike.
ABOUT REPUBLIC NASHVILLE:
In May 2009 Scott Borchetta, President and CEO of the Big Machine Label
Group and Monte Lipman, President and CEO of Universal Republic,
announced the formation of its new label partnership – Republic
Nashville. BMLG Executive Vice President Jimmy Harnen also serves as
President of the label. The imprint is headquartered on Music Row and
utilizes the combined resources of Big Machine and Universal Republic
Records. The two companies first joined forces in 2007 to propel Big
Machine Recording Artist & Country Superstar Taylor Swift beyond the
Country format to promotionally represent Taylor in radio formats
outside of the Country genre. Republic Nashville’s artist roster
includes The Band Perry; Eli Young Band; Florida Georgia Line, Greg
Bates and RaeLynn.