MORGAN WALLEN IS READY TO TURN “UP DOWN”
Nashville, Tenn. (November 28, 2017) — Big Loud Records exciting new talent MORGAN WALLEN
is primed to turn Country radio upside down as his new single “Up
Down,” featuring BMLG Records’ superstar duo Florida Georgia Line, is
this week’s most added single with 80 first week stations on board.
after its October release, the fun-loving track rocketed into Spotify’s
U.S. (#4) and Global (#6) Viral 50 charts, hit the iTunes Country
A-List, launched into the Top 10 on Sirius XM The Highway, and entered
the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Meanwhile, the
song’s “infectious” (Rare Country) beachside music video
has racked up more than 5 million views. “Up Down” follows Wallen’s Top
30 debut single, “The Way I Talk,” and gives a taste of his first
full-length album, expected in 2018.
Critics and fans alike are hooked on the laidback groove, written by Brad Clawson, Michael Hardy, and C.J. Solar. One Country predicted “You’re about to hear Morgan Wallen and Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Up Down’ on repeat,” and Taste of Country lauded the “big rowdy anthem.” Rolling Stone Country noted the “buoyant” cut “revolves around the title hook, repeated in an irresistible, syncopated fashion.” As Morning Hangover summed it up: “…’Up Down’ is going to be HUGE.”
kinetic performer has been honing his skills on the road throughout the
year, opening for FGL’s THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017 and labelmate Chris Lane’s
TAKE BACK HOME TOUR. He’ll round out a fiery run as support on Granger
Smith’s DON’T TREAD ON ME TOUR in Flint, MI on December 17.
About Morgan Wallen:
in Sneedville, Tenn. (also home to bluegrass legend Jimmy Martin),
Wallen was a star on the baseball diamond, attended the same high school
as Country superstar Kenny Chesney, and has deep roots in the church.
With a Hard Rock-loving preacher for a father and a mother who couldn’t
get enough Country and contemporary Christian music, Wallen began
performing for his local congregation at the tender age of 3 and went on
to develop a strong love of Country, Rock and Hip-Hop. After moving to
Music City in 2015, he’s co-written with hitmakers like Craig Wiseman,
Rodney Clawson, Chris Tompkins, the Warren Brothers, Tommy Cecil and
Matt Dragstrem, and has been honing his studio poise with award-winning
producer Joey Moi. Wallen’s five-song EP THE WAY I TALK (2016)
features Top 30 debut single “The Way I Talk,” that made its mark on
Spotify’s popular Wild Country, New Boots and New Music Friday
For more about Morgan Wallen, visit www.morganwallen.com.