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The Band Perry Celebrates Their Fourth #1 Song

Left to Right:  First Row: Neil Perry, Kimberly Perry, Reid Perry, Jacob Bryant, John Davidson. Second Row:
Jimmy Harnen (Republic Nashville President/BMLG EVP), Clay Bradley (
BMI’s Assistant VP of Writer/Publisher Relations), Mike Doyle (VP
Creative/GM -Major Bob Music), Dann Huff (Producer), Tim Fink (VP
Writer/Publisher Relations/SESAC), and Jesse Frasure (Director of
A&R -Major Bob Music). PHOTO: Rick Diamond/Getty Images
 
 
 
The Band Perry Celebrates Their Fourth #1 Song – “DONE.”
Reid and Neil Perry’s First #1 Song as Writers
First Cut and First #1 Song for Co-Writers John & Jacob
Celebration Hosted by BMI, SESAC, BMLG, WME and Major Bob Music
             

     Nashville, TN – (August 28, 2013)  – Siblings Kimberly,
Reid and Neil – the superstar trio better known as The Band Perry –
celebrated their fourth #1 song on Monday for their most recent hit
“DONE.”   The celebration marks a milestone for Reid and Neil Perry, as
this is their very first #1 song as writers.

 
“‘DONE.’ was the last song we wrote for Pioneer. When we finished
it, we knew the album was complete. In ‘DONE.’ we are giving voice to
the underdog. We were feeling like ones ourselves at the time we wrote
it. It’s about rising above whatever circumstances are getting you
down.” says Neil Perry.
 
“People have made this one their own. We still sign autographs
after most of our shows because we love to hear our fans’ stories about
how they make TBP songs the soundtracks for different things happening
in their lives. This one was apparently a big call to action. So much
so, that we renamed it ‘DONE. Busting Up Bad Relationships Everywhere’!”
says Reid Perry
 
Music industry insiders packed the historic Bridge Building in
downtown Nashville to share in the success of Nashville’s hottest new
country trio. The party, hosted by BMI, SESAC, Red Light Management,
WME, BMLG and Major Bob Music, honored The Band Perry and co-writers
John & Jacob.
 
John & Jacob first met Reid and Neil Perry when they opened for
The Band Perry on some of the trio’s shows in the UK.  The talented duo
struck up a relationship with the band which easily transitioned into
co-writing.  “DONE.” is John & Jacob’s very first cut as songwriters
and also their very first #1.
 
In addition to the plethora of #1 awards presented to the writers
and The Band Perry by The CMA,  Country Radio Broadcasters, BMI, SESAC
and Major Bob Music, Republic Nashville also presented the band with a
career milestone plaque commemorating more than TEN MILLION downloads
and over TWO MILLON records sold in just four years. It was also noted
that The Band Perry’s brand new single, “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely,” was
the MOST ADDED at country radio this week, its first week.
 
“10 million plus paid downloads and over two million albums sold in
less than four years is such an amazing success story!” said Republic
Nashville President/BMLG EVP Jimmy Harnen. “Back to back #1 singles, # 1
most added on their brand new single and the announcement of a World
Tour all screams this is the year of The Band Perry!”
 
“When I first heard ‘DONE.’ I thought it was fantastic that four
guys could write such a wonderfully catty song – I’m going to let them
pen all of our “breakup” songs in the future!” says Kimberly Perry.
 
ABOUT THE BAND PERRY:  Since releasing their
self-titled debut album on Republic Nashville in 2010, The Band Perry
has ascended to dizzying heights. Fronted by Kimberly Perry and rounded
out by her younger brothers Reid and Neil, the band has notched a string
of hit singles, including the quadruple-platinum “If I Die Young”
(which climbed to #1 on Billboard’s Country and AC charts), the platinum
“You Lie,” and the gold-certified Country #1 “All Your Life” as well as
the consecutive #1 hits, “Better Dig Two” and “DONE.” (co-written by
Reid and Neil) from their sophomore release PIONEER, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and #2 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. Produced by Dann Huff, PIONEER sold
nearly 130,000 copies in the first week and has received acclaim from
top critics across the country. They’ve also enjoyed sold-out headlining
dates and a showering of honors, including multiple ACM, CMA, and CMT
Music awards, as well as Teen Choice, AMA, ACA, Billboard Music Award
and Grammy award nominations and have taken over the American television
airwaves with unforgettable performances on the CMA Awards, Grammy
Awards, ACM Awards, The Billboard Music Awards, American Idol, Good
Morning America, The Today Show, Ellen, The Talk, The Tonight Show with
Jay Leno and The Late Show with David Letterman. The Band Perry is about
to embark on their first headlining tour – the WE ARE PIONEERS WORLD
TOUR begins in November.

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