Nashville, TN January 9, 2014 – Joe Nichols’ #1 hit “Sunny and 75” has been certified gold by the RIAA for single sales in excess of 500,000 digital downloads. The song is the lead single from Nichols’ debut RED BOW CD release Crickets.
“Sunny and 75” hit the #1 spot on both the Billboard Hot Country Songs and the Country Aircheck/ USA Today charts in early December. The song is the 4 x Grammy nominee’s fifth #1 single.
“Yeah,” the second single from Crickets, will hit radio on January 27, 2014.
ABOUT JOE NICHOLS:
Joe Nichols was one of the first artists signed to RED BOW Records, the newly created imprint of the highly successful BBR Music Group and Sony RED.
Nichols is one of country music’s most praised traditional country artists. He has five #1 hits and eight Top 10 singles to his credit, including “Sunny and 75,” “Brokenheartsville,” “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off” and “Gimmie That Girl.” Top 10 smashes include “The Impossible,” “If Nobody Believed In You,” “What’s A Guy Gotta Do,” “Size Matters” and “I’ll Wait For You.” The star has earned multiple RIAA platinum and gold certifications for his hit albums and singles.
During his career, Nichols has received four GRAMMY nominations, including Best Country Album and Best Country Male Vocal Performance (2 consecutive years) and Best Country Song for his debut single “The Impossible.”
Nichols has won every “best new artist” award available in the field of country music: the prestigious Horizon Award from the Country Music Association; Top New Male Vocalist from the Academy of Country Music and CMT Breakthrough Video of the Year, as well as “new artist” awards from Billboard, Radio & Records and Music Row Magazine and a New York Times Best-Albums-of-the-Year nod.
For more information on Joe Nichols, visit: http://www.joenichols.com/