Nashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce that Nu-Blu’s new album “Ten” reached # 6 on Billboard’s Top 10 Bluegrass Album Chart and charted at #5 on the Billboard Country Gospel Chart. “Ten” was released on July 16th. Appropriately titled, Ten contains 10 new songs performed in their unique and distinctive style with award winning special guest musicians Ron Stewart and Jim Van Cleve. Track one titled “That Road” is the first single from the album and features the strong vocals of Carolyn Routh. Radio programmers and DJ’s have been enjoying the depth of songs on the album.
The group has been busy promoting their new single “That Road” and the album with special performances during the Summer NAMM convention in Nashville, their CD release party at the Silver Dollar Saloon in Nashville and their in-store tour at Sam Ash Music stores across the country. Billboard’s Chuck Dauphin also caught up with the band at Summer NAMM and interviewed founders Daniel and Carolyn Routh for an article that appeared in the July 22 issue of the music industry magazine. Click here to view the Billboard article, “Nu-Blu Marks a Decade: Listen to 'Ten'“
The physical CD is available wherever Bluegrass CD’s are sold and the digital album is also available on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and other digital stores. The album is also available now for radio programmers and DJ’s on AirPlay Direct.
Nu-Blu has also been nominated in multiple categories on the IBMA 2nd nominations ballot including; Emerging Artist, Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year, and Carolyn Routh for Female Vocalist.
Nu-Blu was founded ten years ago by husband and wife team, Carolyn and Daniel Routh. They are joined by long time band members Levi Austin and Austin Koerner to comprise one of today’s most popular bluegrass groups. Through the years, and after numerous charted bluegrass and gospel albums, Nu-Blu has developed a solid fan base utilizing the strong lead vocal talents of Carolyn, Daniel and Levi along with their diverse selection of material including original songs, traditional favorites and songs from other genres of music.
Now with five albums to their credit, Nu-Blu has developed a unique sound which combines their love for bluegrass music and respect for its traditional roots, along with an edgy feel that gives their music a fresh energy and spirit.
Nu-Blu is now on The Ten Tour. For more information on the album and tour dates, please visit Nu-Blu.com, Facebook and Twitter.