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"It's About Tyme" Tops National Chart for 5th Consecutive Month

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme OutCumming, GA -- Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, who will celebrate their 25th anniversary as one of bluegrass music's most iconic, ground-breaking bands, are setting records with their self-produced album, It's About Tyme. In April, the album claims the #1 spot on the National Bluegrass Survey's Top 15 Albums chart again, making this their FIFTH consecutive month at top. Additionally, the band celebrates a second consecutive month at #1 on the National Survery's Top 30 Songs chart with "Brown County Red" at #1 in March and "I'm Leaving You And Fort Worth Too" reaching #1 in April.

Tammy Jones Robinette & The Drive's Latest Single Cruises Up Charts

To Be a Kid AgainNashville, Tenn., (March 23, 2016)—Tammy Jones Robinette & The Drive’s recently released single, “I Think I’ll Let You Drive,” has continued its climb on Singing News magazine's Bluegrass chart this month, cruising up to the #5 position (May) after entering the chart at #7 for April. Written by Steve Gulley, the latest track is one of many songs from the 12-song, self-titled album that has found its way onto a variety of charts.

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out Celebrate #1 Album & Song

It's About TymeCumming, GA -- Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out have reached a new career milestone with their latest album, It's About Tyme. Released September 4th on Break A String Records, It's About Tyme has been the fastest charting album in the band's history, making its debut on the National Bluegrass Survey's Top 15 Albums at #2 in November, climbing to #1 in December, and remaining at the top of the chart for an unprecedented four consecutive months through March! Additionally, the first single, "Brown County Red" is #1 on the National Bluegrass Survey's Top 30 Songs chart. Rounding out the Top 30 Songs chart are two more tracks from the album; "I'm Leaving You And Fort Worth Too" at #3 and "Had It Not Been For The Train" coming in at #23.

Sierra Hull Tops Billboard Bluegrass Chart for 3rd Consecutive Week

Sierra Hull - Weighted MindNashville, TN -- Singer-songwriter Sierra Hull’s “stunning coming of age album” (NPR Music) has topped Billboard’s Bluegrass Albums chart for the third consecutive week. The album, which was released January 29, was produced by Grammy-winning musician and composer Béla Fleck, and features guest appearances by Fleck, Rhiannon Giddens, Alison Krauss, and Abigail Washburn.

Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle Songs Make Bluegrass Charts

Steve Gulley & New PinnacleNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records group Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle hit the ground running ever since their debut album released in March 2015. The group received standing ovations for both their IBMA and SPBGMA Official Showcase performances. Now almost a year after their self-titled album release Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle has charted 5 songs. Four of those songs are currently on the charts, including their first Gospel song, “You Can’t Take Jesus Away”, written by Steve Gulley debuting at #10 on the Singing News Bluegrass Chart in April.

Tammy Jones Robinette's Debuts at #7 in Singing News Bluegrass Chart

I Think I'll Let You DrivNashville, TN -- Tammy Jones Robinette & The Drive's latest single release, "I Think I'll Let You Drive," will debut in Singing News magazine's Bluegrass chart at #7 (April 2016). The song, penned by the award-winning Steve Gulley, is the second single released from the 12-track, self-titled album, Tammy Jones Robinette & The Drive to enter the charts in the Top-10. "To Be A Kid Again," written by Robinette, debuted at #6 on the Bluegrass Today chart this past fall.

Surprise Radio Album Release Shoots Circa Blue to #2 on APD Chart

Circa Blue - Once Upon A TimeOrange Blossom Records is proud to announce the new Circa Blue album, Once Upon a Time is now available to radio stations via AirPlay Direct. The album went live this morning and has already jumped to #2 on the service’s Top 50 AirPlay Direct Bluegrass Folk Albums monthly chart. Stations may also request a private digital download from the label. Physical copies will be mailed to stations in the coming weeks and the label will soon announce the official retail street date.

Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle Songs Reach #1 With Multiple Songs

Steve Gulley & New PinnacleNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records group Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle have been very busy since the launch of their self-titled debut album almost a year ago. The Bluegrass Situation called the debut album by Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle “one of the most highly anticipated bluegrass albums for 2015” soon after the release of the first single “Leaving Crazytown” , written by Steve Gulley & Tim Stafford, was released in the Fall of 2014. “Leaving Crazytown” went on to reach #1 six times on the Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart, “which is very rare occurrence and incredible achievement for a new group”, noted Terry Herd from Bluegrass Today. The single also reached #3 on SiriusXM radio – Bluegrass Junction’s Most-Played Tracks Chart and Top 10 on the Bluegrass Unlimited – National Bluegrass Survey Top 30 Chart. Bob Cherry of Cybergrass reviewed the album last year giving it high marks noting, "...every song I've heard by him was a 'keeper'."

Grascals New CD is The Boot's Album of the Month

And Then There's ThisNashville, TN -- Entertainment news site, The Boot, has named the latest release from The Grascals among one of the most highly anticipated albums of the new year. A reader poll to determine The Boot's first Album of the Month for 2016 pitted the multi-award-winning acoustic band against The Brothers Osborne, The Randy Rogers Band, and Hank Williams Jr., resulted in a resounding win for The Grascals with nearly 50% of the popular vote. The new album, and then there's this..., is set for release today, Friday, January 8th on the Mountain Home Music Company label.

Kathy Kallick Band Scores Top Artist for December, 2015

Kathy Kallick BandAccording to the monthly survey of airplay on folkdj-l, the Kathy Kallick Band are the Top Artists of December, 2015 — and their new release, Foxhounds, had the third most airplay of any album in that month. (#1 is a new seasonal sampler and #2, a heavily-promoted tribute album, had one more spin than the Kathy Kallick Band (KBB).

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out Score #1 with "It's About Tyme"

It's About TymeCumming, GA -- Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out along with Break A String Records is pleased to announce the band's latest album, It's About Tyme, has reached #1 on the National Bluegrass Survey's Top 15 Albums chart for December. Released September 4th, It's About Tyme has been the fastest charting album in the band's history, making its debut on the National Survey at #2 just last month.

The Hillbenders Ink Artist Endorsement Deal With AirPlay Direct

The HillbendersAirPlay Direct recently announced the launch of their new V.I.P. Endorsement / Professional Development Initiative. This strategic program was developed to grant specific endorsement opportunities, and professional services / resources to worthy artists, radio programmers and music industry professionals globally. AirPlay Direct’s consulting division, Collective Evolution, has developed and will now manage these new programs for AirPlay Direct.

Rhonda Vincent's "Christmas Time" Debuts at #2 on Billboard

Rhonda Vincent - Christmas TimeNashville, TN -- It may only be November, but Christmas Time is upon us, as Rhonda Vincent's latest album debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard Bluegrass Albums chart. The star-studded project features vocal collaborations with The Oak Ridge Boys, Willie Nelson, Charlie Daniels, Bill Anderson, Dolly Parton, Ronnie Milsap, Gene Watson, Lorrie Morgan, and more (see track listing below). Christmas Time is available now at digital retailers and wherever music is sold.

The Cox Family Album Debuts #1 on Billboard Bluegrass Chart

Gone Like the CottonThe GRAMMY®-winning The Cox Family’s long-awaited new album Gone Like the Cotton, 17 years in the making, has debuted on Billboard’s Bluegrass Chart at #1. The album, their first since 1996’s acclaimed Just When We’re Thinking It’s Over, has been exceptionally well received by critics.

Mountain Faith's "That Which Matters" Debuts at #1 on Billboard

That Which MattersWillis, VA -- Mountain Fever Records is proud to announce the new album, That Which Matters, from Mountain Faith has reached #1 on Billboard's Top 15 Bluegrass Albums! That Which Matters was released October 16th to a vast audience including bluegrass, gospel and pop music fans, thanks in large part to the attention Mountain Faith gained earlier this year through regular appearances as contestants on NBC television's popular show, America's Got Talent.


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