With 27 number one singles, 15 billion streams and more than 20 million albums sold, ACM Artist of the Decade Jason Aldean today announced his upcoming Highway Desperado Tour. The 41-city headlining tour kicks off in July and will include a s stop in Cincinnati, OH at Riverbend Music Center on Friday, July 21. Mitchell Tenpenny serves as direct support for Aldean, alongside openers Corey Kent and Dee Jay Silver.
The Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum entertainer released his 10th career studio album, MACON, GEORGIA, featuring 20 new songs and an additional 10 live tracks last year, earning praise from Rolling Stone, Stereogum, The Tennessean, Entertainment Tonight, E! News and more. The album earned the Georgia-native his 27th career-charting #1 single, "Trouble With A Heartbreak,” as well as a Billboard Music Award nomination for “Top Country Song” as well as awards from ACM, CMT, iHeart, and a GRAMMY nomination for “If I Didn’t Love You” with Carrie Underwood. His current single, “That’s What Tequila Does,” is currently Top 10 and climbing at Country Radio.
Since making his chart debut in 2005, the 3X ACM Entertainer of the Year has earned the most Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart-more than any other artist- with “songs of small-town living, love and loss have resonated with a loyal fanbase” (Billboard) that have “vaulted him to the pinnacle of Country music success” (Atlanta Journal Constitution). For more information, visit www.JasonAldean.com.
About Jason Aldean:
The 3X ACM Entertainer of the Year and ACM Artist of the Decade has bolstered 27 No. 1 hits, 15 billion streams and more than 20 million albums sold as "he has blended his own recipe, and it’s one that has vaulted him to the pinnacle of Country music success” (Atlanta Journal Constitution). Notably, seven of Aldean’s previous studio albums have been certified PLATINUM or more, and he has the most Top 10 songs on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart, more than any other artists, since making his chart debut in 2005. Having just released his monster double album MACON, GEORGIA to critical acclaim with Stereogum naming it an "Album of the Week” and the Tennessean praising that “MACON, GEORGIA finds Aldean honed in on his vision for this era of his career” and “kicks off his career's next era.” Together with longtime producer Michael Knox, Aldean took an anything-goes approach to his signature sound with part all-new music and part career retrospective as the "different and all-encompassing" (Entertainment Tonight) tracks "allow him the opportunity to revisit his past" (E! News). The project’s full release follows the wild success of Aldean’s history-making, multi-week 26th No. 1 "powerful duet" (Rolling Stone) ”If I Didn’t Love You” with Carrie Underwood that won him the coveted ACM Single of the Year, iHeartRadio Country Song of the Year, CMT Collaborative Video of the Year and earned him Billboard and GRAMMY nominations. “His Country superstar status" (Variety) continues to transcend with critics and fans alike as the new music makes its own mark for his hometown.
About Mitchell Tenpenny
Since the beginning of his career, Mitchell Tenpenny has worked tirelessly to build and support his fan base with a steady stream of new music. He increased the flow of new music during the pandemic and his fans have responded by soaring his career on-demand stream and he was recently recognized for surpassing the One Billion streams threshold, currently 1.5 Billion; his first triple-platinum plaque for break-out debut single “Drunk Me”; a Gold plaque for his debut album Telling All My Secrets and a new platinum plaque for his #1 hit “Truth About You.” Mitchell is a multi-faceted entertainer: singer, songwriter, producer and performer. Since the release of his debut single, “Drunk Me,” Mitchell has set new standards for breakout success in country music. The 3X Platinum-certified, No. 1 hit that has amassed 618 million total on-demand streams in the US alone and is off his introductory album, Telling All My Secrets, and earned him the best first week showing for any major label country debut LP at the time of its release. Since that time, the “winning” singer (New York Times) has received nominations from the Academy of Country Music and the CMT Awards.
About Corey Kent:
Corey Kent finds himself musically at the intersection of rock infused country, heartland values, and red dirt grit. Still in his 20’s, he built the foundation of a fanbase, has been developing his show for 15 years, and is now positioned as one of country music’s next breakout artists nationwide. Drawing inspiration from The Eagles, Keith Richards, Turnpike Troubadours and more, Kent strives to build an undeniable stage presence and his bandana-wearing Rock ‘N’ Roll spirit comes to life on the stage.
Kent kicked off 2023 with the release of his autobiographical track “Man of the House” just after making his debut at the Grand Ole Opry where he performed his explosive RIAA certified platinum single, “Wild As Her.” The free-spirited and high-energy track has garnered over 190 million on-demand streams, landed Kent his first-ever entry onto the Billboard Hot 100, reached #15 on the Hot Country Songs Chart and is currently inside the Top 20 at Country Radio. Kent also released two additional tracks in 2022, “Hood of That Car” and “How You Know You Made It” as well as his ’22 Tapes EP which was a collection of 4 songs that Kent wanted to share with his fans for their support all year long. Kent was named as a CMT Listen Up Artist for 2023, a Pandora Artist to Watch and was recently nominated for an AIMP Nashville Country Awards for AIMP Rising Artist-Writer of the Year. A road warrior, Kent spent a large portion of 2022 on the road selling out venues across the country on his own headline dates, festivals and dates with Bailey Zimmerman.