The world premiere of country star Cam’s new music video “Mayday” is live now!
In the video, the Arista Nashville/RCA Records singer/songwriter takes on an Amelia Earhart-inspired role. Directed by Daniel Carberry, it was filmed at the Planes of Fame Museum in Chino, California and a water facility in Acton, California. The video treatment was written by Cam, Lindsay Marias and Carberry. “Mayday,” Cam’s current Top 40 single, was-written by Cam and Tyler Johnson.
Cam’s new clip is a follow-up to her video debut, “Burning House,” which earlier this week received three CMT Music Awards nominations for Video of the Year, Female Video of the Year and Breakthrough Video of the Year. Cam, Chris Stapleton and label-mate Carrie Underwood were the most-nominated artists for this year’s CMT Music Awards which will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on June 8th, 8 pm ET/PT. “Burning House” was also nominated for Video of the Year at the 2016 ACM Awards. At the ACMs; Cam was the most-nominated artist with a total of six nods.
The “Mayday” video premiere coincides with the launch tonight at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey, of Dierks Bentley’s Somewhere On A Beach Tour on which Cam is the opening talent through September. In January and February, she opened for Brad Paisley on his Crushin’ It Tour.
California-born singer/songwriter Cam emerged as one of the past year’s true breakthrough artists, achieving her first Platinum record and first #1 country single with “Burning House,” which earned her a GRAMMY® Award nomination for Best Country Solo Performance. Her Untamed album on Arista Nashville/RCA Records, which released December 11, 2015, debuted at #2 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart with the year’s best first-week album sales by a debut country artist. With each song, including her newest single, “Mayday,” co-written by Cam, Untamed released to widespread critical acclaim from The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, PEOPLE, Associated Press, and many others. Cam has been featured on such programs as Good Morning America, Today, CBS This Morning, The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Talk and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.