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Billy Currington Earns 9th Career No. 1 with “We Are Tonight”

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Billy Currington scored his ninth career No. 1 single with “We Are Tonight” topping the Billboard Country and Mediabase radio charts today. “We Are Tonight” is the title track and second consecutive No. 1 hit off Currington’s current studio album. The chart-topper was written by Mark Beeson, Sam Hunt and Josh Osborne and produced by Dann Huff.

“Thank you country radio! Nine number ones is incredible and humbling,” shares Currington. “The first time I heard “We Are Tonight” I was blown away and could imagine the power of the song live. Every night on the road, I love watching the fans’ energy when they sing back the chorus.”

“We Are Tonight” follows the success of Currington’s RIAA Gold certified No. 1 hit “Hey Girl.” He recently wrapped the national headlining We Are Tonight Tour with Brett Eldredge and Chase Rice and currently joins Lady Antebellum on select dates of the Take Me Downtown Tour.

Currington is a GRAMMY nominated and platinum selling artist whose hits include “Don’t,” “Good Directions,” “Let Me Down Easy,” “Must Be Doin’ Something Right,” “People Are Crazy,” “Pretty Good At Drinkin’ Beer”, “That’s How Country Boys Roll”, “Hey Girl” and “We Are Tonight.”

For a full list of tour dates, visit www.billycurrington.com.

Billy Currington is Being Sued By Tour Boat Captain

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It was once a criminal case. Now, it’s a civil matter. Billy Currington is being sued by a Georgia tour boat captain who pressed criminal charges against him last year. Currington was sentenced to five years’ probation in September after pleading no contest to a charge of abuse of an elderly person. Prosecutors say he chased and threatened 70-year-old Charles Harvey Ferrelle after his boat passed Currington’s home on Tybee Island. The Savannah Morning News reports Ferrelle filed a lawsuit saying Currington mocked and libeled him on a fan Web site two days before his plea.

Who Needs Trucks and Dirt Roads When You’ve Got Country Girls?

Who Needs Trucks and Dirt Roads When You’ve Got Country Girls? Our friends Big D & Bubba made a special video for all the “country girls” out there! Take a looK!

Did You Get Your Tickets to the Watershed Festival???

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The Watershed Music Festival sold out within 10 minutes of going on sale to the public this morning.  Over 25,000 three day passes were sold for the third annual music and camping festival on August 1, 2 and 3 at the Gorge Amphitheatre.  The heavy hitting lineup features Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum, Jake Owen, along with Billy Currington, Eli Young Band, Joe Diffie, Randy Houser, Justin Moore, Kip Moore, Cassadee Pope, Eli Young Band, Chase Rice, Dallas Smith and many more taking part in what is promising to be the festival’s best year yet.

“The fans for this festival, or ‘shedders’ as we call them, came out in full force,” said Brian O’Connell, Creator of Watershed Music Festival and Live Nation President of Country Touring.  “Our website actually crashed for a bit, we got everything up and running again but the response has been overwhelming to say the least!  Every year we strive to make the festival the best we can for both the fans and artists, I think we’re on our way to making this the craziest hillbilly sleepover ever.”

Featuring a versatile lineup of artists, late night sets, outrageous camping sites, collaborations and more, Watershed Music Festival is set at the picturesque Gorge Amphitheatre, undoubtedly one of the most scenic concert venues in the world offering sweeping views of the Columbia River Gorge.

Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum, Jake Owen & MORE to Play Watershed Music Festival

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Watershed Music Festival is returning August 1st, 2nd and 3rd after two hugely successful runs with a heavy hitting lineup including Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum, Jake Owen, along with Billy Currington, Eli Young Band, Joe Diffie, Randy Houser, Justin Moore, Kip Moore, Cassadee Pope, Eli Young Band, Chase Rice, Dallas Smith and many more taking part in what is promising to be the festival’s best year yet. Three-day festival and camping passes go on sale Thursday, March 13th at 10AM PST via www.watershedfest.com.

Kip Moore, who will be performing at Watershed for the second time, said, “After I performed there last year I knew this was the kind of festival I would want to come back and play as many times as I can. It’s such an iconic and beautiful place to play and adds to what is already a great vibe. And there are tons of hardcore fans, which just amps it up to an insane level.”

“We’ve been lucky that this crazy idea has turned into a monster country festival now celebrating its third year,” said Brian O’Connell, Creator of Watershed Music Festival and Live Nation President of Country Touring. “Each time we try and top ourselves and do better than the previous year and 2014 is no exception. We’re looking forward to another fun and crazy weekend with top notch talent.”

Watershed Music Festival features a versatile lineup of artists, late night sets, outrageous camping sites, collaborations and more. Set at the picturesque Gorge Amphitheatre, undoubtedly one of the most scenic concert venues in the world offering sweeping views of the Columbia River Gorge.

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