Mitchell Tenpenny

Mitchell Tenpenny Surprised with RIAA Gold Plaque for “Alcohol You Later”

Alcohol You Later

Riser House/Columbia Nashville recording artist Mitchell Tenpenny was surprised last night by the founding member of his Night Owls fan club, Chris, with an RIAA Gold certification plaque for “Alcohol You Later.” The moment occurred on Mitchell’s social channels as he was hosting a Q&A livestream session with his fans as he’s done many times during the Pandemic while live performances are on hold.

“This is how important the fans are!” said Mitchell. “This is 100% the fans gold record and I am forever indebted to those who have given me a career and a chance. Thank y’all from the bottom of my heart.”

Mitchell wrapped the session with a few acoustic performances, kicking it off with “Alcohol You Later.”

Powerhouse vocalist Mitchell Tenpenny has fueled an undeniable breakout story with his Double Platinum-certified No. 1 hit, “Drunk Me,” from his debut album Telling All My Secrets (Riser House/Columbia Nashville). The 11-song project released in late 2018 earned him that year’s best first week showing for a major label country debut album. Mitchell welcomed the release with performances on NBC’s “Today” and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” while “Drunk Me” has been lauded by the New York Times as one of the best songs 2018, and was featured in multiple Amazon Music “Most Played” and “Best Of” year-end lists. The song, which Mitchell co-wrote and co-produced, hit No. 1 on Nielsen’s Country On-demand Audio Stream chart, has amassed more than 350 million streams since its release. In 2019 he was nominated as New Male Artist of the Year at the ACM Awards and for Breakthrough Video (“Drunk Me”) at the CMT Music Awards, became the only country up-and-comer included in Pandora’s 2019 Artists to Watch list, was dubbed one of Music Row’s Next Big Thing honorees and The Tennessean’s Next Nashville Stars for 2019. 

An authentic, fearless songwriter and performer, Mitchell has toured with such stars as Luke Bryan, Old Dominion, Maren Morris, Jake Owen, Brett Young, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Dustin Lynch. Last fall he launched his first headline tour, “Anything She Says Tour,” in Nashville his second annual 10Penny Fund Benefit Concert at Marathon Music Works in Nashville. Last year, Mitchell partnered with Sarah Cannon and the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare to create the 10Penny Fund in honor of his father whom he lost to cancer. Together they funded a newly renovated Family Room at the American Cancer Society Memorial Foundation Hope Lodge in downtown Nashville. 

Mitchell’s current radio single, “Anything She Says,” released earlier this year featuring rising duo Seaforth, has reached over 55 million on demand streams. | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

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