Lady A is excited to announce that they will perform live at PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2015, from the Nokia Theater L.A. Live on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 (9:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.“Music is such an important part of our show, and Lady Antebellum is the perfect addition,” said executive producer Mark Burnett. “This show is for the fans and having this seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning band live on our stage will add an amazing element.”Lady A recently released their fifth studio album, 747. This album spawned the platinum certified, chart-topping hit “Bartender,” and their new single “Freestyle” is quickly climbing the charts. They have sold more than 11 million albums worldwide, earned six Platinum singles, and reached #1 nine times on the country radio charts. Lady A won “Vocal Group of the Year” from both the “Country Music Awards” and the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” three years in a row (2009, 2010 and 2011). They just wrapped their headlining tour, “Take Me Downtown,” which included 80 cities in the United States and Canada.Tickets to the awards show are now available for fans to purchase through AXS.com.
Lady A and, in a rare television performance, country legend Hank Williams, Jr. will join previously announced performers Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood on the inaugural AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS, airing LIVE from Nashville’s Music City Center on Monday, Dec.15 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.Hosted by Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard, AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS is based on country music’s longest-running radio countdown show, “American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks,” and will honor country music’s biggest stars based on album sales and radio airplay. Presenters for the inaugural show include country artists Kix Brooks, Sara Evans, Hunter Hayes, Maddie & Tae, Scotty McCreery, Kip Moore, Thomas Rhett, Chase Rice, Cole Swindell and Chris Young. NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher and 2014 National League MVP Clayton Kershaw, actors Emily Kinney (“The Walking Dead”) and Melissa Fumero (BROOKLYN NINE-NINE) and Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev will also present.The two-hour show will also honor Kenny Chesney with The Groundbreaker Award, which recognizes an artist who has consistently pushed the boundaries and is a trailblazer in the realm of concerts, musical accomplishment, creative innovation and connecting with fans across the United States. Chesney will be on hand to accept his award. Multimedia entertainer Reba will receive the first-ever NASH Icon Award, presented by Kix Brooks, which celebrates an iconic artist whose extraordinary talent has influenced generations of musicians and who has made a profound and lasting impact on country music. Kelly Clarkson and Miranda Lambert will join together to honor Reba with a special tribute performance.Lady A recently released their fifth studio album, 747. The 11-song disc has already spawned the platinum certified, multi-week chart-topping smash hit “Bartender,” and its new single “Freestyle” is quickly climbing the charts. They have sold over 11 million albums worldwide, and have made nine trips to number one on the country radio charts.The AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro (CEO, dick clark productions), Mike Mahan (President, dick clark productions), Mark Bracco (Executive Vice President, Programing and Development, dick clark productions), John Dickey (Executive Vice President of Content and Programming, Cumulus), Richard Godfrey (“MTV Europe Music Awards”) and Tom Forrest (“CMT Crossroads”) are executive producers. Baz Halpin is co-executive producer.Tickets to the event are on sale at TheACCAwards.com/tickets.
Lady A is set to host their First Annual “Cheers For Charity” on New Year’s Eve (12/31) in Nashville, TN where fans are invited for dinner, drinks and music! The event is set to be held at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum and all proceeds will benefit LadyAID, the trio’s philanthropic effort created to generate support for children in need locally, nationally and globally. Tickets begin at $250 and are available for purchase starting today at http://www.nowplayingnashville.com/event/detail/441888069.“We really wanted to do something special and fun in Nashville before everyone revs up for their big New Year’s Eve plans later that night," said Lady A’s Hillary Scott. “The opportunity to host an event here at home and play music for our Nashville friends to raise awareness for a cause we truly believe in gives us so much happiness. ‘Cheers’ to a great New Year’s Eve in Nashville!”LadyAID’s multi-level organization reaches children across the state of Tennessee through grants to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. On a national level, Lady Aid is supporting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and myLIFEspeaks on a global level. LadyAID is a component fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.“Cheers For Charity” will precede the band’s headlining show in downtown Nashville, portions of which will also be broadcast live on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest beginning at 8pm CST on ABC.