Hillary Scott & The Scott Family's "Thy Will" has hit No. 1 on the National Christian Audience Chart. In addition, the single holds the No. 1 position on Billboard's Christian Digital Songs chart for the 13th consecutive week along with the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot Christian Songs chart for the seventh week.
Written by Hillary Scott, Emily Weisban and Bernie Herms and co-produced by Ricky Skaggs and Herms, the track is the lead single from the faith-based album LOVE REMAINS, which hit the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Christian Albums chart upon its July 29 debut.
"I'm honestly speechless," said Hillary Scott. "Trying to put into words how thankful I am to not only have the chance to do this with my family, but to be embraced the way we have is pretty much impossible. Our hearts are bursting with love for everyone who was a part of helping make this happen and to the fans for taking this journey with us!"
Lady Antebellum hosted the 10th Annual ACM Honors on August 30 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and for the first time ever, the show was produced for television by Dick Clark Productions and made its television debut on Friday, September 9th on CBS. The event recognized special honorees and off-camera winners of the 51st Annual ACM Awards.
Event honorees included award recipients Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Eddie Rabbitt (awarded posthumously), Tanya Tucker, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Jeff Walker (awarded posthumously), Jimmy Webb, Little Big Town and The Statler Brothers.
Studio Recording Awards recipients included musicians and producers Jim "Moose" Brown, Dave Cobb, Shannon Forrest, Paul Franklin, Justin Niebank, Danny Rader, Michael Rhodes and Derek Wells. Ross Copperman was also honored as Songwriter of the Year.
Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood has been honored as part of the University of Georgia's 40 Under 40 Class of 2016 presented by the UGA alumni association.
The program, now in its sixth year, recognizes outstanding young UGA alumni under the age of 40. Honorees were selected based on the graduates' commitment to a lifelong relationship with UGA and their successes in both personal and professional endeavors. Haywood is a member of the 2004 graduating class.
The honorees will be celebrated during the 2016 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon on September 8.
Following the success of Windy City LakeShake’s inaugural year, even larger crowds are being forecasted after over 35,000 fans converged to Chicago’s scenic FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island for the first-year of festivities. The three-day, two-stage country music festival will return on June 17-19 with superstars Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw as well as Sam Hunt, Martina McBride, Thomas Rhett and more slated to play the festival’s second year, set against the city’s spectacular skyline. Festival passes will go on-sale on Jan. 29 at 10am CT at LakeShakeFestival.com.
Festival-goers will be able enjoy Windy City LakeShake’s sweeping panoramic views of Chicago’s lakefront while experiencing a first-class lineup that also includes A Thousand Horses, Chris Janson, Jana Kramer, Jon Pardi, Granger Smith feat Earl Dibbles, Jr., Travis Tritt, Charlie Worsham and more. Attendees will also have the option to indulge with VIP packages available offering access to the shaded VIP Lounge with private cash bar, premium elevated viewing, lounge and reserved seating as well as air-conditioned restroom facilities, in-seat wait service, a dedicated festival concierge, an express festival entrance and more.
“Being from Chicago, I’m extremely personally invested in this festival,” said Brian O’ Connell Live Nation President of Country Touring. “We want to make Chicago proud and I think coming back in our second year with a stacked lineup like this is a pretty good way to kick things off. I’m beyond estactic to bring this insane amount talent to my hometown.”
Windy City LakeShake is the first festival from Live Nation’s premiere family of festivals to announce their lineup this year. Windy City LakeShake’s sister festivals include FarmBorough - New York, NY, Faster Horses - Brooklyn, MI, Route 91 Harvest - Las Vegas, NV, Watershed - The Gorge, WA. Follow further Windy City LakeShake updates on Facebook: facebook.com/windy-city-lakeshake-festival, Twitter: @LakeShakeFest Instagram: @LakeShakeFest and join the conversation on Twitter, using #LakeShakeFest.
DJ/Producer Audien released a brand new official video for his single “Something Better” featuring Lady Antebellum. Premiering on USA Today, the visually stunning video features a daydreaming boy gazing into the stars wondering if there is anything out there when a meteor crashes near his farm and he stubbles across something that’ll forever change his life for the better."It's been amazing to watch fans from different musical planets gravitate toward ‘Something Better.’ I'm excited to share this fitting video that beautifully compliments the track, and keeps us wondering who is out there..." - Audien“I’ve loved getting feedback from fans on this collaboration,” said Lady A’s Hillary Scott. “I just heard it for the first time on the radio in Nashville the other day! It reminded me how music connects people who might not otherwise have really been country fans and vice versa. I love that this video shares that same spirit and puts a fun spin on the powerful lyric of the song.”“Something Better” keeps climbing the charts and doesn’t seem to show any signs of slowing down. The single reached #1 at Dance Radio topping Calvin Harris and Zedd, climbed to #1 on the Billboard Club Chart, and was added to New York’s #1 pop station Z100, KISS FM in Los Angeles, Sirius Hits 1 plus over 90 other Top 40 stations. “Something Better” has also received a plethora of praises from press including USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, Perez Hilton, being #2 in PopCrush’s “Hot & New” in October, Rollingstone, Billboard, #1 on Hollywire’s “Unexpected Musical Collaborations”, and many more!
We are excited to announce the November 13 release of the Lady Antebellum: Wheels Up Tour on DVD, Blu-ray and digital formats! A DVD+CD package will also be available exclusively through Walmart.This fantastic concert film was shot this year at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre in Irvine, California on June 27th. The Wheels Up 2015 Tour set showcases tracks from the band’s most recent album 747, alongside hit singles and fan favorites from across their career, including “American Honey,” “Need You Now,” “Bartender,” “Our Kind Of Love,” “Just A Kiss,” “I Run To You,” “We Owned The Night,” “Dancin’ Away With My Heart,” “Compass,” “Love Don’t Live Here,” and many more!The seven-time Grammy-winning act has amassed a multitude of hits and an incredibly loyal fanbase worldwide. Lady Antebellum’s Wheels Up 2015 Tour started in Oslo, Norway at the end of February and traversed Europe, Australia, and North America before it concluded in Las Vegas, at the beginning of October. Scattered between the live songs, the film features behind-the-scenes snippets, highlighting the band meeting fans, the spectacular set design and intimate moments on the tour. It’s the ultimate Lady Antebellum tour experience, fully immersing viewers in their life on the road.The Wheels Up Tour DVD and Blu-ray is available for pre-order at:
Charles Kelley continues to map out plans for new music with the announcement of THE DRIVER TOUR, picked up by Enterprise with special guest Maren Morris. The 22-city club tour will make its first stop at House of Blues in Cleveland, OH on November 28th and continue through the winter with tickets on sale this Friday (10/16) at 10A local time on www.charleskelley.com.
Charles, Hillary and Dave sit down with ABC News' Juju Chang and explain why they plan to take some downtime after the successful "Wheels Up" tour ends.