Smith Continues One Of The Most Celebrated Journeys In Canadian Country Music As He Heads Into Country Music Week In Calgary As Co-Host Of The 2019 CCMA Awards With Billy Ray Cyrus On 9/8
“Drop” Marks Smith’s 7th Consecutive #1 As A Solo Artist
TORONTO, ON (September 3, 2019) – Multiple JUNO and CCMA Award winning artist Dallas Smith continues to make history and earns his 8h No. one single with “Drop” today as the buoyant hook-filled track tops the Nielsen BDS and Mediabase Canadian Country Radio charts. Serving as the 7th consecutive chart topper (3rd from his current EP, “The Fall”) as a solo artist, Smith firmly remains in uncharted territory with a record breaking eight No. 1 singles to date. – the most #1 songs by a Canadian artist on the Country airplay chart in Nielsen BDS and Mediabase history
Building a reputation as both an honest hit maker and fearless entertainer, achieving multi-PLATINUM success, the reigning CCMA Awards Male Artist of the Year continues his remarkable journey as he heads into Country Music Week in Calgary to co-host the 2019 CCMA Awards with country legend Billy Ray Cyrus.
“Eight …geez!!! What an incredible way to celebrate this chapter of my life,” said Smith. “This year has already been beyond anything I could have dreamed of, I’m just so grateful and blown away by the continued support from radio, fans, friends and family.”
Produced by Joey Moi (Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen) and co-produced by Dave Cohen, Smith’s current six song EP, “The Fall” includes a playful collaboration with friends Dean Brody and MacKenzie Porter on “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drink Alone” as well as Smith’s eight chart topper “Drop”. Building on Smith’s capability to deliver vibrant vocals and undeniable hooks, “The Fall” adds to one of the most successful careers in Canadian Country music and cements the British Columbia native’s ability to pave his own way while leading the genre.
Beginning September 18th, Smith joins Dean Brody as the two iconic country artists, collaborate for the first-ever, larger-than-life, Friends Don’t Let Friends Tour Alone Tour, kicking off in Sault Ste., before heading across the country. Visit DallasSmithMusic.com for a full list of tour dates.
In 2018, the Platinum-selling Country star added to his long list of career milestones taking home two CCMA Awards for “Male Artist of the Year” and “Video of the Year”. He has amassed international appeal since making his Country music debut with Jumped Right In, a project that netted a CRIA Gold-certified single, 5 CCMA Award nominations and a JUNO Award nomination for Country Album of the Year. He followed with the infectious CRIA Platinum-certified single “Tippin’ Point” and continued to dominate the Canadian Country charts with songs like “Lifted”, multi-week #1 hits “Wastin’ Gas”, “Autograph”, “Side Effects”, “Sky Stays This Blue”, “Sleepin’ Around”, “Make ‘Em Like You”, and “Rhinestone World”. Adding to the list of accolades, Smith has two CRIA Platinum-certified singles, 12 CRIA Gold-certified singles and 3 CRIA Gold-certified albums. Smith is the FIRST AND ONLY CANADIAN COUNTRY SOLO ARTIST in the Nielsen BDS and Mediabase era, to have seven consecutive #1 singles and four successive #1 singles from the same album, topping the three from Shania Twain’s “Come On Over”. Smith also becomes the sole Canadian Country artist in the Nielsen BDS and Mediabase era to earn eight #1 songs in history.
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