Lee Brice - LEE BRICE NOMINATED FOR "NEW MALE VOCALIST" BY THE ACM. VOTING BEGINS TODAY
Nashville, TN (Jan 21, 2012) - Award-winning singer/songwriter Lee Brice has been honored with a nomination for “New Male Vocalist” by The Academy of Country Music. For the fifth year in a row, fans can voice their choice at VoteACM.com and GACtv.com/ACM. Voting begins today, Monday, January 21, 2013 at noon ET.
Lee’s current single, the poignant “I Drive Your Truck” is his fastest charting single to date. After only two weeks of airplay, the song quickly landed in Billboard's Top 30 and currently sits at #16. The New York Times described it as "an electric, overpowering song…Mr. Brice sang it vigorously." Lee’s brother, Lewis, plays the lead role in the heart-rending video for the song.
The moving single comes on the heels of his two consecutive platinum number one hits, “A Woman Like You” and “Hard 2 Love”, both of which were named in Billboard’s “Top 50 Country Songs of 2012” and are included on his current sophomore release HARD 2 LOVE (Curb Records). The collection was named one of The New York Time's Top 10 Albums of 2012 and honored by iTunes as part of its Best of 2012 feature as the “Top Breakthrough Country Album of the Year”.
The 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will be televised LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM ET.
About Lee Brice:
South Carolina native, Lee Brice’s platinum certified “Hard To Love” is the second consecutive number one single off his sophomore album on Curb Records by the same name. Its lead single “A Woman Like You” set the pace, earning platinum certification and chart-topping status. Brice’s previous studio album LOVE LIKE CRAZY’s title track spawned Billboard’s most played country song of 2010 and it still holds the record for the longest-charting song in the history of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. Billboard again recognized Brice as a songwriter for the most played country song of 2011, “Crazy Girl,” which also earned him a 2012 ACM Award for "Song Of The Year." Brice’s name can be found in the writing credits for additional hits recorded by country stars including Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton and more. Garth Brooks' "More Than A Memory," which Brice co- wrote, became the first song on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart to debut at number one.