Brice Celebrates Multiple RIAA Certifications for “Memory I Don’t Mess With,” “Hard To Love,” and Hey World
Nashville, Tenn. (November 10, 2021) – Curb Records’ Lee Brice celebrates the ASCAP Country Song Of The Year award win for “One Of Them Girls” songwriter Ashley Gorley, as well as various RIAA certifications, including recent #1 “Memory I Don’t Mess With” being RIAA certified Gold, “Hard To Love” being RIAA certified 4X Platinum, Hey World being RIAA certified Gold, “I Hope You’re Happy Now” with Carly Pearce being RIAA certified 2X Platinum, and “One Of Them Girls” being certified 2X Platinum.
“Man, ASCAP Song Of The Year… whew, what an incredible honor. From the very first night writing it, to the next morning recording it, and singing it every night since then, has been surreal,” shares Brice. “Ashley is such a crazy talent, anytime the moment strikes he’s one you can never go wrong calling! It’s so crazy to see how my music, the new stuff and the old stuff, is resonating so much with my fans. It truly fills my heart… it’s what I strive for every day. To have these new RIAA certifications is such an honor. I’m extremely grateful to make music that people love to listen to. That’s all a music man can hope for.”
Brice was recently nominated for his first American Music Award in the category of Favorite Country Album for Hey World. The nomination follows his fourth consecutive #1 at Country radio with his hit, “Memory I Don’t Mess With.”
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About Lee Brice
When Curb Records recording artist, Lee Brice, isn’t selling out arenas, writing and recording songs, or building new brands like American Born whiskey, you’ll find the family man with his wife Sara, two young boys, and daughter. Meanwhile, with over 3 billion on-demand streams, and over 3.6 billion spins on Pandora, Brice continues to enjoy massive success at country radio, digital streaming services, and on the road. He recently reached #1 at Country Radio with “Memory I Don’t Mess With,” which consecutively follows three prior #1s: ASCAP’s 2021 Country Song of the Year “One of Them Girls,” “I Hope You’re Happy Now” with Carly Pearce, and “Rumor,” which was nominated in the category Single of The Year at the 55th Annual ACM Awards. One of the most-played country artists of all time on Pandora, he was the second country artist behind Keith Urban to receive the Pandora Billionaire plaque. Lee is also a GRAMMY nominee, a CMA and ACM award winner, and he’s taken nine radio singles to Number One: “A Woman Like You,” “Hard to Love,” “I Drive Your Truck,” “I Don’t Dance,” “Drinking Class,” “Rumor,” “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” “One of Them Girls,” and “Memory I Don’t Mess With.” Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney and others have recorded his songs, and he’s performed on numerous TV shows, including NBC’s Today, ABC’s The Bachelor, NBC’s The Voice and FOX’s Miss USA 2018. Lee performed as part of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song honoring Garth Brooks, aired on PBS in March of 2020. At the 54th Annual CMA Awards, Lee took home the prize for Musical Event of the Year for his song with Carly Pearce, “I Hope You’re Happy Now.” At the 56th ACM Awards, “I Hope You’re Happy Now” won Single of the Year and Music Event of the Year, and Lee and Carly Pearce performed the song live. Lee’s latest album, Hey World, features new radio single “Soul.”
About Curb Records
Celebrating 57 years in business, Curb Records is one of the world’s leading independent music companies. Owned and operated by Mike Curb since 1964, Curb Records has achieved 435 number one records, over 1,500 Top Ten records and charted over 4,500 total records. With over a half century in operation, Curb Records has been influential in the careers of some of the biggest names in music, including: Tim McGraw, Hank Williams, Jr., Rodney Atkins, Lee Brice, LeAnn Rimes, The Judds, Dylan Scott, Sawyer Brown, Wynonna, Lyle Lovett, Jo Dee Messina, Hal Ketchum and Desert Rose Band, among many others. Today’s roster includes some of the top names across multiple genres of music. For more information, visit www.curb.com.
From L to R: Curb Records’ John Clore; Curb Records’ RJ Meacham; Red Light Management’s Anthony DeVincenzo; Curb Records’ Blair McDermott; Curb Records’ Benson Curb; Lee Brice; Curb Records’ Jeff Tuerff; Curb | Word Music Publishing’s Ciara Shortridge; Curb Records’ John Chapman; Red Light Management’s Enzo DeVincenzo