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  • Feb 23, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (February 23, 2017) – Six-time No. 1 Platinum-selling hitmaker Cole Swindell’s sophomore album You Should Be Here is now certified Gold by the RIAA. You Should Be Here is the followup to his Platinum-certified self-titled debut album.

    Each of the six singles and two albums Swindell has released since he signed with Warner Bros. Records three years ago have not only all gone to No. 1 on the country charts but have been certified by the RIAA for reaching Gold (500,000+) and/or Platinum (1,000,000) status.

    Gold-certified You Should Be Here includes the Platinum-certified, multi-week No. 1, over 1 Billion-reaching smash single “You Should Be Here,” his Gold-certified multi-week No. 1 “Middle of a Memory” and his current single “Flatliner” which features his friend/mentor and current tour mate Dierks Bentley.

    His Platinum-certified self-titled debut album includes his three No. 1 Platinum-selling singles “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight,” “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey,” “Chillin’ It,” and his No. 1 Gold-certified “Let Me See Ya Girl.”

    Swindell is currently on Dierks Bentley’s “What the Hell World Tour.”

    Click HERE for Cole Swindell’s Playlist.



    ABOUT COLE SWINDELL:
    Cole Swindell, a Platinum-selling recording artist and record-breaking six-time No. 1 hit maker, released his second album You Should Be Here and it shot to No. 1 on the iTunes Top Country Albums Chart and No. 3 All Genre within hours of release. The album is now certified Gold by the RIAA. Its lead single and title track held a four week run on top of Billboard’s Hot Country songs chart (tally of digital streams, radio airplay and sales) in addition to multiple weeks sitting at No. 1 on country airplay. His Platinum-certified “You Should Be Here” already boasts over 85 million streams, 1.3 MILLION+ track equivalents and over 40 million YouTube views. The career-defining single surpassed over 1 BILLION audience impressions. The song joins Swindell’s six other No. 1 consecutive singles as a solo artist (including Gold-certified hits “Let Me See Ya Girl” and most recent No. 1 and Gold-certified “Middle of a Memory” along with Platinum-certified hits “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight,” “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey,” “Chillin’ It” from his Platinum selling self-titled debut album). This tops his own record of being the only solo artist in the history of Country Aircheck/Mediabase to top the chart with his first SIX singles.
 The Georgia native was just awarded his second CMA “Triple Award Award” for penning three No. 1 songs within the last 12 months (“Ain’t Worth The Whiskey,” “Let Me See Ya Girl,” “You Should Be Here”). In 2016, he was named the 2016 NSAI Songwriter/Artist of the Year and was nominated as a 2016 CMA New Artist of the Year. In 2015 the No. 1 hit-maker won the ACM New Artist of the Year, was named to Billboard’s Top New Country Artists, and was awarded his first CMA “Triple Play Award”-the only performer to claim the title in 2015. That same year, Cole was nominated for CMA Awards' “New Artist of the Year” and named Music Row’s Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year, with celebrated songwriting credits which include not only his own five No. 1 hits but “This Is How We Roll” by Florida Georgia Line, “Get Me Some of That” by Thomas Rhett, and several songs with Luke Bryan such as his No. 1 single “Roller Coaster,” among others. In 2016 he toured with Florida Georgia Line’s “Dig Your Roots Tour” and headlined his own sold-out CMT ON TOUR Presents the COLE SWINDELL DOWN HOME TOUR. The Down Home Tour coincided with the release of his third EP, Down Home Sessions III. Swindell is currently on tour with Dierks Bentley’s “What The Hell World Tour.” To date, Swindell has sold over 1.7 million total album equivalents in the three years since his debut, including 5.4 million+ tracks sold and over 520 million on-demand streams.

    Swindell just released his 7th career single “Flatliner” which features his mentor/friend and 2017 tour mate,
    Dierks Bentley.

    For more information and tour dates, please visit www.coleswindell.com and follow @coleswindell on Twitter, @cswinde2 on Instagram and on Facebook.

  • Jan 23, 2017

    Before he was to play in front of a sold-out hometown crowd at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville for Dierks Bentley’s What the Hell World Tour, Platinum-selling recording artist Cole Swindell was surprised by his Warner Bros. Records family. Swindell was presented with a plaque marking the Gold-certification of his sixth consecutive and most recent No. 1 single “Middle of a Memory” from his sophomore album You Should Be Here which has also already sold over 500,000+ albums. Every one of the singles Swindell has released since he signed with Warner Bros. Records three years ago has not only all gone to No. 1 on the country charts but every single has been certified by the RIAA for reaching Gold (500,000+) and/or Platinum (1,000,000) status.

    “Middle of a Memory” joins the impressive list of RIAA certified hits for Swindell which include four Platinum-certified singles “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight,” “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey,” “Chillin’ It” and his massive 1 Billion audience reaching “You Should Be Here” and now two Gold-certified singles with “Middle of a Memory” joining “Let Me See Ya Girl.”

    The Georgia native’s current single “Flatliner” featuring his mentor/good friend and 2017 tour mate, Grammy nominee Dierks Bentley goes for official radio adds TODAY. “Flatliner,” written by Swindell, Matt Brownleewe and Jaron Boyer, is the third single from Swindell’s sophomore album You Should Be Here.

    Swindell is currently on Dierks Bentley’s “What the Hell World Tour” which kicked off last week with sold out shows including the tour stop at Bridgestone Arena in their hometown of Nashville.

    Click HERE for Cole Swindell’s Playlist.



    ABOUT COLE SWINDELL:
    Cole Swindell, a Platinum-selling recording artist and record-breaking six-time No. 1 hit maker, released his second album You Should Be Here and it shot to No. 1 on the iTunes Top Country Albums Chart and No. 3 All Genre within hours of release. Its lead single and title track held a four week run on top of Billboard’s Hot Country songs chart (tally of digital streams, radio airplay and sales) in addition to multiple weeks sitting at No. 1 on country airplay. His Platinum-certified “You Should Be Here” already boasts over 70 million streams, 1.3 MILLION+ tracks sold and almost 35 million YouTube views. The career-defining single surpassed over 1 BILLION audience impressions. The song joins Swindell’s six other No. 1 consecutive singles as a solo artist (including Gold-certified hits “Let Me See Ya Girl” and most recent No. 1 and Gold-certified “Middle of a Memory” along with Platinum-certified hits “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight,” “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey,” “Chillin’ It” from his Platinum selling self-titled debut album). This tops his own record of being the only solo artist in the history of Country Aircheck/Mediabase to top the chart with his first SIX singles.
The Georgia native was named the 2016 NSAI Songwriter/Artist of the Year and was nominated as a 2016 CMA New Artist of the Year. In 2015 the Georgia native won the ACM New Artist of the Year, was named to Billboard’s Top New Country Artists, awarded CMA’s “Triple Play Award” for having (at least) three No. 1 songs in the past twelve months, and was the only performer to claim the title in 2015. He was nominated for CMA Awards' “New Artist of the Year” and named Music Row’s Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year, with celebrated songwriting credits which include not only his own five No. 1 hits but “This Is How We Roll” by Florida Georgia Line, “Get Me Some of That” by Thomas Rhett, and several songs with Luke Bryan such as his No. 1 single “Roller Coaster,” among others. In 2016 he toured with Florida Georgia Line’s “Dig Your Roots Tour” and headlined his own sold-out CMT ON TOUR Presents the COLE SWINDELL DOWN HOME TOUR. The Down Home Tour coincided with the release of his third EP, Down Home Sessions III. Swindell is currently on tour with Dierks Bentley’s “What The Hell World Tour.” To date, Swindell has sold over 1.6 million total album equivalents in the three years since his debut, including 5.3 million+ tracks sold and 450 million on-demand streams.



    For more information and tour dates, please visit www.coleswindell.com and follow @coleswindell on Twitter, @cswinde2 on Instagram and on Facebook.

  • Jan 18, 2017

    Platinum-selling recording artist Cole Swindell kicks off a new year with the release of his new single “Flatliner” featuring his mentor/good friend and 2017 tour mate, Grammy nominee Dierks Bentley. The song goes for official adds January 23. “Flatliner,” written by Swindell, Matt Brownleewe and Jaron Boyer, is the third single from Swindell’s sophomore album You Should Be Here which also includes his Platinum-selling, 1 Billion audience reaching multi-week No. 1 “You Should Be Here” and his sixth consecutive and most recent No. 1 and now Gold-certified “Middle of a Memory.” The Georgia native’s self-titled debut album included four consecutive No. 1 singles including the Gold-certified “Let Me See Ya Girl,” along with Platinum-certified hits “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight,” “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey,” and “Chillin’ It.”

    Swindell joins Dierks Bentley’s “What In the Hell World Tour” when it kicks off January 19. The tour makes a stop in Nashville, TN on January 21.

    “I am so excited that we are kicking 2017 with a new song at radio,” said Swindell. “And even more pumped that we are releasing ‘Flatliner’ - a song that includes my good friend and mentor Dierks. I wrote this song with him in mind about 4 years ago and at that time I would have never imagined that I would have the chance to record it with him much less sing it on stage every night. Unbelievable!"

    ABOUT COLE SWINDELL:
    Cole Swindell, a Platinum-selling recording artist and record-breaking six-time No. 1 hit maker, released his second album You Should Be Here and it shot to No. 1 on the iTunes Top Country Albums Chart and No. 3 All Genre within hours of release. Its lead single and title track held a four week run on top of Billboard’s Hot Country songs chart (tally of digital streams, radio airplay and sales) in addition to multiple weeks sitting at No. 1 on country airplay. His Platinum-certified “You Should Be Here” already boasts over 70 million streams, 1.3 MILLION+ tracks sold and almost 35 million YouTube views. The career-defining single surpassed over 1 BILLION audience impressions. The song joins Swindell’s six other No. 1 consecutive singles as a solo artist (including Gold-certified hits “Let Me See Ya Girl” and most recent No. 1 and Gold-certified “Middle of a Memory” along with Platinum-certified hits “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight,” “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey,” “Chillin’ It” from his Platinum selling self-titled debut album). This tops his own record of being the only solo artist in the history of Country Aircheck/Mediabase to top the chart with his first SIX singles. The Georgia native was named the 2016 NSAI Songwriter/Artist of the Year and was nominated as a 2016 CMA New Artist of the Year. In 2015 the Georgia native won the ACM New Artist of the Year, was named to Billboard’s Top New Country Artists, awarded CMA’s “Triple Play Award” for having (at least) three No. 1 songs in the past twelve months, and was the only performer to claim the title in 2015. He was nominated for CMA Awards' “New Artist of the Year” and named Music Row’s Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year, with celebrated songwriting credits which include not only his own five No. 1 hits but “This Is How We Roll” by Florida Georgia Line, “Get Me Some of That” by Thomas Rhett, and several songs with Luke Bryan such as his No. 1 single “Roller Coaster,” among others. In 2016 he toured with Florida Georgia Line’s “Dig Your Roots Tour” ad headlined his own sold-out CMT ON TOUR Presents the COLE SWINDELL DOWN HOME TOUR. The Down Home Tour coincided with the release of his third EP, Down Home Sessions III. Swindell will tour with Dierks Bentley’s “What In The Hell World Tour” beginning this month. To date, Swindell has sold over 1.6 million total album equivalents in the three years since his debut, including 5.3 million+ tracks sold and 450 million on-demand streams.

    For more information and tour dates, please visit www.coleswindell.com and follow @coleswindell on Twitter, @cswinde2 on Instagram and on Facebook.

  • Jan 17, 2017

    Platinum-selling recording artist Cole Swindell kicks off a new year with the release of his new single “Flatliner” featuring his mentor/good friend and 2017 tour mate, Grammy nominee Dierks Bentley. The song goes for official adds January 23. “Flatliner,” written by Swindell, Matt Brownleewe and Jaron Boyer, is the third single from Swindell’s sophomore album You Should Be Here which also includes his Platinum-selling, 1 Billion audience reaching multi-week No. 1 “You Should Be Here” and his sixth consecutive and most recent No. 1 and now Gold-certified “Middle of a Memory.” The Georgia native’s self-titled debut album included four consecutive No. 1 singles including the Gold-certified “Let Me See Ya Girl,” along with Platinum-certified hits “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight,” “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey,” and “Chillin’ It.”

    Swindell joins Dierks Bentley’s “What In the Hell World Tour” when it kicks off January 19. The tour makes a stop in Nashville, TN on January 21.

    “I am so excited that we are kicking 2017 with a new song at radio,” said Swindell. “And even more pumped that we are releasing ‘Flatliner’ - a song that includes my good friend and mentor Dierks. I wrote this song with him in mind about 4 years ago and at that time I would have never imagined that I would have the chance to record it with him much less sing it on stage every night. Unbelievable!"

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