BRAD PAISLEY’S “TODAY” DEBUTS #1 ON
BILLBOARD COUNTRY DIGITAL SONG CHART WITH 41,000 DOWNLOADS,
MUSIC VIDEO GOES VIRAL WITH OVER 25 MILLION VIEWS
FANS SHARE THEIR “TODAY” MOMENTS
Country superstar Brad Paisley’s current single “Today” is resonating with fans all over the world. The emotional video quickly went viral after its release and has been viewed over 25 million times during the first week with over ½ million shares on Facebook. Fans have made sentimental posts on Brad’s Facebook page, such as wedding proposals, baby announcements, military returns, first dance at weddings, and many other unique “Today” moments. View the video HERE.
“I have seen and read the posts and I’m thrilled that the song and video is touching a chord with so many,” Brad said. “’Today’ means a lot to me and I’m glad it’s a favorite of so many so soon.”
On the heels of the flurry of online and social activity surrounding the new single, Paisley achieves his first #1 on Billboard’s Country Digital Song sales chart with “Today.” The song accumulated 41,000 downloads in its debut week. Following its first full week of tracking, “Today” jumped from #49 to #12 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs, adding 1.1 million first-week U.S. streams and 3.9 million in airplay audience. Co-produced by Paisley and Luke Wooten, this powerful love song was co-written by Paisley, Chris DuBois and Ashley Gorley. “Today” will be featured on the world-renowned entertainer’s forthcoming studio album, his 11th release on Arista Nashville.
Fans can download “Today” HERE:
and stream it HERE:
Listen to Today – Single by Brad Paisley on @AppleMusic.
Look for Paisley, for his ninth consecutive year, to co-host of the “The 50th Annual CMA Awards” with Carrie Underwood, November 2, (8:00 – 11:00PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Brad Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer whose talents have earned him numerous awards, including three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards (including Entertainer of the Year), among many others. He has been a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2001. Paisley has written 20 of his 23 #1 hits including “He Didn’t Have to Be,” “Mud on the Tires,” “She’s Everything,” “Water” and “Remind Me,” among others. His highly successful Life Amplified World Tour 2016 traveled across the US and Canada this summer and early fall. Currently Paisley is taking his “Country Nation College Tour presented by Frontier Communications” to 9 IMG College partners this fall for free concerts on campus, a follow-up to his initial 2015 college tour. Paisley has partnered with Boot Barn® and developed an exclusive line of jeans, hats, T-shirts, jewelry, belts and woven shirts called Moonshine Spirit by Brad Paisley.