Sold Out Show in Tupelo, MS on Thursday, May 12th
H.O.L.Y. is #1 on Billboard Hot Country Songs and #20 on Billboard Hot 100
Florida Georgia Line, had an epic opening night for their Dig Your Roots Tour. The show kicked off to a sold out crowd in Tupelo, Mississippi on Thursday, May 12th.
After a couple of weeks of heavy promotion of their new single, H.O.L.Y., with performances on the ACCA’s, The Talk, Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Voice, the duo was thrilled to launch into their tour and celebrate with thousands of fans. H.O.L.Y. hit #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart a week after release, #20 on the Billbaord Hot 100 and #1 on iTunes Country.
Brian Kelley explained, “Tyler and I are thrilled to be back on the road, bringing our music directly to the fans.” Tyler Hubbard added, “We love to throw a great party and see everyone having the time of their lives. Getting to share that experience is one of the highlights of being a musician.”
The tour is sponsored by Budweiser, a brand with a strong commitment to country music, and Nitto Tire, which will be activating on-site at select shows this summer while giving fans the opportunity to engage with the brand and win prizes.
Live Nation is the national tour promoter for the “Dig Your Roots Tour”.
ABOUT FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE: History making duo Florida Georgia Line recently became the first ever Country act to achieve RIAA’s DIAMOND (10 million copies sold) certification for their hit single “Cruise.” In their relatively short career, FGL has achieve 10 #1 hits as artists and songwriters, with the PLATINUM certified sophomore album ANYTHING GOES (Big Machine Label Group) fueling five scorching consecutive chart-toppers – PLATINUM-certified “Anything Goes,” “Sippin’ On Fire” and “Sun Daze;” 2X PLATINUM-certified “Dirt” and the final release from the album “Confession.” The 2016 ACM Awards saw the pair take home their third consecutive honor for Vocal Duo of the Year. In addition, they have won three consecutive CMA Awards for Vocal Duo of the Year and three consecutive CMT Artists of the Year honors, among numerous other accolades from the ACMs, AMAs, CMT and Billboard. FGL has skyrocketed to stardom becoming the only artist in history to join Brooks & Dunn in achieving four back-to-back, multi-week #1 singles; breaking the record for longest #1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, and having sold over 23 million downloads and over 3.5 million albums worldwide to date. In 2015 alone, the group’s ANYTHING GOES TOUR sold an impressive 1.5 million tickets, and they have just embarked on their headlining tour, DIG YOUR ROOTS thru the end of 2016. Their highly anticipated third studio album, DIG YOUR ROOTS is slated for release later this summer (2016) and depicts an evolution in both their musical and personal journeys. FGL has given fans a taste of the new music with the lead single “H.O.L.Y.,” written by hit makers busbee, Nate Cyphert and William Larsen, and produced by the award-winning Joey Moi. The music video was shot at The Twelve Apostles, just outside of Melbourne, Australia and their wives make a cameo in the song about love’s salvation. Taking their undeniable songwriting skills to the next level and discovering new talent, FGL formed publishing company Tree Vibez Music. For more on FGL, visit www.FloridaGeorgiaLine.com.