MORRIS TO APPEAR ON THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON
CMT MUSIC AWARDS
SPECIAL PERFORMANCES FOR FANS AT THE 2016 CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL AND BONNAROO MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL
Columbia Nashville singer/songwriter Maren Morris has released HERO, the Texas native’s first major label full length album, out now through Sony Music Entertainment Australia. The album, which Morris co-wrote and co-produced, is called an “outstanding major label debut” by the New York Times and spawned Morris’ debut, RIAA Gold-certified hit song, ‘My Church’.
For the release of HERO Morris will head to the Big Apple to perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon show on Monday, June 6th, NBC’s TODAY on Tuesday, June 7th and the CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, June 8th where she is nominated for FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR and BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR for her first-ever music video for ‘My Church’which was shot in her home state of Texas.
In addition to her multiple television appearances, Morris will perform at the 2016 CMA Music Festival in Nashville on Thursday, June 9th and at the 2016 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester on Sunday, June 12th.
Furthermore, Morris’ first major US tour, Keith Urban’s ripCORD World Tour 2016, is underway, beginning last weekend in Kansas City, MO, St. Louis, MO and Indianapolis, IN. The tour will take Morris to most major US cities including Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, Philadelphia, Dallas, Chicago, Minneapolis and Washington, DC before wrapping in Brooklyn, NY on November 19 at the Barclays Centre.
Earlier this year Morris was tapped as a CMT “Next Women of Country” and a “2016 Listen Up” Artist, described as a “one woman southern gospel choir” by Storme Warren from SiriusXM’s The Highway and appeared on multiple TO WATCH lists including USA Today (5 Musicians To Watch Out For in 2016), SiriusXM (Artists to Watch in 2016), Huffington Post (#1 on their Country Artist’s to Watch in 2016), Boston Globe (16 Artists To Look Forward to Hearing in 2016) and Billboard, where Morris was featured as one of seven artists across all genres in the January 16 Predictions Issue.
HERO TRACK LISTING –
1. Sugar (Maren Morris/Brett Tyler/Laura Veltz)
2. Rich (Maren Morris/Jessie Jo Dillon/Laura Veltz)
3. My Church (Maren Morris/busbee)
4. I Could Use a Love Song (Maren Morris/Jimmy Robbins/Laura Veltz)
5. 80s Mercedes (Maren Morris/busbee)
6. Drunk Girls Don’t Cry (Maren Morris/Barry Dean/Luke Laird)
7. How It’s Done (Maren Morris/busbee/Natalie Hemby)
8. Just Another Thing (Maren Morris/Matt Dragstrem/Shane McAnally)
9. I Wish I Was (Maren Morris/Natalie Hemby/Ryan Hurd)
10. Second Wind (Maren Morris/Chris DeStefano/Shane McAnally)
11. Once (Maren Morris/busbee)
Main image credit: Robbie Klein