Cole Swindell, who has a record-breaking six consecutive No. 1 singles (first four being off his self-titled debut album) and who Rolling Stone declared is “clearly ready to move on to significance,” kicked off a national launch of his sophomore album You Should Be Here with performances on Good Morning America and TODAY, and the history-making first-ever live radio and TV event from the 57th floor terrace of 4 World Trade Center, broadcast on Fox & Friends. The hit singer/songwriter debuted his new single Middle of a Memory on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Middle of a Memory was released to country radio and was the No. 1 most added that week. It currently sits in the Top 5 on the country singles chart.
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 65 million streams, 1 MILLION tracks sold and almost 30 million YouTube views. The career-defining single surpassed over 1 BILLION audience impressions (Mediabase audience: 1.1b, On-demand audio/video streams: 65m, digital track sales: 750,000+). The song joins Swindell’s first four No. 1 consecutive singles as a solo artist (including 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) from his Platinum selling self-titled debut album, which tops his own record of being the only solo artist in the history of Country Aircheck/Mediabase to top the chart with his first FIVE singles.
The Georgia native was named the 2016 NSAI Songwriter/Artist of the Year and was nominated for 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. He is currently touring with Florida Georgia Line’s Dig Your Roots Tour. This Fall , Swindell will begin his headlining tour, CMT ON TOUR Presents the COLE SWINDELL DOWN HOME TOUR, after opening for Florida Georgia Line’s Dig Your Roots Tour. The Down Home Tour coincides with the release of his third and newest EP, Down Home Sessions III to be released Oct 28. To date, Swindell has sold over 1.5 million total album equivalents in the two years since his debut, including 5 million+ tracks sold and 400 million on-demand streams.