Hunter Hayes will break a Guiness world record and promote awareness of child hunger by playing 10 shows in 10 cities in fewer than 24 hours. Hunter Hayes’ 24-Hour Road Race To End Child Hunger starts with a performance on Good Morning America May 9 and wraps in Philadelphia at 5am May 10. The current world record for the most concerts played in multiple cities in a 24-hour period is held by The Flaming Lips, with eight.
As part of Big Machine Label Group’s partnership in the Outnumber Hunger campaign with Feeding America and General Mills, Florida Georgia Line have stepped up as the face of the 2014 effort, which starts today. FGL and other BMLG artists will be featured on packaging for more than 90 General Mills products, including Cheerios, Yoplait and Nature Valley. Codes found on each can be entered online, and for those entered by Jan. 31, 2015, General Mills will donate 5.5 cents, up to $1.2 million, to Feeding America, which translates to five meals secured on behalf of local food banks.
Keith Urban, The Band Perry, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton and Hank Williams will be represented in the Los Angeles Annenberg Space For Photography exhibit Country: Portraits Of American Sound. The photographic exhibit presents images of the pioneers, poets and icons of country music. Open May 31-Sep. 28, admission is free.
The Band Perry and Kenny Rogers are among the performers scheduled for Muhammed Ali’s Celebrity Fight Night XX April 12 in Phoenix, this year honoring Robert De Niro. Emceed for the ninth year by Reba, the black-tie event benefits the Muhammed Ali Parkinson Center and other charities.
Brantley Gilbert is calling on his loyal BG Nation – and beyond – to help reveal the cover image of his forthcoming album on The Valory Music Co.
Brantley launched an interactive Checked.in campaign on www.brantleygilbert.com and across social media platforms Facebook and Twitter. Using the hashtag #JustAsIAm fans will “shoot out” pieces of a diamond plate, ultimately revealing the final artwork at Brantley Gilbert web pageShare on Facebook