BRIAN COLLINS CELEBRATES CMT PURE CHART SUCCESS
Debut Music Video “Never Really Left” Reaches No. 2 on CMT Pure-12 Pack Countdown
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 10, 2015)— Emerging singer-songwriter Brian Collins celebrated the success of his debut music video, “Never Really Left” reaching No. 2 on the CMT Pure 12-Pack Countdown, with a special performance for the CMT staff. Also named a CMT Discovery Artist, Brian’s video spent 6 weeks on the chart, consecutively landing in the top 10.
“It was such a pleasure to meet Brian Collins and see him perform some songs live in the CMT offices,” said CMT’s Manager of Music Strategy, Brian Bayley. “Brian not only offers some great music with lyrics that touch the soul, but his voice has a delivery with a defining texture and true grit. He’s a great dude and I am looking forward to many years to come working together and seeing his career thrive.”
While the music video continues to achieve success, the lead-off single from debut album Healing Highway, is currently No. 40 and climbing on both the MusicRow and Billboard Indicator charts. Kicking off the first quarter of 2015 with a bang, Brian has already been a featured performer on both the Rockboat Cruise amongst the Barenaked Ladies and Sister Hazel, and the Sixthman Cruise amongst Brantley Gilbert, Alabama and Florida Georgia Line.
Brian is gearing up to perform a round at the legendary Bluebird Café on Friday, March 20th at 6:30 PM CT.
About Brian Collins
Currently playing over 150 dates a year, Brian’s hard working nature and undeniable talent have led him to share the stage with KISS, Will Hoge, Sister Hazel, James Otto, Colin Hay (of Men At Work), Zac Brown Band, The Smithereens, Marshall Tucker Band, Georgia Satellites, Edwin McCain, Blackberry Smoke, Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd and more. Brian was honored with the MUSICROW MAGAZINE DisCovery Award for “Never Really Left” from well-known music critic Robert K. Oermann who said, “This Georgia boy has a confident, ultra-youthful, splendidly airy, superbly listenable country-rock approach that is just about irresistible. Dynamic and driving." Hailing from the music hotbed of West Georgia, Brian radiates a true southern soul. Humbled by his modest upbringing as the son of two truck-driving parents, He exudes passion and love in every corner of his career. Brian’s is currently on a worldwide radio tour in promotion of lead-off single “Never Really Left” from his debut album Healing Highway.