September 13, 2012: Jason Aldean
When his songs come on the radio, you can’t help but sing along. Jason Aldean has been a steady presence on the top of the Country music charts with hits like Don’t You Wanna Stay and Fly Over States. He has spent the better part of 2012 (and 2011) on the road with the My Kinda Party Tour and is heading to a town near you in the next few months before he wraps up this leg. The tour promotes the album of the same name and his brand new album, Night Train coming out in October. Aldean’s parents divorced when he was just three years old and during summers in Florida with his father, he learned how to sing and play the guitar. This is where he fell in love with music. Following several opportunities and subsequent drops from record labels and nearly giving up, Aldean hooked up with manager Lawrence Mathis. Soon after, Aldean signed with Broken Bow Records and released his first self-titled album. Soon after he swapped managers and moved t oKevin Neal, who still manages the super star, and sailed on into the music world and on the charts where he still remains at the top.
Aldean’s first single off his debut album landed him in the number 10 spot on the Billboard chart with Hicktown. Amarillo Sky went to number four and his third single, Why became Aldean’s first number one. The success off his first album lead him to earn Top New Male Vocalist at the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2006.
Relentless, named appropriately for Aldean’s character, was/is the title of his sophomore album. You may remember a little song called Johnny Cash, which landed in the number six position. Laughed Until We Cried was yet another top ten achievement. Unfortunately, Relentless struggled a bit in popularity and is his least successful album to date, only being certified Gold.
But Aldean didn’t succumb to the sophomore slump and bounced back with Wide Open. His second No. 1 was the catchy and fun She’s Country. Momentum continued with a third number-one hit with his next release, Big Green Tractor. And adding one more top-spot win to his resume was The Truth. Single number four, Crazy Town, almost rounded out the CD at the top, but fell just shy peaking at number two.
Aldean had become a regular household name (in country-fans’ homes) by 2010 so fans were excited for his fourth studio album, My Kinda Party. Aldean paired up with American Idol winner, Kelly Clarkson, in the hit song Don’t You Wanna Stay. With two superstars like this, it is pretty clear why the song shot straight to number one and earned Aldean the title of CMA Country Album of the Year in 2011 and Musical Event of the Year for the collaboration. Dirt Road Anthem followed suit as a number one -hit and crossed over onto the Hot 100 chart for the first time in his career. Tattoos on This Town and Fly Over States also sat at the top of the music charts. Aldean embarked on his My Kinda Party Tour in 2011, and he has consistently been working and performing since this release.
Expected to be released in mid October, Aldean will release Night Train as his FIFTH studio album. It can be expected that fans attending his cross-country tour will hear some of his new creations and get the first taste of the new tracks. Fans are also in for something special with opening act Luke Bryan who, like Aldean, is a country singing hunk. The concert is filled with excitement, incredible sound, some flashy-ness (is that a word?), and a whole lot of screaming country fans. Premium Seats USA has some of the best tickets available and is ready to set you up for a night you won’t forget. Choose from a variety of seat options for a price that meets your budget, but have no fear splurging on this one, Aldean will make it worth it. Make Premium Seats USA your one-stop shop for tickets to one of the hottest concerts this fall!