BBR Music Group hitmaker CRAIG CAMPBELL played to a sold-out stadium crowd of 66,000 in Minneapolis on Sunday (10/14), taking a stand against cancer with the uplifting anthem “Stronger Than That” as the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings took on the Arizona Cardinals.
With fans in the stands holding signs that read “Stronger Than Cancer,” Campbell’s heartfelt, unifying performance was part of the NFL’s ongoing Crucial Catch platform, which raises awareness, support and money for families battling a cancer diagnosis.
View a full video of the emotional moment here.
Meant as a rally cry of support for the millions of Americans standing tough against cancer, “Stronger Than That” was written for Fight CRC (Fight Colorectal Cancer), a charity which seeks to raise awareness about the disease and funding for a cure. Campbell is one of the organization’s national spokespersons and brings a deeply personal connection to the cause, as colorectal cancer claimed his father’s life at the age of 36 – Campbell was just 11 years old at the time. A portion of the proceeds from “Stronger Than That” will be donated to Fight CRC, and Campbell has previously raised more than $300,000 for the cause.
Meanwhile, Campbell’s flirtatious single “See You Try” has been heating up Country radio airwaves, cracking the Top 40 as part of his SEE YOU TRY EP. An acoustic video companion to the project – SEE YOU TRY Stripped at The Stage – is out now. Recorded live in the Nashville honky tonk where Campbell cut his teeth, this edition features all seven of the EP’s songs, including the critical hit “Outskirts of Heaven.” Plus, the Country purist just finished up his coast-to-coast headlining SEE YOU TRY TOUR last week.
For more information on Craig Campbell and tour dates, visit www.craigcampbell.tv.
ABOUT CRAIG CAMPBELL:
Country singer-songwriter Craig Campbell’s neo-traditional sensibility and undeniable talent have made him a favorite of both fans and critics alike for nearly a decade. Since launching out of the legendary Nashville honky-tonk, The Stage, and into the Top 15 of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart with 2010’s heartfelt “Family Man,” Campbell has released two acclaimed studio albums and gathered over 1 billion radio airplay audience impressions. Singles like “Fish” have shown off the Lyons, Georgia native’s down-home side, while the infectious romance of “Keep Them Kisses Comin’” rose into Country radio’s Top 10. A regular performer on the Grand Ole Opry and widely-praised entertainer, Campbell has been lauded by critical outlets like Rolling Stone and tastemakers like Country radio DJ Bobby Bones – who says “Seeing Craig perform live will change your perspective on what a well-rounded artist is.” He has been featured on NBC’s TODAY and Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, and is a frequent supporter of both the USO and Fight CRC, where he serves as a national spokesperson in the campaign against colorectal cancer. This June, Campbell hosted the 6th Annual Craig Campbell Celebrity Cornhole Challenge, and has raised over $300,000 for the Fight CRC organization to date. Following the acclaim of his latest hit, the uplifting 2016 ballad “Outskirts of Heaven,” Campbell has released a flirtatious new single – “See You Try” – and a brand new, seven-song EP of the same name on BBR Music Group. After a successful run on Luke Bryan’s HUNTIN’, FISHIN’ AND LOVIN’ EVERY DAY Tour, he headlined the SEE YOU TRY TOUR in the summer of 2018.
ABOUT FIGHT CRC:
Fight CRC is a national nonprofit advocacy organization fighting for a cure. It was founded in 2005 by Nancy Roach, a nationally-recognized patient advocate who witnessed the need for colorectal cancer advocacy after her mother-in-law’s diagnosis. The organization plays an important role in rallying colorectal cancer advocates to action. Fight CRC is known for activism and patient empowerment throughout patient, academic, political, scientific, medical and nonprofit communities. With a mission focused on advocacy, research, patient education and awareness, the organization serves advocates in every state of the U.S. and many others around the world. Fight CRC is a 4-star charity by Charity Navigator and 93 cents of every dollar donated goes directly to colorectal cancer programs. To learn more, visit FightCRC.org.