Last night, Country music star and Curb Records recording artist, Lee Brice, returned to the Ryman Auditorium to perform a benefit show to help raise money for the John Hiatt Adolescent and Young Adult Treatment Fund at Cumberland Heights. Lee was joined on-stage by special guest, Walker Montgomery.
Following Lee’s performance, he was presented with a plaque to commemorate the RIAA certification of Double Platinum status for the track he recorded with Carly Pearce, “I Hope You’re Happy Now.” The hit song went to #1 on the Country charts and was awarded “Musical Event of the Year” and “Single of the Year” at the 56th ACM Awards, and also grabbed the award for “Musical Event of the Year” at the 2020 Country Music Awards. This latest Platinum Single Award takes Lee to 20 Million RIAA song awards.
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When Curb Records recording artist, Lee Brice, isn’t selling out arenas, writing and recording songs, or building new brands like American Born whiskey, you’ll find the family man with his wife Sara, two young boys, and daughter. Meanwhile, with 2.4 billion on-demand streams, and over 3.3 billion spins on Pandora, Brice continues to enjoy massive success at country radio, digital streaming services, and on the road. His current single, “Memory I Don’t Mess With” was his top most added radio single upon its debut. He also reached #1 at Country Radio with “One of Them Girls,” which was recently nominated in the category “Country Song of the Year” at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards. This recognition follows his #1 single alongside Carly Pearce, “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” which took home the awards for “Musical Event of the Year” and “Single of the Year” at the 56th ACM Awards. The track also grabbed the award for “Musical Event of the Year” at the 2020 Country Music Awards and has received a Double Platinum Certification from the RIAA. Lee was also nominated for his hit #1 song “Rumor” for “Single of the Year” the year prior at the 55th Annual ACM Awards. One of the most-played country artists of all time on Pandora, he is a member of the company’s “Billionaires Club,” becoming only the second country artist behind Keith Urban to receive the Pandora Billionaire plaque. Lee is also a GRAMMY nominee, a CMA and ACM award winner, and he’s taken eight radio singles to Number One: “A Woman Like You,” “Hard to Love,” “I Drive Your Truck,” “I Don’t Dance,” “Drinking Class,” “Rumor,” “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” and “One of Them Girls.” Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney and others have recorded his songs, and he’s performed on numerous TV shows, including NBC’s Today, ABC’s The Bachelor, NBC’s The Voice and FOX’s Miss USA 2018. Lee performed as part of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song honoring Garth Brooks, aired on PBS March of 2020. Lee’s new album, Hey World, is available now everywhere you find great music.