WATCH THE BIG LOUD RECORDS AND ATLANTIC RECORDS ARTIST ALSO PERFORM
CAREER-LAUNCHING COVER OF
HANK WILLIAMS, SR.’S “LOVESICK BLUES”
CRITICS APPLAUD THE 11-YEAR-OLD PHENOM’S CHART-TOPPING FAMOUS EP
NASHVILLE, TENN. (July 27, 2018) – Big Loud Records and Atlantic Records’ rising star MASON RAMSEY introduced his lead single, “Famous,” off his recently released FAMOUS EP at ABC’s Good Morning America, performing the song for the first time on national television yesterday (7/26).
Watch Mason Ramsey premiere “Famous” and chat with ABC’s Paula Faris on Good Morning America. In addition, he performed the song that made him an internet sensation, “Lovesick Blues” (Hank Williams, Sr.), as a web exclusive.
Starting his day bright and early, Ramsey shared his Big Apple excitement with ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee during a Facebook Live prior to his performance. He also showed off his custom floral embellished jacket with a rhinestone-encrusted bolo tie by Designs by Cody and his black-and-white snakeskin Dan Post boots.
After joining Mile 22 actress Lauren Cohan outside the studio to meet awaiting fans, he took the stage for his debut of the chart-rising hit penned by Tyler Hubbard, Corey Crowder (Chris Young, A Thousand Horses), Sarah Buxton (Chris Lane, Keith Urban), and Canaan Smith (Florida Georgia Line, Love & Theft). “Famous” continues to climb charts with over 300K U.S. copies sold.
As spotted on The New York Times’ The Playlist, critics are applauding the 11-year-old phenom for his dynamic 6-track FAMOUS EP:
“…a stylistically diverse country and roots music EP…” – The New York Times
“The simplicity of the recording puts the emphasis squarely on Ramsey’s singing, and it’s in this environment that his technical gifts become readily apparent.” – Rolling Stone
“His debut single is delivered in a solid, winning fashion and an uncomplicated directness that is marvelously refreshing.” – MusicRow Magazine
“…proves he’s authentic…” – Taste of Country
“…reintroduced yodeling to pop culture this summer…” – The Tennessean
Ramsey’s FAMOUS EP launched to #1 on the iTunes Country Albums chart in the U.S. and Canada immediately upon release, as well as Top 5 in the UK (#2) and Australia (#4). With over 65 million streams to date, it also notched Top 15 in 16 territories on the iTunes (all-genre) Albums chart.
Tickets are on sale now for his appearance at Florida Georgia Line’s FGL Fest during the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s 25th annual NASCAR weekend (9/8), plus supporting the MULTI-PLATINUM global entertainers’ five-nights-only residency (December 1, 5, 7, 8, and 11), FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS, inside Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.