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Carlson Nominated for 3rd Grammy

REdTom-Leis Music Writer Chad Carlson is nominated for his 3rd Grammy Award for “Album of The Year” for his work on Taylor Swift’s “Red.”

View the full list of nominees HERE and Tune in to watch the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, January 26th at 8pm ET/7pm CST.

Cole Swindell to release 3 Tom-Leis Music Songs

Cole-Swindell Album CoverCole Swindell’s debut album will feature 3 songs written with Tom-Leis Music writer Brandon Kinney:
“Hey Y’all” (Written by Brandon Kinney, Cole Swindell & Michael Carter)
“Brought To You By Beer” (Written by Brandon Kinney, Cole Swindell & Michael Carter)
“Get Up” (Written by Brandon Kinney, Cole Swindell & Jeremy Stover)

The album is available for Pre-Order now, and will officially be released on February 18th.  Pre-Order your copy HERE!

Parmalee Releases “Move”

parmalee_cd_feels_like_carolinaParmalee released Tom-Leis Music’s “Move” (written by Brandon Kinney, Arlis Albritton and Ben Daniel) on their “Feels Like Carolina” album on Tuesday, December 10th.  The album’s title track is currently #1 on both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase Charts.

Listen to “Move” and get your copy of the album HERE!

“Can’t Say No To You” Featured in ABC’s Nashville

“Can’t Say No To You,” a Tom-Leis Music song from the Sarah Buxton catalog, was featured on the December 4th episode of ABC’s Nashville. Written by Sarah Buxton, Jedd Hughes and Gordie Sampson, “Can’t Say No To You” was performed as a duet by characters ‘Juliette Barnes’ and ‘Will Lexington’ (played by Hayden Panettiere and Chris Carmack).

This song also appears on Nashville’s Season 2, Volume 1 Soundtrack. Get your copy of the song/album HERE.

ABC’s Nashville Features “Every Time I Fall In Love”

ABC’s Nashville featured the Tom-Leis Music song “Every Time I Fall In Love” (written by Sarah Buxton, Al Anderson and Ken Johnson) in Episode 206, titled “It Must Be You” which aired on October 30th. Scarlett O’Connor (Clare Bowen) performs the song at the iconic Bluebird Café.  View the full clip below, hear Sarah Buxton’s performance and commentary HERE, and get your copy of the song on iTunes HERE!

Brandon Kinney’s Beard Makes Headlines

Craig and BrandonBrandon Kinney’s beard has received recognition from both Billboard and Country Weekly. In support of the Craig Campbell single “Outta My Head” (which Kinney co-wrote with Michael Carter and Cole Swindell), Kinney decided to grow his beard for as long as the song was on the charts. The single spent 54 weeks on the Billboard chart, making it the second longest running single in history.

Read the Billboard article HERE

Read the Country Weekly article HERE

New Jacob Powell EP Features Five Tom-Leis Music Songs

Jacob Powell

Jacob Powell released his new EP on Tuesday October 29th. The EP features FIVE Tom-Leis Music songs: “Let It Ride,”(written by Brandon Kinney, Arlis Albritton, and Ben Daniel) “Somethin’ Somethin’,”(written by Brandon Kinney, Jacob Powell, and Ben Daniel) “Koozie,”(written by Brandon Kinney, Jacob Powell, Ben Daniel, and Casey Smith) “Workin’ Man,”(written Brandon Kinney, Jacob Powell, and Ben Daniel) and “Needle” (written Brandon Kinney, Jacob Powell, Ben Daniel, and Neil Medley).

 Get your copy HERE