“Throw Down”, the critically praised debut from Hicks was released in August (2013) by Open Road Recordings/ Universal Music Canada and debuted as the #1 selling Canadian album overall and #1 Canadian Country album on the Nielsen SoundScan Album Chart. The album follows Hicks’ #1 selling self-titled digital EP and four radio hits including his latest single “Got A Feeling” feat. Blackjack Billy – landing most added of all genres at radio. February 2014, Hicks garnered two Juno nominations – Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Country Album of the Year for Throw Down.
Hicks’ fast rising success story is noteworthy – garnering a lot of attention from the industry and fans alike. With over 90 million audience impressions at radio and over 1.5 million views online he has dominated Canadian Country radio and video airplay and continues to set the pace for a new wave of Country artists in Canada. A crowd pleasing live performer, Hicks’ music is accessible, energetic and ambitious, reflecting how he wants his songs to reach people. Hicks’ solid identity as the ‘one to watch’ separates him from the rest of the crowd and puts him at the forefront – poised for major success in Country’s breathtaking rise to the top of all genres of music.
|June 4, 2014 11:00 am||CHEVY RIVERFRONT STAGE – Wednesday|