Nashville, TN -- Nu-Blu, the bluegrass breakout act that has been sweeping the nation, has been added as the The Roys' special guest for this weekend's world-famous Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree. It's a night of solid bluegrass music that is sure to have fans on their feet cheering along! The special event is hosted by 650-WSM on Saturday, October 11. You can stream the show online by clicking HERE during the program.
"It's an honor to join our good friends Lee and Elaine (The Roys) for this historic show," says Nu-Blu's Carolyn Routh. Nu-Blu has reason to celebrate as their latest album, All The Way spends its third consecutive week in the Top 10 on the Billboard Bluegrass Album chart. The album includes the single "Jesus and Jones," which features Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Sam Moore. The dynamic pairing has been hard at work promoting the single and album, performing on Huckabee, Imus in the Morning, and more. You can order a copy of the album by clicking HERE.
The Roys’ celebrate strong debuts on multiple charts with their fourth Rural Rhythm Records’ CD release, The View. The disc will enter the Billboard Top 10 Bluegrass Albums chart next week at #2, and currently holds the #7 spot on AirPlay Direct’s Bluegrass/Folk chart. The View entered Amazon’s Bluegrass Bestsellers list at #10 last week, and rises to #18 on today’s Roots Music Report Top 50 Bluegrass Chart. The news of the disc’s early success follows closely on the heels of the announcement of final-round ICM nominations for The Roys in the Inspirational Bluegrass Artist of the Year and Vocal Duo & Performance of the Year categories. Winners will be announced at the Awards’ 20th anniversary spectacular in Nashville on November 13.
The new album is driven by "No More Lonely," the upbeat first single released to radio in June. The track continues to gain momentum; now featured on the Bluegrass Radio Network’s Into The Blue syndicated radio show, it is tied at #6 on this week’s Bluegrass Junction Most-Played Tracks/SiriusXM Radio Chart. “No More Lonely” holds the #16 slot on active Roots Music Report’s Weekly Top 50 Bluegrass Song Chart and moves to #6 on the Bluegrass Today Weekly Chart today.