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Warner Bros. Records

April 09, 2014 12:33 ET

Dan + Shay Debut at No. 1 on Billboard Country Albums Chart With Where It All Began on Warner Bros. Records

Only Duo in SoundScan Reported History to Debut at No. 1 With Their First Album on Country Albums Chart

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - Apr 9, 2014) - Breakout country duo Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) impressively debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Country Albums Chart today with their highly anticipated album, Where It All Began, making them the only duo in SoundScan reported history to debut at No. 1 with their first album on the Country Albums Chart and the highest charting debut artists of 2014. Released April 1st on Warner Bros. Records, the top honor follows a stellar release week including performances on Good Morning America and The Ellen DeGeneres Show, showcasing their hit single "19 You + Me" which has already sold almost 500,000 tracks and is nearly Top 10. While the debut single was recently featured as a "Hot Music Download" in the new issue of People Country and called out to "equal success" in their USA Today "On The Verge" feature, the pair also celebrated the release of Where It All Began with features on CNN, Access Hollywood, GAC, People, Billboard and more. The ACM Award Nominees recently joined Hunter Hayes on tour through May, stopping last week to perform as the only new artist on the sold-out iHeart Radio festival in Austin, continuing on the road in June with Blake Shelton.

Named an "act that will help define 2014" by Billboard, Dan + Shay wrote every song on their album, as well, the album was produced by Smyers and co-produced by Scott Hendricks and Danny Orton.

 
Dan + Shay Tour Dates w/ Hunter Hayes on the "We're Not Invisible Tour"  
April 10   Southaven, MS   Landers Center
April 11   Cape Girardeau, MO   Show Me Center
April 12   Springfield, MO   JQH Arena
April 17   Huntsville, AL   Von Braun Center
April 18   Roanoke, VA   Roanoke Civic Center
April 19   Asheville, NC   U.S. Cellular Center
April 23   Colorado Springs, CO   CO Springs World Arena
April 24   Salt Lake City, UT   UCCU Center
May 1   Bangor, ME   Cross Insurance Center
May 2   Boston, MA   Tsongas Center at UMASS Lowell
May 3   Uncasville, CT   Mohegan Sun
May 29   Augusta, GA   James Brown Arena
May 30   Pensacola, FL   Pensacola Bay Center
May 31   Estero, FL   Germain Arena
         
Dan + Shay Tour Dates w/ Blake Shelton's "Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014"  
June 20   Austin, TX   austin360 Amphitheatre
June 21   Dallas, TX   Gexa Energy Pavilion
June 22   Little Rock, AR   Verizon Arena
July 19   Chicago, IL   Wrigley Field
August 1   New York, NY   Madison Square Garden
August 2   Darien Center, NY   Darien Lakes Performing Arts Center
August 29   Charlotte, NC   PNC Music Pavilion
August 30   Orlando, FL   Amway Center
September 4   Albuquerque, NM   Isleta Amphitheatre
September 5   Phoenix, AZ   Ak-Chin Amphitheatre
September 6   San Diego, CA   Sleep Train Amphitheatre
September 11   Fresno, CA   Save Mart Center at Fresno State
September 12   Sacramento, CA   Sleep Train Amphitheatre
September 13   Mtn. View, CA   Shoreline Amphitheatre
September 18   Spokane, WA   Spokane Arena
September 19   Tacoma, WA   Tacoma Dome
September 20   Vancouver, BC   Rogers Arena
September 25   Boise, ID   Taco Bell Arena
September 26   Salt Lake City, UT   USANA Amphitheatre
September 27   Denver, CO   Pepsi Arena
October 4   Los Angeles, CA   Hollywood Bowl
October 5   San Bernardino, CA   San Manuel Amphitheatre
         

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