Shane Wooten CMA Artist Teams Up with iHeart Radio to Promote New Single “Mudslinger”
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February 29th, 2016 (Los Angeles, CA) – Shane Wooten is a CMA Nashville recording artist and listed as an emerging star, which is why it may come as no surprise to Shane’s fans that Wooten’s new single “Mudslinger” was picked up by iHeart Radio for full rotational play nationwide starting March 1st, 2016.
The greatly anticipated EP was welcomed with open arms by industry executives that got an early preview. For example, the CFO of iHeart Radio Pam Wallace stated “Now that is PURE country. Sounds good to me. My ears approve!”. If you don’t know who he is, you should. Wooten is a seasoned music veteran who is just now coming into the public eye in a big way. Wooten’s single “Mudslinger” is being promoted by Bellamy Brothers Records and distributed by Gnarly Records partnering with Clear Channel’s iHeart Radio’s new Artist Integration Program. Shane is planning a radio tour for 2016 and hopes to create some momentum with the help of what Shane refers to as his “kick ass fans” to generate radio play, requests and tour dates around the country.
“I just want to get back out on the road and hang out with my amazing fans. They are the reason I am where I am today with my music so it would be really cool to bring them a live show experience they will remember.” – Shane Wooten
If you haven’t heard Shane Wooten’s music, you will. Wooten is a 7 generation Floridian, rooted in Southern and Country Rock. Shane started performing as a Country singer during his undergraduate degree at UCF, when he founded Toys for Tykes Country Jam to help abused children and never looked back. Since, Wooten grabbed seven weeks at #1 on the Florida Country music chart with his hit beach tune “Shovel’n Sunshine.” The success from his single caught the Bellamy Brothers eye, which lead to the Bellamy Brothers producing and featuring on four songs with Shane. Since, Shane has toured from Florida to the Midwest and has worked hard to built an amazing fan base, which he looks to leverage with his worldwide debut single “Mudslinger.” Shane’s love for his fans drives him to work as hard as they do each day to bring them a country music experience that will last a lifetime. With rich musical history of the Southern United States running through his veins and coming out in his voice and songs, Shane is sure to hit the mark.
In creating his Nationwide debut EP, Wooten has written and recorded with such greats as Kenny Aronoff (Fogerty, Mellencamp), David Bellamy (Bellamy Brothers), Howard Bellamy (Bellamy Brothers), Cody Webb (Ages Apart) Jim Monti engineer (Metallica, Lee Brice, John Mayer) and Brian Smith of Gnarly Records (Special Projects for Taylor Swift, Rascal Flats, Sugarland, Zac Brown).
“Shane has a real tough mudder with Mudslinger and has brilliantly captured a fun American way of life. I just feel dirtier having listened to it.” – Shane Finch, Operations Director, MusicMaster Scheduling
“Just listened to Mudslinger. Killer bad ass mix! Very professional radio friendly mix.” – Kenny Aronoff
“Rockin’ tune that sounds great on my radio” – David Bellamy, The Bellamy Brothers
For more information please contact:
David Adkins • Tel: 503.983.3949 • firstname.lastname@example.org
URLs www.shanewootenband.com • www.shanewooten.eu • www.gnarlyrecords.com