Milligan to Debut the Track on NBC’s America’s Got Talent on Wednesday (13th September), Followed by a Performance at the Canadian Country Music Awards with The Reklaws
Following the release of his critically acclaimed debut album Dallas/Fort Worth that skyrocketed to #1 on the US iTunes All-Genre chart, Stoney Creek Records artist Drake Milligan has released the up-tempo “I Got A Problem.” The good-time, romantic tune tells of all the ways a cowboy’s new gal has a hold on him like never before, singing: “your kiss tastes like whiskey, and I’m a drinker.”
Listen now HERE.
Scheduled to perform the new song this week on NBC’s ratings juggernaut America’s Got Talent (AGT), on September 13th, Milligan looks forward to getting new music out for the fans.
In addition to the new release, Milligan is having a banner month filled with special performances including his third performance in six months on the Grand Ole Opry, his aforementioned performance on AGT, and a duet with Canadian super stars The Reklaws at the CCMA Awards on September 16th. Milligan recently released the fun-loving duet “Honky Tonkin About” with The Reklaws in Canada and the States, as a teaser for their upcoming performance. For a preview, listen HERE.
The buzz surrounding the up-and-coming traditional country star continues to build next month as he performs in the “Ole Red On The Rise” Series here in Music City. Additional accolades include a career first CMT Award nomination, holding the #1 position on the CMT 12-Pack for seven consecutive weeks, wracking up a slew of #1’s topping the US iTunes Country Album Chart, iTunes Country Singles Chart and iTunes Video Chart as well as earning a coveted spot on Billboards “Top 10 Country Albums List”. Milligan also become a hometown hero when Billy Bob’s Texas added his handprints to their Wall Of Fame.
With a combination of headline shows, opening slots and major festivals including Stagecoach, CMA Music Fest and Carolina Country Music Fest, Milligan is on target to play over 100 shows this year. He will appear on CMT’s Hot 20 for the fourth time this year in the coming weeks.
When he’s not making tracks out on the road, Milligan has been spending time in the studio recording new originals with acclaimed producer Trent Willmon (best known for his work with Cody Johnson including Grammy winning “Til You Can’t”). In the coming weeks, Milligan will be making stops in Michigan, Canada, Colorado, Kentucky, Georgia, Texas, California, Alabama and Tennessee.
He will also headline New Year’s Eve at the World’s largest Honky Tonk at Billy Bob’s Texas, back by popular demand, for the third time in a year.
ABOUT DRAKE MILLIGAN:
Drake Milligan burst onto the national music stage entering the Billboard Emerging Artists Chart at #5 after dominating US iTunes with his debut album Dallas/Fort Worth, charting back-to-back #1 hits on the iTunes Country Songs Chart, #1 on iTunes All-Genre Chart and reclaimed the #1 spot on iTunes Country Albums Chart, all while simultaneously holding positions #1, #2, #3 and #5 on iTunes Country Video Chart. In the UK, Milligan’s debut album spent 11 consecutive weeks in the Top 20 of the Official Country Artists Albums Chart. A student of classic Country music with the swagger of early Rock ‘n’ Roll, the Fort Worth, Texas native is an electrifying entertainer who is packing Country fans into clubs night after night on tour. Milligan cites George Strait and Elvis Presley – the King of Country and the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll – as musical heroes. His unique twist of traditional Country has been embraced by fans, peers and the media alike. Milligan has performed on The Kelly Clarkson Show, The Grand Ole Opry, Stagecoach and CMA Music Festival. He has earned high praise from People, BBC, USA Today, Parade, American Songwriter, CMT.com, Billboard, ET, Access Hollywood, Cosmopolitan, Cowgirl Magazine and Taste of Country. Following his debut album – co-produced by award-winning Tony Brown and Brandon Hood – the Stoney Creek Records artist is back with new music, dropping the good-time, romantic tune “I Got A Problem” that he’ll perform on NBC’s highest rated show America’s Got Talent on September 13, before gearing up to perform his fun-loving duet “Honky Tonkin’ About” with Canadian supergroup The Reklaws at the 2023 Canadian Country Music Awards on September 16th.