Top Country Pick: Blackjack Billy Feat. Tim Hicks ‘Drinking All Weekend’
Drinking All Weekend – Blackjack Billy Feat. Tim Hicks | Featured on the Top Country Songs playlist
Party starters Blackjack Billy have joined forces with country-rock legend, Tim Hicks, on their new single, “Drinking All Weekend”. Written by BJB’s Jeff Coplan and Tim Hicks, the upbeat track is sure to get the weekend started properly. Check out the new video below!
ABOUT BLACKJACK BILLY
Blackjack Billy is bonded together by no-holds-barred, good-time, party-down rockin’ country music that is endearing them to fans internationally. Members include dynamic frenetic lead singer Noll Billings, hit songwriter/producer/guitarist Jeff Coplan and a rock solid driving rhythm section consisting of virtuoso drummer Weston Jordan and gritty singing bass player Clayton Shay.
They first gained widespread exposure with their breakout single “The Booze Cruise”, which became a platinum-selling hit in Canada, a #1 chart hit in Australia and was the best selling iTunes US country single in 2013 from an independent artist. Since then they have released their debut album Rebel Child in 2014, had a platinum selling top 10 single with Got A Feeling featuring Canadian superstar Tim Hicks and had record deals with Reviver Records in the US and Open Road Recordings in Canada. Known for their high octane must see live shows BjB has toured several times all over the US, Canada and Australia.
ABOUT TIM HICKS
Tim Hicks – country music’s blue collar everyman, building from local acclaim to a nationally recognized name, has cemented his reputation as an elite chart topping act since making his country label debut in 2013. The platinum selling entertainer’s catalogue of highly praised releases including: “Throw Down”, “5:01”, “5:01+”, “Shake These Walls” and most recently, 2018’s “New Tattoo”, have earned the four-time JUNO Award nominee and CCMA Award winner, two PLATINUM selling singles, 6 GOLD singles, one GOLD album and twelve Top 10 radio hits with his long-time label Open Road Recordings, in addition to multiple sold-out headlining dates and tours across the country.
The first recipient of the Nielsen Compass Award, an honour that recognizes an artist for the most total content plays including streams, single and album sales as well as total social media following, Hicks released his fourth full-length studio album “New Tattoo” in June (2018) and followed with the national “Get Loud” headlining tour last fall, where he partnered with PLUS1 and donated $1 from every ticket to the Unison Fund and their work providing counseling and emergency relief services to the Canadian music community. The album’s first single “LOUD”, was licensed by the NHL in North America, and was the #1 most added song at Canadian radio (all formats), its first week of release. The track currently has over 3 million streams – adding to his collective 60 million streams worldwide to date.
Hicks’ current single “If The Beat’s Alright” is the follow up to his first #1 song (What A Song Should Do) at Canadian Country Radio. Holding the title for reigning CMAO Male Artist of the Year, Tim also celebrates four 2019 CCMA Nominations including Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year, MNP Male Artist of the Year, and Apple Music Fans’ Choice.
Top Country’s Pick of the Week: Drinking All Weekend by Blackjack Billy Feat. Tim Hicks now added to the official Top Country Songs playlist.
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