New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Emerging singer-songwriter Brian Collins is set to be featured on CMT Pure Country's recently formed "Artist Discovery" program. Following in the footsteps of other hot rising Country artists including Haley and Michaels, Kelsea Ballerini
and Meghan Linsey, the video for his current single "Never Really Left" will be added to rotation on the network.
Produced and directed by Planet Sun Productions, the music video was shot in East Nashville and portrays the sentiment behind the lyrics in a subtle yet intriguing way. Fans are encouraged to visit his CMT artist page where CMT features original video content and behind the scenes looks into Brian's musical journey.
This news comes quickly after Brian debuted on SiriusXM The Highway this winter with his highly acclaimed single. Not only is the lead-off single from debut album Healing Highway exploding onto the scene nationally, but it also hit the No. 5 spot on Europe's HotDisc Charts."Never Really Left" recently charted in the Top 50 on MusicRow's Country Breakout chart and is continuing to climb.
Currently playing over 150 dates a year, Brian's hard working nature and undeniable talent have led him to share the stage with KISS, Will Hoge, Sister Hazel, James
Otto, Colin Hay (of Men At Work), Zac Brown Band, The Smithereens, Marshall Tucker Band, Georgia Satellites, Edwin McCain, Blackberry Smoke, Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd
and more. Brian was honored with the MUSICROW MAGAZINE DisCovery Award for "Never Really Left" from well-known music critic Robert K. Oermann who said, "This Georgia boy has a confident, ultra-youthful, splendidly airy, superbly listenable country-rock approach that is just about irresistible. Dynamic and driving." Hailing from the music hotbed of West Georgia, Brian radiates a true southern soul. Humbled by his modest upbringing as the son of two truck-driving parents, He exudes passion and love in every corner of his career. Brian's is currently on a worldwide radio tour in promotion of lead-off single "Never Really Left" from his debut album Healing Highway.