Billboard Bluegrass Albums Chart
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Multi-GRAMMY® nominated duo Dailey & Vincent are celebrating early this year as their first-ever Christmas record, Dailey & Vincent: The Sounds of Christmas, debuts at No. 8 on Billboard Holiday Albums chart, landing right behind Michael Bublé and Pentatonix as the only country, bluegrass and gospel act in the Top Ten. The critically acclaimed project, released through BMG, also lands at No. 1 on Billboard Bluegrass Albums chart. To order Dailey & Vincent: The Sounds of Christmas, click HERE.
USAToday.com listed Dailey & Vincent: The Sounds of Christmas as one of the most-anticipated fall country albums. The collection of Christmas classics and never-before-heard holiday tunes ranked No. 2 on the Amazon’s Holiday Hot New Releases.
The Sounds of Christmas experience is more than just an album release as momentum continues throughout the holiday season with a nationally broadcast television Christmas concert special, four all-new Christmas episodes of “The Dailey & Vincent Show” on RFD-TV and the 15-city “Dailey & Vincent’s A Springer Mountain Farms Chicken Christmas Tour.” (Full list of dates available below.)
Country music icon Dolly Parton collaborated with Dailey & Vincent on the Jimmy Fortune and Jeff Bates penned “Road To Bethlehem.” Parade.com exclusively premiered the album art and a first listen to the track describing it as a “fresh and beautiful take on the classic Christmas tale, featuring stunning harmonies and tuneful string picking” (Laura Whitmore).
The music veterans were also joined by 2018 Country Music Hall of Fame and Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame inductee, Ricky Skaggs, on a cut of Alabama’s “Tonight It’s Christmas,” which is one of two bonus tracks available exclusively when fans purchase the Christmas record at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and online at CrackerBarrel.com.
Reviewers are raving about Dailey & Vincent: The Sounds of Christmas…
“Dailey & Vincent’s ‘The Sounds of Christmas’ is the perfect album to usher in the holiday season. With plenty of classics, along with brand-new songs, ‘The Sounds of Christmas’ will appeal to not just bluegrass and country music fans, but to anyone who is ready to celebrate Christmas. The addition of both Dolly Parton and Ricky Skaggs on the record make it even more special. Only Dailey & Vincent could figure out how to blend all of their musical influences into one cohesive sound. ‘The Sounds of Christmas’ is bound to become a treasure for generations to come.” – Gayle Thompson, Pop Culture
“Dailey & Vincent put a contemporary, and occasionally jazzy, spin on the album’s Christmas favorites while remaining respectful of the originals. Guest performances by Dolly Parton and Ricky Skaggs add to the overall appeal.” – Bob Paxman, Sports & Entertainment Nashville
“Dailey & Vincent are superb on their brand new Christmas album ‘The Sounds of Christmas.’ It is upbeat, fun, and there is something in it for everybody; moreover, their collaborations with Country Music Hall of Famers Dolly Parton and Ricky Skaggs are sheer bliss.” – Markos Papadatos, Digital Journal
DAILEY & VINCENT: THE SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS TRACK LISTING
1. Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
2. Mary Did You Know
3. Road to Bethlehem featuring Dolly Parton
4. Go Thee Down
5. Let it Snow
6. The Spirit of Christmas
7. Carol of the Bells
8. It’s a Very Merry Christmas
9. Mr. Grinch
10. Silver Bells (Bonus Track)
11. Frosty the Snowman
12. Tonight’s It’s Christmas featuring Ricky Skaggs (Bonus Track)
13. Christmas Medley
14. Jingle Bells
15. Little Town of Bethlehem
16. Go Tell It on The Mountain
“DAILEY & VINCENT’S A SPRINGER MOUNTAIN FARMS CHICKEN CHRISTMAS TOUR” DATES:
Nov. 24 The Lincoln Theatre – Marion, Va.
Nov. 29 Knoxville Performing Arts Center – Knoxville, Iowa
Nov. 30 The Mansion Theatre – Branson, Mo.
Dec. 1 The Mansion Theatre – Branson, Mo.
Dec. 2 The Arts Center at Iowa Western Community College – Council Bluffs, Iowa
Dec. 5 The Mansion Theatre – Branson, Mo.
Dec. 6 Blue Gate Theater – Shipshewana, Ind.
Dec. 7 The Wilson Center – Brookfield, Wis.
Dec. 8 The Mansion Theatre – Branson, Mo.
Dec. 10 Arlington Music Hall – Arlington, Texas
Dec. 11 Stephen F. Austin State University – Nacogdoches, Texas
Dec. 12 The Palace Theatre – Corsicana, Texas
Dec. 15 Renfro Valley Entertainment Center – Mt Vernon, Ky.
Dec. 16 Meramec Music Theatre – Steelville, Mo.
ABOUT DAILEY & VINCENT:
Grand Ole Opry Members, Five-time GRAMMY® award winners individually, three-time GRAMMY® award nominees collectively, four-time DOVE Award winners, and winners of 35 IBMA Awards altogether (including 3-time IBMA Entertainer of the Year Award winners and 3-Time Vocal Group of the Year Award winners), Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent, backed by one of the best bands on tour today, are some of the most reputable and elite entertainers in American music; bluegrass, traditional country and gospel music. Now on Season 3 of their nationally broadcast television series, “The Dailey & Vincent Show on RFD-TV,” Dailey & Vincent bring their music to a national audience on a weekly basis. After a decade spent performing together and with over 1,000 airings of their PBS special “Dailey & Vincent ALIVE – In Concert,” their concoction of fantastically instinctive vocal blends of Dailey’s tenor and Vincent’s reedy harmonies has gained them well-deserved praise for their own distinctive style and worldwide recognition as American Music gold. Their most recent live CD, “Dailey & Vincent ALIVE,” debuted at #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass charts and remained at the top position for over 15 weeks.
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