Billy Ray Cyrus
Billy Ray Cyrus continues captivating audiences with his distinctive vocal style and charismatic stage presence. Throughout the course of nearly three decades, Cyrus has achieved worldwide success as a singer, songwriter, actor and producer. The Flatwoods, Kentucky native exploded onto the music scene when his first album, Some Gave All, debuted on the all-genre Billboard album charts at No. 1 and stayed there for a record-breaking 17 weeks in 1992. The lead single, “Achy Breaky Heart,” became a phenomenon as the single went multi-platinum. Some Gave All also went on to sell 9 million copies. Along the way, Cyrus charted 35 singles, 16 of which are Top 40 hits, including “Could’ve Been Me,” “Where’m Gonna Live When I Get Home,” “She’s Not Cryin,” “Some Gave All,” “Ready, Set, Don’t Go” and many more. Cyrus has also enjoyed a successful career as an actor in “Doc” and “Still The King,” as well as the Disney series “Hannah Montana” with his daughter Miley Cyrus. This fall, Cyrus will release his new album, The SnakeDoctor Circus, a collaboration with legendary, all-star musicians, including Muscle Shoals Swampers, Don Von Tress and many more.
Billy Ray Cyrus continues touching audiences and all ages worldwide with the success of "Old Town Road (Billy Ray Cyrus Remix)" with Lil Nas X as the pair are honored with an American Music Award for Favorite Song Hip-Hop/Rap. Winners are voted on entirely by fans. Cyrus and Lil Nas X are closing out the year with 3 nominations at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards for "Old Town Road (Billy Ray Cyrus Remix)" in the all genre Record Of The Year and Best Music Video categories, as well as Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, which air January 26 on CBS. These latest nominations brings Cyrus' total GRAMMY® nods to 7 over the course of his impressive career.
Billy Ray Cyrus Scores 3 Nominations with Lil Nas X at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards for “Old Town Road (Billy Ray Cyrus Remix)”
Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X are unstoppable as they rack up 3 nominations at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards for "Old Town Road (Billy Ray Cyrus Remix)" in the all genre Record Of The Year and Best Music Video categories, as well as Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. The 62nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards air January 26 on CBS. “I want to thank the fans. This is the people’s record. ‘Old Town Road’ is the people’s song. So much to be thankful for. Truly an honor. It’s a great time to be a singer/songwriter from Flatwoods, Kentucky,” said Cyrus.
Billy Ray Cyrus continues shattering records and racking up accolades as the Flatwoods, Kentucky singer/songwriter and global music icon wins the Country Music Association's Musical Event of the Year with Lil Nas X for "Old Town Road (Billy Ray Cyrus remix)," a song eliminated on country charts by Billboard critics for not "embracing enough elements of today’s country music."
Always a champion for veterans and service members, Billy Ray Cyrus will return to his roots when he performs his self-penned anthemic "Some Gave All" with Voices of Service during the Titans Nov. 20 halftime game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Cyrus and Voices of Service, the singing quartet made up of active-duty Army military members and veterans who rose to national fame after advancing to the finale of NBC competition show, “America’s Got Talent.” are joining together ahead of Veterans Day for the Titans’ “Salute to Service."
On the heels of "Old Town Road (Billy Ray Cyrus remix)" being certified diamond by the RIAA, Cyrus learned today he leads nominations as a country artist in the 2019 American Music Awards. Cyrus is nominated in the Collaboration of the Year category for the track with Lil Nas X, as well as Favorite Music Video, Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Song and Favorite Pop/Rock Song.
Billy Ray Cyrus is making room on the trophy shelf again as the BET Hip Hop Awards honors the Flatwoods, Kentucky singer-songwriter with Best Collaboration with Lil Nas X on the record shattering 19-week No. 1 "Old Town Road (remix, featuring Cyrus).