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Phil Vassar

Phil Vassar’s reign of signature songs include 10 No. 1 singles and 26 Top 40 hits, including Carlene, Just Another Day in Paradise, Six-Pack Summer, When I Love You, and many more. Vassar was racking up hits on the radio long before he even began his own recording career that has seen the release of six albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, ACM’s Top New Male Vocalist and sold-out shows across the country. Vassar’s songwriting career blossomed in the mid-’90s when he landed a publishing contract with EMI and penned hits for Collin Raye (Little Red Rodeo), Alan Jackson (Right on the Money), Tim McGraw (For a Little While), Jo Dee Messina (Bye Bye, Alright), and Blackhawk (Postmarked Birmingham). He signed a record deal of his own with Arista in 1998 and was named ASCAP’s Country Songwriter of the Year in 1999. Vassar continues to churn out incisive, soulful lyrics and infectious melodies that capture the heart and soul in the unique and special way that only he can.

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Phil Vassar and Sister Hazel Announce Christmas Tour “Jingle Jam Live”

September 24th, 2021|Comments Off on Phil Vassar and Sister Hazel Announce Christmas Tour “Jingle Jam Live”

Multi-platinum selling Phil Vassar is teaming up with Sister Hazel, whose hit single "All For You" catapulted the band to the top of the charts in 1997, for a joint Christmas tour, "Jingle Jam Live." Sounds Like Nashville exclusively announced the holiday tour earlier this week, which will kick off December 2 in Rochester, New York.

Phil Vassar to Perform “American Child” On Fox & Friends Saturday, July 3

July 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on Phil Vassar to Perform “American Child” On Fox & Friends Saturday, July 3

Multi-platinum selling Phil Vassar will perform his patriotic hit "American Child" in celebration of Independence Day Saturday, July 3 on "Fox & Friends." Vassar to perform a stripped down version of the song which Billboard reviewed as a "kindle pride in the hearts of all who are appreciative of the freedom Americans have to pursue our dreams" (Deborah Evans Price / Billboard) at 9:50 a.m. ET. The piano-pounding performer is taking his signature high-energy show on the road this summer, full list of tour dates below.

Phil Vassar Announced as a 2021 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Nominee

June 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Phil Vassar Announced as a 2021 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Nominee

Multi-platinum selling Phil Vassar, whose career has garnered 10 No. 1 singles and 26 Top 40 hits including signature self-penned hits "Just Another Day in Paradise" and "Carlene," is a 2021 nominee for Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Nominated in the Songwriter/Artist category, Vassar has also written top-charting songs for artists Tim McGraw ("My Next Thirty Years,"" For a Little While"), Alan Jackson ("Right on the Money"), Jo Dee Messina ("Bye Bye," "Alright") and many more.

Phil Vassar’s Songs from the Cellar Returns for Season 3 Tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET on Circle

March 4th, 2021|Comments Off on Phil Vassar’s Songs from the Cellar Returns for Season 3 Tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET on Circle

Following a sensational second season including Dennis Quaid, Chingy, Kellie Pickler, Vince Gill and many more, Phil Vassar's Songs from the Cellar returns for a third season tonight at 9 p.m. ET on Circle with special guests Lonestar. Ahead of the premiere, fans can catch up on the first two seasons of the series with Vassar's new podcast, Phil Vassar's Songs from the Cellar on American Songwriter Podcast Network with weekly episodes that feature the captivating audio from conversations and performances of previous episodes.

Phil Vassar’s Songs From The Cellar Returns for Season 3 on Circle with All-Star Guest Lineup

January 13th, 2021|Comments Off on Phil Vassar’s Songs From The Cellar Returns for Season 3 on Circle with All-Star Guest Lineup

Following a sensational second season including Dennis Quaid, Chingy, Kellie Pickler, Vince Gill and many more, Phil Vassar's Songs from the Cellar will return for a third season Thursday, March 4 at 9 p.m. ET on Circle. Fans can catch up on the first two seasons of the series with Vassar's new podcast, Phil Vassar's Songs from the Cellar on American Songwriter Podcast Network with weekly episodes that feature the captivating audio from conversations and performances of previous episodes. Circle Network is also re-airing episodes from the first two seasons on Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET ahead of the season 3 premiere. The podcast will launch on Friday, January 15 with guest Charles Esten.

Phil Vassar Joins All-Star Lineup to Perform National Anthem During FOX Nation’s Patriot Awards

November 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Phil Vassar Joins All-Star Lineup to Perform National Anthem During FOX Nation’s Patriot Awards

Multi-platinum selling Phil Vassar joins all-star lineup to perform the National Anthem during FOX Nation's second annual Patriot Awards Friday, November 20. Vassar performs alongside Jessie James Decker, Easton Corbin, Tyler Farr, Clint Black, Natalie Grant and Thompson Square for the virtual event at 8 p.m. ET live on FOX Nation with encore presentation on FOX News Channel (FNC) and FOX Business Network (FBN) throughout the weekend.

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