Parker McCollum is Having a July to Remember

Parker McCollum is Having a July to Remember

Parker McCollum is having a July to remember – this Friday, to close out the month, his new album Gold Chain Cowboy will arrive in stores and online.

But it was at the beginning of the month Parker made a bigger move…he proposed to his girlfriend Hallie Ray.

Parker admits that the proposal went as smooth as it did because of the help of his sister and her professional skills, “My sister’s an event planner in Washington, D.C., and I’ve been so busy on the road there was no way that I was going to pull that off on my own.”

Parker and his sister also had a little help from his soon-to-be Mother-In-Law, “So, her and Hallie Ray’s mom killed it. I mean, just absolutely took care of the whole deal (and) flew her family and my family in to surprise her. She’d had no idea. She thought we were going to a label dinner. She thought she was walking into this private room where everybody with the record label would be there, and obviously, when she pulled back the curtain and saw all the flowers and all that stuff.”

When it comes to that moment where he asked Hallie Ray to be his wife, “I don’t remember what I said. She doesn’t remember what I said either, but I did the thing and then they all came down and surprised her and we had a little party. It really went off without a hitch. It was great.”

Of course she said “yes”!

Check out the music video for Parker McCollum’s “To Be Loved By You” – which is one of the 10 tracks on his album Gold Chain Cowboy that is arriving this Friday, July 30th. Pre-Save Gold Chain Cowboy HERE

Photo Credit: David McClister

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Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Congrats to Chris Young who is a 3-time CMA Award nominee this year.

His song “Famous Friends”, which he sings with Kane Brown, racked up nominations in the categories of Single, Musical Event, and Video of the Year.

Talking about his nominations, Chris says “I was blown away by the fact that there were three award nominations for the song. I mean, there’s so much that’s gone into it and so many people that have fallen in love with it and supported it and, you know, just having a hit with your friend in the first place is great with a song like “Famous Friends” with my buddy Kane Brown, but then to be nominated for three different CMA Awards, including Single of the Year. It’s just incredible.”

Chris, Kane and all the other nominees will learn if they’re taking home trophies, when the 55th Annual CMA Awards are handed out in Nashville on Wednesday November 10 – broadcasted live on ABC.

Photo Credit: Jeff Johnson