GRAMMY NOMINEE THOMAS RHETT SHARES THE “AMERICAN SPIRIT” WITH FANS IN BONUS VIDEO ON VEVO NOW
After ringing in the new year with millions of people in Times Square on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017 last night, GRAMMY-nominee Thomas Rhett brings it back home releasing a new video to fans for “American Spirit,” off his sophomore album TANGLED UP DELUXE(The Valory Music Co.). Premiering with Vevo today, the new video was shot outside of Nashville, TN and directed by TK McKamy.
“‘American Spirit’ is one of my favorite songs to sit down and play on an acoustic guitar,” said Thomas Rhett. “So, I knew I wanted to make a video for it…just to share with our fans. I knew I wanted it to be simple and something that would pull on the heartstrings and I think it’s the perfect blend of that.”
To watch Thomas Rhett capture the essence of “American Spirit” on VEVO
As Thomas Rhett continues “his journey to stardom” (TODAY), he is making waves with the fastest rising single of his career “Star Of The Show,” featured on the newly released 18-track TANGLED UP DELUXE (The Valory Music Co.). Filled with party anthems, dance tunes, drinking songs, love ballads as well as five never-before-heard tracks, the release includes his record-breaking 2X PLATINUM six-week chart-topping smash “Die A Happy Man,” which is currently GRAMMY nominated for Best Country Song and has already garnered major trophies from the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, Billboard Music Awards and CMT Music Awards. Thomas Rhett’s first-ever headlining 2017 HOME TEAM TOUR with special guest Kelsea Ballerini and up-and-comers Russell Dickerson and Ryan Hurd will launch on Feb. 23 and has already seen sellouts in multiple markets including Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater. For more information and for a full list of upcoming tour dates, visit www.thomasrhett.com.
AMY THURLOW NAMED CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER FOR DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS
Highly regarded television executive, Amy Thurlow, has been named Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for dick clark productions, it was announced today by Mike Mahan, President of dick clark productions. She will be based at the company’s Santa Monica headquarters and will report directly to Mahan.
“Amy is one of the most talented executives in the business with an unparalleled business acumen when it comes to leading, strategizing and growing a company. She will play a vital management role as dick clark productions expands our global television footprint,” said Mahan. “I have known Amy for many years and it is a tremendous pleasure to have her join the dick clark productions team.”
“It is an incredible time to join dick clark productions with the expansion of its global business under the leadership of Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan,” said Thurlow. “I am honored to work with such a historic company as dick clark productions and contribute to some of the biggest live television events in the world.”
Thurlow most recently served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Sales Strategy for TV Guide Network, a CBS/Lionsgate partnership, based in New York and Los Angeles. Prior to serving as CFO and EVP, she held several positions within the company, including Senior Vice President, Sales Strategy and Planning.
Earlier in Thurlow’s career, she joined NBC Universal as Manager of Corporate Staff Finance in 1998 and worked her way up to Finance Director of Film and TV Distribution. She began her career at the General Electric Corporation.
Thurlow earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Boston College and her Executive MBA from New York University.
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