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Fortune Appears in Latest Issue of NASH Country Weekly

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 10, 2015) – With Christmas just around the corner, Country Music Hall of Fame and Statler Brothers member Jimmy Fortune, isn’t slowing down promotion for his latest album/DVD, Hits & Hymns, with several upcoming appearances planned. Released in September, the project went on to become the singer’s first solo top ten record on the Billboard Country Albums chart, while also topping the Billboard Music Video (DVD) chart as well.

Fortune is featured in the current issue of NASH Country Weekly, which hit newsstands on December 4. The 4-page spread focuses on Fortune’s decision to continue as a solo artist after the retirement of the iconic Statler Brothers, with NASH Country Weekly noting that “Jimmy Fortune unearths new treasures as a solo artist.”

Fans can catch Fortune appearing on SiriusXM’s enLighten on channel 65 over the next week with host Kyle Cantrell. The broadcast will begin airing on December 12 at 12pm/ET (see times below). The popular station focuses on bringing Southern Gospel music to the forefront, which ties in well with the style of Hits & Hymns. While featuring star-studded appearances from Vince Gill, The Isaacs, Dailey & Vincent, The Oak Ridge Boys and more, the project includes several Gospel hymns including “Amazing Grace” and “Victory in Jesus,” along with old Statler Brothers favorites, “Too Much on My Heart” and “Elizabeth.”

SiriusXM enLighten Air Dates
Dec. 12 – 12:00 PM/ET
Dec. 13 – 10:00 PM/ET
Dec. 15 – 1:00 PM/ET
Dec. 16 – 6:00 PM/ET

Don’t’ miss Fortune on an upcoming episode of RFD-TV’s “Ray Stevens’ Nashville,” set to air on December 26 (check local listings here). Grammy award winner, Ray Stevens brings some of the top guests on the show for an exciting program which is filled with laughter and some of the top musicians in the business. Be sure to tune in as Fortune delivers an unforgettable performance, while also catching up with his old friend in the process.

Additional Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns airings
DISH TV Channel 276 – Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns – Dec 10 at 8:00PM
DISH TV Channel 276 – Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns – Dec 11 at 1:00AM
DISH TV Channel 276 – Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns – Dec 11 at 6:00AM
DISH TV Channel 276 – Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns – Dec 11 at 2:00PM
DISH TV Channel 276 – Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns – Dec 11 at 9:00PM
DISH TV Channel 276 – Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns – Dec 12 at 1:00AM
DISH TV Channel 276 – Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns – Dec 12 at 6:00AM
DISH TV Channel 276 – Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns – Dec 12 at 12:00PM
DISH TV Channel 276 – Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns – Dec 12 at 9:00PM

Sirus/XM Feature

SIRIUS/XM enLighten is planning to premiere Jimmy’s album feature.

December 12, 12:00 Noon EST
December 13, 10:00 PM EST
December 15, 1:00 PM EST
December 16, 6:00 PM EST

Country’s Family Renunion “Home For Christmas”

Jimmy will be on Country’s Family Renunion “Home For Christmas”
Friday, December 4th at 7:00 p.m. CT / 8:00 p.m. ET

and re-air

Saturday, December 5th at 11:00 p.m. CT / 12:00 p.m. ET
Then a different CFR “Home For Christmas” will air:
Friday, December 11th at 7:00 p.m. CT / 8:00 p.m. ET

and re-air

Saturday, December 12th at 11:00 p.m. CT / 12:00 p.m. ET

Dailey & Vincent Landfest Sept 2016

I am excited to be a part of the 2016 Dailey & Vincent LandFest presented by Springer Mountain Farms in Denton, NC this September along with my friends Official Dailey & Vincent and some of the greatest acts in country, bluegrass and inspirational music. It’s a three day festival that promises great music, comedy, and family fun.
Tickets and more www.daileyvincentfest.com

ALBUM BECOMES FORTUNE’S FIRST TOP 10 BILLBOARD COUNTRY ALBUM

‘Hits & Hymns’ Available at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 2, 2015) – After joining the legendary Statler Brothers in 1982, winning countless awards, and being inducted into both the Country Music Hall of Fame and Gospel Music Hall of Fame, Jimmy Fortune is no stranger to success, as he continues to reach new heights. His latest album Hits & Hymns, is off to a roaring start, as it debuts on Billboard’s Country Albums chart at No. 10, becoming his first top ten record on the chart as a solo artist. The feel-good album also debuts at #1 on the Southern Gospel Album chart and No. 6 on the Billboard Contemporary Christian Album chart.

Hits & Hymns is available at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations, iTunes, Amazon, and music retailers nationwide.

Accompanying the album is the Bill Gaither hosted DVD special, Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns, which also debuts with strong numbers. The collection debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Music Video chart, along with No. 1 on the Christian Music Video chart, marking Fortune’s first #1 solo project. Fortune traveled to Indiana to tape the hit DVD, with a featured appearance by Bill Gaither. In addition to performing every song on the album, the “Elizabeth” singer opens up about some of his biggest trials and triumphs. Fans got to preview the collection ahead of time, as it made its debut last month on TBN, Heartland, The Miracle Channel, DISH TV, and more.

The CD project, which features collaborations with Vince Gill, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Isaacs, Ricky Skaggs, Dailey & Vincent and more, has generated a great amount of buzz. Billboard says that “Jimmy Fortune earned his reputation as one of the purest tenor singers in the format,” while the Cleveland Plain Dealer says, “It’s a great album, and I suspect it will add even more Dove Awards for gospel music to what has to be a very large trophy case.”

JIMMY FORTUNE TOPS BILLBOARD MUSIC VIDEO (DVD) CHART LANDING AT #1

ALBUM BECOMES FORTUNE’S FIRST TOP 10 BILLBOARD COUNTRY ALBUM

‘Hits & Hymns’ Available at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations

 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 2, 2015) – After joining the legendary Statler Brothers in 1982, winning countless awards, and being inducted into both the Country Music Hall of Fame and Gospel Music Hall of Fame, Jimmy Fortune is no stranger to success, as he continues to reach new heights. His latest album Hits & Hymns, is off to a roaring start, as it debuts on Billboard’s Country Albums chart at No. 10, becoming his first top ten record on the chart as a solo artist. The feel-good album also debuts at #1 on the Southern Gospel Album chart and No. 6 on the Billboard Contemporary Christian Album chart.

Hits & Hymns is available at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations, iTunes, Amazon, and music retailers nationwide.

Accompanying the album is the Bill Gaither hosted DVD special, Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns, which also debuts with strong numbers. The collection debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Music Video chart, along with No. 1 on the Christian Music Video chart, marking Fortune’s first #1 solo project. Fortune traveled to Indiana to tape the hit DVD, with a featured appearance by Bill Gaither. In addition to performing every song on the album, the “Elizabeth” singer opens up about some of his biggest trials and triumphs. Fans got to preview the collection ahead of time, as it made its debut last month on TBN, Heartland, The Miracle Channel, DISH TV, and more.

The CD project, which features collaborations with Vince Gill, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Isaacs, Ricky Skaggs, Dailey & Vincent and more, has generated a great amount of buzz. Billboard says that “Jimmy Fortune earned his reputation as one of the purest tenor singers in the format,” while the Cleveland Plain Dealer says, “It’s a great album, and I suspect it will add even more Dove Awards for gospel music to what has to be a very large trophy case.”

Billboard and other reviews on Hits & Hymns CD

Chuck Dauphin with Billboard recently spoke with Jimmy. Link to read his article http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/country/6738421/jimmy-fortune-hits-hymns-album-interview

Another great article written by Chuck Yarborough here http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2015/10/statlers_jimmy_fortune_talks_h.html

 

JIMMY FORTUNE, MEMBER OF THE STATLER BROTHERS, RELEASES NEW ALBUM HITS & HYMNS IN CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE® LOCATIONS, ONLINE AND MUSIC RETAILERS NATIONWIDE

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 23, 2015) – Country Music Hall of Famer and Statler Brothers member, Jimmy Fortune, continues his successful career as a solo artist with the release of his latest project, Hits & Hymns, available for purchase now in Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations as well as music retailers nationwide. Hits & Hymns is also available online at iTunes, Amazon.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE Hits & Hymns

The star-studded project, released via Gaither Music Group, features collaborations with Vince Gill, The Oak Ridge Boys, Dailey & Vincent, Ricky Skaggs and more.

“Teaming up with Bill Gaither has been one of the best moves that I’ve made since beginning my solo career,” said a humble Jimmy Fortune. He adds, “Ben Isaacs did a wonderful job producing this. I hope everyone has a chance to check this out, and it will inspire people the way that it has inspired me.”

Since his start with the iconic Statler Brothers more than 33 years ago, Fortune has transitioned from group member to a successful solo artist. Fortune, who is a member of both the Country Music Hall of Fame and Gospel Music Hall of Fame, looks to build on this momentum with the release of his brand new album Hits & Hymns.

The highly anticipated album is accompanied by a Bill Gaither-hosted TV special and is currently airing on various television networks and channels throughout November. (check local listings)

October 23rd
Vision – Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns – 9:00 PM
The Miracle Channel – Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns – 11:00 PM

October 24th
CTN – Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns – 4:00 PM
CTS – Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns – 3:30 PM, 5:00 PM
Hope TV – Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns – 12:00 AM
TBN – Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns – 7:00 PM
The Walk TV – Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns – check local listings

October 25th
Heartland – Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits – 12:00 PM, 8:00 PM
Hope TV – Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits – 12:00 AM
TCT – Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns – See your local listings
Heartland – Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns – 8:00 PM

Included in the Jimmy Fortune special are performances off of the new album, including the #1 Billboard self-penned tracks “Elizabeth” and “Too Much on My Heart,” as well as some of Fortune’s favorite gospel songs like “Amazing Grace,” “How Great Thou Art,” with special vocal appearances by Dailey & Vincent and Bill Gaither on select songs.

Fans looking to make this special a part of their DVD collection can purchase it at ChristianBook.com, SpringSide.com and FamilyChristian.com, or pick up the CD + DVD combo at JimmyFortune.com.

Fortune will give a career-spanning, in-depth interview Monday, October 26, on a special edition of Heartland TV’s Reflections. The show, hosted by Keith Bilbrey, takes viewers inside the life and career of some of country music’s most influential artists of all time. Fortune sits down with the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame DJ for a discussion about his career with the Statler Brothers, life struggles and triumphs, along with what lies ahead for the chart-topping singer/songwriter.

In addition to Reflections airing on Heartland TV, the show will air on Blue Highways TV, The Family Channel, Angel Two (DISH TV) and AMG-TV (check local listings).

Fortune is also featured in the latest issue of Homecoming Magazine and an upcoming November issue of NASH Country Weekly.

And if that’s not enough Jimmy Fortune for you, there are features on Billboard.com, and in upcoming issues of Country Music People, the Country Standard Time and many more.

Jimmy also recently sat down with SiriusXM’s Deborah Allen for a preview of the album on Prime Country.

Hits & Hymns Track Listing:
1. Elizabeth (with Ben Isaacs & Sonya Isaacs)
2. Life’s Railway To Heaven (with The Oak Ridge Boys)
3. Danny Boy (with Ben Isaacs, Gene McDonald, Reggie Smith)
4. More Than A Name On A Wall (with Becky Isaacs, Sonya Isaacs, Ben Isaacs)
5. Far Side Banks Of Jordan (with Ben Isaacs & Charlotte Ritchie)
6. Precious Memories (with Ben Isaacs & Charlotte Ritchie)
7. Just A Closer Walk With Thee (with The Gaither Vocal Band)
8. Rock Of Ages (with Mike Rogers & Sydni Perry)
9. I Believe (with The Whites)
10. How Great Thou Art (with Mike Rogers & Sydni Perry)
11. In The Sweet By and By (with Dailey & Vincent)
12. Too Much On My Heart (with Ricky Skaggs & Sharon White Skaggs)
13. Amazing Grace (with Vince Gill & Sonya Isaacs)
14. If I Was God (with Mike Rogers & Sydni Perry)
15. Victory In Jesus (with Ben Isaacs, Gene McDonald, Reggie Smith)

Jimmy Fortune on Tour:
Oct 24 – York, PA – TPC Banquet Center
Oct 26-27 – Branson, MO – The Starlite Theatre
Oct 30-31 – Pigeon Forge, TN – Dollywood
Nov 12 – The Woodlands, TX – Dosey Doe
Nov 14 – New Boston, TX – Music Country USA
Nov 16-17 – Branson, MO – The Starlite Theatre
Nov 21 – Shenandoah Caverns, VA – Shenandoah Jamoboree at the Yellow Barn
Nov 28 – Myrtle Beach, SC – South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival
Dec 11 – Amherst, VA – Clifford Baptist Church
Dec 14 – Weyers Cave, VA – Weyers Cave Community Center

Recommended Facebook post:
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Stay Social with Jimmy Fortune:
Website: JimmyFortune.com
Facebook: facebook.com/Jimmy-Fortune-61774241726/

TV airings of new DVD

Part of Jimmy’s new DVD will air starting today. Please look at the list below to view in your area. The times listed are Eastern!!
Thurs 15-Oct DISH TV Channel 276 Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns 5:00 PM
Fri 16-Oct DISH TV Channel 276 Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns 9:00 PM
Sat 17-Oct DISH TV Channel 276 Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns 11:00 PM
Sun 18-Oct DISH TV Channel 276 Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns 5:00 PM
Wed 21-Oct Heartland Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 8:00 PM
Fri 23-Oct Vision Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 9:00 PM
Fri 23-Oct The Miracle Channel Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 11:00 PM
Sat 24-Oct CTN Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 4:00 PM
Sat 24-Oct CTS Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 3:30 PM, 5:00 PM
Sat 24-Oct Hope TV Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 12:00 AM
Sat 24-Oct TBN Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 7:00 PM
Sat 24-Oct The Walk TV Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits See your local listings
Sun 25-Oct Heartland Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 12:00 PM, 8:00 PM
Sun 25-Oct Hope TV Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 12:00 AM
Sun 25-Oct TCT Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits See your local listings
Wed 25-Nov Heartland Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 8:00 PM
Thurs 26-Nov RFD Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 6:30 PM
Fri 27-Nov Vision Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 9:00 PM
Fri 27-Nov The Miracle Channel Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 11:00 PM
Sat 28-Nov CTN Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 4:00 PM
Sat 28-Nov CTS Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 3:30 PM, 5:00 PM
Sat 28-Nov Hope TV Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 12:00 AM
Sat 28-Nov RFD Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 6:00 PM
Sat 28-Nov TBN Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 7:00 PM
Sat 28-Nov The Walk TV Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits See your local listings
Sun 29-Nov Heartland Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 12:00 PM, 8:00 PM
Sun 29-Nov Hope TV Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits 12:00 AM
Sun 29-Nov TCT Jimmy Fortune Hymns & Hits See your local listings

Tune in to RFD-TV this Saturday night (10-10-15) at 9:30PM/EST / 8:30PM/CST for another episode of the Dailey & Vincent Show featuring guest artist Jimmy Fortune!!

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