RADIO SINGLE “DROPS IN THE OCEAN” REACHES NO. 1
STREET WEEK PERFORMANCE ON WGN’S TOP-RATED MORNING SHOW MARCH 19 ALONG WITH VISITS TO HOUSTON, SOUTH BEND, CHAMPAIGN AND PHOENIX
Hawk Nelson has released their new studio album Diamonds (Fair Trade Services) this week. In celebrating their seventh studio album, Hawk Nelson is making stops in Houston, TX (KSBJ), South Bend, IN (PulseFM), Champaign, IL (WBGL) and Phoenix, AZ (Family Life Radio) for radio concerts and promotions. The band can also be seen on WGN’s Chicago top-rated morning show on March 19th as they perform their song “Just Getting Started” live during the 9 am CT hour.
Over the last month, the band has been releasing lyric videos for various new songs on Diamonds each week. Fans were featured in the “Live Like You’re Loved” video, which was directed and made entirely by the band’s frontman Jon Steingard. The video reached 100k views within the first week of debuting. Other videos featured included the title track “Diamonds,” radio single “Drops In The Ocean,” and a tour favorite “Thank God For Something.”
The debut single, “Drops In The Ocean,” is already a No. 1 hit at Hot AC and a Top 10 AC single. The song is currently being played on more than 100 stations including KLOVE, Air 1, SiriusXM, WAY FM, SOS Radio, KFSH / Los Angeles, KLTY / Dallas, KSBJ / Houston, and KTIS / Minneapolis. To check out this single and the new album digitally, get Diamonds on iTunes and Amazon now. The band is currently on tour and dates can be found on their site.
ABOUT HAWK NELSON: This powerhouse, pop rock band has won the hearts of thousands since its debut release in 2004. Hawk Nelson has released six studio projects (Letters to the President, Smile It’s the End of the World, Hawk Nelson is My Friend, Live Life Loud, Crazy Love, and Made). Hawk Nelson has been awarded two Canadian GMA awards, multiple GMA Dove Award nominations as well as a JUNO nomination. The band’s music has been featured on NBC, MTV, WB, WGN, KTLA, Nickelodeon and the NFL Network. Their music has been used with special promotions for American Idol, the NFL, Nike, JCPenny’s, Olympics, NHL and Michelle Obama’s “Big Day Out” 2011 campaign. Hawk Nelson is Jonathan Steingard (vocals, guitar), Daniel Biro (bass) and Micah Kuiper (guitar) and David Niacaris (drums).
SOURCE: Merge PR