NEW YORK, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Trace Adkins will perform at the Hard Rock Cafe New York in New York City for SiriusXM listeners, members of the Red Cross and the USO, on Wednesday, May 15 as part of the "SiriusXM Sounds of Summer."
The live concert broadcast, which will air on The Highway, channel 59, at 8:00 pm ET, will feature the country music star performing well-known hits as well as music from his new album Love Will....
"Throughout his 15 year career Trace Adkins has become one of country music's respected hitmakers and performers," said Steve Blatter, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Music Programming, SiriusXM. "Trace is one of the key artists of contemporary country music and his influence on the genre is without question."
"SiriusXM Sounds of Summer" kicked off with a special, private concert with Kenny Chesney at the Highline Ballroom in New York City on May 1.
The Highway plays new country music. Listeners will hear music from Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum and many more.
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ABOUT TRACE ADKINS: Trace Adkins' trademark baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts and turned albums into Platinum plaques, selling over 10 million albums, cumulatively. His hit list includes "(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing," "You're Gonna Miss This," "Ladies Love Country Boys," "Songs About Me," "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk ," "I Left Something Turned On At Home," "Every Light In The House," "Hillbilly Bone (Blake Shelton and Trace Adkins)," "The Rest Of Mine," "Hot Mama," "I'm Tryin'," "Just Fishin'," "Then They Do," "Chrome," and "More."
The Grammy-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry is a television personality, actor, author, spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Program, the American Red Cross and has performed seven USO Tours.
In his 2007 autobiography, A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Freethinking Roughneck, the 6'6" oil-rigger recounted his rise to fame, brushes with death and battles with personal demons. He also explains just how the world's biggest alpha-male handles fatherhood with five daughters. In 2008, Trace's integrity and wry humor served him well as a finalist on NBC's The Celebrity Apprentice and for NBC's All-Star Celebrity Apprentice on behalf of the American Red Cross.
Trace has played a tough as nails biker in The Lincoln Lawyer (starring Matthew McConaughey), he developed and hosted GAC's "Great American Heroes" honoring every-day Americans doing great things and he has hosted the American Country Awards on FOX for three consecutive years.
In 2011, Trace's album, Proud To Be Here debuted atop the Billboard Country Chart with the Top Ten hit, "Just Fishin'." His eleventh studio album, Love Will... debuts May 14, 2013.
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