Nashville, TN – Columbia Nashville GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Maren Morris’ deluxe edition of her critically acclaimed, ACM, CMA and GRAMMY® Award nominated debut album HERO is available NOW to all digital service providers. HERO Deluxe features three songs that did not appear on the standard version of HERO, which released June 2016.
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The songs that are new for HERO Deluxe, “Bummin’ Cigarettes,” “Space” and “Company You Keep,” all co-written by Morris, will be familiar to fans who have attended Morris’ SOLD OUT headlining HERO Tour 2017 as Morris has performed all three songs each night from the stage.
Announced earlier this week, Morris was named as the winner of the NEW FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR category for the upcoming 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS.
In addition to the early win, Morris is also nominated for FIVE more awards for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards including Female Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year (as artist and producer) for HERO, and Single Record of the Year (as artist and producer) for “My Church.”
Morris was also announced as a performer on the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 2 (live 8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT).
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About Maren Morris
Twenty-six year old Columbia Nashville singer/songwriter Maren Morris has quickly established herself with vocal styling’s that reflect her country, folk and pop influences. The Arlington, Texas native’s label-debut album, HERO, released via Columbia Nashville on June 3, 2016 debuting on the Billboard Country Albums chart at No. 1 and No. 5 on the Billboard Top 200 all genre chart. Morris’ first and second singles from HERO, “My Church” and “80s Mercedes,” have been certified PLATINUM and GOLD respectively by the RIAA in the U.S., and “My Church” is GOLD in Canada.
Morris tied for the most nominations with FIVE at the 50th Annual CMA Awards, including Album of the Year (HERO), Female Vocalist of the Year, Single of the Year (“My Church”), Song of the Year (“My Church”) and New Artist of the Year which she won, marking her first CMA Award. She also took home the GRAMMY® for BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE for “My Church” at the 59th Annual GRAMMY® Awards in addition to having the most nominations for a Country music artist with FOUR to her credit including BEST NEW ARTIST, BEST COUNTRY ALBUM (HERO) and BEST COUNTRY SONG (“My Church”). She currently sits with SIX nominations for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards including Female Vocalist of the Year, New Female Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year (as artist and producer) for HERO, and Single Record of the Year (as artist and producer) for “My Church.”
She was tapped by Billboard Magazine to receive the Billboard ‘BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST’ Award at the 11th annual Billboard Women in Music Gala as well as being awarded the Breakthrough Artist Award by the Music Business Association at Music Biz 2017.
Morris has appeared on Saturday Night Live, Good Morning America, NBC’s Today, CBS Sunday Morning, ELLEN, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,The Talk, Chelsea, NCIS: New Orleans, Sprout’s Sunny Side Up, the 50th Annual CMA Awards, CMT Music Awards and the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Morris is currently on the road on her first-ever, SOLD OUT, headlining tour, The HERO Tour 2017, which kicked off in New York City on February 2.