LEE BRICE PARTNERS WITH NRACOUNTRYNashville, TN (March 17, 2011) – Three-time ACM nominee Lee Brice is the latest addition to theNRACountry family of country music stars. NRACountry is a partnership between the National Rifle Association and the hottest talent in country music. Lee joins fellow country musicians Trace Adkins, Luke Bryan, Justin Moore and Blake Shelton among others.
NRACountry held its kickoff event in June during the 2010 CMA Music Festival with a sporting clay shoot fundraiser, which raised $30,000 towards the Middle Tennessee flood relief efforts. It is charity events like these that encouraged Lee Brice to join the NRACountry team. “After seeing the strong ties that NRACountry has to charity work and the classic American values they’re celebrating, of course I agreed to take part,” Brice stated, “I stand behind their work and am excited to begin this partnership.”
“Lee Brice is a great addition to the NRACountry family. He is a talented star whose music moves millions of people across the globe. Stateside, Lee’s legions of fans are inspired by his steadfast principles and love of country. Lee Brice's music, his words and his deeds will inspire a new generation of young Americans to stand up for freedom,” said Wayne LaPierre, NRA's executive vice president.
To check out Lee Brice on NRACountry, visit www.NRACountry.com.
NRACountry is built upon shared values of patriotism, freedom and pride in America. Partnering with country music stars and their fans is a natural and seamless collaboration to promote what is important about being an American – Freedom. It celebrates these core values through concerts and other events to further educate honorable Americas on gun safety programs, youth training and education and nonpartisan voter registration. Above all, NRACountry reaches out to everyday Americans to celebrate true American values.
About Lee Brice
Three-time ACM nominee Lee Brice released his debut album on Curb Records entitled Love Like Crazy in June of 2010. The title track off of the album, "Love Like Crazy," reached the top five on the charts and was named Billboard’s #1 country song of 2010. It currently holds the record for the longest charting song in the history of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. The video for “Love Like Crazy” was named one of CMT’s Top 20 Videos of 2010. Brice is also known for his songwriting, penning hits for many great artists including Garth Brooks and Tim McGraw. His current single, "Beautiful Every Time," was recently released to radio and is quickly making its way up the charts. You can find out more about Lee Brice at www.LeeBrice.com.