KANE BROWN AND JOHN LEGEND RELEASE VIDEO OF “LAST TIME I SAY SORRY”
KANE BROWN AND JOHN LEGEND RELEASE “LAST TIME I SAY SORRY” MUSIC VIDEO AHEAD OF NATIONAL TV PERFORMANCE DEBUT ON ACM PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Kane Brown and John Legend are premiering the official music video for “Last Time I Say Sorry,” exclusively with fans on YouTube today, ahead of their national TV performance debut on ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY. Brown and Legend are inviting fans to join them for a special Q&A chat, beginning at 4 p.m. CT / 2 p.m PT with the video premiere to follow at 4:15 p.m. CT / 2:15 p.m. PT, HERE.
The award-winning artists filmed the video in quarantine and are co-directors, recording their own segments of the video on iPhone (Brown) and Google pixel/MacBook (Legend) in isolation at their homes. “Last Time I Say Sorry” is the first official music collaboration between the artists, and the duo will perform the song live for the first time together on ACM Presents: Our Country on Sunday, April 5th (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT and 7:00 PM CT) on CBS.
Brown appeared live with Gayle King on CBS This Morning to talk about how the song came together, saying “We just started talking about our relationships…usually the guys in the relationship will say sorry and then turn around and do it again, and me and John were both like, that’s the worst feeling in the world…” View the full clip HERE.
“Last Time I Say Sorry” was co-written by Brown, Legend, Matt McGinn and Andrew Goldstein, and continues to garner attention from fans and critics alike. People.com called the pair, “…a musical force to be reckoned with…,” the New York Times said, “…Brown softens the edges of his rich voice…,” hailing the song, “…a success…,” and ET lauded “…a powerhouse duo…” Both artists also talked in-depth about the collaboration exclusively with Entertainment Weekly HERE.
Brown and John Legend first connected backstage at “The Voice,” where Legend was a coach and Brown was a guest artist and performed his Platinum-certified No. 1 hit single “Homesick.” The two collaborated on “Trailer Talk,” Legend’s behind-the-scenes, online interview and performance series that takes place outside of his trailer at “The Voice.” “Last Time I Say Sorry” marks the latest song Legend has released this year, including the #1 “Conversations In The Dark” and most recently “Actions.” “Last Time I Say Sorry” follows Brown’s 5 consecutive #1 hits at Country radio, including his latest #1 single, “Homesick.”
About Kane Brown
Global entertainer Kane Brown has been called “the future of country” (Billboard), “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” in 2018 (Associated Press) and one of “31 People Changing the South” (Time). With the chart-topping U.S. Billboard 200 release of his Platinum U.S/Gold Canada album Experiment in Nov. 2018, Brown became the only male country artist in more than 24 years to have his sophomore album debut at the top of this chart. Experiment has yielded three consecutive No. 1 Platinum-certified singles, “Homesick,” “Good As You” and “Lose It.” “Good As You” and “Lose It.” are certified Platinum in Canada. Brown made history with his 2X U.S. Platinum (Platinum in Canada) self-titled debut album, a 13-week No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. He became the first artist to top all five Billboard Country Charts simultaneously with his breakthrough No. 1 Top Country Album; No. 1 debuting Country Digital Song, the 5X U.S./4X Canada Platinum “Heaven,” and No. 1 Country Airplay, Hot Country Song and Country Streaming Song, the 5X U.S./3X Canadian Platinum “What Ifs” featuring Lauren Alaina. Of all the country artists who made their long-form debut since 2016, Brown is the only one to receive two or more Platinum album certifications. The ACM, AMA, People’s Choice, Billboard, AMA, iHeartRadio, CMT and Billboard Music Awards nominated artist is one of only five country acts with multiple 5X Platinum hits (joining Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt and Taylor Swift). His two 5X Platinum songs are “Heaven” and “What Ifs” which, respectively, are the No. 3 and No. 5 most-streamed country tracks of all time – making him the only artist to have two tracks in the Top 5 of country’s most-streamed songs. A recent milestone is Brown being in the company of only 10 other country artists who have sold-out the Staples Center in Los Angeles, which he accomplished on Jan. 9 when he headlined the historic venue’s 20th anniversary celebration. In Feb., he kicked off his “Worldwide Beautiful Tour” including U.S. dates in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club. Among Kane Brown’s multiple musical collaborations, Marshmello and Brown’s Platinum-certified “One Thing Right,” a Top 15 hit at Top 40 radio which also crossed to Hot AC, recently became Brown’s first multi-format breakthrough.
About John Legend
Multiplatinum artist John Legend has garnered eleven Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Tony Award, and an Emmy Award, making Legend the first African-American man to earn an EGOT. Legend has released six celebrated albums including, Get Lifted (2004), Once Again (2006), Evolver (2008), Love in the Future (2013), Darkness and Light (2016), and A Legendary Christmas (2018). Legend starred in NBC’s “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert” in 2018, winning an Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special and nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor (Limited Series). Legend joined “The Voice” for Season 16 (2019), winning with his mentee Maelyn Jarmon and is currently a coach on Season 18. John is a partner in Get Lifted Film Co., serving as an Executive Producer for “Southern Rites,” “United Skates,” WGN America’s “Underground,” and films “Southside with You” and “La La Land.” As a philanthropist, Legend initiated the #FREEAMERICA campaign in 2015 to change the national conversation surrounding our country’s misguided criminal justice policies and to end mass incarceration.