MITCHELL TENPENNY RELEASES “BROKEN UP”
Song Debuted During the CMA “Summer Stay-Cay” Streaming Special And Will Impact Country Radio July 27
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 3, 2020 – Riser House/Columbia Nashville, chart-topping artist Mitchell Tenpenny released “Broken Up” today. The song, written by Mitchell, Devin Dawson, Kyle Fishman and Ernest Keith Smith and produced by Jordan M. Schmidt, will impact country radio as Mitchell’s newest single on July 27and serviced to Canadian country radio on the same date.
“We wrote it about a year ago at Kyle Fishman’s studio downtown,” Mitchell says of “Broken Up.” “I loved the idea of taking responsibility for a breakup, because most end badly with both sides blaming each other.
Mitchell debuted the song on the “CMA Summer Stay-Cay” online streaming special earlier this week. Watch it HERE.
Since the beginning of the at-home era, Mitchell has kept an active schedule, writing new songs to release and perform during his weekly #TenpennyTuesdays LIVE Q&A sessions on Instagram and Facebook. “Broken Up” follows his heartfelt cover of Lewis Capaldi’s No. 1 hit, “Someone You Loved,” and his latest original song, “HERE.” During one of Mitchell’s weekly livestreams, a member of his fan club, the Night Owls, presented him with an RIAA Gold certification plaque for “Alcohol You Later.” In April and May, he took part in the “There’s Comfort in Giving” program with Cracker Barrel Old Country Store ®, Sony Music Nashville, and other artists to help donate meals to healthcare professionals in the HCA Healthcare system and partnered with his record label again in a livestream series #SingForStJude to support St. Jude’s mission of families never receiving a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food while a child is being treated. Shortly before the pandemic, just after Nashville was struck by a devastating tornado in early March, Mitchell and many of his artist friends performed a live concert at Whiskey Row to help impacted families and raised $74,000 for Hands On Nashville.
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About Mitchell Tenpenny
Powerhouse vocalist Mitchell Tenpenny has fueled an undeniable breakout story with his Double Platinum-certified No. 1 hit, “Drunk Me,” from his debut album Telling All My Secrets (Riser House/Columbia Nashville). The 11-song project released in late 2018 earned him that year’s best first week showing for a major label country debut album. Mitchell welcomed the release with performances on NBC’s “Today” and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” while “Drunk Me” has been lauded by the New York Times as one of the best songs 2018, and was featured in multiple Amazon Music “Most Played” and “Best Of” year-end lists. The song, which Mitchell co-wrote and co-produced, hit No. 1 on Nielsen’s Country On-demand Audio Stream chart, has amassed more than 370 million streams since its release. In 2019, he was nominated as New Male Artist of the Year at the ACM Awards and for Breakthrough Video (“Drunk Me”) at the CMT Music Awards, became the only country up-and-comer included in Pandora’s 2019 Artists to Watch list, was dubbed one of Music Row’s Next Big Thing honorees and The Tennessean’s Next Nashville Stars for 2019.
An authentic, fearless songwriter and performer, Mitchell has toured with such stars as Luke Bryan, Old Dominion, Maren Morris, Jake Owen, Brett Young, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Dustin Lynch. In the fall of 2019, he launched his first headline tour, “Anything She Says Tour,” in Nashville with his second annual 10Penny Fund Benefit Concert at Marathon Music Works in Nashville. Mitchell partnered with Sarah Cannon and the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare to create the 10Penny Fund in honor of his father whom he lost to cancer. Together they funded a newly renovated Family Room at the American Cancer Society Memorial Foundation Hope Lodge in downtown Nashville.