Rock City Nabs Two Grammy Noms For Best Pop Vocal

Songwriting duo receive dual nominations in Best Pop Vocal Category for 2015 Grammys

 

The list for the 2015 Grammy Nominations was released this weekend and top songwriting duo Rock City were among the industry's coveted who's who on the list. Brothers Theron and Timothy Thomas aka  Rock City received not one but two nominations in the same category for Best Pop Vocal Album.  Ariana Grande's amazing vocals on “Be My Baby” and Miley Cyrus’  “We Can’t Stop” gives them more than a fighting chance to leave the ceremony with a golden statue.

I've met these guys a number of times and they are true-blue music fans and students of the craft and although they're understandably excited about the Grammy noms, 4th quarter of 2014 had these brothers busy working with a wish-list of A-listers as well as their upcoming solo album.  

In October Rock City linked up with rapper 2Chainz and released their first single “I’m That” as the flagship single on their album. In addition to their much-talked-about single, these Virgin Island natives has a brag book from 2014's 4th quarters fastest climbing singles including; Usher’s love and respect for strippers in “I Don’t Mind” , Nikki Minaj's most recent single, "Only" featuring Chris Brown, Drake and Lil Wayne.  Rock City also assisted with Fergie's  music comeback with“L.A. Love”. This song has not only floated up the charts but has been featured as the opening song for Bravo’s “Khole and Kourtney Take The Hamptons” and also new the 2015 Chrysler commercial. The Thomas boys' are proving to be bankable.

“We are constantly working so we really don't stop and think about stuff like this, " Theron says when asked how he felt about the Grammy nominations, " but it is an honor to be competing against yourself. God is good.

We are thankful for a great year, but we are looking forward to getting the opportunity to our project. The timing is perfect,”says Timothy.

 

Rock City’sIm That” is available on iTunes now https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/im-that...-feat.-2-chainz/id928109832
 

R&B LEGEND CHARLIE WILSON ANNOUNCES FOREVER CHARLIE TOUR WITH SPECIAL GUESTS KEM AND JOE

Grammy nominated artist Charlie Wilson will be embarking on his new national tour Forever Charlie set to kick off on February 12, 2015 in Cleveland, OH and will wrap on March 27 in Oakland, CA. The tour is named after Wilson’s upcoming album that is slated for a January 27th release. 


Fans who pre-order Forever Charlie, from the singer’s official on-line store, will gain first access to pre-sale tickets for the upcoming tour. Detailed information will be available on www.charliewilsonmusic.com.
 
American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Wednesday, December 10 at 10 AM through Thursday, December 11 at 10 PM .
 
“I am so glad to be on the road once again and to bring my show to so many cities across the country. It’s going to be a special night for all the ladies that will join me and my special guests!” says Charlie Wilson. “ am looking forward to sharing the stage with my two talented friends Kem and Joe. They are both artists that I admire and am honored to have them on my tour. We are planning a show the audience won’t ever forget.”



THE FOREVER CHARLIE TOUR DATES:
*All dates and venues below subject to change. 

Date City Venue 
Feb. 12 Cleveland, OH Wolstein Center
 
Feb. 13 Buffalo, NY First Niagara Center
 
Feb. 14 Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall
 
Feb. 15 Baltimore, MD Royal Farms Arena
 
Feb. 18 Raleigh, NC PNC Arena
 
Feb. 20 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
 
Feb. 21 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
 
Feb. 22 Birmingham, AL BJCC Arena
 
Feb. 26 Greenville, SC Bon Secours Arena
 
Feb. 27 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center
 
Feb. 28 Chicago, IL United Center
 
March 1 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena
 
March 5 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
 
March 6 Norfolk, VA Constant Center
 
March 7 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
 
March 8 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center
 
March 10 Columbia, SC Colonial Life Arena

March 13 Grand Prairie, TX Verizon Theatre
 
March 14 New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Center
 
March 15 Houston, TX Toyota Center
 
March 18 Mobile, AL Civic Center
 
March 19 Boosier City, LA Century Link Center
 
March 21 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy

March 22 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center

March 25 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre
 
March 26 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre

March 27 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena

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