Kenny Chesney‘s Live In No Shoes Nation, has been certified PLATINUM! August 05, 2018
Kenny Chesney‘s double CD live set, Live In No Shoes Nation, has been certified Platinum. Includes favorites and rare gems as well, from “Hemingway’s Whiskey” and Bruce Springsteen’s “One Step Up” to “Guitars, Tiki Bars” and “Boston.”
Ray Returns To The Bluebird On November 19 November 06, 2016
Ray will be performing at the Bluebird Cafe with Amanda Williams, Scott Southworth, and Peter McVeigh on November 19 at 6:30PM! Tickets go on sale Monday, November 14 at 8AM CST. Bar and Pew Seats are not reserved in advance and will be available on a first come/ first served basis when the doors open. Get your tickets here!
Ray Stephenson's Art & Music Featured in Nashville Arts Magazine August 20, 2014
"I think all the time I spent with Guy (Clark) has really rubbed off on me," Ray Stephenson the poet/painter/songwriter, marvels. "He's taught me more about how to be myself as an artist than anyone. I couldn't think of a better mentor."
Ray Stephenson Helps Raise $200,000 for the Second Harvest Food Bank at the Harvest Moon Ball November 01, 2014
Ray Stephenson helped the Middle Tennessee Second Harvest Food Bank raise $200,000 at this year's Harvest Moon Ball! Ray and his band performed all night long surrounded by Ray's artwork at the War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville, TN. All paintings sold that night helped benefit the wonderful organization.
Ray Stephenson, Buddy Owens & Gord Bamford are the 2013 Canadian CMA "Songwriters of the Year" September 09, 2013
Ray Stephenson, Buddy Owens, and Gord Bamford took home the 2013 Songwriters of the Year Award at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards. "Leaning On A Lonesome Song" also won the award for "Single of the Year" and "Video of the Year"!
This One's For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark Receives Americana Album of the Year Award! December 01, 2012
This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark won 'Best Americana Album' at the 2012 Americana Music Awards! The album includes recordings of "Homeless" (written by Clark & Stephenson and performed by Shawn Camp), "Magdalane' (written by Clark & Stephenson and performed by Joe Ely, and "Hemingway's Whiskey" (written by Campbell/Clark/Stephenson and performed by Kris Kristofferson).
Hemingway's Whiskey Certified Platinum September 24, 2011
Kenny Chesney's album Hemingway’s Whiskey debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling approximately 183,000 units in its first week, and has since been certified Platinum by the RIAA. The album features "Hemingway's Whiskey," a song written by Guy Clark, Joe Leathers, & Ray Stephenson.
Red River Blue Certified Platinum July 12, 2011
Blake Shelton's Red River Blue has been certified platinum by the RIAA for sales of 1 million copies. This gives Shelton his first platinum certification for an album. The title track, "Red River Blue," is performed by Shelton & Miranda Lambert and was written by Buddy Owens & Ray Stephenson.