Aaron Watson Partners with CMT Music for RUN WILD HORSES Broadcast World Premiere
Country music fans can catch the long-awaited music video for Aaron Watson's hit, "Run Wild Horses," set for an exclusive broadcast premiere on June 28 on CMT's 24/7 digital music channel, CMT Music. Tune in at 6:00am ET and throughout the day to see the sweet clip (or online HERE), featuring his wife of 15 years, Kimberly (@MrsAaronWatson), as she makes her music video debut.
The real life love story, directed by Benjamin Ranzinger, was filmed in the Watson's hometown of Buffalo Gap, Texas (population 468) at one of their favorite spots, the Perini Ranch. The romantic clip portrays the antithesis of a one-night stand, highlighting the couple's staying power and ability to keep the spark in their marriage.
"Run free as the wind my passion on your skin
Your lips on mine run wild horses
Run out of control deep down in your soul
We become one, run wild horses run."
Starting today, fans can vote for "Run Wild Horses" to be featured on the CMT Music 12 Pack Countdown by visiting http://www.cmt.com/shows/cmt-music-12-pack-countdown/vote. Voting opens every Friday at 1 p.m. EST and closes the next Fridayat 1 a.m. EST. The video will be released wide on Friday, June 29 and may be seen HERE.
Fans and critics agree that the self-penned homage to his wife "turns the heat way up" as "R&B overtones dominate a sultry, guitar and fiddle-heavy arrangement that practically reaches out to dim the lights itself" (Taste of Country). "Run Wild Horses," which is racing its way through the 40's on the country radio charts, racked up some impressive playlist adds this week including Pandora's New Country Now, Apple's Hot Tracks, and Randy Travis' "Diggin' Up Songs" on Spotify.
The tour in support of new album Vaquero continues to heat up the summer with a slew of sellouts already under Watson's belt in 2018, including a record-breaking attendance in Midland, TX. The success puts Watson in great company, earning a slot in the coveted Top 100 on Pollstar's recent "Global Concert Pulse," which ranks each artist by average box office gross per city worldwide. Full list of dates, tickets and information is available at AaronWatson.com.
Aaron Watson wrapped 2017 with a Top 10 on the national radio charts with his self-penned "Outta Style." At 50 weeks, the hit single shattered a Billboard record, marking the longest trek to the coveted spot in the history of their Country Airplay Chart. The Texas troubadour ended his banner year with his album Vaquero earning one of the 10 biggest album debuts of the year in country music and a number of "Best Album of 2017" nods, including Whiskey Riff and the No. 1 spot on Taste of Country's year end list, proclaiming the project "a rich collection of cowboy poetry."
ABOUT AARON WATSON: Aaron Watson continues to dominate as a true independent in the country music arena. Watson's newest release and highly-anticipated album Vaquero launched into the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart with his biggest career sales debut to date, and at #2 on the Top Country Albums chart. Texas Monthly, Billboard, Rolling Stone Country, Noisey, CMT, The Boot and more have all featured the new music. Vaquero is the follow up to his history-making album The Underdog, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, making him the first-ever independent, male country artist to debut in the coveted top spot. The album features lead single "Outta Style," his record-breaking Top 10 hit on country music's national radio airplay charts. His new single, "Run Wild Horses" has just hit country radio. Watson's rise has been paved by years of hard work and perseverance. Eighteen years later, over a dozen recorded albums, more than 2,500 shows in the U.S. and Europe, and a newly inked global distribution partnership with ADA Worldwide, the Texas native is determined to stay true to his roots and deliver music directly to his fans. Watson shared his journey with fans via a video that has racked up over 7.2 Million views and 50,000 shares, proving his phenomenal connection to fans, watch HERE.