Kbear welcomes Parker McCollum to the Alaska Airlines Center Saturday, October 7th! Tickets go on sale now!
Coming into 2022, McCollum had already been named an ‘Artist to Watch’ by Rolling Stone, Billboard,Sounds Like Nashville, MusicRowand The Boot. He was featured as the Opry Next Stage ‘Artist of theMonth’ and Apple Up Next Artist for 2021. Parker made is late night TV debut on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,”where he performed his hit “To Be Loved By You.”This year has only proven McCollum’sstar status by garnering his first two major awards–ACM’s 2022New Male Artist of the Year, and the CMT Award for ‘Breakthrough Video of the Year’ for his mega hit,“To Be Loved By You.” McCollum is also a 2022 CMA Award nominee for “Best New Artist”–his firstnomination at Country Music’s biggest night.Singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Parker McCollum released his major labeldebutalbum,Gold Chain Cowboy,with MCA. The album follows hisHollywood GoldEP which was metwith widespread critical acclaim and became the top-selling debut Country EP of 2020. McCollumearned his first-ever No. 1 hit with his double-platinum certified premiere single, “Pretty Heart,” and hisfollow-up gold certified single, “To Be Loved By You,” also hit No. 1 onthe charts. “To Be Loved By You”was also theonly debut single to ship to radio and peak at No.1 in 2020. In November of 2021,McCollum made his first late-night TV appearance performing onJimmy Kimmel Live.McCollum has been named an ‘Artist to Watch’ byRolling Stone, Billboard, SiriusXM, CMT, RIAA,andmore withAmerican Songwriternoting, “The Texas native teeters on the edge of next-levelsuperstardom.”MusicRowlisted McCollum as their 2021 Breakout Artist of the Year and Apple alsoincluded him asone of their all-genre “Up Next Artists” Class of 2021.A dedicated road warrior,McCollum made his debut at the famed Grand Ole Opry in 2021 and he already sells out venues acrossthe country (over 40 sold out shows nationwide in 2021) including record-breaking crowds in Dallas(20,000), The Woodlands (16,500), Austin (7500+), Lubbock (7700+), Jackson, MS (5000+), Kearney, NE(3000+), Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, and three nights at Fort Worth’s iconic Billy Bob’s Texas. InMarch of this year McCollum made his debut at RODEOHOUSTON to a sold-out crowd with over 73,000tickets sold. He also made a dream come true by performing at Austin City Limits for the first time andwill be kicking-off their 2023 season. McCollum earned his first ACM award for New MaleArtist of theYear in March 2022 in Las Vegas.McCollum also won his first CMT “Breakthrough Video of the Year”award, a fully fan-voted honor, in April 2022. Parker is currently up for his first-ever CMA Award as anominee in the “New Artist of the Year” category.