As his debut single “Kiss Somebody” continues to race up the Country charts, MORGAN EVANS wrapped his whirlwind 10 IN 10 TOUR over the weekend. The Warner Music Nashville / Warner Bros. Records artist delivered unforgettable performances with his signature loop pedal and hooky melodies to capacity crowds from coast-to-coast. Hitting 10 cities in 10 days with travel compliments of Southwest Airlines, the magnetic entertainer SOLD OUT his first-ever headline shows in Los Angeles, CA, Atlanta, GA and New York, NY.
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WWD caught up with the Australia native at the sold out New York City stop of his 10 IN 10 TOUR, sharing details of his musical influences, life on tour and personal style, as well as the story behind “Kiss Somebody.”
Read WWD’s exclusive interview with Evans here.
Bringing the infectious song to life, the “Kiss Somebody” music video – directed by Jeff Venable – was playfully filmed in nearly a single-shot and takes slow-motion to the extreme. Evans gave PEOPLE an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at the making of the unique video, which has already amassed more than a million views.
Watch the behind-the-scenes of “Kiss Somebody” on PEOPLE.com
Evans will perform “Kiss Somebody” on ABC’s hit romance reality series The Bachelorette tonight at 8/7c. The track is currently inside Country radio’s Top 10 and has accumulated more than 41 million on-demand streams. Penned by Evans (alongside Chris DeStefano and Josh Osborne), “Kiss Somebody” will be featured on his full-length debut album due out this fall.
Taking the stage at popular festivals and fairs throughout the remainder of the summer, Evans will return as a special guest on Chris Young’s LOSING SLEEP 2018 WORLD TOUR beginning in September.
ABOUT MORGAN EVANS:
Praised by Rolling Stone as “a savvy performer with strong songwriting chops,” Australian-born rising Country artist Morgan Evans is making waves with “Kiss Somebody” – his debut U.S. single with Warner Music Nashville. Already a Top 10 hit at Country radio, the track has surpassed 41 million on-demand streams while skyrocketing into Spotify’s Global Viral 50 chart. Forging a path as one of the genre’s up-and-coming stars, he has been named one to watch by CMT, SiriusXM, Pandora, Rolling Stone, Bobby Bones, The Tennessean and more. A bona fide Country force in Australia, he has garnered countless awards and honors, most recently claiming Country Work of the Year for “Kiss Somebody” at the 2018 APRA Music Awards. After sharing the bill with global superstar Taylor Swift, Country hit-maker Cole Swindell and more A-list acts, Evans is featured as a special guest on Chris Young’s LOSING SLEEP WORLD TOUR. He recently wrapped his 10 IN 10 TOUR, performing 10-straight shows in 10 days including SOLD-OUT headline dates in Los Angeles, CA, Atlanta, GA, and New York, NY. His highly anticipated debut album is in production, with additional details to be revealed soon.