Billboard’s Emerging Artists Chart Topper for 16 Consecutive Weeks Releases New Music,”NEED A FAVOR“
Multi-genre phenomenon Jelly Roll sold out Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Friday evening (12/9),further cementing “his rising mainstream stardom with a 130-minute concert” (The Tennessean).Playing to a roaring crowd more than 15,000 fans strong, the Antioch native took the moment to perform his new single, “NEED A FAVOR,” live for the very first time after releasing it the morning of his homecoming concert.
Featuring a packed set list that left the “hometown crowd… in awe” (The Tennessean), the South Nashville native with more than four billion career streams “showed that he’s a savvy entertainer as well as a uniquely personal songwriter” (Taste of Country). Jelly brought out several special guests out during the show, “each more excited to see him thriving on the city’s biggest stage than the last” (Taste of Country).
Guests included ERNEST, Riley Green, Sam Hunt, Shinedown, Struggle Jennings, Tech N9ne, Krizz Kaliko, Chris Young, famed sports announcer Michael Buffer, and Jelly’s 14-year-old daughter, Bailee Ann, who took the stage to perform a song she wrote with her father’s encouragement about the pain of watching her mother’s addiction battle. Later in the show, Jelly was joined on stage by the renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers for the live performance debut of his new single, “NEED A FAVOR,” before ending the show with his career-defining hit, “Save Me.” Read more about the show via The Tennessean here.
“Jelly Roll’s concert was a masterful summary of the lessons and success his past has yielded him, plus the incredible potential of his future…. The Antioch native cemented his rising mainstream stardom with a 130-minute concert at Bridgestone Arena….Bridgestone Arena approvingly responded with a supersonic jet takeoff-style roar.” –The Tennessean
“More impressive than how he weaved between genres so effortlessly was the genuine warmth in the building. You’ve never seen such a diverse crowd at a country show.” –Taste of Country