MAREN MORRIS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM ‘GIRL’ ON MARCH 8
GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter Maren Morris is set to release her new album GIRL on March 8. The 14-track new album is Morris’ sophomore major-label album for Columbia Records Nashville.
Album pre-orders for GIRL are available beginning today and fans who pre-order GIRL before the March 8 release will instantly receive “Common” (feat. Brandi Carlile), the second song to release off the forthcoming new project and follow-up to the album’s title track “GIRL” which made history last month when it achieved the highest debut on the Country Streaming Chart by a Female Artist in addition to having the highest weekly streams by a female Country artist with 3.3 million streams a week after its release on January 17.
To close out the historical week for “GIRL,” Morris released her new powerful, Dave Meyers directed, music video for “GIRL” via YouTube/YouTube Music. Watch it HERE.
For GIRL Morris once again tapped GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter/producer busbee, who co-produced Morris’ 2016 debut, HERO, to co-produce 11 of the 14 songs on the album with her, while also adding GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter/producer Greg Kurstin to co-produce 3 of the 14 songs with Morris.
Morris, who currently touts FIVE nominations for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards® including Record of the Year [all genre] (“The Middle”), Pop Duo/Group Performance (“The Middle”), Best Country Solo Performance (“Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters”), Best Country Duo/Group Performance and Best Country Song (“Dear Hate”),will perform as part of a special tribute to eight-time GRAMMY® winner and 2019 MusiCares® Person of the Year Dolly Parton. The 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards® will broadcast live on CBS, Sunday, February 10th at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.
Adding to the excitement of two new songs, a new music video, and new album merely a month away from release, Morris was also tapped by Genius, the unique music media company that’s powered by a two million+ community of superfans and artists ranging from Cardi B to Lin-Manuel Miranda, to be the very first Country artist to ever be part of its flagship video series VERIFIED, which features artists such as John Legend, Maggie Rogers, Troye Sivan, and Future breaking down the lyrics and meaning behind their songs. Watch the Maren Morris GENIUS VERIFIED HERE.