Unstoppable singer/songwriter Bailey Zimmerman
is putting in the work on his latest track release, “Fix’n To Break
” (LISTEN HERE
). Written by Zimmerman alongside Sergio Sanchez, Chandler Walters and frequent collaborators Gavin Lucas and Austin Shawn, it follows the recently released “Get To Gettin’ Gone
” (LISTEN HERE
), co-written by Zimmerman as well.
The new music arrives as his current single “Rock And A Hard Place” catapults into the Top 10 at country radio in just nine weeks-time. The track has spent five consecutive weeks as the No. 2 most-streamed country song of the year in the US and earned nearly 400 million global streams to date. It’s currently No. 2 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart and nearing Top 15 on their Hot 100 chart as well.
With national TV performances on Good Morning America and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, “Rock And A Hard Place” is featured on Zimmerman’s 2022 record-shattering debut EP, Leave The Light On (LISTEN HERE). Currently Top 5 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and Top 20 on the Billboard 200, it made history upon release as not only the most-streamed all-genre debut of the year, but also the biggest streaming country debut of all time. A worldwide success, the EP is also Top 20 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart and Top 15 on the ARIA Country Albums Chart.
Having earned more than 1.4 billion career streams to date, Zimmerman ranked as Billboard’s 2022 No. 2 Top New Country Artist and No. 4 Top New Artist across all genres. He ended the year at No. 3 on TikTok’s Emerging Artists chart in the U.S. and was named to multiple Year End Best Of lists including LA Times’ 100 Best Songs of 2022, NY Times’ Best Songs of 2022 and Holler’s 20 Best Country and Americana Songs of 2022. In addition, he was the only country artist in 2022 to receive two Platinum certifications from the RIAA, beginning with his No. 1 debut single “Fall In Love,” the fastest debut single to reach No. 1 at country radio since 2015 and the first debut hit to make it all the way to No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart this year.
The Illinois native will be heading out on the road with global superstar Morgan Wallen for his 2023 One Night At A Time World Tour, kicking off overseas in New Zealand and Australia next March before returning stateside in April. The 39-date trek will visit multiple legendary venues including stadium stops at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium, Chicago’s Wrigley Field, LA’s SoFi Stadium and Boston’s Fenway Park before wrapping on October 7th at Tacoma Dome in Washington. Tickets are on sale now at BaileyZimmermanMusic.com.