Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Evening news: Chart moves, and a Hoedown update...

Bucky Covington on stage May 10th at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville; visit Music City Update for a beautiful gallery of concert photos by Aaron Crisler. Bucky Covington's debut CD is in stores now, and his music video is available for online viewing at and Yahoo Music. You can buy Bucky's album at Amazon, Best Buy , iTunes and Target, hear the full version of his single "A Different World" at CMT and GAC, or enjoy samples of songs from the CD at Bucky's official MySpace. An autographed copy of Bucky Covington can be ordered while supplies last at his official site or via his official fan club. Photo by Aaron Crisler/ Music City

Well, we knew we were in for a wild week on the Mediabase charts--but in this case, "wild" means "fun"! Bucky's single, "A Different World" is now #17 on the Mediabase weighted listings and #19 on the Top 500. (As of this hour, Carrie Underwood's smash hit "Wasted" is a recurrent...but will it be a recurrent in the morning? Stay tuned...)

Meanwhile, there's good news for country fans in the Great Lakes--Bucky's appearance at this weekend's WYCD Downtown Hoedown in Detroit is happening on Saturday, May 19th (he'll be performing on the Greektown Casino Main Stage in Hart Plaza at about 2:05 p.m.), and Michigan-based Borders is sponsoring autograph sessions during the entire festival. You can say hello to Bucky at the Borders and 99.5 WYCD booths at about 4:00 p.m. Saturday, and his Lyric Street labelmate Josh Gracin will be signing autographs at 5:00. For the whole artist schedule and much more info, check out the Hoedown's site at as always, keep in mind that schedules and times are subject to change.

And at 9 p.m. ET, be sure to tune in to the Idol results show--Bucky's buddy Elliott Yamin will be performing “Wait for You” live tonight! Huge congratulations to E on his success.

More soon!

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