Nashville, TN (August 28, 2013) – Continuing to expand the boundaries of today’s country music, Average Joes Entertainment celebrates the release of hit duo, The LACS , new album, “Keep it Redneck,” which makes its debut at #3 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart, #5 on Billboard’s Top Rap Albums Chart, #7 on the Top Indie Chart and #23 on The Billboard 200 Albums Chart. The duo’s previous album, “190 Proof,” maintains at #47 after 73 consecutive weeks! Average Joes Entertainment is the only true independent label that boasts a total of six albums in the Top 75 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart.
“We take pride in developing our acts from the ground up in a very non-traditional way,” says Shannon Houchins, CEO of Average Joes Entertainment. “To wake up to the news that The LACS debuted at #3 this morning was exciting. We’re challenging the status quo on every level and don’t plan on stopping anytime soon!”
The LACS continue to bust through traditional barriers following the Average Joes model. The duo, Brian King and Clay Sharpe, tour over 150 dates per year winning over one fan at a time and were recently featured in the Wall Street Journal. “Keep It Redneck,” their third studio album, is available everywhere music is sold.
About The LACS
The LACS first received national attention with their Top 15 Billboard Country Album
, “190 Proof,” released in 2012 and has remained on the chart for over 73 consecutive weeks. The album featured Colt Ford, Bubba Sparxxx and the song, “Shake It,” with Big & Rich. Their debut album, “Country Boy’s Paradise,” has sold nearly 90,000 units to date. Since then, the duo, comprised of Brian King and Clay Sharpe, has sold over 400,000 digital tracks, collectively earned more than 16 million YouTube views and were most recently featured in the Wall Street Journal
. Their third studio album, “Keep It Redneck,” a #3 debut on Billboard’s Top Country Album chart, is available in stores now. For more information on The LACS, visit www.thelacsmusic.com
About Average Joes Entertainment
Average Joes Entertainment launched in 2008 with flagship artist Colt Ford. Since its inception, the entertainment company has expanded to housing three labels, a management company, a publishing entity and a film and television production company. Run by CEO Shannon Houchins
, the Nashville-based entertainment company focuses on a grassroots approach, availability of product and cross-promotional opportunities to expand artist visibility. Average Joes Entertainment, including subsidiary labels AVJ Records
and BackRoad Records
, is home to Colt Ford, The LACS, Montgomery Gentry, LoCash Cowboys, JJ Lawhorn, Bubba Sparxxx, Lenny Cooper, Charlie Farley, Daniel Lee, JB and the Moonshine Band, Rehab, The Mud Digger Series
and Redneck Social Club
. For more information, visit www.averagejoesent.com