The Multimedia Retailer to Offer Country Music Legend’s Latest Album
WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2014-6-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate the release of his upcoming album Band of Brothers,Willie Nelson is scheduled to make a special appearance on QVC during the “Willie Nelson Q Sessions Live” broadcast on Thursday, June 12 at 8 PM (ET). During the hour-long show, Nelson will treat fans to a performance of songs from his latest album, as well as a few of his best-known hits. Viewers will also have the opportunity to order Band of Brothers, which will be bundled withClassic Willie, a greatest-hits bonus CD compiled especially for QVC.
“Not only is Willie Nelson a legend in the music industry, he is also a fan favorite among QVC viewers,” said Ken O’Brien, vice president of merchandising at QVC. “We are excited to once again offer customers the chance to witness a performance by one of the greatest entertainers of our time, as well as the opportunity to order Nelson’s new album before street date.”
Band of Brothers, the highly anticipated successor to To All The Girls…, released in October 2013, is Nelson’s first album in nearly two decades to feature predominantly new, original music. Featuring an impressive 14 tracks ranging from reflective to rip-roaring, Band of Brothers is one of Nelson’s most personal albums yet. The QVC broadcast will allow viewers to preview new singles including “Band of Brothers,” “The Wall” and “Wives and Girlfriends,” as well as fan favorites including “On the Road Again” and “Always on My Mind.”
With a career spanning six decades and a catalog of over 200 records, Willie Nelson is an iconic singer-songwriter and the creative mastermind behind some of the most poignant and enduring songs in both country and pop music. A seven-time Grammy Award winner, Nelson’s numerous achievements and accolades include American Music Awards, Country Music Awards and Country Music Association Awards, among others. Nelson was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1993.
The two-CD set containing Band of Brothers and Classic Willie will be available, while supplies last, beginning June 5 through QVC.com, the QVC apps or by calling 800.345.1515.
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