AWARD-WINNING COUNTRY STAR GORD BAMFORD DELIVERS THE EMOTIONAL NEW SINGLE “ONE HEARTBEAT FROM HEAVEN” NEW ALBUM “FIRE IT UP” SET TO DROP APRIL 28TH
Helen Murphy, Anthem Chief Executive Officer said, “’One Heartbeat From Heaven’ is one of the greatest songs Gord has recorded. From the first time he shared it with me I knew it had the potential to be a global hit. It comes from the heart and is so powerful, inspiring you to live in the moment and be grateful for the journey no matter how painful or sad. This song is for everyone, and we need it now.”
Listen/Download “One Heartbeat From Heaven” HERE.
With a brand - new album on the horizon, Bamford shares, “I’m so excited for this new album, it’s full of songs that mean a lot to me personally and I can’t wait to share the new music on tour this year. I’m looking forward to seeing everyone on the road, as we're going to be playing everywhere and anywhere. Hope you all come out and catch a show.” Following his own time - tested formula for nearly two decades while bolstering 100 million streams and 5 billion global audience impressions at radio, Bamford continues to make country music that appeals to fans around the world. The Australian born, Alberta raised neo-traditional artist delivers song after song that blends hard moments with powerful and compassionate reflections. Bamford is the inaugural host of Anthem Entertainment’s first-of-its-kind audio/visual music focused broadcast and podcast series ‘Real Country Livin’. The innovative series launched in 2022 is comprised of six themed episodes including Entertainin’, Fishin’, Farmin’, Givin’, Boatin’, and Drinkin’ that help guide the narrative as Bamford introduces audiences to his family and friends and their ‘Real Country Livin’ way of life. Watch ‘Real Country Livin’ HERE.
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ABOUT GORD BAMFORD: Australian-born and Alberta-raised, Gord Bamford stands as one of the most decorated artists in Canadian country music. He has built a loyal fanbase over the past decade with his traditional Country persona and captivating live shows and has been the recipient of 26 Canadian Country Music Association awards including Album of the Year, Single of the Year and Male Artist of the Year wins, along with receiving multiple JUNO Award nominations. With over 100 million streams and 5 billion audience impressions at radio globally, Bamford is a two-time recipient of the CMA Global Country Artist Award, with 28 Top 10 singles in Canada including the No. 1 hits “When Your Lips Are So Close” and “Dive Bar.” Bamford is also the 2019-2020 recipient of the MusiCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award, presented by The Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation. The award recognizes individuals who have had an extraordinary impact on music education and MusiCounts over the course of its history. Since 2014, Gord Bamford and the Gord Bamford Foundation have donated $200,000 to MusiCounts to support school music programs. Bamford’s 2020 Drive-In for Mental Health performance series raised more than $100,000+ for Mental Health charities in Alberta. In addition, Bamford is the recipient of the 4-H Canada Distinguished Alumni Award and the CCMA Humanitarian of the Year Award. To date, Bamford has raised more than $5.08Million dollars for various charities through the Gord Bamford Foundation.
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