JANA KRAMER SIGNED TO SING NATIONWIDE INSURANCE'S "ON YOUR SIDE" JINGLE
Jana Kramer, country's favorite newcomer, has been signed by Nationwide Insurance to sing the company's well-known "On Your Side" commercial jingle. Kramer's voice will be featured in new television advertisements Nationwide launched as part of its integrated national marketing campaign, Join the Nation. The commercials debuted during the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympics and will continue to air nationally throughout the next year.
"Nationwide is On Your Side is familiar to many people", said Matt Jauchius, Nationwide's Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer. "Our new Join the Nation campaign tells the story of what our On Your Side promise truly stands for – and we're pleased to have such a talented young artist help bring it to life."
Kramer's debut single, "Why Ya Wanna," broke into the Top 10 this week and continues to build at a record pace, ranking as the highest charting female debut since Taylor Swift's 2006 single "Tim McGraw." Kramer has sold over 700,000 single tracks, including almost half a million of "Why Ya Wanna." Kramer is also the fastest climbing debut artist of this year since releasing her Elektra Nashville self-titled debut album June 5, 2012 and debuting at No. 5 on the Country Chart.
Named one of "Summers Hottest Artists" by People Country and one of the "Season's Biggest New Names" by Billboard, Kramer is currently on Brad Paisley's "Virtual Reality Tour" performing through the fall on the "Virtual Opry Stage."
New York Times raved that Kramer's "best moments are on 'Over You by Now' and on the outright devastating 'When You're Lonely,' which seethes with the fire of early Reba McEntire, or the darker side of Dolly Parton's oeuvre, with Ms. Kramer letting her voice bleed at the edges and drawing her vowels out and down, landing on fertile, strange ground somewhere between Faith Hill and Gary Allan."
Jana Kramer's upcoming tour dates as follows:
* Indicates Brad Paisley Virtual Reality tour date
August 10 – Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts*
August 11 – Darien Lakes, NY Darien Lakes Performing Arts Center*
August 12 – Arlington, WA Festival of the Rivers
August 14 – Roseburg, OR Stewart Park – Music on the Half Shell
August 16 – Tulsa, OK BOK Center*
August 17 – Southaven, MS Snowden Grove Park & Amphitheater*
August 18 – Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion*
August 19 – Brownsville, OR Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival
August 24 – Raleigh, NC Time Warner Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek*
August 25 – Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live*
September 13 – Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live*
September 14 – Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
September 15 – Atlanta, GA Aaron's Amphitheatre
September 27 – Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
September 28 – Tampa, FL GARY Amphitheatre
September 29 – Wellington, FL Cruzan Amphitheater
For more information please visit,JanaKramer.com, facebook.com/janakramermusic / Follow:@kramergirl
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