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Jordan Smith shatters record for new artist debut in 2016, becomes best-selling artist in ‘The Voice’ history

JORDAN SMITH

SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL?DEBUTS #2 ON BILLBOARD?S CHART, #1 iTUNES ALBUM CHART, #1 AMAZON ALBUM CHART

APPEARS ON?THE TODAY SHOW?&?ELVIS DURAN AND THE MORNING SHOW

PERFORMING ON?THE VOICE APRIL 13TH & RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS?MAY 1st

New York, NY?(March 28, 2016)?? As his full-length debut?Something Beautiful?[LightWorkers Media/Republic Records] arrives at?#2 on the?Billboard?Top 200,JORDAN SMITH has achieved the highest ranking on the chart by any winner of a ?television singing competition in almost 5 years.? JORDAN also shatters the record for the highest album sales debut from a new artist in 2016 and also now claims the record for most first-week album sales for a winner of Emmy Award winning The Voice, making him the biggest selling artist to ever emerge from the show.

The Voice?Season 9 victor and the show?s best-selling artist also reached #1 on iTunes Overall Top Albums Chart, iTunes Pop Albums Chart, and the Amazon Album Chart. With sales over 54,000?in the album?s debut week JORDAN SMITH?s made history yet again.

?We are honored and excited to celebrate the record breaking release week of Something Beautiful,? said Jim Roppo, EVP Marketing & Commerce for Republic Records.? ?Jordan Smith?s incredible voice, gentle nature and tireless work ethic are a potent combination. We at Republic Records are excited for this historic moment and the bright future ahead for this incredible artist.”

?We are just thrilled for Jordan and the whole team to have this wonderful launch to his debut album,? said executive producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett.? ?It is an honor to launch this together, and we know there will be many more great songs to come.?

To celebrate the album?s release last Friday, JORDAN returned home to his local Walmart store in Harlan, KY. He signed copies of Something Beautiful, and interacted with over 1,000 welcoming friends and fans.

Earlier this week, he appeared on NBC?s?The Today Show. Taking the stage, he delivered show-stopping renditions of his new single??Stand In The Light??and the classic??Over The Rainbow?. In addition, he spoke about?Something Beautiful?in-depth on Elvis Duran and the Morning Show?and stunned audiences with a beautiful performance of??Stand In The Light.??In case you missed it, take a listen?HERE.

He?s confirmed to return to The Voice on April 13 for what?s bound to be another unforgettable display of his powerhouse voice. In addition, he?s lined up performances on Steve Harvey April 18th and The Tavis Smiley Show April 5th.

Next up,?JORDAN?takes the stage at the?Radio Disney Music Awards?on?May 1 at 7pm?broadcast on the Disney Channel. He?ll be performing??Stand In The Light??during the??Heroes for Change??segment.

ABOUT JORDAN SMITH:?
JORDAN SMITH?s much anticipated debut album,?Something Beautiful?[LightWorkers Media/Republic Records], is available now everywhere. Throughout the album, his undeniable delivery and instantly recognizable range drives both original songs and cover tracks produced by legends such as Grammy Award winning producer?David Foster?[C?line Dion, Michael Bubl?, Josh Groban] and modern hit maker?Stephan Moccio[The Weeknd, Ellie Goulding, Miley Cyrus].

The 22-year-old from Harlan, KY,?JORDAN SMITH?stands out as the highest-selling artist to ever emerge from NBC?s EMMY AWARD?-winning The Voice. In less than six months, he sold over 1 million singles and made Voice history by landing eight songs in the iTunes Top 10?the first artist from any season to hit the iTunes Top 10 every single week of the Live Rounds. Of the eight songs that went Top 10 on iTunes, six hit Top 3, and three captured #1 on iTunes, all of which knocked Adele off the top spot!

Something Beautiful?Tracklisting:
1.???????? Over the Rainbow
2.???????? Stand in the Light
3.???????? You Are So Beautiful
4.???????? Beautiful
5.???????? Angel
6.???????? And So it Goes
7.???????? Amazing Grace
8.???????? I Got To Be Me
9.???????? Settle
10.?????? What Now
11.?????? Ain’t Got Far to Go
12.?????? Beautiful Things

Something Beautiful?Buy Link:
http://republicrec.co/SomethingBeautiful

JORDAN SMITH:
Website:?www.jordansmithofficial.com
Facebook:?https://www.facebook.com/jordansmithlive
Twitter: @jordansmithlive
Instagram: @jordansmithlive