Mitchell Tenpenny; Photo Courtesy of CMA
Mitchell Tenpenny; Photo Courtesy of CMA

Mitchell Tenpenny Says “It’s a Hell of a Good Monday” After Making Chart History with “Truth About You”

Award-winning country star Mitchell Tenpenny has made chart history with his #1 track “Truth About You.” The song’s success marks the shortest time between chart-topping tracks in the modern chart era with only three weeks since Tenpenny’s previous #1 single.

The gold-selling single has garnered over 1.3 billion global streams to date.

“☝🏼Country radio, thank y’all. Thank you to every single person who made this happen. I have the best team & fans in the world. We made history!!!! I’ll be celebrating for a while about this one. Cheers y’all!!” Tenpenny shared on Instagram.

Tenpenny continues to celebrate his massive success in a post with T-Pain and Rafe Tenpenny, the singer’s bass player.

“I’ve got the number 1 song on country radio & I’m partying with @tpain today! Life is fucking good #TruthAboutYou” he said.

The breakout artist’s co-penned project with star Chris Young, “At The End Of A Bar,” hit #1 on August 22.

“It takes a huge team and support to bring a song to #1,” said Tenpenny. “I’m so thankful to everyone, including the fans, who believed this song was special and helped bring it to the top of the charts. And to have this #1 just three weeks after being part of my last one is unbelievable. Thank you country radio. You’ll never know how much this means to me. I’m just overwhelmed with thankfulness.”

Fans got their first taste of “Truth About You” in a preview Tenpenny posted to TikTok in August 2021. Their wild praise earned the singer 2.5 million streams during the first three days after release, with the number of streams doubling within a week. Due to fan reactions, the track reached country radio that same month.

Tenpenny is gearing up to drop his new full studio album, “This Is The Heavy,” this Friday, September 16. The 20-track project was co-written by the Nashville native and co-produced alongside Jordan M. Schmidt.

“I couldn’t be more excited about this record! So many new songs! I wasn’t supposed to share anymore but fuck it here’s one more. Go preorder ‘This Is The Heavy’ out Sep 16! #newmusic #country #newrecord” the star captioned an Instagram post.

Tenpenny will hit the road in January 2023 on his headlining “This Is The Heavy Tour,” kicking off at The Union Event Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on January 26. Tyler Braden will join the country hitmaker as support.

“What a morning! Waking up with the number 1 song on country radio with @chrisyoungmusic & getting to announce the first part of #ThisIsTheHeavyTour w/ @tylerbradenmusic …. It’s a hell of a good Monday! I can’t wait to see y’all out on the road and play all these new songs for you guy,” Tenpenny shared on Instagram.

This Is The Heavy Track Listing:

  1. “This Is the Heavy” (Mitchell Tenpenny, Zach Kale, Josh Kear, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Whitworth)
  2. “Good Place” (Tenpenny, Kale, Kear, Whitworth)
  3. “Always Something with You” (Tenpenny, Ashley Gorley, Matt Rogers, Schmidt)
  4. “We Got History” (Tenpenny, Andy Albert, Devin Dawson, Schmidt)
  5. “Truth About You” (Tenpenny, Matt Alderman, Thomas Archer)
  6. “Sleeping Alone” (Tenpenny, Brad Clawson, Rodney Clawson, Schmidt)
  7. “More Than Whiskey Does” (Tenpenny, Albert, Kyle Fishman, Jordan Schmidt)
  8. “Obsession” (Tenpenny, Daniel Ross, Whitworth)
  9. “Good and Gone” (Tenpenny, Zach Abend, Seth Ennis, Geoff Warburton)
  10. “Do You” (Tenpenny, Chris DeStefano, Claire Douglas, Whitworth)
  11. “Bucket List” (Tenpenny, DeStefano, Laura Veltz)
  12. “Cry Baby” (Tenpenny, Will Weatherly, Dallas Wilson)
  13. “Miss You Cause I’m Drinking” (Tenpenny, Jesse Frasure, Emma-Lee)
  14. “Elephant in the Room” (Tenpenny, Christian Griswold, Sean Small, Sam Sumser, Jaten Dimsdale)
  15. “Happy and I Hate It” (Tenpenny, Schmidt, Warburton)
  16. “Now We’re Talking” (Tenpenny, Albert, Schmidt, Warburton)
  17. “Losers” (Tenpenny, Albert, J. T. Harding, Daniel Ross)
  18. “Still Thinkin’ ‘Bout You” (Tenpenny, Archer, Fishman)
  19. “Long as You Let Me” (Tenpenny, Archer, Fishman, Schmidt)
  20. “That’s How She Goes” (Tenpenny, Brett Warren, Brad Warren)

“This Is The Heavy Tour” Dates:
January 26 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Union Event Center
January 28 – Los Angeles, CA – The Novo
February 3 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
February 4 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
February 10 – Columbus, OH – KEMBA Live
February 11 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
February 16 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live
February 18 – Chattanooga, TN – The Signal
February 24 – Columbia, SC – The Senate
February 25 – Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre

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