Here at New York Country Swag, we pride ourselves on being tastemakers, finding and championing new and up-and-coming artists and introducing our followers to the best of the best of the rising acts. Back in January of this year we named the 10 artists below in our “Artists to Watch in 2018” and we are proud to say, we know rising talent before they make it big. Check out what each of these artists has done over the past year what is coming up for them in 2019.
We chose Adam Doleac for one of our 2018 artists to watch and in this past year, we have seen him soar in this industry like no other. Since releasing his self-titled debut EP in June of 2017, Doleac has released two songs that have given him a huge boost in his career, “Bigger Than Us” and “Whiskey’s Fine”. With those two songs taking over Sirius XM The Highway by storm the singer-songwriter has gained a fan base that continues to grow and has caught the attention of everyone in Nashville. With over 8 million streams between the two, Doleac has also caught the attention of the streaming world. Several of his songs have gained top spots on Spotify country playlists including New Boots and our own playlist New Country Music. Sirius XM continues to be one of Doleac’s largest supporter as they have played multiple tracks from his EP on The Highway routinely and featured him as an artist on the fall 2017 Highway Finds Tour.
Also in the fall of 2017, we hosted the singer-songwriter for one of our very first Live Swag Sessions where he sang for us and answered questions for our team. Watch both parts of the Swag Session below.
Doleac was invited to perform at the Grand Ole Opry for the first time back in September during Coffee, Country & Cody on 650 AM WSM. What is arguably the most important night of the year, Doleac stepped foot in the circle for the very first time on October 6th, 2018 surrounded his family and friends. He says it is a night he will never forget. Among this incredible honor, the rising artist has been named one of CMT’s Artist Discovery, Texas Roadhouse Artist of the Month, and had his first CMT video premiere with “Bigger Than Us”.
Doleac pairs honest, vulnerable lyrics with a laid-back vibe, inviting vocals and has emotional connections to his songs, making him the perfect artist to add to your watch list if you have not already. Listen to his self-titled EP below and stay updated on upcoming tour dates on his website.
Adam Doleac Track List:
“Bigger Than Us” (Adam Doleac / Lindsay Rimes / Michael Heeney)
“Shady” (Adam Doleac / Brock Berryhill / Taylor Phillips)
“Refill” (Adam Doleac / John Gurney / Matt Roy / Taylor Phillips)
“Everybody Needs Somebody” (Adam Doleac / Jon Nite / Tom Douglas)
“Whiskey’s Fine” (Adam Doleac / Monty Criswell)
“Some Girls” (Adam Doleac / Lindsay Rimes / Monty Criswell / Luke Sheets)
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