Nearly three years since his last studio album, superstar Kid Rock returns with Sweet Southern Sugar (via BMG/BBR Music Group) claiming No. 1 on both Independent and Rock Albums charts, No. 4 Country Albums, No. 5 Digital Albums, and No. 8 on the Billboard 200. This solidifies the five-time Grammy nominee’s ninth Top 10 album on the Billboard 200, selling over 26 million albums to date.
Co-produced by Kid Rock and veteran Justin Niebank (Vince Gill, Ashley Monroe), Sweet Southern Sugar enlists a multitude of seasoned Nashville musicians to collaborate on a sound that brings Kid Rock back to his Country-charged roots. In addition to production duties, Kid Rock wrote or co-wrote eight of the album’s ten tracks. Introspective songs like “Stand the Pain” and “I Wonder” achieve new levels of musical and emotional depth, while also maintaining a swagger and intelligence that are hallmarks to Rock’s musicality.
Associated Press takes note, “there are satisfying arena-ready rockers like ‘Greatest Show on Earth,’ ‘American Rock ‘n Roll” and “Stand the Pain” along with proud Southern-fried tunes like ‘Tennessee Mountain Top’ and the playful, bluesy ‘Raining Whiskey.’
Kid Rock’s current single “Tennessee Mountain Top,” continues to breakthrough and leave its mark on Country radio.
Following Sweet Southern Sugar’s head-turning release, Kid Rock will bring his notoriously electrifying showmanship to the masses on his GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH TOUR, produced by Live Nation. Over half the tour’s tickets are already sold-out with only one week of being on sale.
Jan. 19 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
Jan. 20 Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
Jan. 25 Durant, OK – Choctaw Grand Theatre
Jan. 26 Durant, OK – Choctaw Grand Theatre
Jan. 27 Durant, OK – Choctaw Grand Theatre
Feb. 2 Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
Feb. 3 Houston, TX – Toyota Center
Feb. 9 Atlanta, GA – Infinite Energy Arena
Feb. 10 Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Center
Feb. 16 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
Feb. 17 Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
Feb. 23 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
Feb. 24 Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
Mar. 2 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
Mar. 3 Baltimore, MD – Royal Farms Arena
Mar. 9 Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
Mar. 10 Nassau, NY – NYCB Live
Mar. 16 Chicago, IL – United Center
Mar. 17 Omaha, NE – CenturyLink Center
Mar. 20 Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
Mar. 23 Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Arena
Mar. 24 Las Vegas, NV – Mandalay Bay Events Center