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Rising Singer/Songwriter JESSE LABELLE Chosen As A CMT NEXT UP NOW Artist This Week

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 16, 2019) – Rising new singer/songwriter Jesse Labelle is a featured pick as a CMT Next Up Now artist with the video for his current single “Hey Rachel.” Click HERE. #cmtnextupnow “’Hey Rachel’ is a deeply personal song that was written to be shared with anyone who’s ever been heartbroken and lost, or hopefully in love and found,” Labelle tells CMT of the song. “I wanted the video to be as true to the song as possible, so as a result we filmed these scenes in downtown Nashville on Broadway in the very places that inspired the lyrics themselves.” Labelle is ridinga career high after playing some of country music’s biggest festivals this summer including Country Stampede, Country Fan Fest and opening for artists such as Jason Aldean, Big & Rich, Granger Smith, Rodney Atkins and then the ultimate career high in realizing a dream opening for superstar Garth Brooks last month in Regina, SK, Canada. At the Garth stadium show he debuted a new song “Mystery” during his set to enormous crowd response. Following due to the overwhelming response from the fans Labelle released the song at all digital service providers and he saw his greatest career gains in his streaming numbers and social numbers with that release.  Click HERE for a special concert video of “Mystery” from various concerts Labelle performed this summer. His fans have already viewed it over 26,000 times. Last week, the singer/songwriter did his first-ever Facebook Livetaking questions from fans from all over the world. Click HERE to watch. The chat was so successful, with over 1,000 fans participating, he is scheduled to do another Monday, September 21 and will do every other week at his Facebook page HERE. On October, Labelle will perform at Nashville’s highly-touted Whiskey Jam. The hottest rising new singer/songwriter continues touring in support of his current single “Hey Rachel” from his upcoming EP scheduled to be released later this year. Labelle has spent the last couple of years honing his skills and creating music in Nashville while making a name for himself around Music City as one of country music’s hottest new artists as he sold out venues all over his hometown of Nashville, TN including The Bluebird, Listening Room and as a regular at hot spot Ole Red. He has carried that over when he hit the road this summer and has been making huge impressions with fans and festival organizers on the road at some of the biggest country music festivals in the US including one of the largest Country Stampede sharing the bill with superstars like Jason Aldean. He attracted over 8,000 to the mainstage at Country Fan Fest in Utah to catch his performance.

“Hey Rachel” is latest single from his upcoming EP to be released later this year. He partnered with Country Now for the world premiere of his emotional and introspective video for his current single “Hey Rachel.” The video, directed by Teri Brown and Ian Schofinski, was filmed on the streets of his hometown Nashville, TN where his true story of “Rachel” played out. Click HERE to see “Hey Rachel” at Country Now. 

“Hey Rachel” is available HERE.

With over 2 Million cumulative streams under his belt,Jesse holds nothing back with his current single and the song has gained more momentum at Spotify than any of his previous releases to date. Jesse produced the single alongside Sam Ellis (Thomas Rhett, Hunter Hayes, Danielle Bradberry). 

Hey Rachel, written by Jesse and Ava Suppelsa, is available at all digital service providers or by clicking HERE.

About Jesse Labelle:

The Nashville resident has quickly become one of the hottest tickets in Music City and a must-see artist having sold out his Bluebird Café shows as well as sold-out, in advance, his last three shows at The Listening Room Café in Nashville where he hosts his own unique star-studded songwriter round “Jesse Labelle & Friends” with some of the best writers in music. Jesse has created a new format of the Nashville songwriter-in-the-round events, so successful with fans it has been taped as a pilot for TV and is being represented by CAA. Some of the songwriters who have joined him on the previous SOLD-OUT shows have included his friends Phil Barton (“A Woman Like You”/Lee Brice), Cory Batten (“She Wouldn’t Be Gone”/Blake Shelton), Kent Blazy (“If Tomorrow Never Comes”/Garth Brooks) and Jesse Lee (“Peter Pan”/Kelsea Ballerini). Labelle is a regular and popular draw at Blake Shelton’s/Ryman Hospitalities hot spot Ole Red, one of the newest buzzworthy locales for live music and discovering some of Nashville’s best. The rising new artist has not only made a solid name for himself in his hometown of Nashville but he is starting to see his years of hard work pay off building a growing fan base on the road as he tours across the United States.

To find out more about Jesse Labelle go to or follow him on TWITTER (@JesseLabelle); INSTAGRAM (@JesseLabelleMusic), FACEBOOK (@JesseLabelleMusic) or YOUTUBE (JesseLabelle).


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