May 31st: On This Day

On this day in 2011, The Band Perry learned that their smash hit, “If I Die Young” was Certified Double Platinum by the RIAA for sales exceeding two million. The song was released as the second single from the group’s self-titled debut album.

The song hit #1 on the Billboard US Hot Country Song and on the Billboard US Adult Contemporary.

The single has since been Certified 6× Platinum.


December 6th: On This Day

On this day in 2011, The Band Perry was celebrating both a Grammy Nomination for Best New Artist and that their album, The Band Perry, was Certified Platinum by the RIAA. The Band Perry was the debut album for the band and produced 5 singles with “Hip to my Heart”, “You Lie”, “Postcard from Paris”, all hitting the charts with “If I Die Young” and “All Your Life” both making it to number one.

It Appears The Band Perry Is Planning A Comeback

It appears The Band Perry is planning a comeback of some kind. The sibling trio took to social media on Tuesday Morning (7/26), posting a series of cryptic messages that may be hinting at a big announcement. In their series of posts, TBP shared a picture of a blank pink background which was followed by posts on the same background that read “Comeback Day = August 1.”

The Band Perry’s Concert Postponed Due To Security Concerns

Security concerns forced The Band Perry to postpone their scheduled show in Selbyville, Delaware, on Sunday (7/3). According to the Delaware News Journal, two men made “alarming statements” to a front-desk employee at the Bayside resort’s welcome center which led to a joint decision by local authorities, event organizers, and the band’s management to call off the show. Officials haven’t shared what the two men said to the employee to cause the alarm. The Band Perry released a statement on Facebook that said the concert had been postponed due to “heightened security concerns” and has been rescheduled for August 17. Their message then said, “While we are sad we don’t get to see you tonight, we love you and consider your well-being and security our top priority. We’ll see you soon.”
One of the men – 35-year-old Dzmitry N. Papou — turned himself into authorities on Monday night (7/4) after photos of him and another man were released by local media. Papou was charged with felony terroristic threatening and was released on bail. Authorities say the second man has been identified, but hasn’t been arrested yet.

The Band Perry Parts Ways With Big Machine Label Group

The Band Perry and Big Machine Label Group (BMLG) have parted ways. The sibling trio announced the news on Facebook Tuesday (3/1) in a statement that said, “We and Big Machine Label Group have made a mutual decision to bring our working relationship to a close. We are grateful for six years of the big moment and great strides we made with our BMLG family and will carry that foundation forward with us as we begin the next leg of our journey.”


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