King and Lambert collaborated with Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes and Caylee Hammack on a remake of Elvin Bishop’s “Fooled Around and Fell in Love”, which won an ACM Award last year as a musical event. of the year. Additionally, King’s 2016 duo with Dierks Bentley, “Different For Girls,” reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay charts and also won a CMA award for Music Event of the Year.
“I’ve met some of the toughest songwriters and artists and have had some of the most rock & roll experiences of my life in the country. So I think we’re going to get along really well, ”King said in a statement. “Plus, I’m always trying to prove to my PaPaw in Ohio that I haven’t forgotten my roots or where I’m from, so that helps a lot.”
King, which is run by a Nashville-based company Mary Hilliard Harrington by Red Light Management, will open for Chris Stapleton’s tour this summer.