Cole Swindell honored with Pandora Billionaire Award

Country star surprised backstage

Multi-Platinum selling superstar Cole Swindell reached another career milestone as he was surprised backstage last night (Tues, June 28th) at his show for the Home On Tour presented by Ashley x Pandora in Nashville. Pandora honored the Georgia native with the elite Billionaire plaque for surpassing three billion lifetime spins. With that honor, Swindell has earned a coveted spot on Pandora’s Country Billionaires station.

Swindell joins a great company of artists including Guns & Roses, Coldplay, John Legend, Halsey, Keith Urban, Sean Paul, J. Cole, John Mayer who have received this elite honor.

Swindell’s current single, “She Had Me At Heads Carolina,” is racing up the charts hitting the Top 30 in just one week. The single, written by Ashley Gorley, Jesse Frasure, Thomas Rhett, Mark D. Sanders and Tim Nichols, is available across all digital service providers. “She Had Me At Heads Carolina,” follows on the heels of his two back-to-back multi-week No. 1 singles “Never Say Never,” the duet with BBR Music Group’s fast-rising new artist Lainey Wilson and “Single Saturday Night,”– all from his recently released new album Stereotype.

The 11x chart-topper, currently on the road throughout the summer, launches his headlining Down To The Bar Tour, featuring Ashley Cooke and Dylan Marlowe, on September 23rd.

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