Parmalee and Blanco Brown have hit number one, on the Billboard and Mediabase County radio charts with the feel-good song “Just the Way”. The song has amassed millions of streams in the US and internationally. The positive song is written by Matt Thomas, Nolan Sipe, and Kevin Bard and is produced by David Fanning. Thomas had this to say “Having ‘Just the Way’ go number one is amazing! As an artist, all you can hope for is that your music connects with pa people and makes them feel something. We are proud to be part to be a part of something that has been able to spread positivity, especially over the past year.” The song is about accepting all the idiosyncrasies that make that object of your affection special to you. The music video had fans creating their tributes to their significant others on TikTok and contributed to the streaming success of “Just the Way”.
Parmalee has been one of the hottest new country groups. They had three consecutive top 10 singles off their debut album. Parmalee comprised of brothers Matt and Scott Thomas, their cousin Barry Knox and lifelong best friend Josh McSwain. They have toured with Brad Paisley and Jake Owen. For more information on the band visit; http://www.parmalee.com. The song is a sweet serenade that effortlessly blends Thomas’s vocals with Brown’s. “Just the Way” marks the second number for the band.
Stoney Creek’s, Parmalee and Broken Bow Record’s Blanco Brown have been friends for years. The bond they have has grown since teaming up for “Just the Way”. The band was supportive throughout Brown’s recovery from a life-threatening accident in September. The Georgia native who is influenced by Johnny Cash and Outkast has been blurring the lines between hip hop and country music since 2014. Blanco has been a background singer, as well as a Grammy-nominated engineer. He has worked with artists like Fergie, Childish Gambino, Kane Brown, and Chris Brown. He has said this to say about the success of “Just the Way”: “The song and this message going No 1 is a beautiful blessing, I am so grateful to all of you that lead me to this moment. It has been quite the journey but we did it, boys!”
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