Morris surprises with Live EP
Friday, May 8, 2020
– Maren Morris surprised her fans today with a four-song live EP available on Amazon.
"Maren Morris Live From Chicago " was recorded at the inaugural show of her GIRL: The World Tour on March 9, 2019, which was livestreamed globally by Amazon Music. The footage features performances of "GIRL," "A Song for Everything," "Common" and "The Bones."
"Feeling so nostalgic for shows lately so here's a few tracks from opening night of GIRL: The World Tour," Maren said.
In March, Maren received RIAA Gold certification for "GIRL." She leads the 2020 ACM Awards nominations this year with five nods including Female Artist of the Year and Album of the Year for "GIRL." Her latest single, "To Hell & Back," was the second most-added at country radio upon impact, with 41 first week stations.
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