Journey continues for Ty Herndon
Thursday, December 16, 2010
– Ty Herndon has not been on the air for a while, but his video for Journey On
sure is getting watched.
For the week ending Dec. 12, the video garnered enough views on CMT.com to make it one of the 5 most-watched videos on the website, allowing it placement on CMT's High 5 Video Countdown. Journey On is the first video to land on the countdown without already being in rotation on the network.
Journey On is the signature song for The Kevin Turner Foundation in its campaign to fight ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. The video opens with a personal message from Turner, a former Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots NFL football player who was diagnosed with the disease in May. Herndon and Turner first met earlier this year at an ALS benefit, which resulted in a music video being shot in Nashville by directors Flick Wiltshire and Steven Goldmann.
The video is available for purchase at iTunes, with all proceeds benefiting the Kevin Turner Foundation and its efforts to fund research for an ALS cure. Donations are also accepted at www.KevinTurnerFoundation.org.
Herndon's "Journey On" album was recently nominated for a 2011 Grammy Award in the "Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album" category. The inspirational country project has earned Herndon a 2010 Dove Award for the song, When We Fly. The disc marks Herndon's debut as a songwriter, having co-written every song.
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