New Young single hits radio today
Monday, December 16, 2013
– Chris Young releases Who I Am With You,
the second single from "A.M.", to radio today.
"From the first time I heard this song I knew I had to have it for my record and I fell completely in love with it," said Young. "It's a song that speaks to being totally in love with someone and the feelings you get from a connection like that. The feeling that just being around that person is all you need."
Young enjoyed a top 5, Gold selling hit, Aw Naw, from "A.M."
Young will perform the song as part of the 15th annual Home For The Holidays With Celine Dion. The special, which features inspirational stories about children adopted from foster care into loving families, will air Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 8 p.m. eastern/Pacific on CBS.
"I'm so happy that I get to be a part of this TV special," said Young. "Christmas has always been one of my favorite times of year, and my Christmas traditions revolve around being with family. I'm excited that this show will enable kids to make those memories for themselves, and that I get to be a part of it."
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