TUNE IN: MACKENZIE PORTER STACKS A PAIR OF CAREER FIRSTS THIS WEEK
ANSWERING DUSTIN LYNCH’S CALL FOR ABC’S JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! TOMORROW NIGHT (11/9), MARKING HER LATE-NIGHT TV DEBUT
READYING FOR GRAND OLE OPRY DEBUT THIS FRIDAY (11/12)
NASHVILLE, TENN. (November 8, 2021) — Big Loud Records’ MacKenzie Porter is coming in hot today announcing a week full of career firsts. First up, the rising star will make her late-night television debut alongside Dustin Lynch performing their smash hit “Thinking ‘Bout You” on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! tomorrow night (11/9) at 11:35 p.m./10:35 p.m. CT. This milestone comes as the two are quickly approaching Top 5 at Country radio.
Adding another check mark on her bucket list, Porter is set to make her Grand Ole Opry debut this Friday (11/12). Keeping her set-list a surprise until the night of, fans will need to tune in to hear the songs Porter will play as she steps into the legendary circle for the first time.
With more new music on the horizon, Porter previously released “Unlonely Me” (watch music video HERE)
plus one of her favorite tracks she’s written to date, “Heaven Heard Me” (watch visualizer HERE)
(writers: Porter, Steven Lee Olsen, David Cohen). The heart-warmer was produced by Joey Moi and inspired by her husband, Jake Etheridge
. The newlyweds were married during the pandemic (read more here: PEOPLE
Also this month, Porter and Lynch are expected to make the first Canadian broadcast performance of their power duet at the 2021 CCMA Awards live from Budweiser Gardens in London, ON, on November 29. Adding to the night, Porter will vie for FOUR awards: Entertainer of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, PRS Guitars Video of the Year (“Drinkin’ Songs”) and Fans’ Choice.