L to R: Bryan Norris, Allen Finch, Michael Peterson, Trinity Tate, Brianne Webb
Country music artist Michael Peterson and his business partner Jill Chambers visited Tate Publishing and Tate Music Group to discuss the possibilities of working together on future projects. Peterson signed with TMG to do an enhanced CD project slated to release this Fall.
With nine tours to Iraq and Afghanistan, six since December 2010, Michael Peterson is the 2008 recipient of the distinguished Bob Hope “Spirit Of Hope” award for his service to the nation and the servicemen and women of the Armed Forces. He is loved for such million selling country music chart toppers as “Drink, Swear, Steal & Lie” and “From Here To Eternity. This multiple Grammy and CMA award nominee has moved audiences all over the globe for over a decade.
Recognized by Billboard Magazine as Country music’s top selling new male artist and top new airplay artist in 1997 -1998, he burst on the scene with 5 consecutive Billboard and R & R top 20 hits between 1997 and 2001 including three top five singles and three number one music videos. His wedding standard “From Here To Eternity” was recently chosen as one of G.A.C’s top 100 greatest love song videos of all time.
Michael has recorded 16 albums during his 25 years, 7 in the past 5 years. As fans would expect, these are filled with his signature up-tempo songs, full of lyrical surprises and straight to the heart ballads that have caused more than a million people to add his music to their favorites play list. One of those recent collections titled “IN BLACK ” prompted Country music’s pre-eminent music critic Robert K. Oermann to remark: “Michael Peterson has made the album of his career.”
A proven hit songwriter with multiple #1 songs in gospel and country, both in the U.S and Europe, Michael’s songs have been recorded by Grammy winning superstars like Travis Tritt, Timothy B. Shmit (The Eagles), The Classic Imperials, Ty Herndon, John Berry and Deniece “Let’s Hear It For The Boy” Williams.
His commitment to “Moving People” has caused organizations as diverse Special Olympics, Selective Service, Ronald McDonald House, the USO, St Jude Children’s research hospital, the American Legion and most recently the New Holland Corporation and the U.S. Army to seek him out as a voice for messages that matter.
Sponsored by Sea-Ray Boats, The American Legion, New Holland Tractors and presenting sponsor the U.S. Army, Michael’s MY REAL LIFE TOUR featuring the highly acclaimed student discovery experience TAG YOU’RE IT! has captivated over 150,000 students and their families since 2007. This marks the first time in history the U.S. Army is backing an innovative tour by a civilian artist.