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Powerhouse Vocalist Nate Smith Announces Deluxe Version Of His Debut Self-Titled Album

By Stevie Connor. Photo Credit: Matthew Berinato.

Powerhouse vocalist Nate Smith announced that he will be releasing a deluxe version of his debut, self-titled album. Both Nate Smith and Nate Smith (Deluxe) will be released on April 28. Due to incredible fan demand on his social platforms, Nate Smith (Deluxe) will include highly anticipated track “World On Fire” and five other new songs.

2023 is shaping up to be a breakthrough year for the entertainer, who was announced as a nominee for NEW MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR at the 58th ACM Awards last week. Fans can tune in on May 11 at 8 p.m. EDT/7 p.m. CDT/5 p.m. PDT as it streams live exclusively on Prime Video from Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, TX. This nomination arrives on the heels of his 2023 CMT Awards nomination for BREAKTHROUGH MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR for his Platinum-certified No.1 smash hit “Whiskey On You.”

Lauded for his “strong voice that grips a lyric with ferocity” (Billboard), Nate was also recognized on multiple 2023 “Artist to Watch” lists this year including Amazon’s Breakthrough Artists to Watch, MusicRow’s Next Big Thing, CMT’s Listen Up, CRS New Faces, among others. With his first No. 1 under his belt and his debut album set to arrive in less than two weeks, Smith proves to be “powering through his own lane and will only go up from here” (MusicRow).

Nate shared about the impending full-length project: “It has been so much fun making this album, and I really believe in every one of these songs. Releasing an album has always been a goal of mine, but at the end of the day it’s really not about me. It’s about being able to reach other people with music that means something.” He adds that his mission with his music is to be a “conduit of hope”; a selfless and passionate driving force that’s thematic in his songs. “I’m not trying to be cool, or reinvent the wheel, or chase musical trends…I’m going after the heart of the matter.” Last week, Nate shared a trailer for the album.

Nate’s journey to Nashville and the challenges he endured along the way are traceable in his gravelly tone, including losing his hometown of Paradise, CA to Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive fire in the state’s history. Following the fire, Nate turned to music to cope, eventually inspiring a cross-country road trip to Nashville to pursue music full time.

Through all the hardships, the rising star found purpose and hope. Like Nate, the collection of songs is honest, raw, real, and threaded together with optimism. While each song tells its own story, Nate unveils two sides of his artistry through the project: deep, heartfelt ballads and fun-loving, drink in the air, country jams. The two are intertwined with undeniable hooks and his signature velvet thunder vocals.

Nate will perform at Stagecoach for the first time on April 28, the same day his debut album will be released.. He will then join Thomas Rhett on his HOME TEAM TOUR 23, which will kick off May 4 in Des Moines, IA, and will hit a total of 40 cities this summer. Catch him at the Legendary Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto ,Ontario on May 15th and 16th .Tickets are on sale now. For tour dates, tickets, and additional information, visit


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