Watch Now: Steven Tyler Performs “Love Is Your Name”
Want a sweet little slice of Americana? That’d be Steven Tyler’s new song, “Love is Your Name” — backed up with some killer production design. The new Country single from Steven Tyler is currently #4 on the iTunes Country chart after a massive debut on Wednesday morning after Tyler debuted the song on the American Idol finale on Wednesday night. Critics are praising Steven Tyler for his performance on the song that was written by Lindsey Lee and Eric Paslay.
“While fiddle, lap steel, acoustic guitar and a drum loop kick up some quiet dust in the background, the singer dives into the song’s first verse sounding like. . . well, like Steven Tyler, his voice powerful, raw and blissfully free of the Auto-Tune that’s become so prevalent in Nashville,” said Rolling Stone Country.
STEVEN TYLER PERFORMS LOVE IS YOUR NAME ON AMERICAN IDOL!
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MORE ABOUT STEVEN
Steven Tyler is the iconic songwriter and prolific voice of the best-selling American rock band, Aerosmith. Tyler is considered one of music’s most recognizable and dynamic frontmen and has been cited by Rolling Stone as “one of the greatest singers of all time.” Hits like “Janie’s Got a Gun,” “Dream On,” “Dude (Looks Like a Lady)” and “I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing” amongst others have solidified the band’s place in history. Aerosmith’s collaboration with rappers Run DMC on 1987’s “Walk This Way” was both a commercial and critical success and it is still noted as one of the first derivative iconic mergence of rock and hip-hop genres. Tyler and Aerosmith have sold more than 150 million records worldwide, he has won four Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, and an Emmy Award. In addition to having nine number one hits, 25 gold, 18 platinum and 12 multi-platinum album certifications, Tyler, along with the rest of his band members were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2001. In 2013, Tyler was awarded with the Founder’s Award at the ASCAP Pop Awards and was inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame. Tyler and Aerosmith recently finished their North America “Let Rock Rule” tour with Slash. Currently, Tyler is working on his upcoming highly anticipated solo project.
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