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February 23, 2022


“Traversing uncharted territory, he stamps each song with a distinctive, stylistic mark. Lyrically, Pelago makes sense of Hurd’s story with inviting vulnerability, allowing his listeners to find pieces of themselves within the deeply personal project.”—American Songwriter

“Pelago introduces Hurd as a thoughtful solo artist and vivid storyteller.”—Forbes

“A rising star who’s making up his own singular career as he goes along…all [11tracks] reflect his affinity for radio-ready melodies and lyrics that brim with originality.”—People  

Rising country powerhouse Ryan Hurd’s new single “Pass It On” officially impacts country radio today and, and with 25 stations onboard, is one the most added singles this week. Arista Nashville/Sony Music Nashville recording artist co-wrote the song with Michael Hardy, Maren Morris and Jordan Schmidt, and recently performed it on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Taken from his debut album Pelago which released to critical acclaim in October and reached the top five of Spotify’s most streamed country albums of 2021,“ Pass It On” is Hurd’s follow-up to the Platinum No. 1 hit, “Chasing After You” with Maren Morris. The Hurd/Morris duet is nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for the upcoming 64th GRAMMY Awards.

Furthermore, Hurd is nominated for New Male Artist of the Year at the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards, marking his first ACM nomination.

Ryan Hurd is currently on a U.S. headlining Tour de Pelago, which includes an upcoming appearance at Nashville’s Marathon Works and previously made stops at Chicago’s The Vic and New York’s Irving Plaza. Tickets are on sale now—see full routing below and visit for more information.

Hurd got his start in Nashville as a songwriter, penning Platinum hits and No. 1s for Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Lady A and more. As an artist he’s released a series of EPs, spawning hits like the Platinum-certified “To a T” and earning more than 900 million streams to date.