Thompson Square vs. Hunter Hayes – The Showdown
Country duo Thompson Square needed every vote to get past Craig Campbell on the Showdown yesterday and last night on Taste of Country Nights radio. A strong push at the end proved to be the difference for their new single ‘If I Didn’t Have You.’ Today, the ballad will face off against ‘Somebody’s Heartbreak’ by Hunter Hayes. It’s a match-up of reigning ACM and CMA New Artists of the Year.
Hayes returns to the Showdown with the third single from his self-titled debut album. It will be difficult for him to top the success of ‘Wanted,’ but the driven young star has built up a strong fanbase to help him do just that.
Listen to clips of both Thompson Square’s and Hayes’ songs and vote for your favorite here. You can vote once every hour online, so come back and vote often to be sure your artist wins. Hear the full versions of the songs tonight after 10PM on Taste of Country Nights. Help your favorite song win by placing additional votes at (888) 678-9995. Call as many times as you like! You can listen to the show online through any of the 41 radio stations that carry it. Voting will end tonight at 10:40PM CT.
Listen to a Sample of the Thompson Square, ‘If I Didn’t Have You’
Listen to a Sample of Hunter Hayes, ‘Somebody’s Heartbreak’
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Showdown Rules: The song with the most votes wins, and the winner goes on to face a new challenger in the next Showdown. Vote as much as once per hour online, and as much as you want by calling (888) 678-9995. If a song wins five days in a row, it will be retired into the Taste of Country Showdown Hall of Fame to allow for new songs to compete. Some songs will be considered for a second Showdown if voter turnout is healthy in a losing effort.