Tanner Adell becomes the first female country artist to perform at the BET Awards

Tanner Adell, the trailblazing country music star, has made history by becoming the first female country artist to perform at the BET Awards. The performance marked a significant milestone in her career and in the genre, as she debuted her new single ‘Cowboy Break My Heart.’

Adell’s performance at the BET Awards was lauded by VIBE, which noted that she is “making sure Country music remains at the forefront of mainstream conversations.” The new single, now available, showcases her ability to blend traditional Country themes with contemporary vibes, creating a powerful anthem about heartbreak. “This song is simply a bop,” said Adell. “Though it is a track I want my fans to have fun with, I think it also shows how powerful heartbreak can be and how it doesn’t go away just like that.”

The song, inspired by a personal experience with a Dallas Cowboys fan, is a collaboration with Akil “worldwidefresh” King, Stephen “Di Genius” McGregor, Will Weatherly, and Anthony Germaine White. It is Adell’s first release under LVRN Records. The accompanying visualizer, filmed over the weekend prior to her BET Awards appearance, adds a visual narrative to her powerful lyrics.

Adell’s groundbreaking BET performance is just one of many career highlights this year. Named BET’s Amplified Artist of the Month for July, she is also set to perform on NBC’s Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Show. Her recent cover of ‘Drunk In Love (Apple Music Sessions)’ topped the Apple Trending chart upon release.

The past year has been a whirlwind for Adell, with notable achievements including her Billboard Hot 100 debut with ‘BLACKBIIRD’, a collaboration on Beyoncé’s ‘COWBOY CARTER’ album, which led to a 1,500% increase in her Spotify monthly listeners.

Adell’s debut mixtape, ‘Buckle Bunny’, released last summer, features female-empowerment anthems that blend country roots with pop and hip-hop influences.


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