Jelly Roll Will Perform on the American Idol Finale (5.21), The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (5.25) Good Morning America (6.2), GMA3, and More Ahead of Debut Country Album Project Release on June 2
After Surprise “Save Me” ft. Lainey Wilson Performance Duet on the ACMs (5/11), Jelly Roll’s Never Before Seen Documentary Jelly Roll: Save Me Comes To HULU May 30th
Award-winning Country phenomenon Jelly Roll continues his momentum leading into the June 2nd release of his official country debut project, WHITSITT CHAPEL. As announced last night, Jelly Roll will visit the finale of American Idol (5/21) to perform two-songs from his upcoming album prior to performances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (5/25),* Good Morning America and GMA3 (6/2) and more. His ABC News documentary, Jelly Roll: Save Me, will also premiere exclusively on Hulu on May 30.
Last week Jelly performed his breakout song, “Save Me” for the first time on television during Thursday evening’s ACM Awards on Amazon (5/11), bringing the crowd to its feet with an unexpected surprise duet version of his massive hit featuring Lainey Wilson. A show stopping moment during his live shows, “Save Me” continues to generate unprecedented fan response – earning more than 155 million views on YouTube and Platinum certification from the RIAA. The never-before-heard version featuring Lainey Wilson, which will be featured on Jelly Roll’s upcoming Country debut project — WHITSITT CHAPEL —was immediately released on DSPs following the ACM performance and is currently available now here.
Additionally, Jelly recently announced his highly-anticipated documentary of the same name, the ABC News produced documentary, Jelly Roll: Save Me, releases on Hulu on May 30th and will give viewers an unfettered inside look as Jelly Roll prepares and performs for his devoted fans on the biggest tour date of his career, his hometown’s famed Bridgestone Arena. Featuring exclusive access, never-before-seen tour footage, and interviews with the musician and those closest to him, the documentary reveals a raw and unflinching artist, incarcerated as a teen and adult, now using the power of his platform to raise awareness and funds for at-risk youth across the country. Jelly Roll shares a behind-the-scenes look at how he balances life on tour with his philanthropic work, including visiting the juvenile detention facility where he was incarcerated multiple times to share his story and inspire positive change. Jelly Roll: Save Me is produced for Hulu by ABC News Studios. Edward Hambleton and Claire Weinraub are executive producers. Monica Escobedo is senior entertainment producer. David Sloan is senior executive producer.
A 3X CMT Award winner, Jelly has independently amassed more than 4 Billion career streams to date. He scored his first No. 1 on Country radio with his debut Country single “Son Of A Sinner” and earned a two-week Rock No. 1, “cemented his rising mainstream stardom” (Tennessean) after dominating Billboard’s Emerging Artist Chart for a record-breaking 25 consecutive weeks – ultimately breaking the record of most weeks spent at No. 1. The multi-genre hitmaker also announced his upcoming 44-city Backroad Baptism Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the arena tour kicks off on Friday, July 28th at Bank Plus Amphitheater in Southaven before wrapping up in Tampa at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater on Saturday, October 14th.