My Universe by The Shires Certified Gold

The Shires announced on Friday last week that their second album 'My Universe' has officially been declared a Gold selling album! Four months after its release in October 2016 and their second album has been certified Gold, selling quicker than their debut album 'Brave' in 2015. "We are so thankful to everyone who bought the... Continue Reading →

The Shires Sign Ground-Breaking Record Deal with Nashville’s Dot Records

UK country duo The Shires make music history today by signing a ground-breaking record deal with the Nashville-based Big Machine Label Group under the historic Dot Records imprint. The Shires, whose second album ‘My Universe’ became the fastest-selling UK Country album of all time in the UK upon release three weeks ago, today joined the ranks... Continue Reading →

Musicvein Talks to The Shires Ben Earle about His Universe

Last year The Shires made chart history with their debut album 'Brave' entering the Top 10 of the UK Album Charts - they were the first ever Country band to do so! Not content with that feather in their Yankee Doodle hat - The Shires now have the fastest-selling UK Country album of all time,... Continue Reading →

The Shires Thank Taylor Swift For Bringing Country Music To The Masses

  As UK Country group The Shires release their first single "Beats To Your Rhythm" from second album 'My Universe' due out on 7th October, they praise global superstar Taylor Swift for bringing country music to the masses and paving the way for themselves to be heard. Speaking of Taylor, Ben Earle of The Shires... Continue Reading →

The Shires: Beats To Your Rhythm – New Single

UK country superstars, The Shires, have released the first single from their hotly anticipated second album 'My Universe', out on 7 October 2016 and available to pre-order. The new track, entitled 'Beats To Your Rhythm', is a heartfelt but infectious summer smash which will have fans across the UK singing along in seconds with its... Continue Reading →

The Shires Support The Corrs

Since The Shires let their debut album out of the pen last year, their career has bolted off to cup winning levels. The Country duo not only were the first to have a UK Top 10 Country album, but 'Brave' reached Gold status by the close of the year! So what more could 2016 bring... Continue Reading →

Musicvein Interviews The Shires Crissie Rhodes

If you haven't yet heard of The Shires then SERIOUSLY, where have you been?? Such is the demand for people to get to know Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes, two humble Brits with a huge passion for Country music, taking the UK and USA charts by storm. Crissie stole a few minutes away from The... Continue Reading →

Win a Trip To Nashville With The Shires

With the Grand Ole Opry just around the corner The Shires have launched an amazing competition for one lucky person (and friend) to watch their debut performance in Nashville! The winner will be announced this Sunday 24th May on the Pulse1 Radio show - prize includes: Flights for 2 5 nights B&B at the Embassy Suites Hotel... Continue Reading →

From The Shires to the USA

UK Chart-topping Country duo The Shires are preparing to head to the USA marking a phenomenal moment for British country music. The Shires will be guest artists at The Grand Ole Opry, Nashville this June. The live radio show which started in 1925 has seen the likes of Dolly Parton, Billy Ray Cyrus, Keith Urban and... Continue Reading →

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