Lanco (band)

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LANCO
Lanco on Cntrl+Alt+Delete in 2018
Lanco on Cntrl+Alt+Delete in 2018
Background information
OriginNashville, Tennessee, US
GenresCountry
Years active2013–present
LabelsArista Nashville
Members
  • Brandon Lancaster
  • Chandler Baldwin
  • Jared Hampton
  • Tripp Howell
  • Eric Steedly

Lanco (stylized as LANCO, formerly LANco[1][2]), is an American country music band consisting of Brandon Lancaster (lead vocals), Chandler Baldwin (bass guitar), Jared Hampton (keyboards), Tripp Howell (drums), and Eric Steedly (guitar). The band is signed to Arista Nashville.[3] The band's name is short for Lancaster and Company.[2]

Music career[edit]

Lanco at DTE Energy Music Theatre, June 2018

The band was founded in 2015. After meeting record producer Jay Joyce at a Keith Urban concert, they signed to his publishing company, and then to Arista Nashville.[4] Through the label, they released their debut four-song EP, titled Extended Play on April 15, 2016.[5] They also released their first single from the album, "Long Live Tonight", and another one of their songs, "Greatest Love Story", appears in the Netflix series The Ranch as well as season 22 of ABC's The Bachelor.[2][6] "Greatest Love Story" reached No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts at the end of 2017.

In December 2017, Sony Nashville announced the band's third single, "Born to Love You". It and "Greatest Love Story" appear on their debut album Hallelujah Nights, which was released in January 2018.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Sales
US
[7]
US
Country

[8]
Hallelujah Nights
  • Release date: January 19, 2018
  • Label: Arista Nashville
  • Formats: CD, digital download
20 1

Extended plays[edit]

Title Extended play details Peak chart
positions
Sales
US
[7]
US
Country

[8]
Extended Play
  • Release date: April 15, 2016
  • Label: Arista Nashville
  • Formats: CD, digital download
200 25

Singles[edit]

Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[11]
US Country
[12]
US Country Airplay
[13]
CAN
[14]
CAN Country
[15]
"Long Live Tonight" 2016 46 32 Hallelujah Nights
"Greatest Love Story" 2017 45 1 1 57 2
"Born to Love You" 2018 [A] 19 18 26
"Rival" 2019 56 Non-album singles
"What I See"[18] 39
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Notes

  1. ^ "Born to Love You" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number two on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[17]

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2016 "Long Live Tonight" Peter Zavadil[19]
2017 "Greatest Love Story" Justin Key[20]
2018 "Born to Love You" Roman White[21]
2019 "Rival" Peter Zavadil[22]
2020 "What I See" David Abbott

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
American Music Awards 2018 Favorite Duo or Group - Country Lanco Nominated [23]
CMT Music Awards 2019 Group Video of the Year "Born to Love You" Nominated [24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LANCO Signs with Sony Music Nashville". Sony Music Entertainment. Archived from the original on 2017-10-02. Retrieved 2017-10-01.
  2. ^ a b c "LANco biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  3. ^ "10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: February 2016". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  4. ^ Roland, Tom (March 10, 2016). "LANco's 'Long Live Tonight': Living In the Moment, Looking to the Future". Billboard. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  5. ^ Laffer, Lauren (April 18, 2016). "LANco Releases Four-Song EP, 'Extended Play'". Sounds like Nashville.
  6. ^ "LANCO Opens Up About Performing On The Bachelor: 'It Was Really Natural'". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2019-03-18.
  7. ^ a b "LANco Album & Song Chart History – Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved November 14, 2017.
  8. ^ a b "LANco Album & Song Chart History – Top Country Albums". Billboard. Retrieved November 14, 2017.
  9. ^ Bjorke, Matt (January 7, 2019). "Top 10 Country Albums Chart: January 14, 2019". Roughstock. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  10. ^ Bjorke, Matt (October 17, 2017). "Top 10 Country Albums Sales Chart: October 17, 2017". Roughstock.
  11. ^ "LANco Chart History – Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles". Billboard. Retrieved July 31, 2018.
  12. ^ "LANco Chart History – Country Songs". Billboard. Retrieved July 31, 2018.
  13. ^ "LANco Chart History – Country Airplay". Billboard. Retrieved July 31, 2018.
  14. ^ "LANco Chart History – Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved October 31, 2017.
  15. ^ "LANco Chart History – Canada Country". Billboard. Retrieved July 31, 2018.
  16. ^ a b "American certifications – Lanco". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved February 23, 2021.
  17. ^ "Lanco Chart History: Bubbling Under Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  18. ^ "Lanco's 'What I See' Tells Another Timeless Story". Taste of Country. October 15, 2019. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  19. ^ "LANco Debuts "Long Live Tonight" Video In Times Square". The Country Note. July 2, 2016. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
  20. ^ McKenna, Brittney (June 5, 2017). "See Country-Rock Band Lanco's Heartwarming 'Greatest Love Story' Video". Rolling Stone Country.
  21. ^ "LANCO DROPS "BORN TO LOVE YOU" MUSIC VIDEO". Country Fancast. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  22. ^ Alison Bonaguro (April 22, 2019). "FULL VIDEO: LANCO Knocks Down Literal Walls with "Rival"". CMT. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
  23. ^ "Here Are All the Winners From the 2018 AMAs". Billboard. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  24. ^ Freeman, Jon (6 June 2019). "2019 CMT Music Awards: The Complete Winners List". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 20 July 2019.