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Colt Ford vs. Frankie Ballard – The Showdown

Colt Ford Frankie Ballard
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Colt Ford and Jason Aldean are proving to be an unstoppable duo. ‘Drivin’ Around Song’ cruised to a second straight Showdown win over the weekend, doubling up the new single by Jake Owen. Today and Tuesday, Ford and Aldean will tag team country newcomer Frankie Ballard.

Ballard’s new single is called ‘Helluva Life.’ It’s an easy, mid-tempo lyric about appreciating the simple joys you come across daily. It’s already charted, and will need to keep that momentum to stand a chance against ‘Drivin’ Around Song.’ Ballard has built a loyal fanbase over the last few years, and he’ll need votes from all of them.

Listen to clips of both Ford and Ballard’s songs and vote for your favorite here. You can vote once every hour until this Showdown ends on Wednesday at 8AM ET, so come back and vote often to be sure your artist wins. The winner of this matchup will face a new challenger on Wednesday.

Listen to a Sample of Colt Ford (Feat. Jason Aldean), ‘Drivin’ Around Song’

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Listen to a Sample of Frankie Ballard, ‘Helluva Life’

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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. If a song wins five Showdowns 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.

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