Brandon Stansell exudes a warmth and self-deprecating sense of humor often categorized as southern charm. But just beneath the surface of the easy laugh and heartthrob looks is a focused 31-year-old singer-songwriter who since age 6 has dreamed of a career in country music.
Today (March 28), GLAAD has announced the third Concert for Love and Acceptance set for June 7 at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville.
The show, hosted by Ty Herndon and CMT’s Cody Alan, will feature performances by Ty Herndon, Terri Clark, Cassadee Pope, Michael Ray,Calum Scott and Brandon Stansell,with additional performances and appearances to be announced.
Nashville native and Weho dweller Brandon Stansell is changing the face of country music. Since being named one of Rolling Stone’s “10 Country Artists You Need to Know,” Brandon is hitting the road to tour America with his first album, Slow Down.
Christmas can be merry — but it can also be blue, and this contrast was on beautiful display at a recent musical fundraiser for the Point Foundation, The Gift of Song.
Ammo Music Management, which represents an array of diverse artists, showcased this talent at the Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles earlier this month, in support of LGBT scholars.
Headliners Brandon Stansell, Isabelle, Mario Jose, and Jeslyn — as well as special guests Vincint, Matt Bloyd, India Carney, Rayvon Owen, Stephanie Mabey, Ryan Amador, and Sophia Dion — sang both classic hits and original songs, which traversed the spectrum of holiday highs and lows.
Country music singer-songwriter Brandon Stansell is breaking new ground in an industry slow to change with an album that is arguably one of the first of its kind. Slow Down, his first full-length album released in October, details Stansell's journey coming out.
Born in Tennessee, the Los Angeles-residing Stansell got his start in the music industry as a backup dancer for Taylor Swift, and it wasn't until he landed back home after two years on the road supporting her Fearless tour that he even started exercising his own talents as a songwriter (fun fact: he's one of the members of Swift's crew that inspired her Speak Now track "Long Live").
Finally. Gay narratives are getting their just desserts in the world of mainstream music. There’s a wave of talented acts storming out of the LGBTQ community who aren’t just gay, but also queer, bisexual and sexually fluid as well.
There are only 17 days left to go until Brandon Stansell’s Kickstarter Campaign finishes. At the current moment, he has reached over $10,000 of his $30,000 goal. Upon reaching the goal, he will record and release his debut album, titled Slow Down. We highly encourage you to pledge right now!
There are plenty of Pledge rewards for backers; the more money you pledge, the bigger reward you will receive. Not only that but as he reaches certain milestones, he will release a surprise for all his backers and fans. The first of which has been released.
It's been an exciting year for up-and-coming gay country music artist Brandon Stansell. This month, he released his fourth music video for his latest single, "Spare Change." In addition, the singer has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund his full-length album, Slow Down.
In his second interview with PRIDE, Stansell tells us about the plans for his album, the meaning behind his music, and more.
Two Angelenos of different ethnic and religious backgrounds find love against the odds in Brandon Stansell’s latest music video, “Spare Change.”
HuffPost got an exclusive look at the new video, in which a subway meet cute turns out to be a topical lesson in inclusion. While Stansell’s two previous videos, “Slow Down” and “Never Know,” addressed the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter’s sexuality by showing him embrace ― and eventually lose ― male love interests, he opted for a political approach this time around.
Brandon Stansell made waves earlier this year with his music video for the song "Dear John." Joining a growing number of out gay country music stars, Stansell hasn't played coy regarding his sexuality—or his talent. Partnering with director Trent Atkinson and fellow out gay country singer Ty Herndon, Stansell's "Slow Down" captures the sound and feel fans should expect from his upcoming LP.
Brandon Stansell may not be country music’s first openly gay performer, but his new video still feels like a subversive act in a genre so rooted in Americana.
Released Oct. 3, “Slow Down” sees the handsome singer-songwriter joining a male love interest for a drive through a desert in a battered pick-up truck. The pair share an awkward embrace by a campfire before joining hands in the daylight.