Blanco Brown is expected to make a full recovery after suffering significant injuries in a head-on collision near his home in Atlanta on Aug. 31. “The Git Up” singer has relocated out of the ICU after multiple surgeries.
Blanco’s label, BBR Music Group, released a statement on his behalf on Sept. 14.
“On August 31, BBR Music Group’s beloved Blanco Brown, the artist behind 2019’s worldwide viral smash “The Git Up” and current hit “Just The Way” was involved in a head-on collision near his home in Atlanta, GA. The accomplished writer, vocalist and Grammy-nominated producer suffered significant injuries and was transported to a local hospital where he underwent a 12-hour surgery to address those traumas. Brown has since relocated out of the ICU, following an additional 12-hour plus surgery and is continuing his recovery in the hospital. His team of doctors do not anticipate Brown requiring any additional surgeries and expect him to make a full recovery. Blanco, his family and his friends wish to express that they have been humbled and deeply touched by the outpouring of love from all over the world. They would like to thank everyone for their support and ask for continued prayers for Blanco during this time.”
Blanco’s viral hit, “The Git Up,” reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for 12 weeks. He released his debut album, Honeysuckle & Lightning Bugs, in October 2019.
Blanco teamed with Parmalee for his new single, “Just the Way,” which is currently No. 43 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart after 17 weeks.
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