Priscilla Block was not known this much before the start of this week, but the country-music singer-songwriter has just started to make a name for herself on the social media video sharing platform, TikTok with over 330,000 followers. She was struggling to break into the mainstream for quite some time, but the situation changed completely with the release of “Just About Over You” on the evening of Wednesday.
The emotive ballad was quickly shot to the first position of the all-genre chart of the i-tunes. Bobby Bones, an influential radio host, hopped on Twitter instantly and invited Priscilla on his show in the next week. The song was able to reach the Top 15 on the country streaming chart of the Apple Music without even any playlisting.
Priscilla Block talks about her overnight success with ‘Just About Over You.’
The appearance overnight success of Priscilla Block actually started about three weeks ago when the singer posted a video of her singing the song, “Just About Over You,” while doing her makeup in her bedroom. Like the other viral dances that are often there on the TikTok platform, this song did not spark any of them. However, it still managed to gather 1.8 million views on it, and the users are eagerly waiting for the song to be released officially.
Block revealed that she is absolutely overwhelmed, and she still has not got any words. She added that she heard previously, that the fans of Country Music are ride or die fans, and this overnight fame proves it. However, this is six years of sweat, tears, and blood.
The fans of the singer were so much in love with the song that they even raised funds for the singer to record the song officially as a track. An executive of Spotify‘s artists and label partnerships team, Mary Catherine Kinney, revealed that the listeners of the singer on Spotify, Priscilla Block increased about 550% within a day, after she dropped her song on Wednesday.
Her song, Thick Thighs, was dropped in October 2019, but Priscilla didn’t start using TikTok until the pandemic hit. The empowering song since its accumulation managed to have more than 221,000 streams on Spotify. “Just About Over You” came out of nowhere, and within such a less time, it is halfway to the stream count of Thick Thighs.
Charly Salvatore revealed that the management firm at which he works, The Nashville Management, has already partnered with Priscilla on the label side to help her with the record-related services like promotion.