Cassadee Pope: Wasting All These Tears Goes Platinum! (@CassadeePope)

CP_green_shirtAs the RIAA certifies her debut single Wasting All These Tears PLATINUM for sales surpassing 1 million downloads,Cassadee Popesolidifies her standing in an elite group of only three other women to achieve the milestone. Not sinceTaylor Swiftin 2006 has a solo female country artist gone platinum on their debut single.

Cassadee, who garnered fans and often dominated the #1 spot on iTunes prior to winning season three ofThe Voice, returned to the show last summer to premiere the song. The lead single has been a successful introduction to Cassadees Republic Nashville albumFRAME BY FRAME, which debuted in the upper echelon on the Billboard charts #1 Top Country Albums and Top 10 all-genre Top Albums. The achievement marked Cassadee as one of only two solo women in the past five years to top the Country chart with a debut release.

Cassadee recently released a follow-up single, I Wish I Could Break Your Heart, which has created buzz online with over 640,000 views of the accompanying video watch here.

She has been an ambassador for hunger issues, helping to secure over 20 million meals across the country through an initiative with her record label Big Machine Label Group, General Mills and Feeding America calledOutnumber Hunger. On April 4, Cassadee will join labelmates at Outnumber Hunger Live! during the ACM Party For A Cause Festival before heading to Nashville for a performance at the 2014 NCAA Womens Final Four on April 8.

This Summer, she will join Tim McGrawsSUNDOWN HEAVEN TOWN 2014 TOURand has previously toured with Rascal Flatts and in Canada with Dean Brody. For tour dates and more,

Photo: Courtesy of Republic Nashville

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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