Best New Artist American Music Awards winners Hot Chelle Rae have struck platinum again with the RIAA certification of “I Like It Like That, ” the follow up single to their double platinum hit “Tonight Tonight” from their second studio album WHATEVER .
Hot Chelle Rae’s brand new album WHATEVER released at the end of 2011, features their two irresistible pop hit singles “Tonight Tonight” and“I Like It Like That” – other album highlights include “Why Don’t You Love Me,” featuring pop solo artist Demi Lovato, quirky break-up song “Honestly,” finger-snapper “Radio” (featuring rising rapper Bei Maejor), be-yourself anthem and tour name “Beautiful Freaks,” and the title track, the “three in the air and you just don’t care” anthem for the now generation “Whatever.” The NY POST calls WHATEVER “effervescent” and USA TODAY describes WHATEVER as an album full of “tight hooks, savvy cameos, and sing-along choruses so insanely catchy…Hot Chelle Rae is riding a great buzz.”
The band’s second single “I Like It Like That” which just was certified platinum in the US and Australia was declared by Entertainment Weekly as “bubbly elasti-funk” and an “official fall-resisting battle cry.” “I Like It Like That” features hip-hop duo New Boyz and while the song’s documentary-style video racked up over 1 million views in its first 3 days on VEVO. Hot Chelle Rae will also embark on an Australian arena tour in March 2012 opening for Taylor Swift in the midst of their US headlining tour.
Hot Chelle Rae is lead singer/guitarist Ryan Follese, lead guitarist Nash Overstreet, bassist Ian Keaggy and drummer Jamie Follese.