Cold River Records’ Drew Baldridge is one of the top ten finalist selected by music industry insiders from across the country at over 800 iHeartRadio local radio stations and Macy’s national entertainment scouts for the 2017 Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star contest.  The competition is a way to showcase new and emerging talent with fans voting to choose the winner to open the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival on September 22, 2017. 

Fans can vote now for Baldridge by visiting and log in using social accounts including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  When posting on Instagram or Twitter use both #RisingStar and #DrewBaldridge.

The top five winners will be revealed Monday, June 6, 2017 and the next round of voting will re-launch June 17, 2017. The winner will be announced across all iHeartRadio platforms starting July 3, 2017.

Currently, fans can find Baldridge on tour with Steve Moakler and Smithfield for the inaugural  “Highway Finds” Tour. The 26-date nationwide tour will close this month in Chicago, IL at Joe’s on Weed Street, May 20, 2017.

For up-to-date touring information, visit