Megan Moroney Mourns Loss Of Love On Would-Be Anniversary

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Megan Moroney released her highly-demanded, deeply vulnerable breakup ballad that’ll serve as a tear-jerker to anyone going through heartbreak. The Georgia-born singer-songwriter debuted “28th of June” after revealing sneak peeks on TikTok. The song mourns the loss of a relationship on its would-be anniversary.

Moroney teamed up with Ben Williams, Mackenzie Carpenter and Micah Carpenter to write “28th of June,” which follows another heartache single from earlier this year, “No Caller ID.” Moroney’s latest release delves into the struggles of moving on after the split, and enduring memories stirring up around the time of the anniversary that she won’t get to celebrate. Moroney, a leading 2024 CMT Music Awards nominee, reunited with collaborator Kristian Bush, whom she also worked with on her powerful debut album Lucky, to record “28th of June” at the legendary Blackbird Studio in Nashville, Tennessee.

“I've been taking every ounce of free time that I have to write and be in the studio, so I'm just keeping the ball rolling,” Moroney told iHeartCountry in an interview in December, hinting at follow-ups to Lucky on the way soon. “I know that my fans are excited for new music, so try to keep them happy.”

Moroney acknowledged when she revealed the release date of “28th of June” that she “could’ve put out 28th of june on the 28th of june bc it lands on a friday this year & that makes a whole lot of sense but honestly who would want to wait that long???? march 22 it is.” She added, “how would u cry to 28th of june on the 28th of june if you’re still learning the words it’s going to be a national holiday.” On Thursday (March 21), Moroney posted: “28th of June comes out tonight i hope everyone is ready to cry.”

Moroney is one of many country artists nominated at the 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards, including in the Best New Artist (Country) category and the socially-voted Social Star Award and Favorite Debut Album categories. See the list of country artists nominated at the 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards here. Social voting will remain available until March 25 at 11:59pm PT for all categories. Fans can vote by visiting Fans across the country will be able to watch the 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards live as the show will be airing live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Monday, April 1st from 8pm-10pm ET live/PT tape-delayed on FOX. The event will also be broadcast on iHeartRadio stations nationwide and on the free iHeartRadio app.