Blanco Brown in the ICU After Suffering “Significant Injuries” From Head-On Collision

“The Git Up” singer Blanco Brown was involved in a head-on collision near his home in Atlanta on Aug. 31. Blanco suffered “significant injures” from the crash. He has already undergone a 12-hour surgery, and is currently in the ICU. Additional surgeries are expected.

Blanco’s label, BBR Music Group, released a statement on his behalf on Aug. 3.

“BBR Music Group’s beloved Blanco Brown, the artist behind 2019’s worldwide viral smash “The Git Up” and current hit “Just The Way” was involved in a head-on collision Monday night near his home in Atlanta, GA. The accomplished writer, vocalist and Grammy-nominated producer suffered significant injuries and was transported to a local hospital where he underwent a 12-hour surgery to address those traumas. Additional surgeries are expected as he currently rests in the ICU. Blanco, his family and his friends ask for your prayers during this time.”

Blanco’s viral hit, “The Git Up,” reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for 12 weeks. He released his debut album, Honeysuckle & Lightning Bugs, in October 2019. 

Blanco teamed with Parmalee for his new single, “Just the Way,” which is currently No. 44 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart after 15 weeks.

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