- Nov. 8, 2015
-- Justin Tranchita's song "This is America" has charted number one on the Billboard Emerging Artist chart thanks in part to the overwhelming support of Presidential front runner Ben Carson's fans. The song rose quickly through the ranks yesterday as Carson supporters shared,viewed and tweeted Tranchita's song to the top of the pile, " This is one of the proudest moments of my life" Tranchita said via Facebook. Barry Bennett of the Carson camp was quoted as saying ," The campaign will make a statement about the song in a post later today" . Tranchita now stands alone at the top of the chart with his song, "This is America" we will have to see how long Carson supporters can keep it there. Tranchita's music is coming straight out of Detroit, Ben Carson's hometown. He is also releasing his freshman country album , "American Man" this holiday season. He is known best for his television show , "Game of Pawns" on Discovery network and his earlier music works in the Rock genre.
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