Kane Brown has been selected by the Associated Press as a 2018 Breakthrough Entertainer of the Year. Calling him a "boundary-breaking country star,” Kane was name among eight entertainers  spanning a range of actors, comedians and musicians. Kane is the only country artist to be recognized on the list, which includes film stars Awkwafina and Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians), Golden Globe nominee Elsie Fisher, comedian Hannah Gadsby, Grammy nominee Ella Mai, actress and producer Natasha Rothwell (HBO’s Insecure) and actor and producer John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman).

Kane wraps up the year as Billboard's Number Two on their Top Country Artist list. His chart-topping hit "Heaven" was recently named the Number One Top Country Airplay song on Billboard and the Number One Most Heard Country song on Mediabase/Country Aircheck in 2018. 

Kane is set to hit the road on his Live Forever Tour starting in January.