The smoke machine turns a concert into an experience. They also turn the stages into obstacle courses, something Morgan Wallen discovered on Thursday (April 20). During his April 29 stopover One night at a time World Tour, Morgan, 29, performs “Heartless” in front of a crowd gathered at KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky. In a video obtained by TMZ, Morgan walks across the fog-covered stage and appears to be in his elemental state before something stumbles him. From there, it looked like Morgan would recover, but instead, he tumbled – and disappeared into the mist!
The band continued to play and Morgan was able to get up without serious injury. TMZ adds how Morgan “didn’t miss a note.” The publication also reported that there were some technical issues with the lighting along the end of the stage during the performance, which may have contributed to Morgan’s fall.
Morgan is enjoying some new career highs. His One thing at a time album topped the chart billboards 200, and its lead single, “Last Night,” spent three non-consecutive weeks at number one on the chart. billboards Hot 100. His new single, “Thinkin’ Bout Me,” debuted at number 21. One thing has the largest streaming of any album to date in 2023, according to Spotify (according to guard), an incredible achievement for a singer who first rose to fame by appearing on voice in 2014.
That increase is threatened in 2021 when a video shows a drunk Morgan shouting the N word to friends. His company put him on hiatus indefinitely, CMT pulled him from their platform and he was disqualified from the 2021 Grammy Awards and the 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards. released an apology video, pledging $500k to Black-led groups (the amount was “mostly MIA, according to the report.” Rolling Stone in 2021), and he’s retired from the limelight for a while.
However, Morgan does not appear to be much affected at the bank. The New York Times note that he has the biggest album of 2021. In May 2022, when hosting and acting as executive producer of 2022 Billboard Music Awards, Diddy let Morgan perform at the show. “As a musical family, none of us are saints; none of us don’t have things happening to them in life,” he said in one interview with billboards. “So one of the things I’m directly doing is canceling the cancellation. That’s breaking news because people haven’t canceled yet. But cancellation is a trend that needs to be stopped.