Brad Paisley has an official release date for his next album! 'This is Country Music,' featuring the title track, will arrive in stores April 19, and the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year is giving fans an early Christmas present -- a chance to get his current single for free! Beginning Monday, December 13, and continuing for one week through December 20, fans will be able to go to and download a free digital single of Brad's 'This is Country Music,' which he debuted on this year's CMA Awards.

As far as recording the album, Brad has been having the time of his life, especially since he did not have to go too far to be able to lay down guitar or vocal tracks in the studio. "I'm having a blast with this recording process, because I've finally put a studio in the house on my farm. I'm able to go down there and work every day. In the middle of the night when I'm inspired, I can go down there," Brad tells The Boot. "I like that process. I really enjoy the creative hive mentality where you get all these buddies together. I like co-writing. I don't necessarily like writing by myself. I like hanging out with these guys that I've known my whole life."

Visitors to will also have the opportunity to pre-order the album, in digital or physical form, at a limited-time special price, and all pre-orders will include exclusive content. Beginning December 21, the digital single for 'This Is Country Music' will be available for sale at online retailers, as well as on

Fans will be able to see and hear Brad perform his latest smash when he hits the road for the final leg of his H2O World tour – appropriately renamed H2O Frozen Over. The trek kicks off January 20 in Green Bay, Wisc., with Darius Rucker and Jerrod Niemann as special guests. Check here for more Brad Paisley tour dates.