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A Today and Yesterday Shot of Alberta City/Tuscaloosa Suburb Hit by Tornado

Tornado Damage at Lake Martin Alabama...2 dead...2011

REBA AND BLAKE SHELTON TO HOST “TORNADO RELIEF CONCERT” IN DURANT, OKLAHOMA ON MAY 26
In Light of the Recent Tornado Disaster in Atoka County, the Country Superstars Will Host a Benefit Concert at the Choctaw Event Center All Proceeds From the Concert Will Aid in the Area’s Relief Efforts

Nashville, Tennessee (April 28, 2011) –For country superstars like Reba and Blake Shelton, home is definitely where the heart is. Both hailing from Oklahoma, the news of Atoka County’s recent tornado disaster prompted the stars to reach out to the affected area. Reba was born just outside of Kiowa, which is approximately 30 miles away from the greatest devastation. Shelton was born in Ada and currently resides in Tishomingo, less than 50 miles from the Atoka County border. Reba and Shelton made a decision to host the “Tornado Relief Concert” on May 26in partnership with the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and Choctaw Casino Resort as a way to help their hometown friends. Approximately half-a-million dollars i…
BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP SCORES
2011 CMT MUSIC AWARD NOMINATION TRIFECTA

Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift and The Band Perry All Score Three Nods
Online Voting Underway at CMT.com
Nashville, Tennessee (Thursday, April 28, 2011) – The Big Machine Label Group scored big during yesterday’s 2011 CMT Music Award Nominations with a collective 13 nods – at least one in every category. Rascal FlattsTaylor SwiftThe Band Perry each earned a 3 and Reba garnered 2, while Martina McBride and Steel Magnolia received 1. The 10th Anniversary 2011 CMT Music Awards will air LIVE from Nashville on Wednesday, June 8 on CMT and CMT.com. Online voting runs through Tuesday, June 7 at CMT.com. Rascal Flatts’ “Why Wait,” Taylor Swift’s “Mine” and The Band Perry’s “If I Die Young” provide some stiff competition for Video of The Year,which is award to the artist and video director. This is the only award where final voting will be held online at CMT.com and via text message throughout the show, with final nominees be…

South of Tuscaloosa hospital..after major Twister....Amazing!

TWCBreaking
Video that is going viral of the Tuscaloosa, AL tornado. http://www.twitvid.com/4W6PU from Clay Hasenfuss. #severe
4/27/11 5:49 PM
Luke Bryan’s New Single Becomes Biggest Digital Sales Debut of His Career
“Country Girl (Shake It For Me)” Is #1 Country Digital Single with 105,498 in US Digital Sales Its First Week
Nashville, TN – Capitol Records Nashville artist Luke Bryan continues to shake things up as his latest song “Country Girl (Shake It For Me)” debuts as the #1 country digital single, achieving a career-high for Luke with 105,498 in U.S. digital single sales. This also marks the second highest digital sales debut for a country artist this year.  In additional chart news, the song broke into the Top 20 in just four weeks and has become his fastest rising single to date.
“Country Girl (Shake It For Me),” co-written with Dallas Davidson, is the first single off a highly anticipated album due out later this summer and the follow up to his recent three back-to-back #1 singles "Do I," "Rain Is A Good Thing” and "Someone Else Calling You Baby," all from his GOLD-certified album Doin’ My Thing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WILLIE NELSON’S COUNTRY THROWDOWN TOUR 2011 TO CONCLUDE WITH WILLIE NELSON'S 4th OF JULY PICNIC & THROWDOWN AT BILLY BOB’S IN FORT WORTH
Drake White Joins Tour and Country Weekly Signs on as Additional Sponsor

Nashville, Tenn. – April 27, 2011 – Billy Bob’s Texas and 4Fini announce the return of Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic to Fort Worth. The Fort Worth Stockyards hosted the iconic “Willie's Picnic” in 2004, 2005 and 2006.Willie is currently on the Country Throwdown Tour 2011 which will wrap up with the always-anticipated Willie Nelson’s annual 4th of July Picnic. The long-standing Texas tradition will break new ground as it will be held outside and inside of the famed Billy Bob's Texas. Headliners atWillie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic & Throwdown will perform on the venue's main stage outside with many artists taking the stage indoors for a full complement of multi-talented entertainers. Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic & Throwdown
Jerrod Niemann Scores First CMT Music Award Nomination For “Lover, Lover” Music Video!
Voted One of Country’s Top 10 Hottest Bachelors in New Issue of Country Weekly!
Will Perform May 10 at The GRAMMY Block Party!
Nashville, TN – Sea Gayle/Arista Nashville chart-topper Jerrod Niemann earned his first CMT Music Award nomination this week for USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year for his hit video “Lover, Lover.” The exciting news comes only days after his current Top 4-and-climbing single, “What Do You Want,” was certified GOLD by the RIAA. Fans can check Jerrod out in the pages of the new issue of Country Weekly as one of the Top 10 Country’s Hottest Bachelors, which is voted on by the fans.
About the nomination, Niemann remarked, “How exciting! Potsy Ponciroli is an amazing director and it was a great learning experience. I may never give away my ex-girlfriend's things like in the video, but I can guarantee that Jamey Johnson and Randy Houser would pick me up and take me out if …